As a political science student, I have always enjoyed my classes surrounding public policy discussion more than courses based on research and theory. Call me a nerd (everyone does), but I loved learning about excise taxes and the merits of balancing individual rights with the public good. In Missouri, the example is cigarettes: we have… Continue reading The semester of campaign finance
Yes, I know I missed my Friday deadline for posting. I am disappointed in my (lack of) determination to fulfill my promise (to myself) to write a new post every Friday after classes. Now that I’ve called out my failure to keep a resolution, I can talk about a real issue: syllabus week. Now, I’ve… Continue reading Already?
As much fun as I had this summer taking J2150, I’m almost having more fun watch my friends go through it this semester. I love that they are going to get to play with all the cool toys, and I hope they enjoy it as much as I did! Today was their first class, where… Continue reading The new J2150
Today was bittersweet. On the one hand, I’m so relieved that I am finished working on our final project for J2150. On the other hand, I’m sad that my time with this class is over. I learned so much and met so many great people! After presenting our final projects, we headed over to Shakespeare’s… Continue reading Reflecting on J2150