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    Turay Narrative

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    For this assignment (worth four stars), I had to describe myself (my character) through various clips.

    I started with No Church in the Wild by Angel Haze to represent my distrust of society from a young age. Then, I used Man Down by Rihanna to show how and …

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    Queen Latifah Highlights

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    For this assignment (worth three stars), we had to create a video of a few of our favorite actor’s best scenes.

    Queen Latifa is my (Ami’s) favorite actress. She portrays a wide variety of characters, but always a strong woman who loves herself. I wish there were more roles created …

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    Odell Beckham

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    For this assignment (worth 5 stars), I made a highlight reel of Odell Beckham Jr., my (Ami speaking) favorite football player. I found clips online and compiled them into a video, finally adding Power by Kanye West as the music.

    The Giants are my team. I don’t indulge in things …

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    Week 10 Daily Creates

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    Friday- Fingerprint Art

    For this TDC, I had to make art out of fingerprints.

    I made a Divest banner. The colors I used were black/gray and orange because those are the colors of the divestment movement. There will be an open forum on divestment tomorrow at 3 pm in …

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    Daily Creates Week 9

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    Friday- Rainy Day 1

    For this TDC, I had to write a poem about rainy days. I hate rainy days, especially when they are cold, so I wrote a poem about how cold rainy days make me feel. I get really hopeless and apathetic when it rains. All of …

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    Monster

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    For this assignment (worth four points), I had to design a lyric typography poster. I chose to use this to express the dynamic between Ami and Sebastian Crane, an assertive and powerful ex-lover. I used Photoshop to combine text and images. Concepts from the Vignelli Canon like using …

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    A Love Story

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    This assignment (worth three stars) required me to tell a love story in three photos. I used this assignment to tell the story of Ami and John Brown, a handsome, wealthy lawyer from Florida visiting his birthplace, NY, for a few weeks. To create this, I took images …

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    Lie About Your Age

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    For this assignment (worth 3 stars), I had to make an album cover through a detailed process for each aspect: title, band, and image. I tweaked this assignment by creating my own image based on what I found as well as Sylvia and Ami‘s relationship. The title was generated …

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    Week 8 Dailycre8s

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    1. Groom Ransom Note

    For this TDC I made this:

    I used Photoshop to make this image, combining a desk and a piece of paper with my own text to create a ransom note from the Athletic Dept. I chose to go this route with this because most of the …

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    Noir D&D Review

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    On Tuesday night, I tuned into DS106 Radio to listen to Noir D&D, which was, from what I could gather, a recording of a board game being played (Sadly I missed the first couple of minutes where there was probably an explanation).

    This was a wild radio show. Wild in …

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    Insporation106

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    One of the assignments for this week was to write up four posts via inspire106. Here are the posts I picked and why they inspired me.

     

    1. Where’s Groom?- Amanda Layton

    I wrote this inspire post about Amanda’s poster.

    I loved this post for many reasons. This appropriation …

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    Week 7 Daily Creates

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    Wednesday- Emojination

    For this daily create, I had to create a story from a randomly generated set of emojis. I was under the impression that this story had to be within the twitter character limit, so mine is rather short, but I think it definitely encompasses what I was …

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    Silk Road- Final Product

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    Behold: NeoNoir’s “Silk Road”- a radio show created by Sarah Kinzer and Jada Steward. In the show, Sophie, a hacker based in New York, teams up with Carter Smith, a determined police officer and his mentor, Tom, to catch Folami Turay, the leader of a ring of underage prostitutes …

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    They Brainwashed Her

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    For this assignment (worth 4 stars), I had to make some spooky sounds using my own recordings and editing.

    To create this, I used Garageband to edit a clip that I had been saving of an ominous voicemail that my grandmother left on our house phone. The song is similar …

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    Remembering Remembering Sunday

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    For this assignment (worth 1.5 stars), I had to revisit one of the first songs I learned on guitar. For this, I chose “Remembering Sunday” by All Time Low, my first full song on guitar.

    I love this song because of the major seventh chords. This was from memory, which …

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    Rockin’ Rockin’ Pet Store

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    This assignment, worth 3 stars, required me to record a solo vocal trio. I did this with “Rockin’ Rockin’ Pet Store” by The Mountain Goats.

    Garageband, as usual, served as my recording software. I used guitar to keep my vocals on track. After recording all the parts, I realized …

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    NeoNoir Progress

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    Our group is the outcasts. The procrastinators. The outcastinators. The procrasts. We didn’t join a group, so we were automatically placed.

    Despite this, I’m very excited about our show. Jada really took a leadership role, reaching out to everyone to get started. She created a googledoc, where her, Daniel

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    Weekly Summary: Week 5

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    I didn’t get as much done as I should have this week due to an absolutely packed schedule and poor planning. Hopefully, this is the last time that happens, but I am still proud of what I did accomplish this week and do feel like I’ve learned a significant amount …

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    Week 5 Daily Creates

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    1. Superpower: Kool Aid into Water

    For Wednesday’s Daily Create, I had to show my superpower in a photo. I was inspired by a nearby drinking fountain to do this. I photoshopped this image of my hand into an image of a drinking fountain in DuPont. Then, I used …

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