Monthly Archives: April 2013

Education: Legal Monopoly?

April 29, 2013 at 10:47 am, by

In my Policy class we are studying monopoly. We have learned the different laws about monopoly and talked to companies that deal with policies about monopoly. For our project we had to find statistics and data to create a info graph that questions a companies “monopoly”. For my project I chose to focus on Education Read More…

Is McDonald`s on Top of the Food Chain?

April 29, 2013 at 10:35 am, by

For my second action project in my policy class, I had to make a info-graph. The info-graph had to be on a certain topic, that topic had to be in a local reign, and had to show a monopoly. The topic I chose was McDonald`s and how it is on top of the food chain. Below is Read More…

The War on Private Prisons

April 29, 2013 at 5:36 am, by

For my second milestone in Policy (English & History) we created an infographic about a monopoly that exists today in the US.  I did mine about the Private Prison system and how terrible of a system it is.  This was a extremely eye opening source and I learned why we hold  %25 of the world’s Read More…

Noah Vs Robinson

April 29, 2013 at 2:07 am, by

For our 162 math and baseball course we had to compare two athletes. I picked Nate Robinson and Joakim Noah who are both NBA athletes on the Chicago Bulls. During this unit we spent a lot of time learning how to use and make graphs. We also interviewed a minor league baseball player; Joe Perona. I Read More…

162: Understanding Stats

April 29, 2013 at 1:54 am, by

For the second unit for the 162 course, we chose athletes who we think our the greatest athletes of all time. In order to make sure that bias choices are not made we had to show statistics that explains or prove why the athletes you picked are reasoning. I made graphs to compare the two Read More…

Who’s Getting Left in the Dust? By HM

April 29, 2013 at 1:38 am, by

For our second project as action in Policy, we investigated an issue we feel strongly about and how it either is or can be seen as a monopoly.  Once we had chosen our issue, we had the large and quite honestly, daunting task of creating an infographic to effectively display the information we had found Read More…

Gas in Chicago: Monopoly

April 29, 2013 at 1:33 am, by

In the second unit for the Policy course, we were told to pick a monopoly(industry) to explore and create an infograph based on the data you discover. I had a lot interest in focusing monopoly industries in Chicago and so I decided to talk about Shell. I was very passionate about this topic because it Read More…

MJ vs Magic

April 28, 2013 at 7:55 pm, by

For my second milestone in 162 (statistics and history taught through baseball) we had to rate two sports players.  I got two basketball legends Michael Jordan and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.  This was a very fun project because I got to learn more about a sport I love.  One of the hardest parts of this project Read More…

Mass Incarceration of Black Men Infograph

April 28, 2013 at 6:24 pm, by

For our second action project in our Policy class, we each had to pick a monopoly to explore and create an infograph based on it. I decided to study the mass incarceration of black men within the United States. I was drawn to this topic after reading Michelle Alexander’s book “The New Jim Crow,” that Read More…

Rooftop Garden

April 26, 2013 at 10:30 pm, by

This is a garden but not your average garden. This is a plan for a garden that has 5 different kinds of plants (bulbs, fruits, roots, tubers, etc.) and has 10 different object that can be grown in it and that are good and healthy for you. The purpose of this project was to see Read More…