Abby W

A 20 year old college student just looking for a way to get by through sharing her experiences with other people.

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'Shrinking Women'
7 months ago
This particular video really spoke to me on multiple levels. In order to fully unpack the meaning of this video, and to not do a disservice to the woman who wrote it, I feel the need to discuss it with respect to both the literal and figurative meanings behind this video and connect it to my experiences. For starters, the literal meaning of the Shrinking Women video would be the fact that society forces women to be less. Women are continually photo-shopped on the cover of magazines to hide any i...
Psych and Prejudice Pt. 3
9 months ago
"Dress to impress" is something we've all heard before when applying to a job, starting a new school year, or going on a date. However, is there really a necessary reason to do that? Does wearing cert...
Psych and Prejudice Pt. 2
9 months ago
Greek life is often the focal point of a lot of student life on most large state campuses. Smaller campuses, like my own, do not have sororities or fraternities. From an outside perspective, Greek life seems like either an amazing way to make lifelong friends and promote certain acts of scholarship and service or it seems very superficial. So, what's the deal with sororities? If you took the chance to view the video at the top of the page, and I highly suggest you do, you will see a recruitment ...
Psych and Prejudice
9 months ago
There are countless moments while watching media where double standards run rampant. On any episode of House, there's a crack made by Dr. House about how Cuddy has her "assets" on display and that that is not what a Dean of Medicine should look like, to which she asks if it is because she is a woman in power. On the sports channels, there are debates over whether or not Serena Williams' behavior recently was justified and if a man had done those things, would they have been penalized for it. Our...