LGBTQ Content Filtering: Week 1 Update

Over the course of my project I hope to look at several social media sites, but I decided to start by looking at LGBTQ content on Facebook. So far, I’ve identified two main areas of concern: ads that get taken down for having queer themes and posts being taken down for having queer reclamations of […]

Female World War II pilots in historical fiction

I plan on writing a historical fiction piece about a romance between two women. I imagined two central characters loosely inspired by actual historical figures: a British spy working with a Resistance cell in central Europe and a Russian female fighter pilot. Sasha, the pilot, crash-lands in enemy territory, and Stella, the spy, discovers her […]

Initial post: abstract and description of summer work

Project title: Sustainability in Chesapeake Shorescapes: Variation between spp. Palaemonetes populations in created and natural fringe marshes This summer, I will be working under the guidance of Professor Randolph Chambers at the Keck Environmental Field Lab on campus. I will be comparing freshwater grass shrimp populations (crustacean genus Palaemonetes spp.) between natural fringing marshes and created […]