"I used to bet on Vanderbilt all the time in basketball," says Alex Andrews, the
admitted compulsive gambler. "And I still don't know where Vanderbilt is. Where
is ... I know what you're trying to get at here — some kind of pollution of
innocence type story. Well, I win. I don't mean to glorify gambling, but I love it, and
I don't think I'll ever be able to quit. "My first season of gambling was in 10th grade
, just Bettor ...
Author: Gilbert H. Muller
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Now you can provide your freshman students with a collection of recently published essays from well-known publications on topics they are sure to find compelling. HERE AND NOW features 55 essays organized thematically around such provocative topics as reconsituted families, generational differences, career options, ethnic and gender identity, political correctness, entertainment, and other issues that define today’s campus life, American culture, and global society. What’s more, all these articles were published in respected publications like Time, Esquire, Working Woman, Harper’s Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The New Yorker, and Essence—none earlier than 1993! If, like most freshman, your students are curious and opinioned, eager to deal critically with social realities, then this is the collection for your class.