By Ashley Huggins Just as every good novel comes to an end, so does my college career. As graduation quickly approaches, I cannot help but think of my experience at USC in a novelistic way, with this event marking the final chapter. In the end, though, it all ends. Elizabeth and Darcy find their happy ending, Romeo and Juliet reach their unhappy fate, Harry Potter vanquishes … [Read more...] about Modern Classics: The End
Modern Classics: Sure Thing, Sherlock
In the past few years, many people seem to have been capitalizing on the popularity of Sherlock Holmes. The detective tales of Holmes were originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, however, there are countless modern adaptations of these tales. Although Sherlock Holmes has been popularly recreated in a manner reasonably true to the original stories (take the films starring … [Read more...] about Modern Classics: Sure Thing, Sherlock
Binge on Science, Purge the Blame
Each week on Scrolling Scribe, editors will select their favorite archived articles and repost them for your reading pleasure. You’re welcome. Eating disorders hardly qualify as a new phenomenon, as documented cases date back to the Middle Ages; however, these disorders have become a prevalent and unique healthcare problem in the United States. Eating disorders … [Read more...] about Binge on Science, Purge the Blame
Dude, Where’s My Gender Fluidity?
It is a widely accepted notion in the Social Sciences that humans construct gender by performing culturally established gendered behaviors drawn from an existing repertoire, which either conform to or resist conceptions of masculinity and femininity. When carried out by a large number of individuals, these “performances” make up a social gender display that can reinforce, and … [Read more...] about Dude, Where’s My Gender Fluidity?
Modern Classics: Dickens and the Doctor
By Ashley Huggins I was a Whovian long before my study abroad experience in London. For those who are unaware of what this title entails, by declaring myself a Whovian, I have essentially publicly and irrevocably professed my obsession with love for British sci-fi series Doctor Who. The show originally debuted during the 1960s, but was recently revived in 2005. It follows a … [Read more...] about Modern Classics: Dickens and the Doctor