Rhetorical Analysis On Homeless On Campus

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Rabinson Shrestha
Professor Kashmar
ENG 1301
September 25, 2016
Homeless on Campus
In the article Homeless on Campus, author Eleanor J. Bader explains how hard the life of a homeless college student is and argues how the colleges are not doing enough to help those homeless students. She gives examples of various homeless college students to support her argument. She also gives examples on how we as an individual or as a group can help those students in need.
Bader starts her article by talking about Aesha, a 20-year old student and a mother of a child. She explains how Aesha, because of her abusive husband, became homeless, the fears and difficulties she faced during her homelessness, and how she managed to survive her homelessness. She then talks about Adriana Broadway, Johnny Montgomery, and Asad Dahir who had all faced the tragedy of homelessness. After that, Bader tells us how LeTendre Education Fund for Homeless Children, a scholarship program administered by the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, is helping some of the homeless students across America. Towards the end of the article, Bader talks about a faculty member at a school who has helped homeless students by
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They don’t know where they are going to be tomorrow or how they are going to spend the night tomorrow. They have to work multiple hours to support themselves which makes dropping out of classes or the college entirely a very high possibility. In the article, Bader gives us an idea about how homeless students can be helped. Funding programs or institutions like LeTendre that helps to support the homeless students is a good way to help. Administrators can let the students use their facilities. Colleges and Universities could “provide affordable housing and full access to health care” (1) to their students. There are many other things that can be done to help the homeless students. Even a tiny effort can make a huge
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