Ava Marinelli

Author Archive: Ava Marinelli

Ava is a junior studying sociology with a minor in education. She is passionate about sex education and hopes to become a health educator after graduation. When she's not writing for Culture Shock, she is the Undergraduate Assistance for the Wellness and Prevention Department at BU, a Leadership Council Member and Educator for Peer Health Exchange Boston, and the Secretary and Communications Chair of BU Students for Reproductive Justice. She loves watching TV (too much if you ask her mother), and her favorite shows include Sense8, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, and The Mindy Project.

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Bring Back Family Dinner

Bring Back Family Dinner

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Or why I think we need to be eating together again.

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Adventures in Eating: The Painted Burro

Adventures in Eating: The Painted Burro

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ava has taken on The Spoon University 50 Place to Eat in Boston Before You Die challenge–this was her first stop.

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In Sickness and In Health

In Sickness and In Health

| February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Love lessons I learned when I had the flu

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Cooking Competitions and Contemplations

Cooking Competitions and Contemplations

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

What The Great British Baking Show reminded me about life.

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Language, Attitudes, and Ableism

Language, Attitudes, and Ableism

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

How BU’s attitude and approach to not cancelling school during Winter Storm Mars reveals its ablism.

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The Mythos of the College Experience

The Mythos of the College Experience

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

And why I want to absolutely throttle the next person that uses that phrase in my presence.

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Netflix Originals Reign Supreme

Netflix Originals Reign Supreme

| December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Netflix Original Series are better than any show on cable television.

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Managing Mental Health Days

Managing Mental Health Days

| November 20, 2015 | 3 Comments

The quest for find intentionality in doing nothing at all.

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An Open Letter to Leslie Knope

An Open Letter to Leslie Knope

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Or how Leslie Knope is the guiding light of my life.

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