As the year of online learning comes to an end, I am excited and hopeful to see plans to return to some normalcy for… Read More
Feminism means the advocacy for women on the basis of equality, which has been misconstrued by men in today’s world. The word feminism in… Read More
Let’s just say, if you would have told me three years ago I would be where I am today I would have laughed in… Read More
Students are experiencing Zoom fatigue but that can be fixed with self-care. After about eight weeks into the semester I feel burnt out, irritable,… Read More
Tutus, shiny satin shoes, grace and elegance are synonymous with ballet. Ballerinas are seen as lithe dolls that can make a string of pirouettes look effortless. Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre dancer, challenges the status quo with her new ad for Under Armour.
Whether it’s a girl posting a half-naked selfie of herself on Instagram or a guy gloating about his new found CrossFit addiction, people will do anything for a “Like,” or “Favorite” on social media. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is just another example of a ploy for attention.
On a typical day, junior business administration major Justin Juliano wakes up at 7:45 a.m. and hops into the shower. Once he's out and dressed, he makes his bed and heads downstairs for breakfast. He then leaves his house around 9:10 a.m. and gets to school around 9:25 a.m. After searching a bit for a parking spot, he makes his way into Founders Hall and chats with friends until class at 9:40 a.m. To some, repeating this process five days a week may be a hassle, but Justin said, "I think commuting helps in the long run."
Instagram is taking over the world it seems. Well the internet world at least. I don't think I make it through a day without either going on Instagram, or someone saying "should I Instagram this?" Instagram allows people to share their pictures. Pictures of anything. When you go on Instagram you see people posting pictures of themselves, their friends and family and of course their food. Instagram also uses filters to allow people to edit the pictures that they post. But does this app bring larger consequences? Are people becoming too obsessed with vanity? Is it all about looking good or getting people to think you look good? Maybe it's all of these things.
Episode 8: Student Life and Athletics Come Together