Final Chapter

In his final City of Rhetoric chapter, author David Fleming argues that it is extremely difficult to design environments that are conducive to human flourishing. Even though there is difficulty in such task, humans still keep trying. Through his exploration of these environments, Fleming briefly states, “But designing for people is not just about ensuring […]

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Annotated Bibliographies 9 and 10

Asch, Chris Myers, and Derek Musgrove. “Not Gone, Not Forgotten: Struggling over History in a Gentrifying D.C.” Washington Post. Accessed April 20, 2017. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/therootdc/post/not-gone-not-forgotten-struggling-over-history-in-a-gentrifying-dc/2012/10/18/09ad8c24-1941-11e2-b97b-3ae53cdeaf69_blog.html. In their Not Gone, Not Forgotten: Struggling over History in a Gentrifying D.C., authors Chris Myers and Derek Musgrove are giving readers a brief history of the D.C. population demographics and […]

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Standardized Testing

Teaching to the test is not a helpful to students, and should not be a preached practice in public school systems. That sort of “to the test” teaching is replacing good teaching practices with “drill and kill” rote learning. Standardized testing can increase stress, which stress is the body’s response to physical, emotional or mental […]

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Digital Archives Exterior and Political 3: Channing E. Philips Apartment Complex

Channing E. Philips renovated apartment complex The Channing E. Philips is an apartment complex located in the 1750 7th street NW. The building is currently being renovated. However, the building so far has glass windows and a metallic outer frame. This apartment complexes are supposed to be for low income residents within the community and […]

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Annotated Bibliography 7 and 8

Castaneda, Ruben. “4 SLAIN, 2 HURT IN NW CLUB.” washingtonpost.com. Accessed April 13, 2017. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1990/02/25/4-slain-2-hurt-in-nw-club/24cb2a56-7514-450a-ad6e-5d084c56fede/?utm_term=.edec12c2d9b9 In his 4 SLAIN, 2 HURT IN NW CLUB, author Ruben Castaneda reports a shooting that took place in a club called John’s Place located within the 1700 block of 7th street NW. Gunmen enter the club seeking to kill […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5 and 6

Gringlas, Sam. “Old Confronts New In A Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood.” NPR.org. Accessed April 9, 2017. http://www.npr.org/2017/01/16/505606317/d-c-s-gentrifying-neighborhoods-a-careful-mix-of-newcomers-and-old-timers. In his Old Confronts New In A Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood article, author Sam Gringlas investigates the population demographics within the African American community in D.C. Through his research, he delves into the local sceneries and explores Washington D.C. neighborhoods […]

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