Author Archives: Sarah Bowling

Becoming an adult is like being stranded on Mars, right?

Well, there Matt Damon goes again, getting terminally stuck on another planet (see: Interstellar). However, this time, he is not taking action against humanity. No, Damon as Mark Watney in The Martian comes to represent the capacity of man to … Continue reading

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A Deeper Look into Chrysanthemum

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Going Off to College is One of the Hardest Transitions

This film project has given our class not only the opportunity to strengthen and utilize our multimodal elements, but also take a deeper look on how we have adjusted to college on a personal level. Within our group, we hope … Continue reading

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People are scared of Millennials having a voice

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/07/millennials-economics-voting-clueless-kids-these-days/374427/ Summary: The author of this article claims that millennials have a political viewpoint that does not make any sense. He gives a series of statements that seem to be saying that the opinions of millennials are contradicting and hypocritical. … Continue reading

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The economy changed adulthood

  Blue, Alexis. “Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?” UANews, The University of Arizona, 28 July 2014, https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/are-millennials-redefining-adulthood This article provides Millennials’ opinions on their own coming-of-age. Blue provides statistics on what the young people would define themselves as. She also divides … Continue reading

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Adulthood: Where freedom dies but also lives

Carl Sagan writes in Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, “Maturity entails a readiness, painful and wrenching though it may be, to look squarely into the long dark places, into the fearsome shadows.” To Sagan, adulthood means to accepting the responsibilities once … Continue reading

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