Profile Assignment Description

The below is an overview of the Profile assignment ENGL 10803 students are completing on this site. Students, for full instructions and formatting requirements, see the full assignment sheet on our eCollege site. After reading and brainstorming about the definition of “local,” students will work in groups of two to write long blog posts introducing…

Richland High School Rebel Football Team

          According to Maxpreps.com, a national online database for high school sports, in the 2015 varsity football season, the Richland High School Rebels went 3-7. This season, the Rebels are undefeated with a 6-0 record so far and dominating each team. What does the difference of a year make in these…

Angelo’s BBQ

By Chad Wilcox & Bryce Boushka             If you have ever been to Fort Worth, Texas, you would have a great understanding and taste of this historical Texas community. The community not only supports Texas Christian University, but the city as whole represents the true definition of an extended family. With a moderate, old-fashioned, and…

The Water Gardens, wonder of Fort Worth

      City life can be very stressful and at times the busy schedule and challenges of everyday life can be hard for citizens to get away from. Luckily Fort Worth has implemented a perfect place for city goers and visitors to easily get away and become lost within the architectural wonders of the…

Woodshed Smokehouse

The word “local” can be used to describe a variety of places or objects. People are described as “locals” when they have lived somewhere for a long period of time and know about their surroundings. These “locals” describe the places that have been around in their town for a while as “local”. For example, the…

The Bearded Lady Profile

Imagine you are driving through Fort Worth, Texas looking for a restaurant that offers you a delicious bite to eat, a cold one, and an artistic atmosphere neighboring you at every corner; The Bearded Lady is the perfect place for you. When I first walked into The Bearded Lady, my eyes were immediately drawn to…

Melt Ice Creams

The Impact of Melt Ice Creams As a Texas college student in America who loves to eat ice cream it is hard to branch out from the traditional chocolate and vanilla flavors. Ever since the early 1900’s the classic creamy, high sugar, high calorie ice cream has been a worldwide staple especially when the famous…

Water Gardens, the Wonder of Fort Worth

   Most of the people think that The Water Garden in Fort Worth is a wonderful place, where one can talk a walk, relax and get away from the weekly stress. However, it has not always been like that. During 2004 and 2007, the Water Garden was closed due to multiple cases of drownings, all…

Sweet Sammies Profile

Sweet Sammies is a locally owned ice cream sandwich shop in Fort Worth, Texas.  Since it opened seven years ago, Sweet Sammies has been a popular destination for TCU students, who account for the majority of the customers that eat there.  Its close proximity to the TCU campus brings many students in on a regular…

Curly’s Frozen Custard

Frozen custard is found across America. From New York, where one of the first shops opened in Cooney Island, to Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steak burgers in California, these stores populate the country. While one of the best is Ted Drewes in St. Louis, Missouri, Fort Worth is home to a close second. Curly’s Frozen…

The Bearded Lady

Coming soon: The Bearded Lady Jordan Ross & Claire Villa Dr. Craig Profile 18 October 2016 The Bearded Lady Profile Imagine you are driving through Fort Worth, Texas looking for a restaurant that offers you a delicious bite to eat, a cold one, and an artistic atmosphere neighboring you at every corner; The Bearded Lady…

Richland High School Rebel Football Team

          According to Maxpreps.com, an online database for high school sports, in the 2015 varsity football season, the Richland High School Rebels went 3-7. This season, the Rebels are undefeated with a 6-0 record so far and dominating each team. What does the difference of a year make in these records?…

John F. Kennedy Memorial

On November 21, 1963, one day before the fatal assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, he delivered a fantastic speech as he always did. Everyone loved him because he was such a charming and natural leader. Due to his prowess and prestige in the Dallas and Fort Worth area, it was decided that a memorial needed…