ADV1100 Project 2: animated mashup

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in ADV1100 Project #2 | No Comments

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Summary for ADV1100 (Monday’s class 11/3/14)

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in ADV1100 Project #2, ADV1100 Project #3 | No Comments

In Monday’s class Professor Spevack talked about the last parts of Project #3 and what else we needed to do for it.  One or two students had their final projects already on their 14×17 Bristol board so professor used those as an example to demonstrate what our final of Project #3 should look like. The […]

Summary: “What If You Could Choose Between the Fastest Route and the Most Beautiful?”

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

“What If You Could Choose Between the Fastest Route and the Most Beautiful” is an article by Lex Berko. It discusses people’s preferences using research and experiments to figure out which route they’d rather take. They used two places in London as an example of juxtapositions to ask people which is the quietest or happiest […]

Project #2: Reflection

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Coursework, ENG1101 Project #2 | No Comments

Upon doing project 2, I didn’t know how I was going to reach the 900 words minimum. The most words I’ve ever wrote for a project or essay in high school was 600. So that was the main thing I was worried about. However, I learned something new about juxtapositions once I actually had to […]


Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Glossary | No Comments

Myopic (adj.):  a condition in which the visual images come to a focus in front of the retina of the eye resulting especially in defective vision of distant objects, or a narrow view of something. I encountered this word in the article “What If You Could Choose Between the Fastest Route and the Most Beautiful?” by […]

A Literary Visitor Strolls In From The Airport (Summary)

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

“A Literary Visitor Strolls in From the Airport” is an article by Charles McGrath explaining the story of Will Self’s novel. This article describes the autobiography a man who overcame his challenges uniquely – by “walking it out.” Will Self  walked 26 miles to a hotel from JFK airport. He said “Alcohol and drugs tend […]

English 1101 Project 2

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in ENG1101 Project #2 | No Comments

New York City aka The Big Apple is one of the most popular cities in the world. The lights, the sights and the foods attract people from all over the world. However it’s not a big deal to people like me, who’ve been living here our whole lives. Time goes on and New York goes […]

Tawdry (Glossary Entry)

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Glossary | No Comments

Tawdry (adj.) – cheap and gaudy in appearance or quality Merriam-Webster’s This word came from the reading of The Boston Photographs at the bottom of page 58 when the sentence starts off “A tawdry way to sell newspapers,” referring to one of the many letters in response to the pictures taken by Stanley Forman. The definition of the word […]

My location

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in ENG1101 Project #2 | No Comments

My walk was approximately ten minutes. I walked down Fulton mall. When you exit the main building of city tech and turn right, walk down Jay Street all the way to Fulton mall. While walking down Jay Street, I smell cigarette smoke from the surrounding passer byers as I do every day. It is also […]

Colson Whitehead “City Limits” : Summary

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Colson Whitehead’s City Limits is a non-fictional piece where he exposes and re-creates New York City. As a long time New York City resident, Whitehead describes how this city he lived in back in the old days has changed drastically and isn’t “his city” anymore. He tells what it was like to live there when […]