Ana Lezama

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About my Built Environment Description: “Socio Economic Injustice Exposed: Lafayette Square Park”

Dear Reader,       Subjects like Biology, Physics, Astronomy, and Chemistry, fascinate us. We spend a majority of our lives in academia learning about these topics, trying to uncover all of the underlying truths, hoping to someday finally understand… Continue Reading →

Socio Economic Injustice Exposed: Lafayette Square Park

Introduction       Subjects like Biology, Physics, Astronomy, and Chemistry, fascinate us. We spend a majority of our lives in academia learning about these topics, trying to uncover all of the underlying truths, hoping to someday finally understand the… Continue Reading →

Annotated Bibliographies 1-10

  Godfrey, Sarah. “Abandon Quip .” Www.prop1.Org, 6 Aug. 2004, http://www.prop1.org/history/2004/040806.dccitypaper.lafayettepark.abandon quip.htm. In her article, “Abandon Quip,” Sarah Godfrey argues that homelessness at Lafayette Park should no longer serve as a depiction of the inequality in the United States. This… Continue Reading →

My Professor Said It Was OK to “F*ck Up”

“Dare to fuck up, that’s when you’ll truly learn,” said my college writing professor. For once, he did not have to tell us to put our computers down. All eyes were on him. All of my life I’ve been raised… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 10

Commonplace Book: Entry 10 “I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool” F. Scott Fitzgerald. In this quote, Daisy is talking about her daughter. She pretends she is… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 9

Commonplace Book: Entry 9 “Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.  If that is how God clothes the… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 8

Commonplace Book: Entry 8           In 2014, 1.3 million foreign-born individuals moved to the United States” (Zong, Batalova 8). The United States of America was founded on July 4th, 1776 with the signing of the emblematic… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 7

Commonplace Book: Entry 7 “There were … sacred … rocks — I dunno, they were ancestors, who knows — they were sacred,” said Lawrence. “And you’re not supposed to sit on them, because you’re not supposed to expose your genitalia… Continue Reading →

Commonplace Book: Entry 6

[A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation. (205) In my… Continue Reading →

Lafayette Square Google Map

I was finally able to embed a Google Map of my location on my website! After a couple of failed attempts, I was ready to give up on trying to incorporate a map when one day in class Alex Kommel… Continue Reading →

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