Category Archives: 2015 Family Essay

The Significance of Being Greek

by Brynn My first month here at CU I was consistently asked whether or not I was going to rush. Now, this may have to do with a the fact that my roommate is a senior in Chi Omega, but … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Family in a Matriarchal Society

by Tarun In the mountains near Lugu Lake in the high-country of China, a phenomenal community of people exists under completely different societal norms and familial structures. The Mosuo are known to be the last true matriarchal society in existence … Continue reading

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I Am Not a Tomboy

by Adrien I grew up in my big brothers’ hand-me-downs, and had short hair until I was older. I spent a significant amount of time with my brothers, but I am not a tomboy. I always get the same reaction … Continue reading

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Importance of Independence from Family

by Nevada In Indian society, the children would often stay with their family, even raising their own children in the same house as their grandparents. A daughter who marries will often find herself living in her husband’s parent’s house. It’s … Continue reading

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Music: How A Family Can Be Formed By A Common Enjoyment

by Dale Music. That one word can send chills up my body. A song has the power create emotions that someone has never felt before, and a band? They have the ability to create a family. Although it may not … Continue reading

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Sister Wives

by Chris In 2010, TLC aired a new show called Sister Wives, a television series documenting the life of a polygamist family. The family consisted of one patriarch, Kody Brown, his four wives, and their seventeen children. Family as an … Continue reading

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