A Day in DC

On Saturday at 8:00am, my roommate Alicia and I woke up to our loud obnoxious alarms. We then bounced up from our beds and started getting ready for our adventure to the capitol of the United States, Washington DC. The bus was scheduled to leave at 9:00am from Chinatown and we were determined to arrive…

Sports News!

What I have noticed this month is that Philadelphia is a sports oriented kind of city. Some people are extreme fans of these teams. For example, the Philadelphia Phillies; the Phillies are the face of baseball for Philadelphians. These supporters believe in the Phillies 110 percent. Nicole, my roommate from last year, is from Philadelphia…

Zero tolerance, The Future, and Dreams

School to Prison Pipeline For the past three weeks in my Urban Political and Social Systems, Issues and Practices class we have entered the topic of education. More specifically how public policy affects the quality of education as well as the ongoing issues of implementing Zero tolerance policies in schools. Our case study starts with…

Wouldn’t it Be Easy?

Wouldn’t it be easy To have everything handed to you To not have worked a day in your life Life so simple Couldn’t get tough There’s no true struggle, or helpless days Nothing missing not even misplaced Wouldn’t it be easy? To do what you want Have what you want And not what you need…

Shutting the Door

Shutting the door Is painfully wrong I cannot let go the voice that he holds Time passes by and I’m here for the ride The sun and the fun are left in the dust Leaves come and fall Snow is involved Left and right Our minds think alike Time stands still like nothing has changed…

Illuminating Colors

All I think about is color Never see black and white The blue and green Create a scene Turquoise and teal Are in my ear Purple ceilings all around In my head and on the ground I breathe out yellow, smell the sound I can’t keep track of time right now The brown exposed, I…