During the early years of 2010, the rise of the “basic b****” emerged: she wears leggings and Uggs, listens to Taylor Swift and sips on pumpkin spice lattes. In recent years, “VSCO girls” and “E-Girls” have gained traction on TikTok; met with online ridicule of their interests and aesthetics. As the reincarnations of the “basic b****” continue to widen, it is apparent that society is desperate to lump together different communities of young women. Continue reading Teenage Girls Paradox: love to hate, hate to love
Hospitals across the world are suffering from a severe shortage of medical supplies. This serious dilemma, combined with the explosive growth of critically ill patients, means that medical workers must ration. In simpler terms, the number of sick patients exceeds the resources available to care for them… Continue reading A Tough Triage: How Does One Fairly Allocate Scarce Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Considered a cult classic manga, Banana Fish took Japan by storm after being published in the 1980s. I was hooked from the very beginning because it has a great mix of humour, wit, drama, action and violence. Continue reading An Anime Review: Banana Fish
Hello readers! Welcome to Jenna’s Journal. If you know me already, hi! If you don’t, my name is Jenna and you can read more about me by clicking here. Life can be very busy (maybe not right now because of COVID-19, but nonetheless), so I appreciate you taking the time to read my thoughts. Continue reading Hello & Welcome To My Blog