Tag Archives: GCE Chicago

The Workers Manifesto

For my first Action Project of Senior year I made a workers manifesto.  In Equality (an integrated english and history course)  we have been looking at the misuse and abuse of workers, namely at Foxconn.  Our task was to create a manifesto on any topic we feel strongly about, so I chose to focus on Read More…

Dev Journal #004 — Defensive Design

For my fourth and final Dev Journal I read Defensive Design by 37 Signals.  What is defensive design? It’s a way strategy used when creating an app, website, program, etc. that attempts to stop problems before they happen.  A huge thing they talk about in the book is creating a great customer experience, and countering problems. Read More…

“The Transformation” My Art Creation for Food4Thought

Food For Thought” class I created a art piece called “The Transformation” that is supposed to represent the food system and environment  in the past, present, and future. I did this by creating 4 panels in the drawing which is our four different units in our class, Life, Death, Decay, Birth. Below in my narrative, you can Read More…

MML Food Redux GMO Lab Report

In my Food Redux class we created a report on GMO’s and our position on it being open to the world. The process of creating this paper was not as hard as I expected. The only reason that I’m saying this is because all the information I found online are against GMO’s so it made it easier to write Read More…

Picturing A Better Future

For my final Food For Thought Action Project of the year, my assignment was to create a mural, artfully depicting the gradual change from the ways of past agriculture, to how I picture it to look in the future, if things took a turn for the better. The purpose of this project was to gather enough Read More…

Feeding the world

For my hardest and final action project of the year in my math and science class, my project was to write a research paper discussing GMOs. GMOs are genetically modified organisms. They are manufactured by humans, meaning that the seed has been changed from it’s original genes to something that is disease resistant and grows faster. I chose Read More…

Graduation Mixtape

For our final project as action, we got the opportunity to help put together a mix-tape for our graduation. We chose our songs bases on our newfound knowledge of pitch, beat, timbre, and acoustics . I chose my two songs because they are both utopic for me in every way. They both have good beats and the timbers of both of the singers Read More…

Crossing The Food Desert: A Hoop Dreams Production

For my final project in Policy we created a documentary about food deserts in urban areas of Chicago.  I created this documentary with SM, HP, and LN.  For this video we focussed a lot on Link Up Chicago, a program that tries to get farmers market vendors to allow LINK to be used, in exchange for a lower Read More…

Popcorn vs Theatre

For this action project, I did a taste test comparing organic popcorn to movie theatre popcorn, in the hopes that I would discover more about the difference between eating organic and it’s effect on me. The purpose of this experiment was to distinguish the different flavors between homemade popcorn and popcorn that is not organic Read More…

MML Scouting Assignment

In my 162 class I created a scouting assignment report that will help my class do a fantasy draft to figure out what players to draft and what players to not draft. Creating this report was fun and amusing but also ridiculously difficult. I was trying not to put to much bias in the report because that might affect the pick Read More…