I woke up this morning with the same thing that is always on my mind; drugs.

another line and all will be okay, that’s what my brain tells me for the millionth day. I wake up and stare at the white powder for which i have become obsessed, take another line i say its probably for the best. For this is all you deserve; misery, despair, and nothing more without the next line you have to look at what came before. Before you were left alone to grow up before you were raised, everyone thinks youre doing so well and…


Howdy everybody. As most of you probably know the COVID-19 virus has been affecting a lot of people’s daily lives. Being a college student right now is pretty strange. I only take on campus classes for a couple of reasons, but now find myself in three online classes because of the COVID-19 situation. Today I am just going to briefly discuss how it has been so far going through this.

Like I stated above I really try to take on campus classes as much as possible. I do this because I am much more a hands on learner, and need…


Hello hello, as you can probably tell I will once again be going over the usefulness and validity of a few sources that I have collected for my argumentative essay on drugs and harm reduction.

This first source is mostly just going over the impact the “war on drugs” has had on our society. It goes over incarcerations, cost, the impact of harm reduction, and the hones in on the opioid epidemic. In this article’s title it says “By the Numbers” and that is another good aspect of it, the author gets right to the point and is straightforward. …


The first article that I will discuss today is called “Drug Overdose Deaths Among Adolescents Aged 15–19 in the United States: 1999–2015”. This is a scholarly article from the “National Center for Health statistics”, which I found through the database Academic Search Ultimate. But how much has this war on drugs actually affected the number of adolescents using illicit substances? It has had very little, if any affect whatsoever. This article has lots of numerical data that shows the trend of drug overdoses/deaths related to drugs in Americans age 15–19, including divisions by sex, and by race. The main focus…


Good evening everyone! Hope you all have been enjoying the spring weather. In today’s blog we will be discussing a classification and division essay called “The Dog Ate My Tablet, and Other Tales of Woe” written by Carolyn Foster Segal. Segal is a college professor, and this essay talks about and describes the different excuses that students have given to her over the years about why they either can’t attend class or why they did not turn in an assignment on time. The question I am asked to address today asks; “In paragraphs 8 through 10, Segal uses narration to…


Hello! I hope that everyone is having a great Friday. Sorry for the late post this week.

So this week I am starting to do research for the next second paper of the semester in my ENGL 1010 class! The topic I have chosen is one that hits very close to home, I have struggled with substance abuse most of my life and have seen many loved ones lo. I am researching whether or not America’s war on drugs has actually lessened the amount of adolescents abusing substances. …


Good afternoon fellow earthlings! Today we will be going over some questions pertaining to the story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid. If you have not read this very short “story” before now I highly suggest that you do! Let’s jump right into it.

  1. Who is the speaker in this story? To whom is she speaking?

The speaker in this story is a mother and she is speaking to (although it feels more like at) her daughter.

2. What do the speaker’s remarks suggest about being female? Do they correspond with your own ideas about being female? Explain.

The speakers remarks suggest…


Hello once again to anyone out there that is still reading these! Hope you are all doing well. It is 5 p.m. here in Utah, and the sun is still out. Spring is coming, better days are ahead! Let’s jump right in to today’s assignment, for todays writing prompt I have been asked to assess a part of Brent Staples’ article “Just Walk On By”. The prompt states and then asks me; In paragraph 8, Staples uses cause and effect to demonstrate what goes “into the making of a young thug.” Would several examples have better explained how a youth…


Howdy howdy, hope you all are having a great week so far! For this weeks blog I am going to be responding to a writing prompt about the essay “Why Looks Are the Last Bastion of Discrimination” by Deborah L. Rhode. The prompt asks the following; Do you think Rhode makes a convincing case? Write an email to her in which you agree or disagree with her position.

Dear Ms. Rhode,

I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed reading this essay and think that you presented your opinions and ideas surrounding appearance based discrimination very intelligently. I think that…


Hello once again, hope everyone is doing well today. For this weeks topic I will be discussing The Genovese Syndrome. Some of you may all ready be aware of what The Genovese Syndrome is and some of you may not, so I will give a brief background on it. This syndrome was first discussed after an article was put out by Martin Gansberg detailing the odd scenario surrounding a young woman’s (Kitty Genovese) murder. The writing prompt I have chosen to follow asks me to write a ten-sentence summary on the events in the article by Gansberg.

The article first…

Language and Writing at WSU

I have been feeling super depressed lately and currently trying to get sober. Writing makes me feel better so here is so shit that has been on my mind.

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