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  • Comparing Pollen’s and my opinions made on fast food - I agree with most of Pollen’s points of view after reading this article, I wouldn’t blame the western diet exclusively as the role reason that makes people become sick, because I think people have made their own decisions on what they want to eat, what they will consume, to be healthy or not. I think […]
  • Road to becoming a successful writer! - Transitioning from highschool to college, my writing has changed dramatically. As I mentioned in my previous blogs, growing up I was an extremely lazy writer. I always did the bare minimum to get past. As I grow into college, I have been picking up a lot of a good habits that are only gonna make […]
  • Annoying Ways People Use Sources - One of the concepts that are useful in writing, specifically with regards to sources, is introducing quotations. Essentially, when one does not introduce a quotation but rather initiates a sentence on its own, the readers lack a clear understanding of the background of a given piece of text. A suitable approach in this regard is […]
  • What I Have Seen Behind Fast Food after reading Pollen’s article “Escape from the Western Diet” - Pollen introduced the idea of Denis Buritt, in his article “Escape from the Western Diet”, by stating “‘The only way we’re going reduce disease’, he said, ‘is to go backwards to the diet and lifestyle of our ancestors’”. (423) then Pollen added his minds on this, is that he thinks the problem people facing now […]
  • A Good Researched Argumentative Essay - An argumentative essay requires that the writer create a dispute about an idea. They are supposed to support a particular point of view. Additionally, they should use primary and secondary sources to provide evidence. The essay becomes effective when the reader can understand the viewpoint of the writer. Therefore, when writing this type of article, […]
  • “Everything Changes…” by Janice Walker - Janice Walker analyzes the process of citing sources in accordance with different styles. The beginning of the essay indicates that the rules of citation change from year to year, and it is crucial to know the source, from which information comes from. It is the first useful statement, which Janice Walker makes to help the […]
  • Rewritting: Steps to take before Peer Review. - After my meeting with Professor Lucenko and reading the article by Harris, an important question that I should ask myself is “what works? How can [I] build strengths of [my] draft?” (Harris, 99). Well to begin, one thing I need to fix is the use of one of my sources. Professor Lucenko pinpointed how one […]
  • Women’s Rights in India (Blog 10) - The topic of my essay is women’s rights in India. Of late many incidents seem to be cropping up which seem to be like a violation of basic human rights in India. Recently a lot of cases or rapes of not only women but also of young girls as small as the age of 5 […]
  • The Working Thesis (Blog 9) - While searching for the essay I had a fair bit ideas to what I wanted to write about. I thought that I would want to highlight an issue that was current in India as it was something related to my country. Many topics and issues came to my mind. The first topic that seemed to […]
  • Time Management( Blog 8) - Time management is something that I decided to blog upon. Time management is really something that is really important not only for us as students but also for adults. It really plays a vital role in our lives. Of late I realized that I have not been able to manage my duties in a timely […]
  • My first day creating my ePortfolio! - The class we had about the New Digication ePortfolio opened my mind up to something I had never thought of before.  Digication ePortfolios make it easy to present an individual’s talents, background, achievements, progress, and anything he / she wants to share with his / her professor in a safe and customizable digital environment. Learning […]
  • Stasis Questions on Euthanasia/Physician-assisted Death - The term “euthanasia” was coined by English philosopher Francis Bacon to indicate painless easy death, without any suffering or torment. Extreme forms of euthanasia trace way back in our historical timeline. In the early 16th century new borns were examined for any signs of disability, physically or mentally, and if they were found, they were […]
  • Psychology behind Physician-assisted Death - A) I have chosen the psychology behind Euthanasia as my topic. Although several countries have legalized Euthanasia, many people still firmly believe that it is not ethically the right thing to do. This is a highly debatable topic and so I would like to research more about this. B)  Several questions pop into my head […]
  • Affirmative Action - I chose affirmative action as the topic for my research paper. Many schools in the US consider race as a factor in their admissions process, due to Affirmative Action, which means that Universities set aside a certain number of seats for minority applicants. This policy has been disputed for years because some people argue that […]
  • Information-overload - There is a moment, you just get so annoyed by the notifications continuing jumping up in on phone, and you just so tired to check out. It happens a lot, so mostly when people are having vocation, the first thing is to shut down the phone and mailbox. For me three-day long no mailbox-checking is […]
  • #Blog Post: 8 – Living Without Fear - As humans we all have the right to express ourselves freely but even in the 21st century, women find it difficult to break all the personal limitations established by the society. India, the country of rich cultural heritage and diversity has regarded women with respect and dignity since the ancient times. However, with the fast […]
  • Stasis Questions: Food Security - The social crisis that I choose for the research essay is food security. Food security is one of the public concerns that is related to natural environment, economy policy, social crisis, government or public relief. Telling by its name, when food is insufficient to consumers, food security can refer to the accessibility of enough food so that […]
  • #Blog10 Stasis Questions - The United States of America is one of the world’s most powerful nations, and is the third country in population, which equals to 326 625 791 inhabitants. The Americans have built a real democratic society with the second world’s largest economy, “with a per capita GDP of $59, 500” (“The World Factbook”), which ranks world’s […]
  • Krause’s essay on developing a working thesis - After reading Krause’s essay on developing a working thesis. The first point should be caught is readers. Who is my readers? My readers are teachers, peers, portfolio readers. Second, When I decided my topic. I should have my own opinions about this topic and I can find sources on computers, I can use library sources. I need […]
  • Stasis Exercise: Limiting Meat Consumption - Before America became so industrialized, a primary way to obtain food was hunting animals. As the population increased and society evolved, a majority of the people did not change their diets along with it, therefore meat consumption has remained high. Since there were more people, more food was needed to sustain them. Subsequently, more land […]
  • Pro-Con - My topic is Poverty in the United States. The United States of America is one of the world’s most powerful nations, and is the third country in population, which equals to 326 625 791 inhabitants. The Americans have built a real democratic society with the second world’s largest economy, “with a per capita GDP of […]
  • Blog#9 topic of research paper. - I have thought a lot about my research paper. This is the first time that I write this kind of essay. This is a new challenge for me in English. I was looking for many topics, such as poverty ,gun, immigration. Those are current America social issue. After I found some sources. I decided to […]
  • Should we stop genome editing in order to prevent the creation of “designer babies” - The use of genome editing could end the effect that genetic diseases and other diseases effect the human body. The problem concerning this topic is that there is more regulation coming to the process of genome editing due to the possibility of designer babies arising from this process. A designer baby would be a baby […]
  • Are the Methods Employed In Predictive Policing a Good step into the Future? - Wrongful convictions are something no individual out there choose to be a part of. Either they be due to incorrect witness testimony or due to bad defense lawyers no one wished to be charged for something they didn’t do. Along with wrongful convictions come wrongful suspicions. These prove to be worse because they pose a […]
  • The bigger picture: Police wearing body cameras - Police brutality has been affecting America for a long time. But the past 5 years specifically has aroused the black community. From kneeling during the national anthem to the NFL, to riots and protests it has drastically changed our country. There have been many deaths of many innocent civilians, and many false accusations for innocent […]
  • Why people should pay attention on eating disorder and how it most likely resulted among teen girls? - In the 21st century, with the rapid development of the network in the U.S, opportunities for teenagers to contact with the network are increasing day by day. The youth stage is the transition period from childhood to adulthood, and it is a critical period for their outlook on the lives and values. In this stage, […]
  • Blog Post 10 (Devin O’Leary) - For my research essay I am writing about gun violence and the second amendment in the United States today. My topic is very relevant in our society today. Not even two weeks ago there was a shooting in a church. Some important terms and definitions associated with this topic are “second amendment of the constitution” […]
  • Research topic - I just saw a news about the scientists found there were plastic in our poop. “Every single person out the group 8 had microplastic in their stool, on average about 20 particles for every 3.5 ounces of stool” sais by Dr. Philipp Schwabl. That data was scared, how’s the feeling about someone tells you that […]
  • Information on Gun Violence - In the past few years, gun violence has been a common topic in the news. From the Parkland shooting that took place at Stoneman Douglas High School to a recent shooting that happened in a Pittsburg Synagogue. These are some of many examples gun violence and shootings. Although many people are devastated by these tragic […]
  • Stasis questions: Facts/Problems - Until the 1970’s, rehabilitation was a key part of the U.S Prison policy. Institutions saw it as a way for prisoners to develop occupational skills and resolve their psychological problems- such as substance abuse or aggression. However, rehabilitation has decreased because prison systems wanted to make sure they abided by the prison’s main function to […]
  • Nuclear Energy? - The topic that I want to focus on is that of nuclear energy. More specifically about the fact that Nuclear Energy should be used more in order to reduce as much of the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The reason being is because of the fact that Nuclear doesn’t […]
  • Blog Post 9 - For our research essay I have chosen to write about gun violence and the second amendment. I will be touching on many aspects of the issue such as recent events, the second amendment, and “loose restriction” on firearms. It is a very important issue and debate in our society today. There was even a shooting […]
  • Why women choose abortions - The topic I choose is should abortion be banned. Abortion is one of the most popular social issues the U.S. facing nowadays. Although U.S. abortion rate is decreasing every year, still many women choose to terminate a pregnancy. Abortion is forbidden in many religions, while so many people believe in God in the U.S., why […]
  • Should Children with psychiatric problems be tried as adults? - The topic I am interested in researching is “whether or not children with a psychiatric problem should be tried as adults.” I chose this topic because of a recent season of American Horror story I just finished, where they are in an asylum with people who committed a degree of crimes during the 1960’s. However, […]
  • Is Racial Profiling an Effective tool in Predictive Policing? - The topic that I am choosing to go with is the modern day technique that is used by the law enforcement to predict crimes committed by individuals. There was an article that I read by New York Times which suggested that crime rates have drastically decreased since 1990’s as compared to now and this has […]
  • Controlling Reactions Instead of Revenge - Anger is always around, heightened for some and not as apparent in others. In Martha Nussbaum’s “Beyond Anger”, she discusses a deeper meaning behind anger and the struggle against it. Over the years I’ve learned how hot-headed I can be. After regretting many outbursts, I realized it was time I make a strict conscious effort […]
  • When We’re Allowed to be Biased - I was taught to not believe everything I hear, and to think for myself before I believe something. In school when I was first learning how to conduct a research paper, the biggest emphasis was to use valid, well-credited sources. I didn’t hear the term “fake news” very much until the 2016 US presidential election. […]
  • How should human genome editing be regulated around the globe? - https://doi-org.proxy.library.stonybrook.edu/10.1016/j.neures.2018.07.003 https://www.nature.com/news/don-t-edit-the-human-germ-line-1.17111 genome editing stopping due to designer babies Why shouldn’t we save lives if the
  • Gun violence and the right to bear arms - A large debate and issue the past few years in the United States has been gun violence. Countless school and church massacres have been reported with so many innocent lives taken away. There is such a large debate on the restriction on firearms, but is it the “loose restriction” that are the problem? There are […]
  • Research Essay Topic - The topic for my essay is Women’s Rights in India. The reason I chose this topic is because lately most of the issues that seem to be popping up on any given news channel is related to crimes against women and gender inequality. Recently women have also been fighting for equal religious rights. Many Muslim […]
  • Should law enforcement wear cameras while working? - A growing issue in the United States is police brutality. There’s never been more accusations of police causing such bad acts, with no evidence. There has multiple cases that lasted months, including the murder of Michael Brown which shifted the country dramatically. Michael Brown’s case specifically caused many riots and protests,  that also ended up […]
  • Is limiting meat consumption a feasible request? - You’ve heard of vegan and vegetarian diets. Maybe you’ve tried it, or maybe you think its too radical and impossible to live that way. However, limiting meat consumption does not have to be so radical. Popular arguments for vegan and vegetarian diets consist of environment, health, and ethical factors.  For this topic, I want to […]
  • Redlining: Racism in the 21st Century - I first came across “Redlining” in a Sociology class. I was very fascinated by the subject, as it filled me with so many questions. For me, it was clearly a way of racial discrimination and segregation which banks constantly denied. Redlining is a way for banks and insurance companies to not insure or loan certain […]
  • Gun Control - The topic I have chosen to write about is gun control because there has been many mass shootings that has happened within the past few years. Additionally, there hasn’t been many changes to limit the use of guns even though these shootings are still occurring. What laws are in place right now about having a […]
  • Redlining: Racism in the 21st Century. - Redlining is the marking of a certain neighborhoods, usually racially associated neighborhoods so that banks and insurance can have a reason to give loans or insure houses. When I discovered how often this happens, and how it is unfair I was shocked that it is still happening. in effect these neighborhoods were left undeveloped, as […]
  • Can Crime Be Ethically Predicted - Crimes are something that no country tolerates, and they do all they can to prevent crimes and keep their residents and citizens safe. If we look at the statistics crime rates are consistently on the fall, which is a boon for society. The credit goes to all the law enforcement and everyone involved who work […]
  • Why we should filter what we received online? - The most common clinical manifestations of eating disorder are usually referred to anorexia and bulimia. But other food related diseases, such as avoidance / restriction, eating disorders, overeating, body image disorders, and food phobia, have become increasingly common. Other food-related disorders, like avoidant/restrict food intake disorder, binge eating, body image disorders, and food phobias, are […]
  • How I was betrayed in WRT 102 WB9 - When tasked with coming up with three research topics one came to my mind very easily. The topic of the Mexican drug war is a slam dunk for me. Not only is this a topic that interests me, but I’ve already done a research paper in high school about this exact topic. To add, not […]
  • The conundrum of rhetorical analysis WB8 - After completing the rhetorical analysis paper, except for a few grammatical issues, I can look back at the paper and reflect. The project provided me with the ability to analyze strategies to persuade as well as inform. Whether this ability is a gift or a curse, I don’t know. The ability to analyze these strategies […]
  • Blog Post #5 - In Martha Nussbaum’s “Beyond Anger,” she discusses anger and how we should deal with anger. Anger is an emotion we all face someday and will continue to face. Anger is inescapable unless specific methods such as meditation are utilized. In the article, Nussbaum mentions meditation as an effective way to make anger less controlling. Nelson […]
  • Thinking about my Topic - In the recent research project that we were given, we were able to choose our own topics to write about.  Since there are so many social issues that are happening right now, it is difficult to decide and pin point one topic to focus on. But the topic that stands out for me is gun […]
  • Blog#8 Peer Review -     Peer Review is a really helpful work for each other. It can help each other find their mistakes. At the same time. We also can learn from each other. In a shareable essay, though reading others’ essay. We can learn their ideas and some writing skills. It can help us improving ourselves and getting ideas. […]
  • Krause helping in my writing - I’ve recently been assigned a research paper, which personally I’m very hyped for. Growing up I’ve always like to participate in debates and honestly I just enjoyed winning arguments. I feel like when I have the right evidence, I’m dominant in any situations of arguing. This is why I’m excited for this paper. I can […]
  • Topics I want to research about! - In high-school I got the opportunity to take up Psychology as one of my core subjects. Ever since, I have been insanely passionate and curious about human psychology. Understanding how our mind works fascinates me and I have always been open to learning more about our mind and behavior, even outside class. Since Psychology is […]
  • The Working Thesis - While I have not chosen one single topic that I want to research, I have selected three causes that I am interested in and will do further research in order to narrow down my topic. The first topic I am interested in is the gender wage gap in Korea which is important to me because […]
  • Peer Review: Pros or Cons? Blog7 - As I continue in my process of drafting this week I have deadline to meet for the peer review. Peer reviewing is something that is really different from the actual reviewing process that I am used to. However the peer reviews for both my essays so far turned out well. I feel that peer review […]
  • #Blog Post: 7 – Values Shape Our Decisions - Before coming to Stony Brook University, I attended University of Delhi in India for two years, to pursue Applied Psychology (Hons.) where not only did I gain knowledge of psychological concepts but also learnt about leadership skills, abilities to perform research and participate in national competitions. When I first made the decision of studying abroad, […]
  • #Blog Post: 6 – What I learnt While Drafting The Rhetorical Analysis - When I first began writing my draft for the rhetorical analysis, I felt confused about how to organise my points. In the past, I have written research papers and essays, however, it was the first time that I had to analyse a writer’s thoughts onto the paper. I wrote my rhetorical analysis on Nussbaum’s article […]
  • #Blog Post: 5 – Mindset: The Elevator to Success - The frame of mind we maintain can do wonders for us, specially in today’s competitive lifestyle. We as humans, are offered with a number of opportunities and challenges and it is up to us how we perceive and seek them at the end of the day. If I were to choose, I would select mental […]
  • The Creative Journey - Drafting is a very creative and wonderful process where you start with a small idea that keeps growing and expanding until you’re writing a whole essay. When I start working on a paper, what I do first is write all of my thoughts no matter how messy and irrelevant they may be. I start writing […]
  • Drafts Messy or Important? Blog 6 - Behind every successful writing there is always a long number of messy drafts. Drafting is something that is really important in the writing process especially in the enhancing process of the writing. In fact just as most people believe the more the drafts the better the writing. While I worked on my rhetorical analysis essay, I […]
  • Blog Post #5 - The disinformation is big issue in our information environment right now. From the Vongkiatkajorn’s article Here’s How You Can Fight Back Against Disinformation, I become thinking this issue. Before I read the article, I never thought about disinformation can effect our life, and bring a bad influences. I think everyone will have the same feeling […]
  • #Blog Post: 4 – The Journey to Essay Writing - When I first started writing, I could realise that it is one of the most important form of self-expression, however, it is requires precision and practice to get across our message without any ambiguity. One of the common problems that I face during essay writing is meeting the word limit. I sometimes overrun the limit […]
  • Blog Post 8 (Devin O’Leary) - I have been having trouble while writing my rhetorical analysis essay. I’m just having a lot of trouble connecting my ideas to the words on my paper. After our peer review in class I did gain some more insight on what I was going to do with my essay. I have a direction that I’m […]
  • The Need for Inspiration - Every since this writing class has started, I was always confused on what to write and the topic I wanted to talk about. Every time I am on this page, I would stare at it and my mind would blank out. I am still not used to free writing because I feel like my mind […]
  • We should filter information from the internet - Social media is the term for many different types of communications between countries around the world. It also can be referred to as “globalization.” When we look into social media, its effects on the world could be good or bad, depending on the perspective. Social medias play a very important role in the world in […]
  • Being Sick and Falling Behind - I bet we all remember not wanting to go to school and telling our parents how ill we are. In fact, we probably even went to extremes to make sure our parents believed us and wouldn’t allow us to go to school. But college is different. I’ve been sick for over almost two weeks now […]
  • The road to be a successful writer pt 2! - Writing has been hitting me hard especially these past few days. Recently I was assigned a writing assignment, it was a rhetorical analysis based on a reading we chose individually. Initially, I thought this would be a piece of cake, but it ended up being one of the hardest assignments of my life. When I […]
  • How the Peer-Review helped me! -   After several rough drafts and attempts at making my first rhetorical essay a good one, I was beginning to look at my essay from only my point of view. I had read Morrison’s speech, “Be Your Own Story”, but what about someone who had not read her speech? Would they still understand my rhetorical […]
  • What is Overthinking And How To Stop It? - She said good morning to me, did she just was nice to me or she was just being polite? Maybe she knew I wanted to say hi and talked first, so does this mean I should have said hi first? If I had just said hi first, maybe she wouldn’t have responded. It is kind […]
  • #Blog Post: 3 – Disinformation can be misleading - Is it easy for us to believe all types of information that is presented on a daily basis? The increasing prevalence of disinformation in society has adversely affected people around the world. We come across a huge amount of information each day from trusted and untrusted sources and sometimes we tend to forward it, without […]
  • #Blog7 My experience about writing essay -       Rhetorical Analysis Essay is a big challenge for me to write. This is the first time for me to write analysis essay. And I don’t know how to write and I have no idea about it. I think the problem is I don’t know where should I focus on and how can I make for […]
  • #Blog Post: 2 – The Scope of Re-writing - The concept of re-writing allows the writer to reach his or her potential and get across the message of the content without any ambiguity. It is in the process of re-writing that you win or lose the reader because it helps us in establishing the main points. I feel that being clear about our perspectives […]
  • What My First Rhetorical Essay Taught Me! - After few days of working on my rhetorical essay, editing and revising my draft, based on my professor’s suggestions, even though I knew I had a lot more work to be done, I also realized I had learnt many new things about rhetorical essays, in general, that I had no clue about before. Although, I […]
  • Perception of Argument - An argument is basically an evaluation of two or more explanations or perspectives with an objective to determine the most logical among all of them. The article by Jones, supposes that viewing arguments as negative activities is wrong because the involved parties are seeking the most beneficial idea. In essence, argumentation result in further learning […]
  • Blog Post 7 (Devin O’Leary) - After my meeting with Professor Lucenko I had a greater understanding of our new assignment. Our rhetorical analysis essay was giving me a lot of trouble but after our meeting I knew the mistakes I had made in my first draft. I, as instructed not to do in the requirement, had just summarized the Nussbaum […]
  • Flaws of Payback (WB#7) - In the article “Beyond Anger” by Martha Nussbaum, the topic of anger is discussed. An important concept of this argument is the notion of payback. Similar t if you honk your horn when someone is traveling below the speed limit, your response is one of problem not one of anger. Nussbaum believes that this way […]
  • My Progress in Editing the Rhetorical Analysis Draft - After the one on one conference, I felt more confident revising and editing my rhetorical analysis. Although I still have a long way of editing, I now know what aspects that I am struggling with and how to improve it. Currently, I have to rearrange the sequence of my writing because it does not match […]
  • Thoughts about fast food - “Escape from the Western Diet” is an article that is written by Michael Pollan. In this article, Pollan try to convince the audiences that not to eat the western food. When he refers to “western food,” it’s always related to cheap, save time, less nutrients or even no nutrient. He believes that the western food […]
  • To Find A Good Argument, You Must First Learn to Argue With Yourself - There are a lot of takeaways from Jones’ article on finding a good argument. Her article is not only an eye-opener but also aims at teaching the readers multiple facets of the world of argumentation. I really like the fact how she starts out by saying that the word argument is never negative, but it […]
  • We Are Now Even Segregating Emotions on the Basis of Gender - Martha Nussbaum’s article “Beyond Anger” was a magnificent piece of writing on such a widely acclaimed emotion that come across in our day to day live, “Anger”. Most critics feel that the article was written in light of the 2016 presidential election which was filled with drama. Critics believe that it was Martha’s take on […]
  • #Blog Post: 1 – Don’t Grade Yourself - As rightly said by Chuck Grassley, and I quote, “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world of learning. Today, in this highly competitive educational system, it is difficult to imagine a school-life without grades, but why? This is […]
  • What I learned from Nussbaum! - Recently, I’ve worked on a writing piece about the emotion of anger. Martha Nussbaum went into depth about how anger is perceived, informing the reader that we look at it from the wrong perspective. As normal human beings, we tend to get angry at times and want revenge. But really what is revenge accomplishing? Nussbaum […]
  • Fall Break Meant A New Start - For some, Fall Break was this long weekend meant for visiting family, visiting their hometown, or even catching up with work etc. And while I did indeed do all those things, my fall break was more of a time to reevaluate what I have been thus far here in Stony Brook and served as a […]
  • The Rejection of Vongkiatkajorn (WB#6) - When creating my rhetorical analysis, I initially decided to choose Vongkiatkajorn’s article This article discussed the problem that has shown up in the news over the past few years. The topic of fake news. His essay was structured like a study guide and allowed readers to develop an understanding for the concept of fake news […]
  • What I learned from Rebacca Johns’ Article? - The first thing I learned is that we need to think outside of the text. This means that we need to think about why the author writes a certain article. Critical thinking is very essential in reading an article prior to composing an essay. We should also be able to think about some points that […]
  • #Blog 6 Learning English -      I started learning English from the first grade of elementary school. The school has regular English courses and ESL courses. In English class, the teacher taught us the basic words and grammar. I used to remember a few words every day. However, in the ESL class, it was mainly to practice daily conversations. So I […]
  • My First Rhetorical Essay - Being an international student, all my English writing courses at high school comprised of writing five hundred word essays on any topic that inspired me or I was passionate about. Clearly, WRT 102 was a big jump for me due to lack of previous experience in the writing department. Back home, I used to love […]
  • Does information technology influence our way of reading? - As the development of the information technologies, people became more and more rely on their electron devices and internet. The article “Is google Making Us Stupid?” is written by Nicholas Carr. The main argument of this article is that Carr thinks the use of modern information technology would have make people become stupid, lose the ability of […]
  • Blog Post 6 (Devin O’Leary) - I will be writing my rhetorical analysis essay on the Nassbaum article. In order to write my essay I will use the previous writing strategies we’ve talked about in class and in our readings. Specifically I will use some tips and advice from one of our most recent homework assignment readings. In the article by […]
  • My Difficulties in Writing - Ever since I was young, writing has never been an aspect in writing that I liked. Whenever I was told to free write, I would always blank out and would have nothing written on my paper unlike anyone else. My friends would always have written interesting and good pieces of writing, while mine was just […]
  • Why I’m struggling to write - Usually, my ideas are never-ending and overflowing. But it has been a few days and all I can do is stare at the Baldwin essay and just stare. It kind of ironic ho Baldwin speaks on the Creative Process but something seems to interfere in my creative process. One thing I can identify that has me […]
  • The road to be a successful writer - Coming from high school, I always did the bare minimum to get past. Athletically, I had a very successful career being arguably the greatest athlete to come out of my city. I made many sacrifices, and worked as hard as I could to get the position I’m at right now. Academically, all my high school […]
  • Blog #5 - Disinformation can result in serious problems and needs to be reported in case it violates any community guidelines. We must make sure to not be the source or the propagator of any sort of misinformation since even small misunderstandings or miscommunications can lead to the spread of false information. There is no need to start […]
  • Blog 5 - After reading Nussbaum’s “Beyond Ander”, I agree with the idea that anger is most difficult to control, and it is the stupid way to run our lives.  And anger person is always seeking some kind of payback. However, the payback is pointless because the harm made is never going to be recovered. I think we should all […]
  • Blog 4 - After reading Vongkiatkajorn’s article titled “Here’s How You Can Fight Back Against Disinformation”. I have the sense that fake information is all around us especially in today’s world where information is fast spread. They are hard to be spotted, but they are all designed to make you react, control your emotion. If we fact check […]
  • Blog 5 - After reading Nussbaum’s “Beyond Anger” I do agree with the fact that anger is a feeling that resorts to payback in a direct or indirect manner. I also agree with the fact that payback due to anger is impractical in today’s world. I also agree that payback make sense only in the case of personal […]
  • Wolfie Blog #5 - After improving on my draft multiple times, I see how important the process is. My first draft was off from the objective of the assignment and lacked an appropriate connection from my figure and myself. Once I received this feedback during peer review I reconstructed my essay. Only about 50% of my original draft remained. […]
  • Wolfie Blog #4 - After reading the article on Vongkiatkajorn, I find myself divided between realistic goals and his argument. He described that we should fact source everything that we read to prevent the possibility of fake news influencing us. This is an unrealistic goal because in the modern era there are to many sources of news since the […]
  • Blog Post #5 - Time went by so fast that I am not even well prepared for my midterms. I did not know many things can happen altogether in a month and I have already done a lot. My life was filled with not only classes and homework, but also with friends, weekends, hanging out and shopping trips in […]