May 6th post

Since participation is 10% out of our grade, I will rate my grade out of 10. I honestly believe I deserve 8.5/10. I was not the most active speaker in the class, but I participated in every class discussion. I often came to class early to discuss beforehand the article we read. During this time…

5/1 post

The essay Camari Randolph wrote was very informative and had a lot of evidence. However the topic he choose is not allowed. Also he lacked proper analysis. He would present evidence and leave it at that. It leaves the reader hanging and doesn’t connect the evidence to the thesis. His essay had numerous instances of…

group: Ijaaz Omer, Kara Robertson Things that we enjoy during the semester Yelp reviews vending machines farmers market My week as a waiter Recipe article about Detroit   They all seem to have a social element. Interactions cause by food. (i.e. the patron wouldn’t have talked to the waiter without food.) Food creates the opportunity…

Things I have to change

Well the first time I didn’t really read the instructions. So my first priority is to rewrite my essay. I wanted to argue against the locavore movement so I used outside sources. But the assignment limits me to articles discussed in class and not outside sources. Even though my sources are valid (studies from the…

What interest me most was when we had to do independent research. Especially the food person blog post and the farmer’s market essay. It allowed for me to actually enjoy the writing because arbitrary guidelines didn’t have to be met. The food prep essay was probably the only essay I didn’t mind writing.

4/21 post

What interest me the most was the food prep essay and the blog post about the the celebrity chef. What I liked about the food prep essay was how we had to connect food with community and culture. My particular essay was about how local eateries bettered a community. My celebrity chef blog post was…