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I Am Here

by Brianna Walker
Faculty Instructor: Tina Iemma

       It was during a family dinner that I noticed her holding her stomach and walking around hunched over. … 1,379 more words

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To the Runway and Beyond

by Kimberly Roach
Faculty Instructor: Sean Murray

           I was panicky from the moment I woke up that Sunday morning. Just two days before that morning,  I accepted an offer as a model for a fashion show. 1,620 more words

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Feminism in Society Today

by Ellen Urtecho
Faculty Instructor: Tina Iemma

               Women can often disassociate themselves from the female gender because society has perceived feminism as something to be ashamed of. 1,631 more words

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The Rich, the Famous, and the Rest of Us

by Kamille Austria
Faculty Instructor: Derek Owens

           Today’s society generally has quite a fascination with celebrities and their lives: whether that means we make sure to tune into whichever awards show red carpet event is happening live on E!  3,400 more words

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A Word Nerd, A New Blog, and The Living Language


I hate it, they’d say.  It’s so confusing, and all the rules have exceptions.

On the second or third day of English comp, I asked my students to pull out their softcover dictionaries.  696 more words

Blogging 101

Why I Sing

by Angel Yang
Faculty Instructor: Bill Torgerson

           “For the first time in forever, there’ll be music, there’ll be LIGHHHHTTTTTT,” my roommate belted out.

My cue. “For the firs-” 1,115 more words

The Composition of Writing

by Katherine Huynh
Faculty Instructor: Bill Torgerson

       “Water (35L), Carbon (20kg), Ammonia (4L), Lime (1.5kg), Phosphorous (800g), Salt (250g), Saltpeter (100g), Sulfur (80g), Fluorine (7.5g), Iron (5g), Silicon (3g), and a small amount of 15 other elements. 1,675 more words

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