Flipping through the channels, I encountered one of those new prime-time game shows trying to emulate the success of “Deal or No Deal” by using a dark, high-tech set, a comedian host, and regular people competing for big money. After watching only moments of a recent Christmas-themed episode, I wondered…Read More
Whether it be reality show hot tubs or magazine articles about how to please one’s partner, we are constantly bombarded by images and representations of sexuality. As our culture increasingly shifts toward highly liberalized social norms, the media reflects and exacerbates the central role sexuality plays in pop culture.
While the…Read More
Though December is just beginning, the pink of October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), still lingers on through its association with a number of products, and particularly in my own thoughts. During this month, medical sociologist Gayle A. Sulik visited my college to discuss the issues in…Read More
Posted by Meghan Trombly Nov 11, 2010 Program, Research
Most of us know that being physically active is an important element to maintaining a healthy life. Participating in physical activities helps youth build and maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints and reduce risk factors for chronic diseases. In addition to positively impacting youth’s physical health, physical activity …Read More