Public Relations Representative, Peer Reviewer, and Writer
Class of 2023
Josh is a junior majoring in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience and Professional Writing minor on the pre-medical track. He loves shadowing physicians to learn the intricacies of under-appreciated practices and relay their complexity into writing. He has a strong determination to not only be able to perform the miracles of modern medicine, but to make them accessible to the vast majority of the population through entertaining and informative articles and research. He is also interested in writing about biases based on race and gender, as well as social injustice. In his free time, Josh manages and designs for a streetwear brand, writes poetry, and enjoys hiking and surfing.
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…