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Fast Cars, Fast Women: A Societal Analysis

by Josh Gershenson, April 18, 2021 The advertisement above showcases a young, attractive woman with the caption, “You know you’re not the first,” comparing a used car to the woman. After receiving criticism and backlash, the ad was pulled and never ran (Green). Immediately, the blatant objectification perpetrated by BMW Hellas (Greece) is identifiable, but…

The Hate We Give: A Defense of the Misguided

by Hassaan Qaiser, April 17, 2021 Trumps’ presidency has finally come to an end. As we look forward to the new policies Biden will introduce in 2021, it’s important to reflect on the state of the country as it is. Trump was very open during his term and never held back on his beliefs. Ever…

An analysis of racial paradigms and ethnic projects in America

by Sanjana Sankaran, April 14, 2021  Vilna Bashi-Treitler, The Ethnic Project: Transforming Racial Fiction into Ethnic Factions Bashi-Treitler begins chapter three by answering the question, “How are ethnic groups racialized in the United States?” (Bashi-Treitler 2013: 44). She begins by discussing the three major racial paradigms that came about, starting in Europe and later in…

Gentrification: A Call For Reform or a Negative Acceptance?

by Iqra Ishrat, April 9, 2021 According to experts from Brookings Institute, gentrification is “the process of neighborhood change that results in the replacement of lower income residents with higher income ones” (Kennedy & Leonard, 2001), and has existed in United States urban centers since the 1970s (Fox, 2013). Since then, it has been changing…

Zoom Is Not A Dating App

by Zarya Shaikh, March 31, 2021 I turn on my camera and answer questions in the chat during office hours and lectures. I welcome private messages (PMs) when someone misses a key point our professor made. After all, as a pre-med student, it is my job to have color-coded notes on everything. I sometimes joke…

Is Surrealism Misogynistic?

by Srihita Mediboina, March 27, 2021 Two years ago, I took a trip to the Modern Museum of Art for an assignment for an introductory art history class. We had learned about a few art movements including surrealism. So, I decided to write my paper on a self-portrait by Frida Kahlo, perhaps the most famous…

The Medicalization of Birth in the United States of America

by Pavithra Venkataraman, March 20, 2021 “The United States provides the world’s most expensive maternity care but has worse pregnancy outcomes than almost every other industrialized country” (Feldhusen, 2000). When analyzing the differences between how America approaches birth, and how other developed countries approach birth, there is one that stands out: medicalization. Medicalization is a…

Reshelved: Can Children’s Classics Be Modernized?

by Joan Antony, March 15 2021 Moby Dick, The Cat in The Hat, Huckleberry Finn… and a number of other titles are the face of American children’s books, even in the 21st century. The public opinion on these books, and others, have not changed in the past few years. Despite modernizing trends that have swept…

Mental Health is Also Physical

by Sara Giarnieri, March 12, 2021 When you think about mental health, what comes to mind?  Are you thinking of emotions, or maybe just general well-being? Did you know that mental health plays a significant role in your physical health as well?  Depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions are often associated with our emotional…

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