Splash Biography



THOMAS GARRISON, ESP Teacher




Major: Math and Chinese

College/Employer: CMU

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Past Classes

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H30: Drag in America in Carnegie Mellon Splash Spring 2020 (Feb. 29, 2020)
Drag in America is many things. Drag serves for people in the LGBTQ+ community to express themselves and for people who are not comfortable with gender norms to convey who they are in a different way. Drag in America has evolved quite a bit from its origins in early entertainment to its place in LGBTQ+ culture as well as pop culture drag has many uses and roles in American culture. We will spend time discussing the history of drag in America and its impact on pop culture. ALSO YOUR TEACHER WILL BE IN DRAG.


H31: History of Coke in Carnegie Mellon Splash Spring 2020 (Feb. 29, 2020)
Coke is the second most recognized English word after okay. We will go through the history of the coke company from a pharmacy in Atlanta to one of the worlds most iconic brands. We will also watch Coke ads. Finally we will taste international and US coke products.