#FilmFriday: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

**Warning: Contains Spoilers** Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, defies years of patriarchal tradition to pursue her dream in becoming an Eagle Hunter. The Eagle Huntress (2016) provides viewers with an intrinsic view of her courageous journey and the steps required in mastering the craft. Being the first female Eagle Hunter in twelve generations, Aisholpan is stigmatized and doubted by… Read More #FilmFriday: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

#ThesisThursday: Deforestation and the Collapse of Easter Island & the Classic Maya

The collapse of the Easter Island (also known as Rapa Nui) and the Classic Maya population has remained a mystery since their discoveries. Despite substantial research, anthropologists still debate over what caused the fall of these ancient societies. The Easter Island and Classic Maya collapse, although different, were caused by one significant factor, deforestation. This… Read More #ThesisThursday: Deforestation and the Collapse of Easter Island & the Classic Maya

#FilmFriday– “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” (2017)

“It used to be so simple. You were a boy, or you were a girl.” (Gender Revolution 2017) National Geographic Channel’s Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric (2017) acts as an introductory overview of the cultural and biological concepts behind the spectrum of gender. The documentary highlights how one’s biological sex does not necessarily… Read More #FilmFriday– “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” (2017)

#FilmFriday–M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” (2017)

**Warning: May Contain Spoilers** As many of you know, Split (2017) has become M. Night Shyamalan’s most successful film in recent memory. James McAvoy’s eerie performances paired with Shyamalan’s subjective camera work creates an intimate experience filled with suspense and tension. The course of the film leaves the audience disoriented by its limited perspective created through an array… Read More #FilmFriday–M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” (2017)