“My Writing Journey,” Qianyu Wang (2013) — Inquiry 1

Writer’s Reflection “My Writing Journey” is one of my best and clearest experiences which compares with my reading and speaking experience. The narrative basically talked about how my grandpa influenced my writing interests and how I improved my writing in English since I came to …

“Speaking Out Your Views,” Ziyi Wang (2012) — Inquiry 1

Writer’s Reflection “Speaking Out Your Views” is an impressive experience of my own. It aims at narrating a process of change from a tractable student, who just followed the teacher’s thinking without her own creative idea, to a questioning and blooming girl, who is never …

“Low-Tech,” Rachel Cameron (2012) — Inquiry 1

Writer’s Reflection This paper is the product of a long and somewhat strenuous process. I did not have difficulty choosing a broad topic (technology), but it was a challenge to narrow my thoughts into a logical and organized essay and to focus on a specific …

Without Rhetoric I wouldn’t be Here by Erin Collin

Reflective Narrative Award 2011 Writer’s Reflection For the most part, I think I accomplished what I set out to accomplish in this paper, to examine how the development of my rhetoric helped me accomplish a goal. I realized in the story that I couldn’t just …

My Reflective Narrative by Chelsea Frank

Writer’s Reflection The idea my paper would have to focus on was fairly obvious to me once I thought it over for a bit; the narrative about how I spoke differently than your average high school graduate due to my upbringing was really the only …

A Different Medal of Honor by Megan Schaefer

It was the summer of 2008. School was right around the corner, and fall sports were in action. It was the last day of volleyball tryouts, and everyone was exhausted, due to the long week of strenuous conditioning and intensive drills. I had been playing …

A Year of Lying by Samantha Thurman

When people think of Smoothie King they think of nutrition, health, and losing weight. It’s not exactly the same for the people who work there. My coworkers and I used to joke about how our job is not to sell smoothies or get people to …

“Skype,” Ashley Tway (2011) — Inquiry 1

My alarm starts to beep and I roll over to look at my clock. Five-thirty in the morning. I immediately jolt out of bed and a smile spreads across my face. I quickly glance out my window to notice the sun barely beginning to creep …