Artist Statement

For our project, we investigated how we should understand sex work as a society and its legality. We had many different movie posters in mind, however the movie poster for Pretty in Pink was the best fit for what we wanted to portray. In the poster, we chose to represent all of our narratives. We…

GOD vs. Sex

By Isaiah Brown In certain places, mass sexual services have become increasingly popular. So much so that certain areas are referred to as hotspots for sexual tourism. Because of its popularity, sex work is now seen as a job to some people. This title has not been accepted by all because prostitution isn’t the type of job…

Works Cited

God vs. Sex by Isaiah Brown Burns, Lacey. “10 Of The Most Popular Destinations For Sex Tourism.”TheRichest. N.p., 21 June 2014. Web. 15 Jan. 2016. Basically these are the top 10 most destinated prostitution or sex work tourist places to visit. Stevenson, Vicky. “Girl Tells How She Was Forced into Prostitution at 13 – Just…

Safe Sex… Work

By Brianna Turnbull Sex work is a very controversial issue in the United States, capitalizing mainly on the ideologies of either ethics or choice. For some, their opposition to sex work is based off a religious standpoint. Strict Christians argue that prostitution should not be legal because it falls outside of what is considered a…

You Can’t Have Her

Jaronna Jackson & Nathalie O’Brien Prostitution is one of the oldest professions. Societies have bartered sex in exchange for money and goods for millennia. So it would seem in today’s developed nations, this practice would be legalized because of its long standing antiquity. However, Sexual health advocates and groups founded on the principle of female empowerment…

Exposing Injustice: The Role of the Police

By: Nikolasi Niumeitolu When discussing the Black Lives Matter movement, many analyze the relationship the black community have with the police. The whole Black Lives Matter movement was created by people who wanted to stop violence against African Americans , like the frequent violence shown in the past events this year where African American teens…

Annotated Works Cited: What should the Black Lives Matter Movement Focus On Next

Facing Systemic Racism: Does it Exist? Narrative: Aqua Blanco, Alvin. “How Dylann Roof’s Treatment Proves White Privilege Is Very Real.” Hip Hop Wired. N.p., 20 June 2015. Web. 11 Jan. 2016 This was a useful piece about Dylann Roof’s special treatment after the Charleston Shooting.   Coates, Ta-Nehisi. “My Intellectual Influences Are, Largely but Not…

Facing Systemic Racism: Does it Exist?

By: De’zha Boyton Systemic racism is racism within the government. It has to do with how people are treated compared to other races in regards to the government and how people with power treat African Americans to ensure that they are oppressed in America and aren’t able to get out of poverty. Ta-Nehisi Coates, and…

Artist statement

By: Alison Lucero-Simmons, Nikolasi Niumeitolu, De’zha Boynton, Gisell Bermudez-Camacho For our investigative journalism interdisciplinary project, we explored different routes that could be taken by the Black Lives Matter movement. The organization could focus on improving the flaws in our police protocol, the portrayal of black people in the media, or the systemic racism in the country….

Annotated works cited

  Obamanation   “After Oregon.” National Review 2 Nov. 2015: 14. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 12 Jan. 2016.   Beydoun, Khalad A. “Why Obama’s Gun Control Efforts Will Fail.” AlJazeera. N.p., 6 Jan. 2016. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. Has an opinion against Obama’s gun control plans and why his efforts for control will be…

Gunland: The NRA’s Dreamland

By Jackson Tobes For our IDP, we investigated Gun Control in America and how we as a nation can solve it. While choosing the different narratives that supply different people’s opinions on how we are to solve this crisis, we needed to make fun of a narrative that sounded absurd to our group. Of course…

Bolster border security

By: Enrique Avalos, Lud Sunny   Introduction Many people believe that illegal Immigration is a serious issue in the United states. It is claimed that 11 million undocumented immigrants now living in the U.S are causing the population to grow by 700,000 people per year. This shows how hazardously open our borders are. Although a majority of…