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A Conversation on Captivity

In March I visited the San Francisco Zoo’s polar bear exhibit. The bear was not visible when I arrived, but after a few seconds she emerged from behind a rock wall in her habitat. 571 more words

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Violence Against Immigrant Women

The public awareness in the United States of violence against women who immigrate from Mexico and Central America is virtually non-existent due to the socio-historical patriarchal hierarchy that dictates American society. 540 more words

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The Oppression Myth

The media representation of Muslim women in the United States post 9/11 is, simply put, that of victim. A cartoon sketch in black and gray depicts a Muslim woman’s head covering, but instead of where a human face should have been drawn there are a set of three, thick and round prison bars. 1,110 more words

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Pure Patriarchy: A study of christian purity balls

The narrative of women’s purity is an integral part of modern Christianity. When did it become so important for women to pledge their virginity to their father? 1,272 more words

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As gaming continues to strengthen its position in modern society, it is important to remind players of the the innovation which pushed games to become what they are today. 2,243 more words


Hungry as a Hostage: Homer and the Trojan War

The Trojan War was a quasi-historical war that took place during the dark ages of Greece. It was documented in a variety of works some of which are attributed to the poet an ancient poet who history knows very little about. 1,137 more words

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God’s Chosen People

The crusades were a time of great religious fervor and devotion. They were a time when all of the followers of the God of Abraham got together to discuss which sect would have access to the holly lands. 1,341 more words

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