Bad taste, bad taste in my mouth

The song, ‘Wednesday Morning,’ by Macklemore was written post-election and involves a lot of conversation about heated topics such as women’s rights, religion, LGBT rights, and more.  In the second verse he writes, When they build walls, we’ll build bridges This is resistance, we’re resilient When they spread hate, we shine brilliant I believe that […]

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RA 4

David Fleming in City of Rhetoric, argues that the environment of a society or community is influenced on how the people in said community respond in three main ways. According to Fleming, the effects from the environment are “contingent,” “nonlinear,” and “dynamic.” In other words, the environment of a community is influenced by its culture. […]

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Annotated Bibliography 2

Argument“Three Men Shot in Shaw, Police Say.” NBC4 Washington, http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Three-People-Shot-in-Shaw-Police-Say-321506951.html. Accessed 27 Mar. 2017. Although this is a short article, I believe it is important because it outweighs the quantity. For the entire course of the semester, I have been looking at a shooting that occurred many years ago on 7th and O Street in […]

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RA 3

In City of Rhetoric, David Fleming beliefs that how communities are set up influences how people write, speak, and act changes. He uses the city of Chicago to examine and proof this mostly by studying the demographics and design of the neighborhoods. Fleming attempts to dissect the relationship between the average individual and the large […]

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Spring Break

During this last week I had the opportunity to host my college friend in Puerto Rico. Because I am one of the few puertorricans that knows the island I was kind of scared because I didn’t know where to take them or what to do. Other than the beaches, restaurants, monuments, and other places we […]

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The New Shaw?

7th And O Street, the New Shaw?   As a twenty-first century college student, I pulled out the Uber application to order my ride to 7th and O Street. I have never heard of this street, and much less, the building. As soon as I arrive I start noticing the people that pass me, they […]

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