Colonial Robinson

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New York Time Book Review – In ‘Evicted,’ Home Is an Elusive Goal for America’s Poor:

In the New York Times Book Review: In ‘Evicted,’ Home Is an Elusive Goal for America’s Poor, Jennifer Senior points out that the emphasis on this book unlike “Most examinations of the poorest poor” takes a look at poverty not from a public housing perspective, but from the private rental market. She notes that “Sixty-seven …

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The Perils of For-Profit Educational Institutions

Originally I chose to steer away from for-profit educational institutions as a means of getting a degree in my chosen field. Recently they have grown in popularity and re-evaluated that decision after learning some of my peers had received their degree from such institutions. I eventually decided that the risk was too great. I could …

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Inventing the University

In Response to “Inventing the University.” In my opinion, David Bartholomae’s argument that new students do not always possess the skills necessary to write correctly according to the standards of university academic writing and that placing more emphasis on the content is still valid. However, some things have changed in 30 years that may modify …

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