I think that this is a relevant issue in today’s culture and it is good that you have brought attention to it. You should consider discussing how exactly protesting is going to raise awareness to this issue and whether or not it will directly affect the wage gap….good work!
I think that the prior comments are correct in saying that while the problem you are discussing is a relevant one, I think the real problem is not in the college education system but rather in the counselors that help minority groups get into college or realize their potential and opportunities.
I think this is such an interesting topic because so many people feel that they truly do have a deep connection and love with their dog. Psychologically analyzing dogs is an awesome topic and your abstract covers the questions many people may have about dogs and their thoughts.
Hyperthymesia is an extremely rare condition in which individuals have a superb autobiographical memory. A boy in the United Kingdom named Aurelien can recall the weather, the day of the week, and what he did for
Ryan- this was pretty funny and I feel like you’re being genuine in your letter to yourself. I like that you said that “time can’t be beaten, but it can be tamed). I don’t think you should change anything about this piece because I feel that that would make it real. Thanks for the lightheartedness, Lil B
Giselle:) I thought this was really well written and cohesive. I’m interested to see if there are any links between the severity of mental health degradation in prisons and race. (i.e.: Do certain races experience more PTSD than others?)
Siena, I think this is a really interesting topic. I had never even heard of hyperthymesia. I find it interesting how you gained a new insight and inquiry about your topic from ebsco. Good bullet points, I feel like I have a good understanding of this article. I am wondering what your other articles were about, what insight you gained and the different angles of hyperthymesia. Otherwise, good article.
After performing some research on the Alexandria Gale source, the first thing that struck me was how little research there actually is on the specific disorder of hyperthymesia. Mostly, I found resources about
After reading a Vice article about a documentary following a boy who can remember every single day of his life, I was captivated. The documentary is called The Boy Who Can’t Forget by Real Stories. It begins by
Skayla- at first I thought that maybe your poem would benefit from more specificity about what exactly Trump does to us and how you think we should respond. However, I realized that the ambiguity of your poem may have been intentional for added dramatic effect which I think you succeeded in doing. My question for you is- what about Trump angers you most?
This was a good piece because it addresses a very relevant issue that is seldom talked about. Like some other commenters, am unsure if I agree completely with your thesis but I definitely agree with you in the sense that trigger warnings should not be opposed or made fun of. However, I also see the validity in the fact that trigger warnings cannot…[Read more]
Good use of concession, however I think it would have benefited the strength of your work to add some opinions (either of your own about the issue, or about the weaknesses and strengths of either side)
Lula, the same thought that April brought up about the manipulation of the rapists through claiming they are trying to cry for reform came to me. I think that your piece is relevant and interesting because it strays from the beaten path of reports on rape culture in the United States. Your sources were also a good addition. Great work!
Hi Ben, I thought this was extremely well written and compelling. I like that you introduced yourself and told the readers a little bit about your environment and how you were raised; I feel like that is such an important consideration when looking at someone’s views. You should expand more on how you think kids should be educated on the topic…[Read more]
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