Students’ Work

Some of the Best Work Accomplished by My Students in Composition, New Media Writing, Technical Writing, Creative Writing, American Literature, and Humanities Courses

Social Good/Public Writing Projects

Latino Achievement Gap by Maribel Barbosa

Black Lives Matter by Quanetta Miller

Covid-19 Pandemic by Cesar Aguinaga

Justice for Orca Whales by Yuliana and Pearla

Obesity Awareness by Markesha Gibbons

Cardiovascular Disease by Damien Lopez

Pollution by Megan Brown and Jahanna McDuffie

Healthcare Research by Melodie Stairs-Clemetson

Climate Change by Cassandra and Chris

Stress and Anxiety by Casandra

Pet Healthcare by Rosa

Unsung Heroes of DFW [Video] by Chad

Immigration by Mellani Pargas

Black Poverty by Jordaysia Brown

Caring for Pets [funny video] by Mario

End Corruption at the Olympics by Patrick Donalson

Excellent Group Video by the Hope is Vital Group [AIDS]

Recycling by Jenny Coleman

Violent Crimes in South Africa

Mental Health Among Minorities

Animal Adoption

Race and Racism – LaceAgainstRace.Webs.Com

Race and Racism Final Group Project (by Amy Luciano Santamaria)

Race and Racism Final Group Project (by Sheila Crawford)

Podcasting Project

Food, Housing, Education and Gentrification (by Canealus Manning)

Yuliana [High School Experience]

Cassandra [DACA interview in Spanish]

Rebecca [Growing up Hispanic]

Daisy [A Near Kidnapping in Mexico with commercial]

Maritza [the Mandela Effect with commercial]—Mandela-Effect-e95b38

Micaela [Filter Free Forum with commercial]

Chad [Disney with commercial]

Leslie [feminism and intersectionality]

Megan [Success and Failure with Interviews with Mom and Grandma]

Meagan Vazquez [Rap’s Effect on Children – Strong Episode]

Vanessa Vega [Rap’s Effect on Children – in Spanish]

Sergio Gonzalez [Rap’s Effect on Children – Interview with 9th Grader]

Ari Hernandez [Rap’s Effect on Children – Interview with College Students]

Brandon Baeza [Rap’s Effect on Children]

Braylon [Rap’s Effect on Children – Interview with Parent]





Enrique and Jacob–VIDEO-GAME-CONSOLES-e2krou

Ashley [Conspiracy Theories]–Corey-e2jubm

New Discourse Communities Project

Alexandra (soccer)

Oswaldo (makeup)

Meagan (hair; good video)


Ignacio (hair) (social media posts)

Ari (skateboarding mini-documentary)

Carla (cars)

Brenda (football)

Prezi Pesentations

Marcus Villagomez

Melodie Stairs-Clemetson [excellent Prezi]

Brizeth Silva [excellent Prezi]

Nate Trillo [very good]

Haley Casillas [very good]

Emily Montecillo

Maira Lopez

Markesha Gibbons

Megan Johnson [great job with zooming into info.]

Literacy Self-Analysis Paper (Literacy Narrative)

Communication and Code Switching in my Life by Saray Sifuentes

This is How I English by Meagan Vasquez

English, Spanish, and Everything in Between by Zabdi Pina

Rap Music Survey and Analysis Blog Essay

Blog Essay by Brenda Zapata

Political Discourse Communities Analysis Paper

Political Rhetoric Paper – Maria Quintero (in APA)

Political Rhetoric Paper – Jose De Paz (in APA)

Discourse Communities Analysis – Very Smart Student Paper – Yesenia – APA

Liberal versus Conservative Rhetoric by Esther Romero (MLA)

Group Blog Articles

Faculty Speaker Series Event Coverage: LatinX Hip Hop

“I’m Already Late: Parking at UNTD”

Literature Analysis

Josh Folchert Literary Analysis Paper

Business/Advertising Projects (Business Websites)

Website: Femme Fetale (best website example)

Website: Mad Baking Company

Website (very extensive): Game Master’s Guild Hall

Funny Video by Mario for Business:

Website:  Pokémon Trainer

Website:  Collection 9 Clothing Store

Website Better Than Cake Shop

Website:   Chef Zam

Website Party at the K

Website: Unique U Custom Products

Website:!   Cookie Cutter

Budget Letter: Business Plan – Femme Fetal – Femme Fetale

Budget Letter: Business Bank Letter – Mad Baking Company Mad Baking Company

Budget Letter: Business Bank Letter – BankofDallasLetter_EnriqueOrtiz   Ricky’s Video Editing Services

Budget (Excel): Budget for Blue Couch Lounge (takes 30 seconds to load)

Flyer: Cookie Cutter Flyer

Student E-Portfolios (with resume and cover letter)

Estephania Garcia (professional): E-portfolio

Meagan Vazquez: E-portfolio

Jeanette Pardo E-portfolio

Jordaysia Brown: E-portfolio

Maribel Barbosa: E-portfolio

Leopaul Pleasants: E-portfolio

Nathan Trillo: E-Portfolio

Melodie Stairs-Clemetson: E-Portfolio

Ester Barrera E-Portfolio

Destiny Modeste: Destiny Modeste Resume + E-Portfolio

Job Search and Job Interview Tips (Prezi):

Blog Essays/Projects

Yinel Cervantes [blog focused on rhetoric and writing studies]

Maritzabel (Bell) Monge [New Media Writing]

Haley Casillas [New Media Writing]

Maria Quintero [ENGL 1313]

Ari Hernandez [Engl 1313 AND 1323]

Jonathan Leon [Engl 1313 AND 1323]

Nate Trillo [New Media Writing]

Melodie Stairs-Clemetson [New Media Writing]

Adonis Glover [New Media Writing]

Ashley Noel [New Media Writing Blog]

Patrick Donalson [New Media Writing]

Precious Whitley [Race and Racism]

Jayden Bell [ENGL1323: Hip Hop Themed]

Bryan Lopez [ENGL1323: Hip Hop Themed]

Liasha Ortiz [ENGL1323: Hip Hop Themed]

Alexia Smith (Race/Racism Blog)

Consuelo Polk

Tyson Dao

Luis Puente

Juan Salas

Marai Williams

Susan Shields


Rap Music and Society [essays and websites]

Student Paper – Leslie Montes – Rap Music and the LGBTQ Community

Effects of Rap on Kids – Stephania Gomez [APA Style]

Positve and Negative Effects of Rap – Alexandra Whiteaker [APA Style]

Rap Music and Children

How Rap is Helpful and Harmful for Kids – Aidee Sierra

The Effects of Rap Music on Children – Shanta Claiborne

Kevin Lee -Rap Music and Society

Rappers and Social Responsibility [student website]

Rappers and Drug Culture [student website]

Blog Project (Literary Analysis)

Luan Ly

Joaquin Artigas

Rebecca Clesse

Karrie Mitchell

Amy Norwood

Syllabus Project for American Literature 1865-Present and World Literature

Aidee Sierra World Literature Syllabus

Elexis Evans World Literature Syllabus

Luan Ly Syllabus and Explanation

Matthew Bastible Syllabus and Explanation

Steven Geer Syllabus and Explanation

Amy Karimi Syllabus and Explanation

Poems and Other Creative Writing

Student Poem (Sestina) Who Am I by Yvonne Yanez

A Trip of Dying Embraces by Destiny Modeste

Passion by Nkza Campbell

The Traitor Within by Aaron Hall

Short-Answer Essays

How Video Games Impact Society – Sydney Szmuc