Destined to Be His Toy

When thinking of shower gels, hygiene and cleanliness are typically the first words that come to mind. However, Axe’s promotion of its new grooming product will make you think otherwise. According to its advertisement published in 2012, “the cleaner you are, the dirtier you get.”


Forgivable Woman

This image from 2007 is advertising a fragrance for women by Sean John called 'Unforgivable Woman'. In the photo, a man is forcing himself onto a woman. He is pushing her against a wall and kissing her neck. The woman seems to be attempting to resist him, since her arm is raised, but clearly he is too overpowering for her. There isn't joy in her expression; instead, there is pain. The picture shows a railing for a staircase leading down, meaning that she is perhaps being brought into a seclude and dark basement where she won’t be able to get help.

Am i thin enough?


In the CBC article “The worst thing you could do is stare: Raising awareness about vitiligo” the journalist Shari Okeke talks about Aiesha Robinson’s medical condition, known as ‘vitiligo’. Since her diagnosis with this medical condition, Aiesha has begun to accept this condition; she is now a model and runs a non-profit organization to help others and to raise awareness about her condition. Through her years of first discovering her disorder, she became afraid that no one would love her – she confided in her older brother.

Breaking the Barrier


     “The Star” article titled “She was afraid to leave the house -- how one woman overcame social phobia” was written on the 6th of February 2017 by Jonathan Forani, a staff reporter. The article is found in the “Life - Health and Wellness” section of the news website. The writer describes Earla Dunbar and her struggle with social phobia and depression as well as the documentary created about her life titled “In the Spotlight” by Katie Cooper. Social phobia is also known as social anxiety disorder and is characterized by a fear of social situations.

When will poverty no longer exist in Canada?


Homelessness has been an issue in Canada for a long time and it seems to be worsening. The rise of homeless families has increased by half in the past 10 years. The article "Canada Experiencing Alarming Growth in Child Homelessness" was written by André Picard, published by the Globe and Mail on February 15 2016.

Study Ties Teen-Age Drug Use To Parents' Marijuana Smoking


Ella Williams

Professor Decker

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Study Ties Teen-Age Drug Use To Parents Marijuana Smoking

Teen Violence


Meghan Oberg

December 2, 2016

Blog Research 2 Draft

College Scandals Impact

During the process of applying to college, students are greatly influenced by the media. One thing specifically that has been studied is the effect that media coverage of college scandals has on the amount of applications that particular school will receive the next year. Too much surprise a significant decline in applications was recorded. When negative information comes into the limelight, students are going to pay attention. Access to the media is literally at student’s fingertips. When students receive this kind of information they are very responsive

Implicit racism in children

In França and Monteiro's (2013) research set out to observe racist or racially-biased behaviours amongst younger and older white children within a group dynamic. In this, we will only be observing the first of two studies in this paper. The hypotheses that the researchers had come up with were that the white children would be more likely to be credited than their black counterparts in general, and that older children are more likely to display egalitarian values than the younger kids when rewarding others where accomplishments were similar.

Thoughts for vaccinating a child

    Most people are very familiar with vaccinations; whether they have children that were vaccinated at birth, they remember themselves vaccinated or someone they know being vaccinated. It is a typical that the majority of people have received vaccines because, this is what we have been taught to be the best practice. There have been many requirements throughout the world, requiring students to be vaccinated to attend school.