Final Commonplace

In honor of summer, I am dedicating this last common place book post to my hometown favorite Mexican food, Rubio’s.  Rubio’s is a California begun Mexican food chain that is located throughout California. What is interesting about the logo is they changed it for the first time about a year ago to the logo above. […]

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Extra Stuff: Presentation Day

I attended the presentation session on Thursday. I was very impressed with the outcome of the presentation. Students presented their mapping commonplace assignments on a presentation screen. The presentations was very organized. I especially enjoyed viewing John’s presentation because he hit all the key points of a successful mapping commonplace assignment. I also felt like […]

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A Look Towards the Future: Fleming’s Commonplace

Rhetorical Analysis #5 By Kwesi Billups In Chapter 8 of his City of Rhetoric, David Fleming defines the terms by which he believes the reductive societal pictures of suburbia, home, and ghetto can be discarded and replaced by doctrines that seek to erase discrimination, violence, and isolation from the subtext of housing planning and, thus,  public […]

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Commonplace Book

Mockingbirds Tom Ford Does it Again Nashville’s Hidden Wisdom Annabel Lee’s Valentine’s Day Trump’s Trash 3 Part Commonplace The Complexity of Chanel Exs and Ohs Commonplace 11 The Commonplace of GW Hospital  King Kylie Modern Day Cinderella

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Project 2: Mapping Commonplaces

http://prezi.com/qw4puxhm0ve9/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy For my final project in my Spring college writing class, I have chosen to reflect upon the cultural, demographic, and socio economic changes in Shaw. Through Le Diplomate, a French bistro located on 14th Street, I discover the true gentrification that is taking over the Shaw area and beyond. But is it for the worse or […]

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Mapping Commonplaces: How U Street’s past shaped its future

Map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/2/viewer?hl=en&authuser=2&mid=1PkLaNoA2uZaw8Z0Ep63eu0E_IAk&ll=38.91717533568296%2C-77.03167324999998&z=15 The U Street Corridor is a very fascinating spatial network that has experienced many changes. Throughout its history the corridor has seen the height of jazz to record high crime rates and,most recently, a multicultural utopia. Now, when I refer to the corridor as a utopia, I try to exemplify the fresh look […]

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