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Rites of Passage

: Krysta Ryan In my Cultural Anthropology class, rites of passage were first analyzed by the social scientist Arnold Van Gennep when he wrote The Rites of Passage in 1908 (Van Gennep, ([1908] 1966). He outlined principal stages in which humans move through a life cycle(Crapo,2013). As all humans transition through different stages of life often times … Continue reading

Racial Smog

Originally posted on Journal.ly:
The effects from racial smog causes clear division in societies across the world and unfortunately the prejudice that derives from such beliefs are often based on simply skin color. When I think of smog, I think of pollution, smoke and haze that floats in the air making it hard to see through.…

Public No More: The Jesse Ventura Defamation Case

JRN410: Journalism Law (CDI649DS) Continue reading

News Media on Trial: Claims of Defamation   

The Amendment protects not only speech..but also “free exercise of religion, press, petition, and assembly.” Continue reading