Water Station Sketch

Water Station

For the first Design + Engineering project as action, we created a water station. My group, AW, BR and JDT, identified global water problems and designed a water station using the 8 steps of the engineering design process.¬†We faced some difficulty with the framework of the water station and it’s ability to support itself, but …

Womanifesto

#whitegirlproblems the womanifesto

Today in class, ZF and I were challenged to write a poem drawing from themes that Climbing PoeTREE spoke about and those of our two banned books, Slaughterhouse-Five and The Color Purple. In our discussions we started talking about how as wealthy, white girls who live in the suburbs, we feel removed by default from …

Bank Blockade

WikiLeaks Bank Blockade

This week we looked at censorship through the lens of “The Communist Manifesto” and WikiLeaks cases. The case I chose is about the bank blockade on WikiLeaks implemented by Bank of America, Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Visa and Western Union. WikiLeaks is currently unable to receive donations through all these sources and has stopped publications to …

coexistjm

Jesus and Muhammad

This is a presentation that ZF and I worked on together to explore the history of Jesus and Muhammad. We looked at the times these religious figures were living in to see what made their ideas so different and potentially threatening to what was accepted by society. Nonviolent, monotheistic and love of all were essential …

peacebuilding

9/11 Memorial Reflection

For our second Forbidden Books Milestone, we were asked to create a memorial of sorts to go in the site of the Twin Towers that would help to facilitate peace, especially between Christians and Muslims. When I first got this assignment, I was so overwhelmed. I drew for an hour trying to figure out what …