Group 1: Immigration Jeopardy The first thing that caught my eye was the vegetable theme. The animations were adorable, so it was unfortunate that the game wasn’t functioning well. That was also why I was surprised to find out the theme of the game was immigration. For me, the most exciting part of the presentation… Continue reading Final Project Reflection on Other Groups’ Work
Our popular culture group project was to create a board game that tackled food insecurity. It was originally thought up during our brainstorming exercise between Jessica, Susan, and I. I learned a lot about food insecurity in my FRINQ last year, which was why it came to me during the exercise. We all thought it was… Continue reading Final Project Reflection
A young Asian boy sits down beside his classmates in a buzzing elementary school cafeteria. His white classmates converse with one another while eating burgers, sipping on Capri Sun, and munching on jojo’s. He takes out his lunch box, opens the lid, and the strong scent of Asian noodles drifts across the table. His classmates… Continue reading Popular Culture Research Paper: Comedy in “Color” Television
Part 1: Tweet How will racism be tackled in the future? Strauss explains cons of colorblindness & how we can talk to our kids about race positively. Works Cited Strauss, Valerie. “The Danger of Teaching Children to Be ‘colorblind’.” Washington Post. The Washington Post, 30 Mar. 2016. Web. 25 Oct. 2016. <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/03/30/the-danger-of-teaching-children-to-be-colorblind/>. Part 2:… Continue reading Tweet to Article
I have eaten meat my entire life. I’m no meat-lover, but meat is a part of my everyday diet. My stomach feels empty on vegetarian days, which is why I could never become a vegan. However, after watching Cowspiracy, my mind was blown and I almost reconsidered it. This 2014 documentary argues that the leading… Continue reading Documentary Film Review: Cowspiracy
How have video games impacted society? Do they influence the way we look at the world?
An ordinary, white male with a tragic backstory miraculously gains super powers to save humanity. Sound familiar? Classic comic books have traditionally followed this story line, and these stories have almost always been well-received. This is especially true in the form of movie franchises. But as the general public becomes more and more vocal about the various forms… Continue reading Week 5 Reflection: Diversity & Comics