Modern Day Cinderella

“If the shoe fits, makeup your mind.” Most teens make a poster, or maybe buy flowers in order to ask their date to prom. However, in Houston TX, a high school junior named Louis proposed the idea of prom to his friend Caitlan by buying her a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes and some makeup from […]

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King Kylie

Kylie Jenner: the famous 19 year-old which has managed to establish worldwide familiarity due to her looks, makeup line, and (most influentially) her family. Little sister to superstar Kim Kardashian, Kylie grew up almost constantly in the public eye. The famous reality television show, Keeping up with the Kardashians, debuted in 2007, when Kylie was […]

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Annotated Bibs 7 & 8

Jayanthi, Akanksha. “The New Look of Diversity in Healthcare: Where We Are and Where We’re        Headed.” Becker’s Hospital Review, 8 Mar. 2016, www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-            management-administration/the-new-look-of-diversity-in-healthcare-where-we-are-and-              where-we-re-headed.html. Accessed 11 Apr. 2017. In the article The New Look of Diversity in Healthcare, Akanksha Jayanthi takes […]

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The Commonplace of GW Hospital

  The George Washington University Hospital posted the above video on their YouTube channel to provide a short explanation of their hospital for prospective and current patients and their friends/family.  The video, posted on July 16, 2013, shows clips of the surrounding city of DC, as well as dramatizations of surgeries and patient/doctor interactions. The most interesting […]

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Annotated Bibliographies 5 & 6

Ingram, David. “Advantages and Disadvantages of Diversity in Workplace.” Chron.com, Hearst,          2017, smallbusiness.chron.com/advantages-disadvantages-diversity-workplace-3041.html.          Accessed 10 Apr. 2017. In Advantages and Disadvantages of Diversity in the Workplace, David Ingram explains that there are two main positives and two main negatives of having a culturally diverse workforce. In order to […]

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Commonplace 11

Part 1) This is a sign which appears on the outside door of a bathroom located on American University’s campus. (From what Professor Hoskins has told the class, this bathroom is located in an area where many faculty and visiting benefactors/ alumni conduct business). The specific location of this sign is an indication of the […]

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Exs and Ohs

So this past week I received a Facebook message from my ex, and instead of internally dissect every word and comma (as one usually does when encountering such a message), I have decided instead to examine its form and content with an academic eye- because if I’m going to overanalyze something, why not learn from it? […]

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DA Interior

The George Washington University Hospital, as the name may give away, is a medical care facility. This means that access into this physical site is limited, for various reasons. However, thanks to Google, there is still a way to see inside this built environment. Pictured here is a patient room (http://www.usa.skanska.com/projects/project/?pid=10839) located inside the hospital, […]

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City of Rhetoric

City of Rhetoric In chapter 3.8 of David Fleming’s City of Rhetoric, Mr. Fleming argues that society benefits from critically examining what usually appears innocent to us and then applying that to organize the world in a certain way to increase or decrease citizens’ opportunities. The chapter, entitled “Toward a New Sociospatial Dialectic”, begins with […]

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Annotated Bibliography 3 & 4

Charron, David. “Five Walkable, High-Density D.C. Neighborhoods That Are Also Quiet.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 13 Mar. 2017, www.washingtonpost.com/news/where-we-live/wp/2017/03/13/five-walkable-high-density-d-c-neighborhoods-that-are-also-quiet/?utm_term=.c65e913fea36. Accessed 25 Mar. 2017. In David Charron’s article, “Five Walkable, High-Density D.C. Neighborhoods That Are Also Quiet”, the author insists that the location close to the George Washington University is one of Washington DC’s most livable […]

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