Written For Class – Human Trafficking Research Paper (Solution) #HTRP

The first way to improve current anti-trafficking efforts is to provide face-to-face training opportunities to police officers and citizens. Fighting human trafficking requires that people can identify victims and discern instances of trafficking. This is especially true for police officers. Whether working in the Vice division or not, police officers may encounter situations of human … Continue reading Written For Class – Human Trafficking Research Paper (Solution) #HTRP

How to Fix @CW_Arrow

My favorite scene from Arrow Season 6 is Wild Dog calling his daughter when he thought he was going to die. The circumstances around that scene were utterly ridiculous but that scene felt real. I want the show to get back to having more of those character moments AND high caliber action. That combination is … Continue reading How to Fix @CW_Arrow

Written For Class – Human Trafficking Research Paper (Problem) #HTRP

Human trafficking is a problem that ails our world in the 21st century. Potentially millions of women and children have been sold or forced into sex and labor trafficking worldwide with just over 40,000 cases collected by the United States’ National Human Trafficking Hotline in 2017 alone (Polaris Project 1). Statistics show that men, women, and … Continue reading Written For Class – Human Trafficking Research Paper (Problem) #HTRP

Written For Class – U.S. Immigration Reform Essay

Last semester I wrote an essay about Immigration Reform for a U.S. Government class. It was written before the public learned that the Trump Administration was separating families at the Mexican border. The prompt was as follows: Though many Democrats and Republicans agree that the United States’ immigration system is broken, they hold sharply different … Continue reading Written For Class – U.S. Immigration Reform Essay

Written for Class – “The Storm” Literary Analysis

Kate Chopin’s “The Storm” is a complex piece of fiction. Examining the elements of Chopin’s classic short story will enlighten the reader of the author’ intended meaning. This story has a conventional plot that allows the conflict to unfold organically. The story starts with an unstable situation. The characters in the story notice that a … Continue reading Written for Class – “The Storm” Literary Analysis

Summer 2018 Content Update

Spring 2018 Semester is Ending! I have been prioritizing school and work all semester. But now that Summer is on the way, I will be sharing some of the writing pieces I completed as part of my Written for Class series. I am really proud of some of the work that I've done this semester, … Continue reading Summer 2018 Content Update

Twitter Rant: 1/21/18

I always shout at the TV when I'm really into a show. I could probably count them and make that a way of rating movies other than on their merit. Direction, Cinematography, Plot, and Box Office are fine indications, but if the viewer is not fully engaged and reacting to your creation then none of … Continue reading Twitter Rant: 1/21/18

Written For Class – Permanence and Glory (Practice Reading 1)

Whoever created the quote “Pain is temporary; Pride is forever” must not have been in actual physical pain. Pain exists as a survival mechanism so that we know when our body cannot handle the acts that we place on it. That pain registers in our brain that out actions may not be good for our … Continue reading Written For Class – Permanence and Glory (Practice Reading 1)

Written For Class – Smoke Signals Film Discussion

Smoke Signals is a movie that follows two young men, Victor and Thomas, as they travel to recover the ashes of the man who shaped their lives. This movie takes the viewer on a road full of doubt, trauma, revelation and growth. Smoke Signals is not told from a common point of view. The main cast of the … Continue reading Written For Class – Smoke Signals Film Discussion