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Planning 10 – 3 Wise Nugs

I was really lucky to get an interview with a corporate lawyer, Mr. Ben Slager. Below are three wise nugs I feel affected me the most.  Be open-minded about what kind of law you’re planning to choose––whether it’s corporate, law and order, etc.,… Continue Reading →

Eminent – Storytelling Arc

Charlotte E. Ray – Storytelling Arc Exposition: Setting the scene by introducing who I am (my name), the date, as well as telling the audience that I had just applied for the to practice in the Supreme Court of the District… Continue Reading →

Blog Response #3 – “Harrison Bergeron”

In your opinion, what is the most effective medium for telling the “Harrison Bergeron”  narrative: film or text? Explain your answer using specific details that relate to each version, as well as thoughtful reasoning. Although the short-story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. may… Continue Reading →

An Introduction to Charlotte E. Ray

Extending from the 17th century to the 1960s, privileges were given to White Americans but denied to Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Hispanic and Latino Americans. Slavery, Segregation, immigration and naturalization law, and internment camps were major racially and ethically structured… Continue Reading →

Blog Response #1 and #2

Blog Post #1 What might you ‘take away’ from our discussions of Stuart Mclean’s “Emil” or “Safe Places,” Chamimanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story,” or Budge Wilson’s “The Metaphor” this week? How might you apply this ‘take… Continue Reading →

Emil

We are taught to become rich and successful in order to prevent ourselves from becoming homeless. Rarely, are we told to become rich and successful in order to help the homeless. Through Stuart McLean’s gratifying short story, “Emil,” the character Morley attempts to understand and become friends with the… Continue Reading →

THƐ CHAØS: Scene #1

Inherited from his mother, the main character, Adam, can see people’s death dates when he looks into their eyes. After arriving in London, he runs into a girl later known as Sarah. Though it was their first encounter, a chill runs… Continue Reading →

A Strange Paragraph Featuring a Strange Teacher

Telling Sentence: The substitute teacher was strange.   The door swings open and through my peripheral vision, I notice a pair of neon pink shoes with yellow polkadots. The substitute teacher was a male. He looked as if he was… Continue Reading →

TED Talk: Advancements in Technology and its Future Effect on Surgeons

I’ve always been curious; will robots actually replace humans one day? To verify my curiosity, I decided to do my TED Talk on the technological advancements in surgery and its effect on future surgeons. The main questions I’ll be answering are,… Continue Reading →

Reducing My Ecological Footprint

PART I – “THE PLAN” Canada’s average ecological footprint is 7.83 hectares and surprisingly, my footprint is much higher with a total of 9.35 hectares. However, compared to the class average of 10 hectares, my number wasn’t completely out of… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #6

A new week, a new post, a new lesson learned. During my last meeting with my mentor, we discussed further about banks. This time our main focuses were about the impacts banks brought to the society. We divided the conversation… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #5

During the two weeks of spring break, I met up with my mentor once and the focus of our discussion was, “banks.” We talked about the benefits of a bank account, possible issues arising when opening a new bank, and some options… Continue Reading →

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