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The Story of Stuff

“From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. 302 more words

The Sexy in Powerbars

The Restore can be described as PLNU’s very own mini-market. Students are constantly in and out of this venue. I was able to talk with Irene Alvarado, Supervisor of the Restore, about the best-selling products. 616 more words

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Environmental concerns and the Meat Industry.

This post is meant to describe the changing sensibilities in the Western world regarding animal slaughter and the need to preserve the environment going forward. Today, “The number of animals slaughtered for food is increasing and their quality of life is diminishing” (Fitzgerald, 2) US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are the highest producing and consuming countries in the world. 288 more words

Consumption: 《愛回家》植入式廣告




大家均以消費來作為表示親情的一點點心意,彷彿消費已經變成理所當然。 媒體上出現廣告一直強調消費的重要:看見劇集中有年糕或蘿蔔糕的出現,觀眾便會知道新年快將來臨,它會不停重複又重複的提示,直至你也進入了消費的模式,欲購買送禮物品時,便會聯想起曾在劇集中出現的送禮佳品,最終成為它的消費者。 



2013-14 Fall

How much Power do you give the Powerbar?

Powerbars are associated with athletes and in many cases people will even substitute an energy bar as a “healthy” meal option. Powerbars attract a large target market especially with all the specific types of bars it offers. 366 more words



Let a wave engulf,
Let a volcano erupt,
let Earth consume me.