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The Appalachian State University Rape Culture

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: March 9, 2012

  Anyone on Appalachian State University (ASU) campus yesterday probably wouldn’t have noticed that it was International Women’s Day. Of course there’s not much to celebrate, when about one in four female college students is raped according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics. In relation to ASU, there appear to be […]

Privatized Schools: The Death of Creative Critical Thinking

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: February 23, 2012

There use to be a handful of proprietary colleges. While most proprietary colleges and trade schools certainly have a place in society and education, they cannot serve as a substitute for the advantages a well rounded liberal arts curriculum bestow. Today the proprietary college market just keeps growing. There’s a reason for this too. Mostly […]

UNC Board of Governors Recent Cuts to Education

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: February 10, 2012

  I’m aware that I hold some privileges that other students have been denied of, this comes from both government Financial Aid programs and from my parents. Being able to receive financial support for my college tuition and books continues to have a positive impact on my academic performance. Yesterday, I set-up my artwork to […]

Aspirations of a Graphic Designer

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: February 5, 2012

<a href=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&amp;MarketPlace=US&amp;ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fcollarticorn-20%2F8005%2F204c1c13-8a56-4b88-a520-d2399b80a49f&amp;Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</a>   Welcome to the College Artist Corner, where I share my life with you. My college life is set on the campus of Appalachian State University. Art is my original passion, therefore I am attending college for a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. The corner I’m in is at an […]