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Eclectic Crap / Sociology

Re: “Color Blindness” and Modern White Privilege

(A Documentary Analysis of “White Like Me”) by Amy Whiting for Intercultural Comm, Summer 2016 Introduction I should warn you in advance, this concept is not new. Evidence of its existence is scattered across everything from your hand-me-down high school history book to a Macklemore song and award-winning movies. In other words, white privilege is … Continue reading

The Art of Tragic Laughter
Film & Music

The Art of Tragic Laughter

an exploration of tragicomedy in early film ___________________________________________________________ Over 2 millennia ago, before glowing screens told our stories, a playwright called Plautus (254 – 184 BC) included in his play Amphitryon an early combination of two seemingly opposite genres. His experimental genre is described within the play itself by his characterization of the god Mercury, … Continue reading

Transgender Bathroom Policy, Researched
Eclectic Crap / Sociology

Transgender Bathroom Policy, Researched

Most people would like to pretend public bathrooms and their questionable sanitation simply do not exist, but due to recent legislative conflicts, the existence of public bathrooms has been thrust into harsh examination. The reason for this sudden focus is a new North Carolina legislation which bans transgender people from using the bathroom that conforms … Continue reading

Veganism

How To Go Vegan as a Poor College Student (Without Moving Into the Wilderness and Eating Exclusively Kale Chips)

and how johnny depp is secretly a banana How does one smoothly become a vegan without eating pasta for every meal/selling your soul to Whole Foods/giving up and moving to the Yukon to hide yourself from shame?  You believe (and rightly so, in my humble opinion) that kale is just glorified cardboard, you’re afraid of … Continue reading