Category Archives: Winter 2011

Disney Child Turned Deviant Culture Tycoon

By Ryan Walker     In Horkheimer and Adorno’s The Culture Industry they paint a picture of culture as an industry where it produces within itself the culture that we digest. They speak of a system that is driven by an … Continue reading

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Course Content Feedback

I highly value your feedback and comments about this course.  I will use these to make alterations and improve the course for future terms.  This is a supplemental survey that is specifically about the content and structure of the course.  … Continue reading

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Is News Dead?

by: Thamer AlHamidi Since coming to the country I have been astonished by what I’ve seen on the news. I’m not talking about scenes of violence, nudity, or anything of the like—I’m talking about useless rhetoric. It seems that in … Continue reading

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True Meaning of TV

By: Chris W. As I was watching an old episode of American Idol this past Thursday, what caught my eye every time I look at the television was the four large Coca-Cola bottles directly in front of the judges of … Continue reading

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Sawdust and Sound

The Branding of Taylor Guitars By Chris A Riddle In the chapter called “The Brand Expands” from “No Logo” by Naomi Klein she chronicles the tsunami of the megabrands.  However what was not covered and what seems to be hidden is … Continue reading

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iPhones are iAwesome

By: Madeleine Saucy The iPhone is a touch screen smart phone with multiple uses such as: to hold and listen to music, take pictures, take videos, do phone calls, use the internet, and the ever popular downloading applications to do … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber

By: Abdullah AlMolhem Justin Bieber, Grammy nominated pop superstar, has risen from suburban obscurity to being a household name with little more than hard work and an unbelievable talent. That’s what his publicists would have you believe at least… let’s … Continue reading

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