https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/pit-bull-ban-aggressive-dog-breed-bronwen-dickey/ For my poetry pairing, I wrote a poem called “Making a Monster” and used National Geographic’s article “The Most Feared Dogs May Also Be the Most Misunderstood” by Simon Worral and Bronwen Dickey. My poem, the article, and the picture all come together to demonstrate the prejudice and misunderstanding in our lives. We as […]
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/pit-bull-ban-aggressive-dog-breed-bronwen-dickey/ A breed of absolute aggression and dangerousness, or a breed that is misunderstood? This is a question I have thought extensively about as I learn more about the world and form my own opinions (in this case about pitbulls). This article and topic immediately caught my attention as it is something I debate rather […]
“Are you still watching?” – Netflix https://www.huffingtonpost.com/catherine-franssen/the-netflix-addiction_b_8473094.html “Just one more,” I say as I hit the play button on my computer screen. This is an experience many of us go through (seemingly on a daily basis) as we sit in front of our electronics and stream our favourite shows, and I have fallen prey to […]
Practice of my spoken word.
Be the Change Allison’s essay, South African Storm, demonstrates key characteristics and deeds of good people in society. Her essay relates, as well as supports Gandalf’s quote in which everyday people can make a change in our world by doing ordinary deeds and being the change, we wish to see. Gandalf explains that quotidian people […]
https://thesavvybackpacker.com/how-traveling-abroad-will-ruin-your-life/ There are 7 continents in our world, that’s 195 countries, all of which offer something to explore. This article and topic of travel caught my interest as I connect with what the other is saying, despite not even being in my 20s yet. I had the urge and passion to explore the world around […]
http://www.ladbible.com/news/politics-china-set-to-introduce-black-mirror-style-social-scoring-system-20180919 Social media has had a huge impact on us as it seems we almost live our lives to gain the approval of those that follow our accounts. This article and overall topic immediately interested me not only because I am a teenager growing up in a world of ever-improving technology and constant social media […]