Student Journals

De Las Fronteras

  • Local Legends August 2, 2011 3:15 am
    La Llorona They say that La Llorona, “The Weeping Woman”, can be seen at night along the San Antonio river in the long white gown she was buried in, it is a very famous story and it is used for many places in Mexico and the southwest, but San Antonio is believed to be the [...]...

Bionomic Urbanism – Summer of farms in the city of Los Angeles

  • Urban Impression : Dollar Menu August 3, 2011 6:03 pm
    Since I often bike around an neglect to carry snacks with me, (and I also like to indulge in fast, greasy food) I sometimes stop at taco trucks and the like for a quick bite / drink. There is a proliferation of high end food trucks roaming the streets these days, but I will have [...]...

D.C. in the summer

  • Marsh Dyke Wildlife Preserve August 3, 2011 4:44 pm
    When I first got to Washington D.C. to start my field study I was driving along the George Washington Parkway in Alexandria,Va coming from a friends house and I got caught in a very bad flash flood. When I left … Continue reading →...

Environmental Policies and Programs in Seattle

  • Environmental Challenges: From Local to Global and Back July 31, 2011 5:06 pm
    After finishing my other two books, I have started to dive into my last one on my list (there will probably be more when I finish this one), but I am very excited about this one because as the title … Continue reading →...

Mackintosh’s Glasgow

  • The immortals August 4, 2011 10:40 pm
    Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s designs are so modern that it’s easy to forget that he was active at the turn of the 20th century.  This 1893 group picture on display at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum depicts Mackintosh and his … Continue reading →...

Lost in Viet Nam

  • Maybe it’s for real this time August 4, 2011 6:54 am
    Good evening America, good morning Viet Nam.  I’ve slipped into a bit of a routine the past couple of days.  I wake up early and walk down the street to a woman who sells fried egg breakfast sandwiches (banh mi … Continue reading →...

Secret Seattle

  • Publishing Company August 4, 2011 6:23 pm
    We recently sent our book, even though it isn’t completly finished, out to a couple publishing companies. We are not neccesarialy looking for them to get back to us immediately to publish us, although that would be ideal. We are … Continue reading →...

Secret Seattle 2

Summer in Seattle

  • Skid Road July 28, 2011 12:07 am
    When delving into books regarding the Pacific Northwest, and specifically Seattle, the title Skid Road often surfaced. The book is a 1960 account by Murray Morgan about Seattle’s grittier emergence, or as he elucidated: “The formal history of Seattle has been written many times over, sometimes well; the sons and daughter of them men who [...]...

The City Moves Us

  • Hello Everyone! July 2, 2011 10:01 pm
    I’m looking forward to all my trips this summer. Please feel free to ask questions or comment as my work progresses....

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