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The Normalization of Violence in “The Lottery”

November 17, 2020

  Within “The Lottery,” there are many different twists and turns that the story takes to lead its readers down a disturbing path. With a title like “The Lottery,” one might think that the characters within this short story are … Continued

Dining Out: Motivations and Community Roles

October 14, 2020

Preface Dining out plays a significant role in the lives of many people worldwide, whether it be going to a fast-food restaurant, a high-class restaurant, or a casual diner. However, growing up in a rural town in North Carolina, it … Continued

Are Cell Phones Actually Causing Cancer?

September 16, 2020

Cell phones have become a necessity in the daily lives of people all over the world. Since the 1980s and 1990s when cell phones began emerging, their popularity has only grown over time. In today’s society, it is hard to … Continued

First Week Reflection

August 17, 2020

It’s that time of the year again: the first week of classes. Things look a bit different this year with the current pandemic situation, as the majority of classes are now remote. Many students are starting off the year with … Continued