Creative assignments. Topic: Alcohol
After Prohibition, states generally issued licenses for on-premise and off-premise sale of alcohol. Drinking was thus largely confined to bars, restaurants, the home, and private clubs. Alcohol is now regularly offered in places like salons, grocery stores, clothing stores, and galleries. Is this trend towards ubiquitous availability of alcohol a good one? And is there a new regulatory regime needed to address this trend?
FORMAT AND CONTENT:
o A wide range of submission formats are eligible and encouraged, such as formal law review articles or graduate school academic papers.
o Any form of citations is acceptable, as long as the format is consistent throughout the submission.
o The entry should be submitted double spaced with at least 12-point font in Times New Roman format and should not exceed 25 pages in length, exclusive of endnotes.
Task: Humor Poem
Find one humor poem only. Length limit: 250 lines maximum. No restriction on age of author. Both unpublished and previously published work accepted. Authors from all countries eligible except Syria, Iran, North Korea, and Crimea (due to US government restrictions). The poem you submit should be in English. Inspired gibberish is also accepted (example).
Task: Sweat and Simple
“Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.” (250 words or less)
Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually.
Write 140-character statement that completes this sentence:
The most important reason to care about e-waste is…
TASK: Willful worker
The candidate must submit a 750-word essay response to the prompt: What makes a willful worker and why is it important to work hard in what you do? How do you yourself exemplify these things?