What is Art?

Art is one of the best medicines. There is no better way to get your emotions out than to unleash them on a piece of paper or canvas. It comes invarious forms and is free for interpretation. It is something that has never been created before. Art is intended to be looked at in more waysthan one, and does not come with guidelines. This means that being an artist doesn’t meant th...
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Why We Need Feminism

Gender Equality
Feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” There are many misconceptions on what feminism actually is, people let stereotypes inform their view on this subject, instead of educating themselves. Although we have made great strides in the fight for equality, we are nowhere near finished.On average, women that work full time are paid 21...
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Does Pop Culture Deserve Serious Study?

Pop Culture Collage
  In the article Does Pop Culture Deserve Serious Study? by Holly Epstein Ojalva, many questions are raised about reality television shows and other forms of pop culture. Ojalva talks mostly about the reality television show Jersey Shore. Many people wonder what the point of reality television is; if it’s just for fun or if there’s a deeper meaning to it. Some reality shows mig...
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Are We Losing The Art of Listening?

In one ear out the other
A response by Nadiya Greaser “We have two ears and one tongue, to listen twice as much as we speak.” This African proverb certainly sounds nice, but does it hold true in our society today? In his article, “The Art of Listening,” Henning Mankell writes that while listening is a guiding principle for African culture, it is an idea that has been lost in the chatter of the Wes...
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Why Netflix?

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Most of the TV shows I watch aren’t even on TV, I watch them on Netflix. I prefer to use this website for streaming content, rather than TV for many reasons. There isn’t much need for cable anymore, when you can just turn on your laptop, iPad, phone, etc. and have different options to choose from. There aren’t commercials, there isn’t a certain time you need to tune in, and you...
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