Podcast Reflection

To reflect upon my learning experience during this podcast project, I must say I grew from my first podcast production notes. Initially, thinking about doing a podcast on a dystopian film was nerve-wracking because I didn’t even know what to look for in the film that made it have those Continue reading

Dystopia Defined In Just 19 Words

Xavier University, Secondary education, and America’s system is a lot of things, but a dystopia is not one. My university along with other institutions of higher learning aren’t dystopias. Based on our evolving definition of a dystopia, I would just say it is just corrupted. A dystopia based on our class’ Continue reading

To-Do Or To Not Do

Based on my experience in the course so far, I’ve understood the classes evolving definition of a dystopia through films and class readings. Furthermore, I also started pinpointing dystopian aspects in our current society, in the films I watch, and the books I read on my own time. Understanding what Continue reading

Maria

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, was when Hurricane Maria struck my home; St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The hurricane left the entire island without electricity and running water for months. The damages were so treacherous, the island was declared a federal disaster area. A lot of islanders were oppressed and restricted Continue reading

The Purge Critique

The Purge is a dystopian movie centered around the American government sanctioning a 12-hour period during one day of the year in which all crimes were legal including the murder of anybody other than government officials. The Purge was implemented to reduce criminal activity throughout the year. The movie was Continue reading

Lights, Camera, Alina

Doing a podcast is something I never did before and is something I never had the urge to do. Recently, I’ve seen a lot of teens, adults and even little kids have blogs and podcasts because that is the norm and the hype for the moment. Some of my close Continue reading