Author Archives: trinityshirley

The end of the world, or just this semester?

One course related topic that I was really kind of hoping we’d touch more on was video games, considering just how huge of an industry it is right now and how much of our generation is engaged in some way … Continue reading

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The Sound of Menace

As a child, The Sound of Music was one of my favorite movies. Even to this day, whenever I see it on TV I have to sit and watch it to the end, and I never get tired of it. I … Continue reading

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V (for Vendetta), W(atchmen), X(-Men), Y(: the Last Man)… Z?

Much in the same way that my childhood guy friends introduced me to Star Wars and video gaming, they also introduced me indirectly to the world of comic books. Growing up, I was no stranger to the X-Men franchise, or … Continue reading

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Warming up to The Light Side

I first came in contact with the Star Wars franchise when I was pretty young, probably about 6 or 7. Within my parents’ circle of friends, I was the sole girl, so I spent a good deal of my childhood … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lardness of Being

Technology really is so amazing, isn’t it? We are told relentlessly by films, magazines, television shows, and advertisements that celebrities are extraordinarily attractive paragons of perfection, impervious to both weight gain and aging. And yet, every now and then someone … Continue reading

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For English, press 1…

Hi everyone! My name is Shirley Li, and I figured that instead of doing the usual meet-and-greet type introductions (major, hometown, hobbies, etc)., people could learn more about me from hearing about a few of my favorite things. A Few … Continue reading

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