Tag: international

Expanding your Movie-Verse

Has this ever happened to you? It’s been a long day… let me correct that, a long week, and you just want to crawl...

Holtwick Abandoned

Holtwick International Hall must mean something to everyone on campus. Be it a place you stayed in, a friend lived in, or if it...

Hear Their Voices

Written and Media by Tawnie Kozora. Everyone has a story. Imagine you and some friends are sitting at a table in the DC. You look...

International Justice Mission

Written by Lauren Buser. Media by Baylen Whitfield. International Justice Mission is an organization that strives to bring justice to areas of the world...

Share Your Home This Christmas

At Greenville College, one thing that is stressed is how important it is to experience different cultures. This is done in two different ways. First, Greenville sends students to places all around the world, whether this is through a short term mission trip, a semester abroad, or anything in between. Several students, including myself, have been able to experience cultures by immersing themselves in it for a period of time.

American Media’s Effect on Our International Reputation

American media, especially television and movies, have come a long way since the black and white films that wouldn’t have thought of showing sexual scenes and using what most would call foul language on the air. Since the internet has been made available to individuals, even less of what is seen on screens around the world is censored. It is no secret that American entertainment is viewed outside of the United States. Around the world, people are watching American movies and listening to American music. For some people who do not have the chance to travel, the image of America received through watching and listening to American media is one of few images of this country they will ever get. In many cases, I don’t think that this is helping Americans out internationally. If we really think about what is portrayed in our movies, television, and music, can we say that they represent what real life is like for Americans? Are our values made clear and our lifestyle portrayed?