Study Groups: The Moral Lifting Benefits

This afternoon Haley, another girl from my Wrtg 101 class, and I sat an has a study session. I think people under appreciate study groups. While many people associate study groups with goofing off, I actually find myself more motivated to work while in a study group. Even though we didn’t read through each other’s websites, we […]

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Commonplace 16, Uplifting Beer Commercials

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wYXw4K0A3g&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D8wYXw4K0A3g&has_verified=1 What’s the only thing better than beer? Uplifting beer commercials about political unity, probably. Thanks, Heineken. (And I’m not the only one talking about this by the way) Watching this makes me smile, and it should make everyone else smile as well. But why does it make us smile so much? t’s just people […]

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Reading Analysis 5, David Fleming’s “Cities of Rhetoric” (Chapter 9)

  In the chapter “Cities of Rhetoric” in the book City of Rhetoric, David Fleming asserts that a community hopes to create healthy discourse relations to discuss representational issues, it can do so by placing higher priority on the creation of sustainable educational commonplaces that teach the importance of space in a community (195-210). These sustainable […]

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Commonplace 15, Climate Change March

Despite the rain, thousands of people came out for the Science March in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. Not only was it inspiring to see so many people come out in support of evidence-based science and opposing global warming, it is easy to view a changes rhetoric among the protesters. Unlike science protests in the […]

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