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30 Rock- Angela Katsaros

April 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I must admit in the beginning I was a confused about the story line, towards the end It began to all tie together. In this episode of 30r Rock, they made many comic references to cultural stereotypes. It was easy to relate to the episode, because it relates too much of which is going on […]

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Extra Credit- Sylvia Nawaz

April 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Watching the 30 Rock episode, I realized that there were cultural and social stereotypes as well as current issues with the economy. In the beginning, Tracy is skyping with Liz and is in African attire in “Africa”. He makes some “click clack” noises with his mouth, which represents the “African language”. Obviously this is a […]

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Extra credit Jennyfer Vasco

April 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

This episode of 30 Rock poked at many issues we are going through in our society today but the two that stand out the most to me is the recession and the choice of work over parenting. The show uses satire to touch upon on these issues and make us realize what is really going […]

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Extra Cerdit Elizabeth Feliciano

April 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I never actually got a chance to see 30Rock but watching this episode was pretty funny and interesting to see how society has actually been reacting from another perspective. I feel that a lot of the points made fun of in the episode are actually true and that was the best part of watching this […]

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Extra Credit-Alan Wittert

March 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

This episode of 30 Rock touched on numerous sociological themes, and presented the audience with different cultural stereotypes. As stated in the assignment the goal of a satire is to poke fun at and point out to us society’s follies, shortcomings, abuses and vices; I think this episode of 30 Rock succeeded in doing this. […]

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Extra Credit-Paloma Herrera

March 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

So I must admit I had to watch the show twice to actually understand what was going on but after rewatching it I was able to connect some of the things going on in the episode with things that go on in real life.  For instance I believe the show related a lot towards issues […]

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Extra Credit- Isadora Morais

March 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

This episode of 30 Rock was a bit unusual but then again I guess that’s what satire is all about along with major randomness. I felt like this show poked fun at many of the trends that are present as of now in society which include vampires, facebook, and angry birds. Our society, but mostly […]

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30 rock, sociological ideas, extra credit- David Walz

March 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

David Walz “Liberal government or Female scientist or Princeton football” “You brought a baby to a business meeting” In watching this episode of 30 rock, I came across various ideas that were portrayed to the viewer, two of which I’d like to discuss briefly. In the show’s opening there is a scene with a boss […]

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Extra Credit-Frank Wang

March 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

First and foremost, I only have heard about the show, but taking the liberty to watch an episode of 30 Rock, personally, I thought it was hilarious due to the excessive stereotypes portrayed in just one episode. Respectively, the stereotypes were indirectly targeting the foundation of our society. For instance, the recession have made numerous […]

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March 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

NYPD cop secretly records evidence of a ticket and arrest quota system …. A must see Thought this relevant to what we previously studied in class.

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NYPD Stop-Question-Frisk #s on Display – NYT

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

February 24, 2011, 2:47 pm Stop-Question-and-Frisk Numbers Go on Display By AL BAKER Look, up in the sky, in Times Square — it’s the city’s stop-question-and-frisk numbers. The Center for Constitutional Rights, which keeps an eye on the police tactic of stopping people in the street to question — and, roughly half the time, to […]

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‘Industries Where Women Still Earn Less than Men’

February 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Following up on some discussion we had earlier… The Huffington Post Lila Shapiro  First Posted: 02/18/11 09:09 AM Updated: 02/18/11 10:56 AM The great recession may have left more American men unemployed then women, sparking cries of a “Mancession”, but in 2009, women’s median weekly wage was still only 80 percent of men’s. But all professions […]

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Meaghan Fahey, does mainstreaming special needs children into a classroom lead to effective learning?

February 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment

My topic is based on special needs children in a classroom of non special needs children, and does this really lead to effective learning? Do the children without special needs feel distracted, or that the pace is set a little slower and therefore are bored? Is it beneficial to special needs children to be in […]

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Media Influence on Eating Disorders

February 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I am going to do my research on how the media and different sociocultural aspect influence different types of eating disorders. By having people close to me deal with eating disorders, and viewing different experiences on television, it makes me more and more curious to know how a person is influenced to take such actions […]

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Isadora Morais-Does greek life cause students to engage in college binge drinking?

February 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The topic I have chosen to explore is college binge drinking among many universities in the United States. This has been very common activity among many college students who join sororities and fraternities. I would like to examine what drives/ causes students to make alcohol a part of their daily routine as well as investigating […]

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