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Small Business Community

What started out as a small company in a closet has now turned into a thriving company with many different vendors.  My father started his company, Robinson Engineering, Inc.,  from a small closet that was converted into an office in … Continue reading

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What is in a Metaphor?

A Metaphor is a funny thing.  It can be used throughout many different types of settings.  When used in a communications setting, a metaphor clarifies something that is confusing by equating it with something that seems more familiar.  This is … Continue reading

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What do you want to do with your life?

It is extremely hard to pick an ideal career.  For anyone.  Especially someone that has a list of specific skills and likes.  Also, someone that does not want just a career, but something that they love doing.  Something that you … Continue reading

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The Author is Dead

Signs are arbitrary.  They gain meaning from oppositional forces.  This is what the text has explained to us on the chapter about semiotics.  There was also a very influential person described in the chapter.  Roland Barthes.  Barthes is a very … Continue reading

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She’s the Man

There have been many variations of the age old phrase, “You never really know a person until you walk a mile in their shoes”.    This sort of theory has been used in many teaching aspects, as well as many … Continue reading

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She’s the Man

There have been many variations of the age old phrase, “You never really know a person until you walk a mile in their shoes”.    This sort of theory has been used in many teaching aspects, as well as many … Continue reading

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About Emma Robinson

My name is Emma Robinson, and I am a senior at Longwood University.  Throughout my years at Longwood I have been an English Major and I have recently added a Communication Studies minor.  Originally, I am from Yorktown, Virginia, but … Continue reading

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What do those letters mean?

To many, sororities’ are viewed as a stereotypical group of girls that love parties, clothing, and boys.  But is that really what a sorority consists of?  For almost three years now I have been a member of Sigma Kappa sorority, … Continue reading

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Gender as a performance act.

Gender is all an act.  Biology does not define what one’s gender is or isn’t.  This is what Judith Butler believes.  Gender is all a matter of performance acts, and how one acts is what defines a gender.  Then, how … Continue reading

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What do you want to do with your life?

It is extremely hard to pick an ideal career.  For anyone.  Especially someone that has a list of specific skills and likes.  Also, someone that does not want just a career, but something that they love doing.  Something that you … Continue reading

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