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Shut Up, You Piece of Cotton!

Tuesday this past week, I walked around in an all gray outfit—sweatpants and a sweatshirt.  Both pieces of clothing are super comfy and when I wear them, I’m normally as happy as a clam.  767 more words

Eating Disorders

Somewhere in America

So, yesterday I went to a mandatory “training” (read: lecture) on “intersectionality.”

Yeah, I had no idea what that word meant either.  I’ll be honest, I still don’t, really.   538 more words

The thigh gap-- a matter of anatomy

A quick glance at a magazine or at an underwear advertisement can show a female with a thigh gap. A thigh gap is desired and lusted over by an enormous amount of individuals. 184 more words

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Weight is just a Number

A number is an arithmetical value that is expressed by a word, symbol or figure. Numbers are used in calculations and showing order. Numbers are used for age, height, weight and etc. 257 more words

Aint Nobody Got Time For That

After walking with one of my best friends in the gym, we began to leave and I spotted a sign that caused me to tense up and get heated.   747 more words


Cultural Competence: A Conceptual Framework for LIS Professionals

Overall, P. M. (2009). Cultural competence: A conceptual framework for LIS professionals. The Library Quarterly, 79(2), 175-204.

In this article, Overall proposed a conceptual framework for the development of cultural competence in LIS for improved relations, services, systems, and sources for minority and underserved populations. 522 more words

Critical Theory

Culture and Business

Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome their economic and political barriers.

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