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Bibliography- Kingoflizards

1. Hoshaw, Lindsay. “Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash.” New York Times. 10 Nov. 2009. Web. 06 Feb. 2017 Background: A gyre is a term for a swirl or vortex caused by ocean currents. In one of these gyres off … Continue reading

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Core Value I. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. Throughout the course, Professor Hodges has focussed directly on development. Through multiple stages and … Continue reading

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Research Argument- Kingoflizards

There is an island of garbage in the Pacific Ocean that is nearly twice the size of Texas. While it is not the only garbage patch, or trash vortex in the world, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest … Continue reading

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Rebuttal: Garbage Patch The thesis of my paper revolves around the idea that the world needs to come together and fix the problem that is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The reason that this idea is controversial is that the … Continue reading

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Causal Argument-Kingoflizards

The Cause of Trash The trash that is discarded by human beings is difficult to dispose of properly. People tend to either throw their trash away, recycle it, or just discard it onto the ground, also known as littering. The trash … Continue reading

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Definition Argument -Kingoflizards

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a stain on the Earth. While it is not the only garbage patch, or “trash vortex” in the world, it is the largest. Being twice the size of Texas,  it is a massive danger … Continue reading

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Open Strong- Gerrymandering

The democratic system of the United States of America is at risk. By redrawing electoral districts, votes can be manipulated to support one party more than another. This process undermines democracy, and could be detrimental to our electoral process. Lucky … Continue reading

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White Paper- Kingoflizards

Organized Content Descriptions: MailOnline, Jenny Awford for. “No man is an island: British DIY Robinson Crusoe builds his own floating paradise off the coast of Mexico out of 150,000 recycled bottles – and now he’s found his Girl Friday!” Daily Mail … Continue reading

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Polio Notes- kingoflizards

Polio Notes- kingoflizards Value of a White Paper A white paper is preliminary. It is a place to try out ideas. A white paper is a collection of purposeful summaries  a repository for other ideas a place to make notes … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric-kingoflizards

Video: Hard at work Hurricane Matthew Relief O:01: An origami money-heart unfolds to the left of the screen upon a brown background. The dollar looks old, crumpled, and heavily used. The idea that it was a heart to begin with, … Continue reading

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