ENG 1101 LC22/CD 322 Fall 2017

Seeking Creative Solutions to Life's Complicated Problems

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Office Hour Revision for End of Term

To facilitate attendance, Office Hour will now be officially moved from Thursdays to immediately after our class on Mondays _12:30PM-1:30PM_ in our classroom — G208.


Revised Party List, or: “Bad and Boujee, Part II” — DEC 11

Okay, Class. Here is the revised party plan. If you are on the list and can NOT come through, please let us know by “commenting” here. If you are not on the list and can help, please do! We need games, activities, desserts… If I got your contribution wrong, please let me know. Otherwise, the bottom line is: come through!!

Plan: Party is now revised to Dec. 11

Who and What:

Maria: sodas / drinks (including seltzer)

Ainur: juice

Anand: Everything hot and delicious and home cooked (fried chicken, mac and cheese, et al)

Leonard: ? drinks?

Kory and Kevon: plates, cups, cutlery — in short, really essential stuff for serving

Nigel and…Aaron and…? Possibly Kemani…: Card games like UNO and Crazy Eights. Board games like…?

Jordan: ?

Kemani and Adeeba: cookies or cake

Nethaniel: ?

Alexis and Professor: some exercises/activities/musical playlist for Lab Room and possible karaoke


Party — Participation/Karaoke — “Bad and Boujee” Theme — Dec 13

Anand has offered to bring fried chicken and mac and cheese. Rei is on deck for pizza. There are mini muffins, drinks — in short, everyone has a role in what is turning (according to Alexis) into a massive party day. We will take a vote in class on Wednesday on just how complex this day will be and what it will entail in terms of preparation.

Oh yes — and, karaoke.

Stay tuned.

Office Hour Cancelled Thu Dec 2

We will make up the time with individual conferences. I am sorry for the inconvenience.

Back on Schedule. See You Wednesday.

: )

Class Cancelled Mon 20 Due to Illness

Sorry. See “Assignments” for details. All best, -Prof. S.

Office Hour Cancelled Today (Nov 16)

Prof. is not feeling well. Apologies.

Rolling a die.

// Lucky’s Casino. It’s usually full, but today seemed to be a strange night. There wasn’t many gamblers, just two. There were plenty drinkers though. The bar was confined to one corner, while the table games where just a few steps away. Lucky’s Casino was just intimate; for the players who wanted just the right atmosphere to play and drink. //

James took his friend out, Roger, to gamble. They approach the gambling table. Roger pick up a die and rolled, the number was 6. He was excited for the out come and screamed, “ I win give me some money.” James laughed and said, “ you don’t play Craps with a die, you play with dice. We also didn’t bet anything yet.” Roger replied, “ you want a die. This is how I play,” in a menacingly but playful way. “Yes I want a die. You are hold me up from teaching you the game. It not about die, but dice,” James said.

A man from the bar approached the two friends. He appeared to be heavily drunk as if he was drinking from day to night. “So you’re playing a game,” the drunken man said with a thick Russian accent. The friend said, “yes.” The drunken man said, “I heard some of the rules while you were talking. It sounds similar to this lovely game we play in Russia. You just use dice, yes.” They said yes in reply to the man. Roger complained to the man he rolled a six and he won. “James won’t pay me my money. It’s pay or else.” The man looked at Roger and said, “he made his choice already.” The man faced James and pulled out a .357 Magnum, long noise. With in a split second Roger witnessed this unknown assailant push his friend’s top back. The man looked at Roger and said “ y’all play Russian Roulette a little different here, but the outcome stays the same.”

// Black screen //

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