There is a misconception about food waste and hunger in the United States. Though nearly 12% of Americans experience food insecurity, the root of this issue is not that there is a shortage of food, but that there is an abundance of food that is not well-distributed and instead goes to landfills (“Hunger & Poverty … Continue reading Organization Profiles: Compost Nashville, Nashville Food Project, and Urban Green Lab
Never Let Your Crown Fall
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zIpx95JY3c If you have not seen the explosive video of Will Smith and Chris Rock at the Oscars, you are missing out on all the discourse surrounding it! For days this is a moment that has sparked several conversations amongst my peers and myself. It has been discussed in several of my academic settings. I … Continue reading Never Let Your Crown Fall
The television show Girl Boss debuted on Netflix in 2017, depicting the life of Sophia Amuroso, female founder and CEO of the company Nastygal. The show was considered a flop, with only a 32% on rotten tomatoes, and was canceled after one season. Despite the lack of success of the show, the term ‘girlboss’ has … Continue reading Girlboss.
On Being Real
🚨You’ve received a notification: “It’s time to BeReal!”🚨 What does this mean, you may ask? Well, “BeReal” is a new “anti-social media” social media platform that has recently gained popularity amongst college kids. The app sends all users a daily alert at different times each day that it’s “time to BeReal!” In other words, it’s … Continue reading On Being Real
Diet Culture and Emily Mariko’s Salmon Rice Bowl
Trigger Warning: Food, Calories, Eating Disorders, Diet Culture If you search the hashtag “#WhatIEatInADay” on Tik Tok, you’ll find a wide assortment of creators participating in a trend where, as the hashtag suggests, one simply posts all of the food that they consumed in a day. This hashtag boasts 10.6 billion views, so it comes … Continue reading Diet Culture and Emily Mariko’s Salmon Rice Bowl
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