What is your experience of this installation and how does it help memorialize these individuals?

This wasn’t my first time visiting the installation, and I’m glad I got another chance to take a closer look. My experience was very slow. I didn’t want to rush through reading or taking in…


  1. If you could describe this book in one word what would that be?

Unimaginable.

Being taken on Malala’s journey, told by Malala herself was powerful and such a privellege. However, while I had all the emotions, I can’t even imagine what living her life would be like. I’m so thankful…


To me “Period :End of Sentence” means that periods should just be periods, that’s it. Period meaning the female mensuration cycle as well as “that’s the whole conversation.” Society needs to stop punishing women and shaming them for their bodies doing exactly what they are supposed to do. Unlike American girls, in many countries, when a young girl gets her period her education is over. I honestly had no idea that this was happening around the world, and I’m glad this was brought to my attention.


  1. What does the show have to say about gender as a construct? What role does technology play?

Gender and technology were both manufactured for humans by humans. When we open our phones we know exactly what it is going to do. We know how it works. People expect the same…


  1. What does this installation evoke for you? Does it inspire you? What emotions does this piece elicit?

Right off the bat, I’d say this piece breaks my heart. These dead trees that were once flourishing, lively parts of the environment, are now dead. The contrast reminds me that if we…


Growing up I have always been inspired by Selena Gomez. As a child it was due to the fact that she starred on a Disney Channel TV show that featured a mixed race household. As silly as it may seem, I remember watching TV and movies as a child and…


I was going on a walk to clear my mind. I just moved back home to Tennessee due to COVID-19. Needless to say, a lot was going on. I was suddenly the middle child again, I couldn’t focus in school, I was navigating moving back to my childhood bedroom, I…


This meme not only my love for SATC and how watching it for the first time helped me a lot during quarantine, but my deep hatred for Mr. Big.

Leah Arroyo

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