Note: This was a midterm written for a class entitled “Technology and Social Responsibility”. In the first eight weeks of the semester, our class had two units that seemed to draw us to opposite conclusions. One unit showed us how the use of technology, the internet in particular and social media specifically, was helping marginalized … Continue reading How does technology hurt or help people?
On December 2nd, 1900, in the small rural town of Indianola, Iowa, John Hossack was murdered in his bed while his wife, Margaret, claimed to be asleep next to him (Ben-Zvi 145). Susan Glaspell, then a reporter for the Des Moines Daily News, covered the subsequent trial writing over twenty articles detailing the murder, … Continue reading A Woman’s Sense of Justice in Glaspell’s Trifles