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Forgiveness

Some notes for the reader: I saw Laura in the library and she said that she hoped that my final paper would make her laugh. Not wanting to kill the pos vibes, I told her that it would despite the … Continue reading

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A Ride on the Rochester Subway: An Adventure in Transit

A Ride on the Rochester Subway: An Adventure in Transit “Because inherent in the artist’s creative inspiration is the process of subliminally sniffing out environmental change. It’s always been the artist who perceives the alterations in man caused by a … Continue reading

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Food Advertising: Empire of Illusion

Food Advertising: Empire of Illusion Qingyi Yu CAS 268 (ENG 267 / FMS 275): Food, Media, and Literature “For the truth is, that life on the face of it is a chaos in which one finds oneself lost. The individual … Continue reading

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What motivates us to exercise?

For the last few years, I’ve been walking into the gym, putting on earphones, and exercising methodically without even thinking twice about it. One day, as I went into the gym, I looked around me, I realized that every machine … Continue reading

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A Deconstruction of Society’s Perception of Veganism

I never thought I would become a vegan.  When I heard that other people were vegan, I would always think, “I couldn’t live without meat” and “cheese is too important to me”.  I thought that my love of animal products … Continue reading

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Exploitation of the “Other”+ Power in Collective Action

“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came … Continue reading

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Low-Fat Spending

Step 1: Watch most of this Step 2: Read this –Final Paper    

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A Study in (Agri)Culture: How Our Contemporary Food Culture Blinds Us to Our Exploitation of Nature

Before We Begin: I began this project with the intention of examining society’s tendency to pit people, culture, and modern civilization against nature, animals, and the environment. I had hoped to tie this phenomenon to food—in terms of how it … Continue reading

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PLASTIC: RECYCLE OR NOT TO RECYCLE,THAT IS THE QUESTION

When we look at the world around us, we constantly see an evolutionary aspect of our planet Earth and we never understand how that it even is possible. Considering that this planet has been around for billions of years (possibly … Continue reading

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Yes Woman Attempts to Fix Campus

Introduction: For my project I decided to imitate a hoax from Andy Bicklebaum and Mike Bonanno’s The Yes Men Fix the World. I wanted to become a ‘Yes Woman’ of sorts. I used the hoax as platform for asking administration … Continue reading

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