The following creative nonfiction essays and New Yorker-esque columns were composed in English 3210 (Advanced Comp.) at Marquette University during Fall 2012.
Students self-selected the writings they wanted to publish here, and their writing do not represent the official views of Marquette University.
I. PORTFOLIO A
Shouts & Murmurs (modelled on The New Yorker column)
Shannon Bentley, "The Therapy Sermon of Scott Walker"
Essay 1: Individuals & Identity
II. PORTFOLIO B
Jaqueline Boratyn, "Happily Every After Kind of Dress" (Review Say Yes to the Dress)
Ryan Lavine, "The Walking Dead" (Review of TV Show)
Caroline Mahon, "Channeling Art Through Pain" (Review of Frank Ocean)
Tessa Morelli, "Born and Raised" (Review of John Mayer)
Rebecca Ratterman, "Hurting to Heal" (Review of Revenge)
Essay 2: Community & Identity
Shannon Bentley, "Educating the Juvenile"
III. PORTFOLIO C
Claire Schrantz, "Fast Food Consumption in Minority Populations"
Charlie Mohl, "Refugees"