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10 February 2018
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Skimming is a problem but a useful problem

There is no denial that skimmy reading has caused us to skip the boring details in our stories and research papers. Skimming reading withdraws us, the readers, from appreciating all the small efforts and information the author has written for the audience in exchange for bigger information. However, in my perspective, …

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7 February 2018
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Appreciation for the Writer’s Words

In society, some may call the writer’s position a lose one. You can either be recognized for your talent to make magic with words or criticized for having such a life. But writers are more than story-tellers trying to make a quick buck.
They reveal the truth about the world.
They record, …

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6 February 2018
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Challenges of reading in cursive

Cursive writing, in my opinion, has the same difficulty and challenges of reading any other foreign language in the world. The reason why I say this is because some people just can’t write a neat cursive paper like others. During my elementary school days it was hard enough to learn …

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31 January 2018
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Conduct Between Speaker and Audience

“Let the speaker speak truly and the judge decide justly” Time 3:06
“Now you will find them more ignorant than they are” Time 17:00
When someone like Socrates speaks an “apology” for creating such havoc in Athens, he has explained clearly why he has been accused and openly admit his behavior during …

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29 January 2018
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Connecting a Younger Generation to Old Words of Wisdom

Passage from Plato, “Pahedrus
Soc. “The words of the wise are not to be set aside; for there is probably something in them; and therefore the meaning of this saying is not hastily to be dismissed.”
 
In any modern day speeches to preach the words from a different time period, it’s hard …

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24 January 2018
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Tones in Speech

When someone talks to any crowd, big or small, everyone is going to have a different tone to present the subject. I think that tones are the perfect way to create an atmosphere for the audience to gauge on how serious the speech is to the speaker and about the speech’s …

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23 January 2018
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Intro to Weblogs at Seton Hill University

When I was first introduced to blogging, I knew I was going to have a love-hate relationship with it. Not that I hate communicating over on the internet, I’m just not good at it.
I have a tough time even checking on my Twitter and Facebook account despite being on the …

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4 December 2015
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Portfolio 5

Timelines: Turned in Portfolio 5
Discussion/Coverage: During the journalism exercise I found it interesting of the whole idea of this adventure where you are a reporter getting a good story. I was a little bit disappointed when you couldn’t go into the crime scene also I feel that the sheriff’s office …

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20 November 2015
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Article 3 Progress

My progress is getting good. I talked with a student who is currently on the lacrosse team and I asked her questions about hearing the larcrosse lawsuit and also her opinion on what effect that can lead to a team by hearing that lawsuit. I also asked her what would …

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16 November 2015
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Article 2 progress

Lawsuit against Amherst College from expelled student offers window into sexual misconduct investigation and hearing process.
In a meeting room on the Amherst College campus in December 2013, a male and female student sat on opposite sides of a dividing screen. For nearly two years — since a night in the …

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