Built Environment Project

For my Spring College Writing class, I have researched, studied, and visited the Shaw area in specifically the address of 7th and O Street Northwest. This address was mentioned in Ruben Castaneda’s book S Steet Rising, where he mentions different places where the crack epidemic occurred. To be able to fully understand the place I studied […]

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Reading Analysis 6

Author, Suzanne Tick argues in “His & Hers? Designing for a Post-Gender Society” that designers today should encourage and support the changing views of gender within their work not matter what because everyone should be equally accepted. In this article, the author discusses modernism and how this particular form draws its influence from mostly male […]

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Reading Analysis 5

In City of Rhetoric, David Fleming concludes that perfect cities of rhetoric, or cities in which civilians can come together to hear each other out fairly and talk through disagreements. He mentions that this isn’t easy, but it is not impossible for people to come together. Fleming argues that as part of our human nature, we […]

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Landslide

“Well, I’ve been afraid of changin’ ‘Cause I’ve built my life around you But time makes you bolder Even children get older And I’m getting older, too”   The song, “Landside,” by Fleetwood Mac was released in 1975 is an extremely well-known and beautiful song. This song has appeared in many movies, such as Jack Frost […]

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Despacito

On January 12, 2017 the Puerto Rican singer, Luis Fonsi made public his new song Despacito with Daddy Yankee how also is a Puerto Rican singer. This song is a latin hit! Because this version of the song is all in Spanish I believe that it is not very smart to talk about it, but recently a […]

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Annotated Bibliography 9 and 10

Background Ledbetter, Danielle. “Is D.C. Still the Chocolate City?” Truth Be Told, 10 Nov. 2015, http://truthbetold.news/2015/11/is-d-c-still-the-chocolate-city/. In their article Is D.C. Still The Chocolate City authors Danielle Ledbetter and Kaylah Waite give the history of Washington D.C. being one of the “blackest” cities in the United States since the 1970s this reiterating the fact that was is […]

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