Category Archives: MCOM 101

Pledge: it’s what’s for dinner. (blog assignment #9)

One fine summer evening a few months ago, I was sitting at home watching television. Commercials came on and I stopped consciously listening to the audio until I noticed something. A commercial for Pledge furniture polish started to run and … Continue reading

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Apple festivals: bringing people together through sugar and consumerism for decades. (blog assignment #8)

It’s a crisp fall afternoon and the sun is shining. It’s late September and I’m at home for a weekend, trying to find something to do. I decide to go to the local Apple Festival in the town next to … Continue reading

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Low confidence? Don’t sweat it! It’s a pun because we’re talking about deodorant. (blog assignment #7)

Sweating: it’s a problem. We all do it. It happens when we get nervous, when we’re doing physical activity, or even sometimes just because it’s hot outside. When you’re a woman, sweating is especially cumbersome. You can’t be pretty all … Continue reading

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She’s Come Undone. (blog assignment #6)

She’s Come Undone is a novel that I have found to be particularly memorable. I read this book during high school while volunteering at a library about two minutes from my house. Volunteering to check-in books (finished and dropped off … Continue reading

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Growing up Disney. (blog assignment #5)

Disney absolutely played a part in shaping my childhood. From Pride Rock to Grandmother Willow, Disney has taught me many lessons and has helped fuel my imagination for many years. As a young adult, I can better understand the hefty … Continue reading

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Social Networking: The good, the bad, and the undecided. (blog assignment #4)

This article is one that provides several different viewpoints on social networking, specifically addressing the question “is social networking good for society?” The question is answered from economic, psychological and sociological perspectives. Altogether there are six different responses to this. … Continue reading

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We’re gonna party like it’s 2035: dual perspectives on the future of communication technology. (blog assignment #3)

Oct. 13th, 2035. The little television fits in the palm of my hand.  I see my sister on a clear LCD screen and wave to her. She waves back and we start talking about music, movies, Alan Rickman, all the … Continue reading

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