What was your childhood like? Were you able to come and go as you pleased or were you stuck living by harsh rules? For my second blog entry I wanted to look deeper at the different parenting styles that new parents may adopt and how these types of parenting can affect how the child acts. Parenting styles such as an Authoritative or Authoritarian mindset differ from one another and results may be different but in the new era we live in, these may not be the real route of the issue.

Before I get into the main issues with types…


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Hello, my name is William and I am a current senior at CSUF. I am in my last few semesters of my schooling and am looking forward to where I end up next. I am still working on my Cinema and Television Arts major and Broadcast Journalism minor and love how interesting both fields can be. My dream goal after college is to be able to get a job at a news studio like ABC so I can help contribute and give information to all those that need it.

With the pandemic continuing to go on, I…


With little power and the need for change, do you try to shape the world in fairness or do you accept your role in the created society? For my first blog entry, I wanted to discuss the idea of intersectionality theory and how the idea itself can create a divide and power dynamic in a relationship. There are many factors to the intersectionality theory with some being the use of oppression on others. Before we delve deep into the theory itself, I should explain what the intersectionality theory is to begin with.

As taken from my Sociology 351 class in…


The new game, “The Last of Us 2”, which is set to release on June 19, 2020 has been leaked online due to a game server oversight.

Picture taken from Dexerto.com.

The game “The Last of Us 2” developed by the game studio Naughty Dog was set to be released on May 29, 2020 but was delayed to June 19, 2020 due to Covid-19 concerns. Recently this week, cutscenes from the game have been leaked online making fans question the story of the game. This leak was due to a hacker gaining access to the game developer servers.

From the news source “Kotaku”, an…


What would you think if you had to paint cars by day and study at night when you were 15. This was normal for young Eiji Yano as he supported himself in a new area and worked towards his dream of becoming a teacher.

Picture courtesy of Eiji Yano

Being the eldest of his four siblings, Yano always helped out wherever needed. This all changed when his parents divorced when he was 13. The next year, his mother committed suicide. With the family at its lowest point, Yano didn’t know where to turn. …


For my second blog entry, I wanted to discuss the harms of gender stereotypes and the problems that it creates. Gender stereotypes create a divide in our society based on social constructs deeming what is for males and females. Before going into how harmful these stereotypes are, let me explain what gender stereotypes are to begin with.

From the scholarly article, Why are gay leaders perceived as ineffective? The role of the type of organization, sexual prejudice and gender stereotypes, written by Valerio Pellegrini, the article gives a good description of what gender stereotypes are. The article states that, “Gender…


The new game, “Cooking Mama: Cookstar”, which had no set release day was somehow released and taken down several hours later.

The game “Cooking Mama: Cookstar” was to be released in March 2020 but was never given an official day of release. Reaching the end of March, several users downloaded and others found physical copies of the game. From the news source “GONintendo”, an individual was able to download the game where hours later, the game would become unavailable. …


With the Entertainment Software Association deciding that E3 2020 is canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, fans are left wondering if E3 still has a purpose in this streaming era.

The annual expo showing off the new games and technology, E3, has been canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This decision was announced on the E3 Twitter page, which is run by the Entertainment Software Association, that E3 2020 would be canceled to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

The official statement from the E3 Twitter can be seen below.

Picture taken from E3’s Twitter page

From the news source “Wired”, they said, “The Entertainment…


Nintendo Co.tweeted recently that the phone application game “Mario Kart Tour” is getting a new update that is allowing users to finally experience real multiplayer versus starting March 8. From news source “Nintendo Life”, they said that the new multiplayer mode “will allow you to compete against seven other players (with friends or others nearby, or racers from around the world)”.

Picture taken from the “Mario Kart Tour” twitter page

The new multiplayer mode states that there are three ways to play the online portion of “Mario Kart Tour”. There is with friends or others nearby, standard races, and gold races. The “with friends or others nearby” mode allows…


For my first blog entry, I wanted to discuss the idea and effect of white privilege. The main point I want to get across are the advantages and disadvantages that white privilege provides, even when you are not aware. We should be aware of these unfair opportunities and be mindful that groups will have more opportunities than others. I believe that a good starting place to discuss white privilege is to learn what it is, the history, and long lasting effects of it.

A video from sociology live gives a good overview on this topic. …

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