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Review of Japan’s Cultural Code Words—Melissa (Milo) Schmitt

Slang nowadays is changing so drastically, a college student such as myself can’t even keep up. Obviously, slang isn’t just an American thing. In fact, most slang terms are international, they’re just different words with the same, or similar, meanings. I personally traveled to Japan over the summer of 2018 and had to quickly learn … Continue reading

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A Book Review of “The Human Age The World Shaped by Us” by Diane Ackerman—Kailey Blunk

In The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us, Diane Ackerman brings a new way to look at our society during the Anthropocene. Ackerman discusses the way humans have become the single most dominant force on our planet, however seems to deliver the message that humans may be oblivious to our environmental impact. Ackerman’s book … Continue reading