Isabella Amorim

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Isabella "Izzy" Amorim's hobbies include writing for Culture Shock, spending inordinate amounts of time in BU dining halls, and purchasing children's tickets at movie theaters with her baby face. Play the system, kids.

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“Like a Girl”

“Like a Girl”

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Why have I never in my life heard a little boy encouraged to be more like a little girl?

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Wonder Whedon

Wonder Whedon

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A look at Joss Whedon’s original Wonder Woman script and its… shortcomings.

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Cultural Shock

Cultural Shock

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, having ADHD is like being an immigrant from a country that doesn’t technically exist.

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An Ode to the Rub

An Ode to the Rub

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

My thighs are tree trunks stripped bare by lightning. Stretch marks crawl up and down theirs sides, marks from where my skin couldn’t keep up with all of the electricity in my body.

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Executive Dysfiction

Executive Dysfiction

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The thing about Dysfunctional Me is that she was not lying when she said that we work best under pressure. But that’s only because when the pressure finally gets to be too much, she vacates the premises and lets common sense take over.

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An Ode to the Odd

An Ode to the Odd

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

What’s wonderful about Unicycle Guy isn’t just his odd mode of transportation or the strange things he decides to do while on it—what really makes him special is the sense of mystery he brings to our humble little college campus.

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Paper Swords

Paper Swords

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the specter of the Strong Female Character™ and what we want from her.

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“Again”

“Again”

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

What’s this “Great America” Donald Trump tells us we’re apparently going to return to? Does it even exist?

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Hate the Player, or Hate the Game?

Hate the Player, or Hate the Game?

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we deal with the fallout of the election of 2016, the question on everyone’s mind is: what went wrong?

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