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Pinterest Reflection by Paige Schaffer

I did have a Pinterest account prior to this class and this assignment, but I usually do not use it. For a brief period I would go on it when I was bored, but then it got old and I eventually stopped altogether. Revisiting Pinterest for this assignment after reading the class articles really made […]

Sunday Night Football Live Tweets by Paige Schaffer

I decided to watch and follow the tweets of Sunday Night Football that aired this week, with the New Orleans Saints playing the Dallas Cowboys. For the most part, I did not see anything too much out of the ordinary. I did find a couple tweets that depict how many different people watch football in […]

Cultural Appropriation of Cinco de Mayo In America by Paige Schaffer

As many of us know, Cinco de Mayo is a widely celebrated and commercialized day in the United States. Over the past couple decades it has come to represent a day of partying, drinking, eating Mexican food and wearing sombreros. If you ask what Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates, some people will not know at […]

Identity vs. The Mythical Norm by Paige Schaffer

I chose the theme identity vs. mythical norm because the idea of the white, heterosexual, physically fit, financially stable male has always stuck out to me. Everywhere we turn we see images of this mythical norm, and how successful or happy they appear to be. It makes the other groups, the ‘misfits,’ strive to achieve […]

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