Daily Archives : March 25, 2015

Satirical Success: Vanity Fair Trolls the Daily Pennsylvanian

Just in today: Vanity Fair publishes a satirical article documenting Emma Watson’s move to graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania.  The article was full of the usual flourishes – the dabbed ‘10 points for Gryffindor’ subtitle and the long…

1 Comment / 185 View / March 25, 2015

Dealing with Death: The Five Stages of Grief

I roll over, turning towards the sound that blares from below my bed. My alarm—the song “The Reckless and the Brave” by All Time Low—sounds throughout the tiny dorm room as I blindly fumble for my phone on the floor….

0 Comments / 140 View / March 25, 2015

Tina Fey Weighs in on Photoshop and Filters: Finishing Touch, or Faking It?

First it was the video of the photoshopping of a model that went viral. Next, Meghan  Trainor’s  buzz-bating song of the summer, whose direct jab at the media’s use of the image editing software seemed ripped straight from the newsfeed….

0 Comments / 373 View / March 25, 2015

Sheryl Sandberg Isn’t Talking to You Anymore: Growing Elitism in the Ranks of Workplace Feminism

There is an art house and café in Brooklyn, NY that was founded three years ago by two young college graduates – let’s call them Samantha and Katherine. I visited this cafe, as I often do on wintry evenings, for…

0 Comments / 455 View / March 25, 2015