Disproving the ‘newsless’ myth

December 14, 2017 Krystal Campos 0

America’s first digital generation has been criticized for being ‘newsless.‘ Most concerns suggest that adults age 18 to 34  do not visit news sites, read print newspapers, watch television news, or seek out the news. A study conducted by the Media Insight Project, a collaboration between the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, proves these critiques otherwise.

A museum larger than life itself?

December 5, 2017 Krystal Campos 0

The newest addition to Washington D.C.’s vast number of historical institutions has arrived. Opening its doors with two giant bronze tablets of scripture, the Museum of the Bible stands just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol. 

Is breast-cancer awareness ‘pinkwashed?’

October 17, 2017 Krystal Campos 0

WOODBRIDGE, VA. — More than a quarter million women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the U.S. this year, according to estimates from the American Cancer Society. The pink ribbon is the staple logo for national breast cancer awareness. However, some people question how much awareness actually spreads in October. “Pinkwashing,” a term used by some breast-cancer activists, is the self-promoting corporate practice of selling products with a pink ribbon logo, symbolizing the support for breast cancer charities or foundations. The ribbons can be found on clothing, toiletries and even food products. This branding strategy has brought doubts to how awareness is perceived in America.

Bulgogi tacos anyone?

October 3, 2017 Krystal Campos 0

In 2017, the Korean cuisine craze in America endures: for one, “bulgogi” has entered the American food lover’s vocabulary. Korean barbecue restaurants are now staples in most major cities, joining the ranks of hibachi grills, sushi bars and taquerias. Co-owner of D.C.’s Korean BBQ Taco Box Stephanie Kim took a spin on the fad by adding American and Mexican fusion flavors.