Blog · JOUR 4250

“We Should All Be Feminists”

I first saw Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk “We Should All Be Feminists” in 2014 when I was a freshman in college in my Gender Studies class. I then heard a snippet of it again in Beyoncé’s “Flawless” around the same time. I’ve come back to watch it a few times since then, before watching… Continue reading “We Should All Be Feminists”

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So many places to post your story

Snapchat was the first app to have a “Stories” function. Each story would last 24 hours before it would disappear forever. Eventually Instagram, owned by Facebook, mirrored the idea with their own version of stories called “Instagram stories.” Very original. Facebook also added stories to their other apps, WhatsApp and Messenger. On Tuesday, Facebook copied… Continue reading So many places to post your story

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Bands Addressing Sexual Harassment Claims

Sexual harassment and assault in the music scene is unfortunately not something new or rare. Over the past few years in the pop punk/alternative rock music community, a lot of bands have been accused of harassment and assault. Bands and their teams have responded terribly to accusations like these, while others tried to do the… Continue reading Bands Addressing Sexual Harassment Claims