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Reflection

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i. Looking back on all of my blog posts I noticed that I don’t use as many commas in my writing as I should. It surprises me how formal most of my writing… Continue reading

Iowan Pride Through the History of Ragbrai

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Link to Ragbrai Podcast Blurb The ragbrai community has existed since ragbrai started in 1973. Biking in Iowa has become a larger and larger community over the years, especially on college campuses like… Continue reading

Ragbrai/Bike Library Iowa Narratives Project

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Composition Plan: Kate- Audio, email bike library, set up possible interview Mia- research about ragbrai, possible interview of someone that doesn’t like the bikes on campus Allison- Script, Interview with Mike   Big… Continue reading

Artifact Interview Assignment

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When Mia and I began searching our personal possessions for artifacts to use we came up with multiple flawed ideas before she opened up her wallet to reveal this photo booth picture strip. The photo… Continue reading

Thoughts on Maus

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Maus is a great book that I could read over and over again, each time having a different reaction to what I had read. This last time that I read it I felt that I… Continue reading

Iowa Narratives Project (Allison, Mia, Kate)

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Allison’s proposal: One narrative that our group could explore is how World War II and the draft affected college students. We could look into the different types of colleges, such as the college… Continue reading

(Final) Rhetoric of a Public Space: Hillcrest

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Rhetoric of a Public Space Hillcrest (Final) Rhetoric of a Public Space Hillcrest Hall Kate Drees, Mia Smith & Allison Schollmeyer Rhetoric 1030:0003 University of Iowa Featured: The main entrance to Hillcrest Hall… Continue reading

The Rhetoric of Dwayne

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BEFORE: I chose to follow the character of Dwayne throughout the movie. Dwayne’s short term goal is to remain silent because of Nietzsche. He took a vow of silence until he could become… Continue reading

Rhetoric of a Public Space: Hillcrest

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Hillcrest: dining hall, workout space, study spaces, LLC, C-store, dorm building. 1.We want to learn about the history of Hillcrest and its current and past uses. We want to learn about how the… Continue reading

Mapping Quiz

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I found that I more often than not chose one of the “other” stances. On multiple occasions my answer differed from the simple yes or no answer and it happened that my views lined up… Continue reading