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ZIP 2019 Proposal

What factors and context create an impactful impromptu speech? Public speaking has always been a big part of my life. I always feel like I’m at home when I’m in front of an audience, presenting a speech I spent weeks… Continue Reading →

Wizard of Earthsea blog post #1

Ursula Le Guins’ The Wizard of Earthsea uses many literary devices to portray not only a story but also an image. Through her writing, I can see that she uses imagery and expanded moments to get her point across. She… Continue Reading →

A Wizard of Earthsea anticipation theme

Statement: People lose their identities when they pretend to be something their not. I deeply agree with this statement. There is never a way where we can truly be ourselves. Even though the final decision comes to us, social influence will… Continue Reading →

6 principles of being a 360 degree leader

Leadership plays a key role in all our lives; however, some people, myself included, believe it’s a position rather than a mindset. After watching John Maxwell’s, The 360 degree Leader, my opinion changed and I believe after practicing the principles… Continue Reading →

LACE interview

For my interview, I interviewed Ms. Maneli Nourbakhsh, a fashion and creative director as well as an educator. This fit with my dream job because I want to work in the field of fashion in the future but I’m still not… Continue Reading →

Harrison Bergeron

“The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal” (1). Through Kurt Vonnegut, Jr’s short story “Harrison Bergeron”, we discover what an era of total equality looks like. This story was later adapted to a short film titled 2081. After… Continue Reading →

Introduction: Coco Chanel

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” Whether your involved in the fashion industry or not, it… Continue Reading →

We as a society are vulnerable to anyone in a position of power. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie stated in her Danger of Single Story talk that power is to be greater than another. These people in power control the stories and… Continue Reading →

Independent Novel Study: The Color Purple 1/3

The Color Purple Alice Walker Scene 1: The scene when Sofia confronts Celie about telling Harpo to beat Sofia after Harpo asked Celie how he can get his wife to listen to him is a turning point in Celie’s outlook… Continue Reading →

Emil response

We live in a time and place where we can take our privileges for granted. We get frustrated when there’s traffic or when the line for coffee is too long. When we see someone who is less of us, we… Continue Reading →

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