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Final Spark! (5.8.12)

Sanjek’s reading this week was mainly about the collaborations and clashes between different ethnic groups in the Corona-Elmhurst area. ¬†There come times, when the neighborhood is facing issues such as drugs and crime, that the people come together to rally … Continue reading

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“Comment” 4/3

I knew I recognized Riis! Anbinder introduces his chapter on changes in Five Points by telling the story of Jacob Riis, a journalist and author of How the Other Half Lives, whom I recognize from history class in high school. … Continue reading

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Sparks Reaction (2/6)

Jane Jacobs starts up her essay very strongly, stating that it is an attack, which I thought was an interesting way to attract readers.¬† She does bring up a valid point later saying, we wish for more money to fix … Continue reading

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