Category Archives: Academic Papers

A collection of works that I’ve posted from class assignments.

A Cold Day in Hal’s

  Editorial Note:  This is my short story fiction from my Imaginative Writing class at NWACC.  Enjoy! Flight 2664 from San Diego to Hartford was filling toward capacity.   The line of passengers moved slowly down the aisle as they tried … Continue reading

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The Lost Boys: A Study of Gender Inequalities in Scholastic Performance, College Matriculation and Degree Completion, and the Latent Social and Economic Implications

Editorial Note:  This is a paper I did for one of my classes.  Hope you enjoy! The end of the school year was near for Superintendent Kenneth Dragseth and the rest of the Edina, Minnesota school district. It was the … Continue reading

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Westboro

 

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A Fantasy on the Water

The sun gives your figure an angelic glow. Your white skin reflects the warm colors of summer, As your body rests upon the gently rolling waves. You are the embodiment of my dreams. You can never comprehend what your presence does to … Continue reading

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Poetry from an Aspiring Author

Today I added a category to my blog categories that I never would have thought would make its way on to this blog in a million years… Poetry.  As part of my Imaginative Writing class at NWACC this semester, we … Continue reading

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Concert Tour 2010

Editorial Note:  This is a copy of an assignment I had to do for my music appreciation class.  I did it in a rush, so I’m not too fond of it, but some of you might find some redeeming value … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect: An Exploration of Chaos Theory Themes within Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder”

When Ray Bradbury first penned his short story “A Sound of Thunder” in 1952, the terms “chaos theory” and “butterfly effect” had yet to be coined.  He knew nothing of the science of nonlinear dynamics, yet he managed to portray … Continue reading

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