Monthly Archives: March 2016

Issue Paper for Monday 04/04, & Response 10 for Wednesday 04/06

Issue Paper Submission Ok, we’ll make Winner’s piece due on Wed and we’ll continue our discussion from Wednesday over聽into聽Monday’s class. For your issue paper, set up a new blog post, and attach the paper as a Word file. In the … Continue reading

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Technical Narrative Essay

Jean Naubert First paper

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For Monday 3/21

As per the syllabus, there’s no blog post due on Monday and since we don’t have class on Wed, you’re going to have a break until next week. I designed it this way so that you could get moving on … Continue reading

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Response 9

This picture was taken on Fulton, in front Shake Shack. I chose to take this picture of this bench because of the architectural design of the bench and where it is located. Whoever design this bench wanted to avoid homeless … Continue reading

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Response 9

Part 1: This picture was taken by the Jay St-MetroTech Station at the corner of Willoughby Street. I picked this particular spot because homeless people often have to move from place to place to find somewhere to sleep when they … Continue reading

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Response # 9

  Part 1 鈥淎nti-homeless spikes: Sleeping rough opened my eyes to the city鈥檚 barbed cruelty鈥 By Alex Andreou My photo is of two benches. On the right聽is of a wooden bench and the left is聽of a metal bench.聽 In 鈥淎nti-homeless … Continue reading

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response 9

鈥淭he End of Capitalism has Begun.鈥 On page 5 It mentions what Karl Marx calls “the power of knowledge.” That is something that really struck me because in this age where knowledge and data are what drives society, then who … Continue reading

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Response 9

Part 1: “Anti-Homeless Spikes” Photo This photo was taken in Downtown, Brooklyn between Jay Street and Myrtle Avenue. It is a part of a small, square common area full of benches that look exactly like this one. This small space … Continue reading

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Response 9

Part 1: Photo related to 鈥淎nti-homeless Spikes.鈥 This photo was taken in front of the C-Town supermarket in Canarsie, Brooklyn. The supermarket is located on聽7924 Flatlands Avenue between East 79th and East 80th streets. I thought really hard about an … Continue reading

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Response 9 –Due 3/16

Part 1: Post your photo related to “Anti-homeless Spikes.” Tell us where you found it. Be detailed here. Give us the cross streets or the street address. Part 2: Pick any issue from “The End of Capitalism has Begun” and … Continue reading

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Update on Laquan McDonald Story, Rahm Emmanual, and Trump

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/3/14/sanders_thanks_rahm_emanuel_for_not

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Response 8

“How a whistleblower brought down Chicago police Chief” “They told me that it looked like an execution and they were deeply afraid it was going to be buried,” recalls Flutterman. “The video would be buried and nothing would happen” Literally: … Continue reading

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Response 8

“How a Whistleblower brought down Chicago Police Chief” “But just because both the family and the police wanted a tape suppressed doesn’t make it law. Journalists and activists were demanding the tape’s release under the Illinois” Freedom of Information Act(FOIA), … Continue reading

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Response 8

“How a whistleblower brought down Chicago police chief” 聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 “It took a lot of courage to even seek me out confidentially, it’s something that could put their job and their life in serious jeopardy” Literally鈥 The quote means that in … Continue reading

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Response # 8

鈥淗ow a whistleblower brought down Chicago Police chief鈥 鈥淚n response to the demand for further accountability, Emanuel asked for McCarthy鈥檚 resignation on Tuesday this week. He also introduced a new task force that will aim to improve misconduct investigations and … Continue reading

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response 8

鈥淗ow a whistleblower brought down Chicago police chief鈥 by Jessica Lussenhop” “I made the request because all kind of stuff seemed fishy,” he says. “I think the city has a real transparency problem.” (page 4) Literally:聽The quote is talking about … Continue reading

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Response 8

“How a whistleblower brought down Chicago police chief” by Jessica Lussenhop of BBC “”That makes the whole episode look like an attempt by the city, the police and prosecutors to keep the video under wraps, knowing the political problems it … Continue reading

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Response 8–Due Monday 3/14 before class

For each reading, select a quote and respond: Make sure to include the quote and the page number. Then respond to it in the following ways. Literally–translate into your own words. Intellectually–what it makes you think. Emotionally–what it makes you … Continue reading

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Response # 7

Bartleby, The Scrivener: A story of Wall Street by Herman Melville What does Bartleby want? I believe Bartleby wanted to live out his life the way he saw fit without having to explain himself. 聽Bartleby wanted several things, such as … Continue reading

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Response 7

What does Bartleby want? (Bartleby, The Scrivener by Herman Melville) I’ve thought about this question several times, and to be honest, this is probably one of the most confusing stories I’ve ever read. That’s probably because I took the story … Continue reading

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Response 7

“Bartleby, The Scrivener” by Herman Melville, What does Bartleby want? In the passage by Herman Melville ” Bartleby, the Scrivener”, Bartleby is a copier that continues to reply ” i prefer not to” when asked to do various tasks by … Continue reading

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Response 7

What Does Bartleby Want? I have read “Bartleby the Scrivener” multiple times, it is one of my favorite short stories. I even wrote an analysis paper on it in high school and I have barely thought about what Bartleby wants. … Continue reading

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3/9 Agenda–Melville and Carmona

Melville and Carmona Agenda 1. Film: 2-2:30 2. Find a passage in Melville that you think is particularly relevant for the work that we have been doing in this class. Let us know what it is and how it connects … Continue reading

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Response 7–due Friday, 3/12

I got this post up a little late, so I’m going to give you until Friday midnight, 3/12, to get this done. Make sure, however, that you have the reading done before class. After you read the story, I’d like … Continue reading

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Exploratory Paper

Police brutality according to Thelawdictionary

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EXploratory Paper Submission

Exploratory Paper Three topics: Deforestation Drug addiction within teens in rural/urban areas Embedded Journalism While writing this paper, I experinced many difficulties. I feel like this was the most frustsrating thing I have had to do over my weekend, due … Continue reading

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Exploratory Paper

Social Issue Paper My process consisted of writing out about a basic guideline of my paper with a intro, body and conclusion. For majority of my sources I used the JSTOR database. My three topics are聽environmental justice/racism, transgender in schools, … Continue reading

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Social Justice Paper

social justice paper. Simone These are the topics that I settled on writing my social justice paper. Feminism: The Sexual Revolution’s Effects on Women Body Image: The Media’s Impact on Male Body Image and Self Esteem Rape: The Sexualization of … Continue reading

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Issue Paper–Due April 4

Get started on this project right away. Your job: You need to have six to eight sources for this paper. They should be a mix of expert sources, peer review articles, journalistic essays (but be selective here鈥攇et substantial think pieces). … Continue reading

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Updated Reading Schedule

Here is the promised updated reading schedule

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Social Justice Exploratory Project

SocialJusticeExploratoryPaperENG1710 The three issues I’ve decided to speak on were: The Causes of Violence in Urban Communities The Social Construct of Race/Racism The Rate of Poverty in America and Its Effect on Children I have to admit that writing this … Continue reading

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Social justice paper

Social-Justice-paper I spent most of the time looking for sources that best relate to what i was talking about. I did Death penalty, Censorship and Human trafficking. The hardest part was knowing when to put the source information into the … Continue reading

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Submission of Social Justice Exploratory Project

Monday before class, post your assignment as an attachment. In the blog post, please write (mandatory) an explanation of the process that you went through. Make sure to include here the three issues you chose to discuss, the sources you … Continue reading

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Response 6

First I apologize for the lateness of my post I’ve been working hard on looking for sources and lacking sleep. So far I’ve decided on three topic areas 1. Feminism – How the sexual revolution has harmed women 2. Body … Continue reading

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Response #6 – Discussion on Social Justice Exploratory Project

Social Justice Exploratory Project For the structure of my paper I will begin with an abstract stating the three topics I will be writing about. The topics are environmental racism, Transgenders laws, 聽and Abortion. I will begin by writing a … Continue reading

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Response 6

This聽post is a current overview of the direction of my paper and I believe my topics are not set in stone just yet. I have decided on the following three topics. However, I have not started my issue paper as … Continue reading

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Response 6

In my project i am currently gathering information for all three of my topic and creating a outline for each topic. 1. Police brutality 2. Racism 3. The difference between women and Men and why they get paid differently ( … Continue reading

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Response 5

According to “Learn From Las Vegas” by Andrew Boyd had many key points in his essay. He elaborated what the true meaning of a “Spectacle” to him was and the meaning of taboo. He explains the “spectacle” as “It is … Continue reading

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Response 6

This blog post discusses聽the current direction of my exploratory project. This overview is subject to change. As of right now, my three topics are as follows: Gun Violence in Urban Communities The Social Construct of Race/Racism (I may or may … Continue reading

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Response 6–Discuss Social Justice Exploratory Project

On Wed, March 2 write a blog post where you discuss your exploratory project in detail. Give us an overview of the project and how its coming along. Provide as much detail as you can. Don’t forget to leave 4 … Continue reading

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