Lab #10

Part One It was like I was rolling a metal-framed cornucopia of fresh produce straight to the checkout. On my way there, I decided to browse through the frozen food aisle. I don’t know why I bother, most of the foods behind the frosty glass doors are things like cheesy pizzas and breaded meats. Foods … More Lab #10

Reading Response #9, comments on Jon Boretsky’s second draft

Yes, the main point is very clear: Math is art. Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. I enjoyed the article the most when it was arguing how math is beautiful and a justifiable art form, like painting or music. I don’t know much about these mathematical theories and it was confusing … More Reading Response #9, comments on Jon Boretsky’s second draft

Lab #9

Part One People who have questions about the food industry I feel like the topic of where our food is coming from is not as prevalent in conversations as it should be. A lot of the time people shut their ears to information because they know they would not like it so they’d rather not … More Lab #9

Lab #8

Part One: Does buying a food product with a vegan label on it still reflect what veganism is all about? What is the history of veganism? Why did the food industry adopt vegan packaging? Are these products cutting down the number of animal lives lost and/or helping the environment? What reasons do people have for … More Lab #8

Lab #6

Step one: The warmth from the wood-fired oven, sizzling meats and melting cheeses, permeated throughout and I finished my order with, “No cheese on my pizza, please.” When the menus are taken away, my friends all wonder how I could not live without cheese or chicken or ice cream. “Yeah, did you hear Ben & … More Lab #6

Lab #5

Part One Does the vegan label on a food product further the initial motivations for veganism? 10 things to research: history of veganism reviews for new vegan products reasons people become vegan any affect on the meat and dairy industry vegan promotion from celebrities negative stigma toward vegans vegans vs. other vegans what will make … More Lab #5

Lab #4

Part Two Before 1994, diabetes in children was generally caused by a genetic disorder — only about 5 percent of childhood cases were obesity-related, or Type 2, diabetes. Today, according to the National Institutes of Health, Type 2 diabetes accounts for at least 30 percent of all new childhood cases of diabetes in this country. … More Lab #4

Lab #3

Part One I brought in the book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, as an example of Leah Remini’s written work. I was able to read the book in her Brooklyn accent which demonstrates that she wrote like she spoke, with words like “Friggin’” or terms such as “busting my balls.” Leah also used dialogue to … More Lab #3

Lab #2

Part One Specific Event: My friends and family sharing the news that Ben & Jerry’s is launching a series of vegan ice creams to me. Ideas, patterns, etc: Why did the Ben & Jerry’s company make these ice creams? Will people who consume dairy buy them? Will they be heavily promoted? Does this make it … More Lab #2