The Power of She

***All images featured are from Google.com*** Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty is a FASHION ICON. She’s a world renown pop-star, singer, songwriter, philanthropist and CEO but she’s made the fashion world her playground within the past few years and the image above is the most recent photo of Rihanna circling the internet. Its not the ensemble that Rihanna […]

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Commonplace 15

  The District of Columbia’s Architectural Style The District of Columbia has been known for its key architectural style, orderly and symmetrical, Washington, D.C.’s early Roman influences have distinguished it from every metropolitan city in the nation. Tall columns, symmetrical shapes, triangular pediments, domed roofs — Neoclassical features can be found anywhere and everywhere in […]

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Identity found in Stickers

Something that I have seen all over campus, and all throughout my high school career, are stickers found on student’s laptops or on their cases. At American University, many of the stickers seen are political statements, but others seem reference TV shows, music, hometowns or states, Greek Life, or any extra-curricular or club that a […]

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Commonplace 14

Rhetoric Within the “Real World” Within our society, we see rhetoric and persuasion all around us. Our society is full of persuasive information to relate ourselves with a product or particular material. The concepts of rhetoric tend to be applied through the uses of ethos, logos, and pathos to contend to a wide audience population. […]

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