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Journal entry due December 5th

How do you think the current financial crisis might affect your life in the immediate and in the more distant future?  How will respond to these changes? 

This article might help get your wheels turning: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/04/fashion/04SHOPPING.html?scp=5&sq=fashion&st=cse

Also, For this week's Evergreen homework, only do the part of the assignment that comes from Chapter 17. 

journal topic due December 5th

What is your favorite website/game/thing on the internet?  Why is it so great? 

If you can't think of a favorite, consider this site: http://laughingsquid.com/live-stream-of-shiba-inu-puppies/

journal topic due November 21st

Reflect on how your midterm week(s) went.  How did you deal with stress?  How could you deal with stress in the future?  Did you learn anything about yourself?  Did you do anything special to prepare?  What do you plan or hope to do differently next time? 
(Note:  You don't have to answer all these questions)

No jouranl due November 14th.

As you may have guessed already, there is no journal topic for this week.  You don't have to write a journal entry for November 14th. 

Journal topic due November 7th

For this week's journal topic, read pages 17 to 21 in the Tools for Success packet.  Which differences between high school and college do you find to be most surprising?  Which differences resonate most with you? 

Note:  This topic overlaps with the Essay 2 topic, but you don't have to include the same ideas in your essay.  For this journal entry, write specifically about some of the points presented in the reading. 

This week's topic (DUE October 31st)

I just realized that this is the last journal entry due before the election.  Therefore, for this week's journal entry, choose ONE of the options below: 

Option 1: What do you hope the outcome of the upcoming election will be?  How do you expect it to change your life, the lives of those around you, America, and/or the world?  Be specific!  Discuss a particular race or proposition. 

Option 2: In class last Friday Lisa Anderson talked about managing time and stress.  Choose three time/stress management techniques that Ms. Anderson suggested.  Describe how you could implement those techniques in your life this quarter.  Why are those suggestions the best for you?  What do you expect to gain from using them.

This week's topic

For this week's journal entry, choose your favorite thing about Halloween (either in the past or now) and describe it.  Why is/ was it your favorite thing? 

Hello students.

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