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  • Defining the Problem Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, located on a United States naval base in Cuba, is perhaps one of the most famous prisons in the world. In her Encyclopedia Britannica article entitled “Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp,” Jeannette L. Nolen explains that, although the United States has been renting the land for the naval base […]

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  • For my mapping commonplaces project, my CLS was Dupont Circle, and my specific site was BGR. More specifically, I found the BGR site because we were instructed to choose a location from Reuben Castaneda’s book S Street Rising. Honestly, I though choosing a restaurant would be a fun way to explore Dupont Circle. So, throughout […]

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  • When most people walk or drive down a street, they are only focused on their destination. We want to go from one location to another as efficiently as possible. We are busy and only want to move from one task to the next. With that being said, many people go from place to place without […]

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