Tag Archives: GCE

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…

Reorganizing the GCE Library

After inventing a hypothetical library system, my final action project for my independent study was to create an actual system to organize the GCE library. I began with the library in room C, where the English/History classes take place. The books were piled haphazardly into a closed filing cabinet. I pulled them out stack by 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…

Area in Architecture

For the final action project in Street Math, we looked at how math is used to create certain types of atmosphere in urban planning. I was interested in how architects maximize or minimize space without creating atmospheres of claustrophobia or exaggerated distance. To do this, it is important to calculate area of a room. Below Read More…

(Slut)Walking in Memphis

ZF and I worked together for our last Action Project in Policy to start a conversation on our streets and through the internet about sexual harassment and rape culture. We did this using the Slutwalk movement as an example, but taking our own spin on it. We designed our own mini posters (pictured above) to 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…

The Saga of Food Production

This post is about a mural I had to create for my Food For Thought course. What I was supposed to capture through this project was to show each unit of the course through by drawing pictures that connected and gave an idea of what we learned. I am proud that I was able to Read More…

Support it Or Solve it yourself

For our Food course we had to create a presentation explaining either the Pros or Cons of GMOs. I chose to challenge myself and be a Pro GMOs, during my project I found that this was a position with a lot of people defending so I tried to be with it and prove that it is 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…