The Beautiful Question of Education and Accessibility

For my LDR 102 class, a requisite course first years at Agnes Scott have to take that covers topics over leadership, we discussed what makes a beautiful question and we formed our own beautiful questions. In Warren Berger’s A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas, he defines a beautiful question as,“an ambitious yet actionable question […]

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The Pursuit of Happiness

I like being happy. Everybody likes being happy. We’re biologically structured to. We get a high from it. Happiness is the best crack you’ll ever have and- bonus- it’s good for you and it won’t kill you! (This is excluding people who have died from laughter, those tragic outliers.) Technically speaking your unusual if you don’t like being happy. Sadly, […]

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GBL 101 Final Project 2017: Beignets

Beignets can be described in one word: Amazing. These fluffy square doughnuts are covered in powdered sugar and, generally, are enjoyed with a nice cup of coffee. These doughnuts are also a New Orleans staple. Loved so much that they’re actually Louisiana’s State Doughnut. This New Orleans French Quarter staple is so popular that people all over the United States […]

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Sex Sales: Using the Heterosexual Market as a Means to Survive in the Hunger Games World

When fighting to death one would think that the skills of hunting, fighting, and tracking would be more useful than the use of such emotions that one would typically find in a Hallmark movie. However, when said fighting to death is broadcast for the whole world to see, there are more things to consider than just who can impale the […]

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A Character Who Defies Gender-Stereotyping in A Sexist World: How Philip Pullman Hits it with Character & Misses it with World

Having a character who breaks gender norms in a society that is riddled with sexist characteristics isn’t easy, but it can be done. Something that Philip Pullman clearly pulls off in The Golden Compass film and book. This is done by having an autonomous character be a leader in patriarchal world where opportunity and power for a woman is limited. […]

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LDR 101 About Page

A book tells a story, it is a narration that wraps emotions, conflicts, and character to convey a message or to simply entertain. Every book, at least any good book, should be able to invoke a reaction from it’s reader. I have chosen this image to convey I have many stories to tell, many messages to delve into and share, […]

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Strengths

As of 2017, out of 34 possible StrengthsQuest themes my top five strengths are Input, Individualization, Learner, Context, and Intellection. Truthfully out of all these five strengths the two I identify with the most are Input and Intellection. I have chosen these two because I have actively engaged in activities where these strengths can be easily exemplified and because these […]

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