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Massively Masculine Online Games: The Endless Cycle of Sexism in Video Games

Courtlyn Pippert (FMA major)

"The negative portrayals of women in video games lead to the mistreatment of female gamers, which causes them to hide their female identities. This, in turn, perpetuates the stereotype that all gamers are male and allows for the creation of more video games with sexist content.."


Film: Eric Langhoff (FMA & Entrepreneurship Major)  Discover the power of music and community in this heartfelt story about Old Fogies, a hidden gem located in Bonita Springs, Florida. . . . Written, directed, and edited by Eric Langhoff. An official selection of the Sunscreen Film Festival 2014.


Art "Propoganda"

Dane McIntosh (COM major):

"This poster pleads for the end of stereotyping towards Middle Eastern women who express themselves by wearing their cultural garments."


Film: Christian Fernandez (FMA Major)  
A man finds something buried on the beach. . . . Written, directed, and edited by Christian Fernandez. An official selection of the Sunscreen Film Festival 2014.



The Use of Social Media

In Embedded Reporting 

Luke Pacer (ADPR major):

"The use of embedded journalism has created a new partnership between the military and the media that has changed the nature of war journalism forever."


Experimental Film: Untitled  Thomas Bigelow (FMA Major)  


"I'm Here and I'm Hungry" 

Lauren Smith's Portfolio

ADPR major Lauren Smith's portfolio includes work she completed in an internship with CarrotNewYork to bring awareness to issues about invasive species. 


ADPR Portfolio: Isha McLennan (ADPR Major) 

ADPR Portfolio

Tamara Joseph (ADPR Major)

Tamara Joseph is an advertising and public relations professional with experience working at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce for the Events & Communications department as well as the Tampa Bay Trade and Protocol Council.


Experimental Film: Day #2162 Travis Misarti (FMA Major)  "A man uses a teleportation device to relive day #2162 of his life. However, he soon discovers that there is no future when you live in the past.." The assignment was to create a 3-4 minute experimental film using the theme of amnesia. An official selection for the 2014 Sunscreen Film Festival.


Women's Studies

Objectification and Liberation 

Victoria Suslovitch
(BIO major):

An experimental response paper in advanced women's studies, this project  intends to show "how the female body has been mistreated and objectified throughout time," while it holds out hope for "absolute equality in the future through strong, educated women."


Image: George Frederick Watts
Eve Tempted, 1897


Photography: Daniel Muñoz (ADPR Major)  "This photo was taken during a class lab day out in Tampa Bay. It must have been two summers ago for Intro to Marine Biology. We were out on the BIOS (The UT Bio Lab boat, a converted recreational fishing vessel) and had checked a plankton net we had dragged for awhile. Sadly, all we had was algae and this little fish. In the shot, the fish is on my professor's finger, taken with a Canon T2i and a cheap Tamron telephoto."


"Nightmares of The Twilight Zone"
​Interview with Choreographer (right)
and Performance (below)

Katie Kuctha, Choreographer
(ADPR Major, Dance Minor) 
"You will experience a movement through time and space with Déjà vu moments of nightmares and how they connect to reality."  Dance Happening, Fall 2013.


Community Outreach: Collaboration  Seven students helped capture video for a request by the Animal Coalition of Tampa to join the trend of music videos incorporating Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy.”  The organization celebrates its eighth year of spaying and neutering 80,000 cats and dogs. Aaron Walker, Assistant Professor of Communication, organized the projects and mentored the student crew.

ART 210 Beginning Digital Arts

Dane McIntosh (COM Major)

Sagittarius Calligram: "At the top of the arrow are positive words used to describe me, while the bottom of the arrow reads the opposite."

HTML Canvas: "If you look carefully, you can see an outline of a bird peacefully in flight; a metaphor for my ability to overcome and maintain bliss."



Obamacare Got Me Back on My Feet

Isha McLennan (ADPR Major)

"In an instant, I shattered my kneecap, completely dislocated it, and tore several ligaments in my knee while dancing. An ambulance took me away, and the news was not good."




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In the Mix

Dan Licata (FMA major)

D.J. Vinnie Diamonds' delusions of grandeur feed his growing ego and X-Man complex, while family and friends plead with him to keep it real. Written, produced, edited and directed by Dan Licata.

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