Making a Monster – Poetry Pairing 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 […]

Blog Log #4: America’s Best Friend or Biggest Nightmare 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 […]

Be the Change

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 […]

Blog Log #1: “Black Mirror’s Nosedive Episode Will Become A Reality In China By 2020 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 […]

Week 18 – Top 5 things

Over the course of this semester, I have come to learn a lot. I learned that math isn’t always just numbers and finding an answer, sometimes it’s looking deeper at the question and finding solutions to certain areas, not necessarily the end. I (re) learned that mnemonics are so helpful in math and different ones […]