Guest post: My teenage daughter’s experience without media for 48 hours, in her own words

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Oh, what a weekend! For a class assignment I was asked to go without any technology (unless unavoidable) for 48 hours. Throughout this experience I learned that there are many limitations as well as advantages of having the Internet, social media etc. Continue reading “Guest post: My teenage daughter’s experience without media for 48 hours, in her own words”

Trump, Minions, and objectification of women—diagnosing the source of American’s vitriol

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You might be surprised at the similarities between Donald Trump’s objectifying comments and some of the content in the popular children’s movie Minions. When seen in the right light, these similarities show that Donald Trump’s comments, while abhorrent, may also be seen as a symptom of bigger problems facing our country.

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