About the Author

Luis Alejandro Guerrero, or Ale for short is currently a freshman at American University. As a CLEG major he is interested in a multitude of things academically, ranging from communications to economics. In his free time Ale enjoys going to museums and national monuments as well as playing soccer. Unluckily for him, his favorite activity […]

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Reading Analysis 3

Rhetorically Weird In her Essay, “Unframing Models of Public Distribution:From Rhetorical Situation to Rhetorical Ecologies,” Jenny Rice argues that looking at rhetorical situations through outdated and static frameworks has caused static and outdated ways of thinking; instead of simply searching for a singular root of a situation, we should view rhetorical situations in a dynamic […]

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Center of Second Chances

  The Medstar Washington Hospital Center; where a multitude of people from different backgrounds, and different medical conditions agglomerate to fulfill their dreams of being treated for whatever medical condition so that they may have a second chance at life. While the reasons for which people chose The Medstar Hospital Center may differ vastly, everyone […]

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Common Place Referendum

“Shall Property owned by the University System of Georgia and utilized by providers of college and university student housing and other facilities continue to be exempt from taxation to keep costs affordable?”   The rhetorical implications of this phrase are extremely interesting. From this we can deduct that the sender or encoder of this sentence […]

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Is the Medstar, Star Worthy?

GuerreroA_Exterior The Medstar Washington Hospital Center is located on 10 Irving St NW Washington, DC 20001. Upon reaching the address there were a multitude of thoughts that popped into my head. The first was the colossal nature of the buildings that encompass the area. With six distinct arrival options the area can be a hassle […]

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Architectural Segregation

Luis Alejandro Guerrero Professor Hoskins WRTG 106 September 26, 2016 Architectural Segregation In her journal, “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environments,” Sarah B. Schindler argues that the poor have been socially excluded and segregated from equal facilities and opportunities through the use of architecture and city planning. She states […]

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The Death of Rhetoric

Luis Alejandro Guerrero Professor Hoskins WRTG 106 September 26, 2016 The Death of Rhetoric   In the first chapter of his book “City of Rhetoric” David Fleming argues that the fragmentation of cities and essentially society is leading to the death of rhetoric. Fleming states that “When faced with seemingly intractable social conflicts, the most […]

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