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“Can We Split The Check?”: And Other Ways to Spot An American in London
Blog / London / Mayborn in London

“Can We Split The Check?”: And Other Ways to Spot An American in London

It’s easy to come to London from America and forget that you are coming into an entirely different culture. The clothes, although more stylish, resemble those in New York or LA. Thee people speak the same language although its much harder to understand, and the overall customs are similar enough to where you can not … Continue reading

UK Election: What is going on?
Blog / London / Mayborn in London / News

UK Election: What is going on?

Last Thursday, June 8th, the United Kingdom held their general election. This vote came three years earlier than planned as Prime Minister, Theresa May, called for it in an attempt increase her majority and “strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations”, fearful that minority parties would complicated things in Parliament. “I’m probably going to vote Conservative … Continue reading

In Defense of Twilight – A Feminist Success
Blog / Opinion / Race, Gender and the Media / Uncategorized

In Defense of Twilight – A Feminist Success

In class a group presented a summary of an article explaining all the ways that Twilight, the teen movie about vampires in high school, is an anti-feminist train wreck. I disagree. Not only do I disagree because the teenage Natalie who spent her 16th birthday in Forks is begging me to defend Bella and Edwards … Continue reading