Monthly Archives: January 2018

Victim to the government’s shell game

A tangerine meets the moon Calvin, the striped-shirted lad featured in Bill Watterson’s strip Calvin and Hobbes tries to persuade his mother to give him a cookie. In a ruse that would make Robert Cialdini proud, Calvin asks his mum: … Continue reading

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White Gaze?

What about a Red Gaze?  Is there a white gaze? This week in my communication, society and culture class, we’re struggling with the idea that writers, painters and creators see the world through their own lenses. Scholar Laura Mulvey famously … Continue reading

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And Eve Presented a Date to Adam

Originally posted on Cynthia Coleman Emery's Blog:
The Desert’s Dessert As we roamed through the oasis in the desert of Morocco, our driver said there were 22 different types of date trees. The best dates are Medjools, which we…

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And Eve Presented a Date to Adam

The Desert’s Dessert As we roamed through the oasis in the desert of Morocco, our driver said there were 22 different types of date trees. The best dates are Medjools, which we can get here in Portland. Hundreds of years … Continue reading

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Anticipating the New Year

A Dose of Kindness Someone has a sense of humor about the approaching New Year. Her Facebook post reads: My resolution is to lose 10 pounds. Only 15 more to go! We deserve to take ourselves a little less seriously. … Continue reading

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