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Mountain Don’t

     While perusing the Internet recently, I was prompted to watch an advertisement for Mountain Dew before being directed to a YouTube video I was hoping to watch. I usually ignore these pesky ads, so I thought nothing of … Continue reading

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Smirnoff Creates a Buzz Among Drinkers

     Whether you personally partake in the consumption of alcoholic beverages or not, we can all agree that it is pretty impossible to avoid being surrounded by advertisements for alcohol. Promotions for alcohol can be seen on television commercials, … Continue reading

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Amanda, Please

     If you’re on Twitter, Instagram or Vine these days (and let’s face it, who isn’t?), you’ve probably seen or heard some things recently about Amanda Bynes. Best remembered as a Nickelodeon child star for her roles on television … Continue reading

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A Wondrous World

“The stories we love best live in us forever.” – J.K. Rowling      These words, as spoken by the author of my most beloved fictional book series could not hold more true. It is impossible for me to choose … Continue reading

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A Disney Culture: The Good, The Bad & The Princess-y

       It goes without saying that most kids in America grew up with Disney at the center of their childhood. The world that Walt Disney created became our worlds as well, his movies serving as our babysitters when … Continue reading

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Social Media: Making Us Less Social?

     It’s no secret that social media is an extremely prevalent part of our lives in today’s society. Everywhere you look you can find people accessing social media, whether it be perusing Facebook in class, tweeting while waiting online … Continue reading

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Two Visions of the Future

It’s amazing to think that when my parents were at the age that I am now that they had access to nowhere near the amount of technology that I use today on a very regular basis. I’m sure if you … Continue reading

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Media Blackout 2013

I went into my task of avoiding all forms of media for 24 hours fairly confident, and ended up being surprisingly proud of my ability to avoid most voluntary exposure. Honestly, it’s an experience I would recommend to most people, … Continue reading

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Turn Off That Damn TV!

Wake up. Turn alarm off. Groggily grope around tangle of blankets on bed, searching for cell phone. After recovering from temporary blindness, caused by shockingly bright phone screen, check text messages and e-mails… then Facebook… then Twitter… then Instagram. Sound … Continue reading

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