1. Chun Morris

    Does sleep really improve grades?

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    Many times we hear studies about sleep and better grades. I don’t think sleep helps students grades improve. Night time always seem like the best time to study. A high percentage of people never go into REM (dream) sleep. Most people that stay up late are over achievers and resume…
  2. Melonie

    ESSAY?! NOOO!!

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             True or false easy, multiple choice a piece of cake, matching cool, and then I notice there’s an essay part at the end of the test that throws me a curve ball. Have this ever happened to you?  If not, aren’t you lucky. Anyhow, back to
  3. Shelbi Calhoun

    Stop Kony 2012

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    Stop Kony 2012

                Last week I was scrolling through my timeline on Twitter and I see something called Stop Kony 2012. At first I just scrolling through my timeline, but I see everyone kept talking about so I decided to watch the video. When I pressed play I wasn’t…
  4. Ryan Godhigh

    Sports Related To My Writing Life

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    Ever since my first day of football practice as a young child to now, sports have been my life. My dad played football in his earlier age and as soon as me and my older brother got to be the right age to play he automatically put us on every …

  5. Bryce Davidson

    Dale Yeah 2012-03-14 23:20:00

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    Sports

                I’m a huge sports fan. I have been as long as I can remember. I think it might be genetic. Every branch of my family is in love with some kind of sports team. So weather genetic or learned I know sports was a big part of my…
  6. Torrence Grady

    The Transformation

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    In high school I was not a great student, I’m in no way implying that I am now, but my high school years were filled with lost potential and underachievement. I always knew I could do better though, and I knew that taking my high school courses more seriously is …

  7. Ashley Edmonds

    Shtaintclear

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    Am I a great writer? No, in no means am I anywhere near being a perfect writer. However, I do pride myself with having common sense, and being a pretty “darn good” typographer. (Typography, in print journalism, is the detail of layout of the newspaper, magazine, flier, exedra; that is…
  8. Melonie

    WRITING MY THOUGHTS OUT

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                Sometimes, I can’t find the words to say, out loud, how I feel or what I think. This has led me to notice that it is easier and better for me to write down what I think and feel first, than to say it and things get left out,…
  9. Ryan Smith

    The Blank Canvas

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                What is one thing that makes this world great? I think one thing that makes this world great is the great freedom of expression that exists in our world. I personally think that the world wouldn’t be what it is today without art, music, sports, and just the many…
  10. Ryan Smith

    The Blank Canvas

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                What is one thing that makes this world great? I think one thing that makes this world great is the great freedom of expression that exists in our world. I personally think that the world wouldn’t be what it is today without art, music, sports, and just the many…
  11. Ninja Crash Token

    Drum Corps International

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    I knew that I was going to get around to this subject eventually! There are always people who don’t know about this activity, which is why I love telling people about it. Drum Corps International (DCI) is a professional activity that’s been taking place since 1972. I’ve spent my fair …

  12. Simone Wallace

    Passion

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    A lot of people say you have to gothrough things that you don’t enjoy to get to the things that you doenjoy. Just recently I have fell victim to this. Doing things that Ido not enjoy to be able to do those things that I have a passion for. As…
  13. Chun Morris

    Is Education A Conspiracy?

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    A friend posted a video on Facebook saying an education is useless. I am an open minded person so I asked him why he felt this way. He told me the video explains his feelings. When watching the video I had both supportive and opposed opinions. The person in the…
  14. Torrence Grady

    Blog Post 9

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    I decided to title this blog post by its file name, blog post 9, in an effort to express my appreciation for these types of writing assignments. Instead of our class instructor, Tanya Sasser, having the entire class write weekly essays, she allows us to express ourselves freely with blog …

  15. Shelbi Calhoun

    Blog Post 9

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    When I first started this this class I knew what blogging was, but I had never did it before. Since we have a blog due every week I have fell in love with blogging. It seems like as the weeks go on I’m running out of things to write about.…
  16. Alicia Kittles

    Procrastinator

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    This is one of my biggest problems when it comes to class assignments, projects, and just everyday life. I am the BIGGEST procrastinator. Once the professor gives out an assignment I always tell myself that I’m gonna go ahead and get it out the way so I don’t have to …

  17. Christian Webb

    Headaches

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         Just to start off I would like to state that there are millions of great blogs out there. Continuing on that note I would like to point out that it is hard to find the right one to show my appreciation to. There has been a significant amount of …

  18. Chrishawn Elliott

    Dealing With Creativity Problems

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    Since we started this course, blog posts have been a requirement. And up until now I have been able to quickly establish a topic. This week I gathered my pencil and pad on Friday evening and now Tuesday afternoon I have just now began. When having creativity problems brainstorming is…
  19. Ryan Godhigh

    Living In Your Relative’s Shadow

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    Living in Your Relative’s Shadow                 Ever since I could remember my older brother was better than me in anything and everything that we competed in. But hey I guess he’s supposed to because for one he was born before me, two he always worked out so I know he…
  20. Ryan Godhigh

    Living In Your Relative’s Shadow

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    Living in Your Relative’s Shadow                 Ever since I could remember my older brother was better than me in anything and everything that we competed in. But hey I guess he’s supposed to because for one he was born before me, two he always worked out so I know he…
  21. Dakota Hill

    Is there such a thing as writers block?

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    How many times have you ever been writing a paper, and then boom you are stuck. As writers we call this writers block, but is there such a thing as writers block. I think that writers block is a mind game. We all get stuck on a subject from time …

  22. Bryce Davidson

    Dale Yeah 2012-03-04 23:20:00

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    Blog Post 9

                This is my 9th post and last week I wrote on procrastination so this week I’m going to write to show my improvement on the matter and write on my research topic. It is currently Sunday but I know I will have a busy week ahead…
  23. Melonie

    MAYA ANGELOU

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    From the first time I heard a poem by Maya Angelou to now, I have been intrigued by Angelou’s writings. She is truly a gifted writer. Her poems can tell a story like no other. They are filled with her pain, happiness, strengths, weaknesses, sacrifices, vulnerabilities, sass, humor, honesty, and
  24. Ashley Edmonds

    CliffNotes

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    In a world with internet access and cliff notes, the amount of reading the average person does is decreasing with each generation. In a 1993 National Assessment of Adult Literacy, the largest government-funded national literacy survey to date, stated that the average American reads at an eighth grade reading level.…
  25. Christian Webb

    Writer’s Block

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    Writer’s block is an occurring problem in writers. I, personally, have Writer’s block once a week. I hate when I’m set on a subject and can not gather materials on my work. Now I am researching materials on writing. I am improving on gathering materials, but not quite great at …

  26. Ryan Godhigh

    The Effects Of Music On My Writing

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    Most music that sounds cliche, average or not good at all is probably because of the writing that has been associated with it. Back in the day music had lyrics that were written by legends like Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Leonard Cohen, but some artists now and days have …

  27. Simone Wallace

    Inspiration

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    Every artist needs inspiration as doesevery author. I would know. I am a photographer and a painter. I havealways been artistic in my own way. Ever since I was little I knewwhat I wanted to do when I got older. When I was little I thought Itwas all about pretty…
  28. Ryan Smith

    Black Box Distribution and Zero

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                There are more than a few main stream skateboarding companies out now days and a few have faded away. Some of the major skateboarding companies come from some major distributors that ship boards out to more than company. Black Box Distribution is the distribution company of my favorite brand…