I was able to shadow the Librarian Lisa Williams and learn what it is like to be a librarian. The day began with her instructing an ESL class that was filled with about eleven students. These students were women from Hispanic and Asian countries who spoke very little English. Through a program that was started by Black Hawk College and The Moline Public Library these … Continue reading A Job Shadow Experience at the Moline Public Library
I would like to thank Alderwoman Tompkins for speaking at our meeting. I really appreciated her talking about the politics of communication and how she uses communication on daily basis. She explained to the CSS on how communication is important in getting people to vote. She explained different ways of reaching out to voters. It could be door to door or sending voters’ information about … Continue reading CSS Member Offers Insight on Alderwoman’s Visit
Walking through the halls of my high school as a senior in college was initially a strange experience. It hasn’t even been four years since the day I threw my scarlet cap into the air to signify the end of adolescence, but it felt, as I passed through those familiar grey doors, like I’d been gone ages. Much was familiar: the cramped red lockers that … Continue reading A Stranger in a Strange Land – The Tales of a Job Shadow
The comedy scene in the Quad Cities is one that some can say they are familiar with. Improv groups like Comedy Sportz and Blacklist have been successful and are the most readily available form of comedy in the area, but there is no true home for stand-up comedy aside from touring comedians who drop in for a night. Davenport comedian and all around Quad City … Continue reading Hey, Quad Cities! What Are You Doing Friday Night?