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Campus Cutie: Shanah Sloane

From her commitment to Phi Mu to her honors Media and Communication thesis, Shanah Sloane is this week’s campus cutie!

Name: Shanah Sloane

Major and Minor: Media and Communications & Women and Gender Studies.

Graduation Year: Class of 2017.

Campus Organizations: Phi Mu, S.A.A.G, honors Media and Communications program, and the Body Positivity Club.

Honors Thesis:  My thesis focuses on Steven Universe’s representations of a same-sex couple and a female character who struggle with unrequited love and loss of another female character.  The show’s representation of queer love is amazingly progressive for a children’s show (or frankly any show).  But I still want to talk about how the very construction of the show’s characters (as sex-less aliens) limits itself and perpetuates the idea that depictions of same-sex couples are not appropriate for children.

Relationship status? Single(:

Pictured: Shanah with her suitemates Suzanne and Alexandra 


Favorite Movies: Kiki’s Delivery Service (duh I have her on my arm), The Devil Wears Prada, Silver Linings Playbook, and Harry Potter.

Favorite TV Shows: Grey’s Anatomy, Steven Universe, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The L Word, and Glee (it’s complicated).

Favorite One Direction Member: Harry Styles because he is an androgynous cupcake.

Favorite GQ snack: Air heads extreme bites. I tried it for the first time when I worked at AMC this summer and have been hooked ever since.


I'm majoring in Psychology and Creative Writing at Muhlenberg College.
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