Splash Biography


Major: Anthropology

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Past Classes

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H622: Grocery Store's Hidden Stories in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 27, 2019)
Although grocery stores may seem like innocuous institutions that simply fulfill the purpose of providing food for us, upon close examination we can see that they, in fact, play a significant role in perpetuating poverty and furthering food insecurity. The organization of the stores is typically very telling of the general socio-economic status of the community and these big food's attitude towards these varying communities. We will examine why these differences exist and how they contribute to the food insecurity problem we face. While shedding a light on the underbelly of grocery stores, we will also explore how grocery stores function as cultural havens for minority/ethnic communities.