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    Mid-week Update


    We have made little progress on the case since Sunday, where we had many revelations. This week we learned that Shannon Mills escaped from prison. Now, while this isn’t directly related to the case, we are a little concerned that Shannon and Jack may get ideas from each other. …

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    Jack Jack Attack Update 1


    The Steadfast Sleuths received our case earlier this week. We have been tasked by Bond to figure out who this mysterious Jack character is. We immediately began discussing the case and brainstorming possible routes to take in getting down to the bottom of what exactly Jack is up to and …

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    Can’t think of a clever title this week


    This week The Steadfast Sleuths began the process of forming our agency’s presence online. We created our webpage and spent the week creating aspects of the webpage. I completed four different assignments that I used to create a presence for our agency.

    First, I created an web assignment that I …

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    The Case of Walter Walters


    Storify It (2 stars)

    This is a Storify story of The Steadfast Sleuths missing persons case. It will be added to our portfolio on our website of cases we have worked on together. In order to create this article for our portfolio I used my Twitter account to create a …

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    Double Trouble




    Newspaper Design (3 Stars) 

    I found this old news article that was published following the Shannon Mills case to add to our portfolio on our website. To create it, I found a template from online and worked off of that. I changed the name of the newspaper to …

  6. lfalkens

    Hire Me!


    Character Resume (3 Stars)

    I decided to spend this morning updating my resume, so that I can use it to help create my bio on the staff page of our agency.

    I found a template online and inserted my own information into it. I have really only been employed at …

  7. lfalkens

    Poetry and Cat Moustaches


    Well I must say, the daily creates I chose for this week were particularly interesting. I was asked to observe what people were saying around me, something I am quite experienced at. I observed some interesting conversations when I was following Lauren around on Monday and this poem emerged from …

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    Tutorial for BuzzFeed Personality Quiz


    BuzzFeed Quiz Tutorial

    This assignment appears daunting because you are creating an account on yet another media site, but it is actually not as bad as you think. You may log in using a gmail account, which almost everyone has at this point and then you click button “Make a …

  9. lfalkens

    Case Closed


    So the vast majority of my energy this week went into my case. While I love working with Sasha and Shelley, I was exhausted by the end of the week and needed some time to put my feet up. I made a post earlier in the week about our progress …

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    The Steadfast Sleuths Slaying Senioritis


    Well, Kim, Kayleigh and I have decided to finish the semester strong together, and be a group for the final few weeks of this class. We have also noticed that the three of us tend to be more on top of our game when working together and as we are …

  11. lfalkens

    The Making of The Steadfast Sleuths Episode 2


    Well, the Steadfast Sleuths are on the case again. Yesterday we were presented with a new case and this strange red-haired girl followed us around with a camera. Her voice sounded surprisingly like Shannon Mills, but I know that she is in prison. We have covered filming about half of …

  12. lfalkens

    Sarah Mustard’s Q&A


    Well, the other day I was told that these people from another agency called “noir106″ wanted to interview me for a case they were working on. I willingly agreed because I would never want to hinder anyone else’s investigation, but I have to say, I am not sure how any …

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    I thought I would never reach the end


    My Weekly Summary!!! I did all the things! Yay! I truly can’t even remember what I have done this week and have to look at the assignment page.

    Okay, so first I perfected my character’s Category, by changing the name from “Character Dossier” to “Sarah Mustard”. I felt like it …

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    That Postman is Back at it Again


    So yesterday I watched The Postman Always Rings Twice from 1946, because I was interested in seeing how the story we read the second week of classes would be depicted in a film. I decided to analyze the opening scene of the film when Frank first meets Cora, mostly because …

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    Your Plan just got Foiled


    So clearly from the trailer I posted yesterday, I chose to complete choice 2 for the video assignments this week. I am working with Kim and Kayleigh to create a sequel to The Steadfast Sleuths, so that maybe we can clear up some loose ends, or maybe just create more. …

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    The Steadfast Sleuths Trailer


    This week I completed the trailer for our video show, a sequel to The Steadfast Sleuths. I used some of the material from previous promos that I had made. I also filmed some new video of my roommate pretending to be a dead body as an image to use. The …

  17. lfalkens

    Junk Mail and Blurry Pictures


    This week we only had to do 2 daily creates. I chose to do the junk mail art one yesterday:

    I would like to thank the Campus Christian Community for allowing me to use their junk mail for my pretty flower picture.

    Then today I took a blurry picture for …

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    The Steadfast Sleuths Final Reflection


    Well our radio show aired last week, so it has been awhile since I have thought about this, but I think I can still summon up a response for my reflection. I thought listening along would be super awkward and uncomfortable because it people would be commenting on your work, …

  19. lfalkens

    Get A Clue Radio Listen


    Sorry this is a couple days late, but this week I listened to the radio show Get a Clue which aired on Tuesday night. I couldn’t believe how long it was! I know how much of a struggle it was to get ours to almost 20 minutes, but this show …

  20. lfalkens

    The End of Another Week


    Okay so this week has been absolutely exhausting; planning for the future and keeping up with work are not easy to do at the same time! I am so happy that for the most part I spread out my ds106 work this week!

    The first thing I did this week …

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    Sarah Mustard, 1923 – present


    Timeline (3 Stars)

    For this assignment I created a timeline of major events in Sarah Mustard’s life and also showed how these events interacted with what events were occurring in the world at this time. The bold events are what happened in Sarah’s life directly and the events that aren’t …

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    Sincerely, Shannon Mills


    Dear Diary… (3 Stars)

    For this assignment, you were supposed to write from the perspective of a Disney Villain, but I instead chose to write a diary entry from the perspective of our Noir Soap Opera villain Shannon Mills, which is how I got this piece below:

    Dear Diary,

    In …

  23. lfalkens

    Happy Pi Day!


    This weeks Daily Creates were a blast. The first one I did was make a picture showing the many different sides of me. So I photoshopped a picture with a bunch of different sides of me, plus Boo, because she is me.

    Then I created an “abstract drawing” of my …

  24. lfalkens

    MaNOIRpulating Silence


    Last (Wednesday) night, I had the pleasure of finally being able to listen to some radio shows. Sadly, my schedule did not permit me to listen to Monday or Tuesday nights show, which after listening to last night, I am kind of disappointed I missed out. Along with my own, …

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