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October 28, 2005

Newswriting

Today Mike's presentation got me thinking about how statistics can be twisted around to make it fit your argument. When Mike polled the class to vote for a color no one voted for the entire rainbow. I mentioned outloud the headline that popped into my head "Seton Hill Students Lack Rainbow." This is the lead I later came up with.

"In a recent poll conducted at Seton Hill University by Michael Diezmos SHU students were all in argeement that the rainbow is offically dead."

Now no one came out and said the rainbow has no significance but no one voted for "rainbow" so technically we could write something (probably for the Onion) that informed the world that the rainbow is a dying symbol.

Posted by SeanRunt at October 28, 2005 3:22 PM

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Sean,
You make some very interesting points in class. Always nice to hear your perspective on things we are discussing. Stay vocal. =)

Posted by: Leslie Rodriguez at November 3, 2005 1:36 PM

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