Final Overarching Reflection

Trevor White Final Overarching Reflection Bret Zawilski R C 2001 Through this class, whether I liked it or not, the assignments we did taught me a lot about writing and how I do it best. While I developed my ability to find good usable sources through the rhetorical analysis and major issues essay the assignment that helped me most was the multimodal mini-ethnography assignment. Through writing the three articles for the assignment I developed a method of revising my writing that suited me best. I was able to compose what could be called a “shitty first draft” with all the … Continue reading Final Overarching Reflection

Major Issues Essay (Draft 2)

Trevor White Major Issue Essay R C 2001 Bret Zawilski Religion in American High Schools             Religion’s effect on culture is apparent from the role of priests in early societies like Mesopotamia to the ongoing debate of what role religion should play in American Public schools. In 1947, the supreme court incorporated the Establishment Clause into the first Amendment prohibiting “any law ‘respecting an establishment of religion.’,” (la.cornell.edu). Then, on June 25th, 1962, the Engle vs. Vitale case arose questioning “Whether school-sponsored nondenominational prayer in public schools violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment,” (uscourts.gov). The U.S. Supreme Court … Continue reading Major Issues Essay (Draft 2)

Multimodal Reflection

For my Multimodal project, I decided to cover the field of Greek life. I did this because with my major being accounting there was not much room for creativity and this assignment was one that I felt I needed to be creative with so that I could do my best. Next to my major, Greek life has affected me the most in my time at Appalachian State so I felt it fit to use it as my topic. By creating three different articles; one on the history of Greek Life, one on the councils and system at ASU, and one … Continue reading Multimodal Reflection

Pros, Cons, And What To Know (Article 3): Draft 2

Greek Life: The Pros, The Cons, And What To Know By: Trevor White “From the outside looking in you can never understand it. From the inside looking out you can never explain it.” First, let me say that since I have not gone through sorority recruitment this is going to lean more toward fraternities. However, I do know that sorority recruitment consists of different rounds of meeting sisters with various requirements of dress and a process of “prefing” and dropping organizations based where you feel you fit as a PNM (potential new member). Now, since I was a recruitment chair … Continue reading Pros, Cons, And What To Know (Article 3): Draft 2