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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

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

Do We Really Need the Booster?

September 27, 2021

  Video Transcript: A recent study conducted by researchers in London suggests that the timing of the booster shot plays a large role in the effectiveness of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The study found that efficacy against the virus was … Continued

Is a JUUL better than a cigarette?

September 20, 2021

It is crazy to believe that one month of college is already done; the time has gone by so quickly. This week in English 105i we addressed different options on how to present our video essay by watching examples on … Continued

Can Mouthwash Kill Covid?

September 13, 2021

This week has been the most helpful and informative week so far in English 105I. Every week I leave with a deeper understanding of how to write like a college student as well as how to analyze scholarly articles and … Continued