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Wicked! A Review

March 8, 2013

On Tuesday, March 5th, a group of students from Beacon College went to see a play called Wicked at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando, FL. Wicked is the prequel to The Wizard of Oz, taking place before Dorothy arrived in Oz. The play Wicked explains the origins of the witches of Oz and […]

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Student Reviews the Film Sinister

March 7, 2013

In Sinister, we follow true-crime novelist Ellison (Ethan Hawke), who is desperate to relive his 15 minutes of fame that came and went after he wrote a best-selling book called Kentucky Blood. Hot on the trail of an unsolved crime that he believes could be his next big book, Ellison makes the unwise choice of […]

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My Paramour

February 14, 2013

My desire and hunger for you grows stronger Like a famished vampire yearning for blood. Day after day I lust for you with primal hunger Like a ravenous lioness ripping out the raw flesh of its prey. Night after night longing for your sensual taste, My desire building like a scorching volcano On the brink […]

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Wings

Mend these broken wings and let my voice rise up to sing! I’ve been spending way to long hiding in the shadows. I am not a nobody; though it’s all I previously aspired to be. I want the world to see me be free. These shackles have held me down for too long and I […]

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Composition Students Respond to Tupak Shakur

January 29, 2013

Ms. Le asked her College Composition students to write essays in response to Tupak Shakur’s “The Rose that Grew from Concrete.” All of the students crafted well written responses, and what follows are some examples from that class.     Rises From the Ashes       Our society, the good old U.S.A has laid out a few […]

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Featured: Academic Words Story

September 15, 2011

Ms. Le’s Analytical Reading & Writing class was asked to incorporate academic words “acquisition,” “aspects,” “consumer,” “distinction,” “evaluation,” “obtained,” “perceived,” “primary,” “resources,” and “sought” into a creative story. This week, Evan Ernsteen’s story, Psychologist Appointment, is featured. Psychologist Appointment A store clerk went to the psychologist to get an evaluation because he needed help with […]

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Academic Word Stories

August 30, 2011

Ms. Le’s Analytical Reading & Writing class was assigned ten academic words and asked to incorporate them into a creative story. This week, the words were: analysis, concept, context, evidence, interpretation, issues, principle, research, source, and theory. Here are some of their stories! I have finally figured out the source of why I sleep so […]

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Lunch with Dr. Prindle

April 18, 2011

On Thursday, April 14th, Ms. Le and Writing Center Peer Consultants Braden Walter and Dustin Opper had lunch with Dr. Prindle! Here is what Dustin wrote about the experience: Interview with Dr. Prindle Dr. Prindle was originally a teacher’s administrator, when one day an epiphany changed his direction and made it evident to him that […]

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LAST NIGHT: Beacon Memories I

April 14, 2011

Yale Katz, Braden Walter, Chase Richards, Laura Butler, Carly Eisenstein, Shawn Bramley, Carolyn Shea, Dustin Opper, and a special guest, Dustin’s cousin Todd, hung out in the Writing Center for the first of three Beacon Memories Nights! Here are some memories that were shared: Yale Katz: A Beacon College memory of mine is becoming Treasurer […]

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1945 by Yale Katz

March 24, 2011

Last night, Yale Katz shared his story “1945″ with us in the Writing Center! Here is an excerpt: If you wanted to find a way to learn more about your past or your family’s past, how would you do it? Would you go through records? Would you ask your parents? There are quite a few […]

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