The following creative nonfiction essays and New Yorker-esque columns were composed in English 104 (Advanced Comp.) at Marquette University during Fall 2008.
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
Talk of the Town
Monica Hopping, “HULABALOO: OCTOBER OR BUST”
Laura Lachky, “The Fall of the House of Anheuser”
Ryan Liskey, “All’s Not Well in Brew City: An Avoidance of Race in MPS Texts”
Essay 1: Family
Claire Cesarz, “Family Elders”
Monica Hopping, “The Upside of Divorce"
Mark Kelley, “The Professional”
Laura Lachky, “Culture Clash”
Rosemary Lane, “Becoming a Fresca Family”
Charlie Puckett, “I, Kathleen”
Amanda Szymkowski, "Allied Forces"
II. PORTFOLIO B
Shouts and Murmurs
Claire Cesarz, “The Theatre”
Ia Cha, “Get the msg?”
Christine Kehl, “Confessions of a Tanorexiac”
Rosemary Lane, “DearDiary.com”
Ashley Platten, “Revenge of the Cashier”
Charlie Puckeet, “Txt me pls”
Amanda Szymkowski, “Dear Diary: The Typical Marquette Student”
Nick Wimmer, “An Afternoon Dilemma of Tall Proportions”
III. PORTFOLIO C
Essay 3: Whiteness
No essays were submitted for publication
IV. POLITICAL AD ANALYSIS
Ryan Liskey, “The Original Mavericks”