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Reflecting on Week 8

October 13, 2021

This week – well, this week and a half – was hectic, to say the least. In the last two classes, we were involved in workshopping the rough draft we submitted, evaluating thesis statements and condensing text. We also discussed … Continued

Moving on to Unit Two

October 3, 2021

This week was a big step for me, both in life and in ENGL 105i. On September 26th, I turned 18 and turned in my unit one project. The beginning of this week was a little stressful as we were … Continued

Now or Later? Is the First Available Covid Vaccine Worth It?

September 28, 2021

  Video Transcript: The Coronavirus pandemic has been one of the most devastating, controversial, and eye-opening events in this world’s history. March 2020 was when everyone in America had their lives flipped upside down. Schools were shut down and converted … Continued

The Effects of Concussions on a Young Athlete’s Brain

September 27, 2021

Video Essay Transcript: Pain and Sweat on the grid-iron. Every year football athletes put their lives on the line when tackling their opponent; but football players are not the only athletes alone in the struggle. Doctors all over the world … Continued

Can Genetic Variants Alter Dietary Intake?

September 27, 2021

Genetic Variants Linked to Differences in Food Intake: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in 2018 found that the prevalence of obesity in American adults was 42.7% (Hales et al. 2018). This national epidemic has led to … Continued

Creatine supplementation: for more than muscles

September 27, 2021

Pre-workout, protein powder, creatine. Speak with any frequent gym-goer, and these terms will likely come up. Nutritional supplements are very popular in bodybuilding and other high-intensity athletic endeavors for their physical performance benefits, but new research suggests creatine can do … Continued