Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Stank Face”

Remember watching The Muppets when you were younger? Which characters are the first that come to mind? For me, I think of Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Rizzo the Rat, and Beaker. Now picture Beaker. According to … Continue reading

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Interesting Points for TED Talk

The most interesting parts of my paradigm shift paper and inevitably of my TED talk are the examples of the scandals in college sports. The Penn State scandal is particularly relevant to my paper and will prove interesting as part … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift Rough Draft

So far this is pretty much the history of the paradigm shift I’ve chosen (I have about 3.5 pages so far). I’m planning on going into more detail about the USC and Penn State scandals. I’m having trouble defining the … Continue reading

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Fall Fling

In honor of the Halloween season, this week’s passion blog is dedicated to Halloween at my all-girls Catholic high school, focused specifically on the Halloween dance we hosted called Fall Fling. Let me paint the picture of what Fall Fling … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift: College Sports

Hopefully this is big enough to read… Please let me know if there’s anything I can add to it!  

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“A Dog’s Grace”

I opened Kimberlee Berlin’s article from The New York Times because it was the featured article of the newspaper’s opinion webpage. There was an illustration of a dog in an empty room with the title “A Dog’s Grace” and a … Continue reading

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Kairos

This week’s passion blog is a little different from those I’ve written in the past. My previous blogs have focused on concrete ideas (uniform, spirit, boys, sports, and religion), but this week I’ve chosen to discuss Kairos. Here at Penn … Continue reading

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Vice Presidential Debate: Live Blog

9:26 – VP Biden mentioned the 47%, arguing that that 47% includes his own parents, the elderly, and the armed forces. He’s tired of the wealthy not taking their responsibilities. Ryan responded strongly with a statistic about the Scranton unemployment … Continue reading

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Idea for Paradigm Shift Paper

I’m considering writing my paradigm shift paper on the shift from personal communication to instantaneous communication via technology. In my grandparents’ generation, communication was primarily face to face. They wrote letters to each other and held brief telephone conversations. These … Continue reading

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Religion

This is my first time ever attending a secular school. I was a Catholic school-er for thirteen years, and, before that, I attended a Protestant preschool. Hearing about Jesus on a daily basis was the norm. In grade school, we … Continue reading

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