Commonplace Book Entry 8

On November 11th, 2 members of the Westboro baptist church protested in front of American University. They’re known for their hateful protests concerning LGBT people, Catholics, Orthodox Christians, Muslims, Jews, American soldiers and politicians. American being a liberal school, accepting of all and any sexualities and races, they came to protest the LGBT community. It […]

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Annotated Bibliographies

1) Goff, Steven. “D.C. United Stadium Plans Taking Shape at Buzzard Point.” Washington Post. The Washington Post, n.d. Web. 05 Oct. 2016. This article from the Washington Post is a background source, giving me insight to the future of Buzzard Point. A brand new soccer field has been approved to be built, replacing the old […]

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Reading Analysis: “His & Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society”

In her article, “His & Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society,” Suzanne Tick argues that gender neutral designs in the workplace, specifically in it’s restrooms, would comply with our culturally changing society. With the recent increase in feminism, designers must move away from a Modernistic landscape. Gender equality in the workplace has been an elongated […]

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Reading Analysis: “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces”

In their article, “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces,” Kathleen Scholl and Gowri Gulwadi advocate for the necessity of interaction with nature on college campuses because it can help students maintain or restore cognitive function such as direct attention, problem solving, focus and concentration, impulse inhibition, and memory. In order to reach full potential, a […]

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