Commonplace 10

Trump on the Civil War This article from The New York Times reports on an interview where President Trump expresses his view on the civil war, and how he believes that if Andrew Jackson were president during the time of the civil war, there wouldn’t have been a civil war. This literally means Trump is […]

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Commonplace 12

“Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns”   The image above links to a very interesting Washington Post article that gives an account of a teachers experience shadowing a high school student for a few days. First of all, I think this is a quite a good idea […]

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Lulu Lemon

Commonplace 10: http://shop.lululemon.com Lulu Lemon is an elite work out clothing store. Specifically inspired by yoga, Lulu leggings are very comfortable and stretchy. Although they are great for yoga because they are all sweat absorbent, many people also wear them for leisure. They start at about $88 for crop leggings and can go up to $118, […]

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Commonplace 15

https://youtu.be/8wYXw4K0A3g This very well may be my favorite video of all time. It is so well done. It addresses so many issues in just one video. The fact that this commercial was able to bring people together to discuss difference over a beer really got me thinking about this class, and how literally the overarching […]

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Voss Water

Commonplace 9:   The other day I was on Facebook and came across a video where a woman was testing different bottled waters for their PH levels to see if they were true to their company. To my surprise, smart water and Voss water were yellow which meant they were on the more acidity side […]

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Failure & Success

Commonplace 7: “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett believes that failure is a good thing, like a stepping stone to success. It’s almost a life lesson, one cannot succeed unless they have failed a few times. Failing means you are trying and you are learning and that […]

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Commonplace 14

https://youtu.be/73P9STckPLw This commercial has received a ton of backlash for basically saying that a pepsi is capable of ending differences in opinions. The gist of the video is this: Kendall Jenner gets news of a protest happening, where police are stationed to control the chaos. Kendall Jenner then walks out with her posse and ahead […]

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Commonplace 14 Success

“If you’re just like everyone else you’re going to be just as good as everyone else” -Ice Poseidon This quote from live streamer Ice Poseidon sticks out among a mass of motivation quotes. This is because of the simplicity in it. It conveys as simple message, do not mindlessly follow the crowd unless you want to […]

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