SUM 400: Reflection Essay

If you’ve ever worked a publishing job, you’ve probably experienced the slush pile. It’s never-ending, a deluge of unsolicited manuscripts sent to every magazine and book publisher in existence. It’s no secret that a lot of it is completely horrible, but I hadn’t realized how much of it there was. Like Sisyphus pushing the boulder … Continue reading SUM 400: Reflection Essay

Ma Maman

Mon histoire est cellede de ma maman. J’amie beaucoup ma mère car elle est une influence positive dans ma vie. Ma Mama est aussi très importante pour ma petite soeur. Elle n’a pas toujours ete une mère parfaite. En fait, quand elle avait l’enfant, c’etait très difficile pour elle.  En ce temps elle était très
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When Educational Travel Does Not Educate

This is an essay for my GBL 102 course. It’s a discussion of a film we watched for class called Traces of the Trade. When one learns about one’s place in the system of oppression that is inherent in one’s society, the natural response should be to try to think about the people who are oppressed, rather than focusing solely on one’s own feelings about being part of the system. Katrina Browne’s documentary, Traces of the Trade, documents the experience of 10 DeWolf descendants as they respond to their ancestors’ establishment of the largest slave trading family in United States history. …

John Lewis’s Controversial March on Washington Speeches

United States Congressman John Lewis has had a lengthy battle in his fight for social justice and equality, having a career that spans half a century. While his passion for social justice, which was ignited by James Lawson, and his worked with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to integrate lunch counters started long before … Continue reading “John Lewis’s Controversial March on Washington Speeches”

Common App Essay: Bean Beetles

Common App Essay: Bean Beetles [link] | [file] In my junior year of high school, I did some research at Clayton State University with bean beetles. This college essay is a little bit about my experience.