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Aleah Deann Gooden

My project 3 will be focused on ocean conservation. For project 2 I analyzed two articles related to the negative impacts of commercial fishing. Commercial fishing has created a major deficit of certain species, some are even close to extinction. These articles were super interesting personally because this is a topic I am very passionate about. Saving the oceans is a big deal to me and I am excited to be able to express my thoughts on this topic through these projects. More specifically, unethical fishing practices are the leading cause of marine life death. I came across this subject…


Today, I wanted to talk about how my specific food preferences have shaped my personality and reputation. I don’t like chocolate, which to most is a bizarre saying. The usual responses I get from this statement are, “what?!”, “no way!” or, “impossible, everyone loves chocolate!”. And to this I always respond, well I guess I’m not your average person. Following my response always comes the question of why? I’m sure I’ve responded to this question a million times but if I’m honest, I don’t know why I don’t like it or why I used to and then all of a…


Food surrounds us every day, whether that be in stores, in your own kitchen, or at work. Personally, food has become a very prominent part of my life since I started working at a coffee shop a couple of months ago. Customers rely on me to produce well-made and delicious foods as well as almost any drink you can think of. When I sit behind this counter surrounded by hundreds of syrups and sauces, it reminds me just how much variety there is in everything we eat. It’s not just coffee, it’s your coffee, tailored to your wants and tastes…


Hi! My name is Aleah Gooden, I’m a freshman at the University of Arizona majoring in pre-nursing. I am here in search of a nursing degree to eventually become a trauma or labor and delivery nurse. I am studying at home this semester in Denver, Colorado, but will most definitely be back on campus come this fall! I’m super excited to be taking this english course given that it is surrounded by the theme of food! Food plays a major role in my life due to all the places I’ve traveled and cultures I’ve embraced. …

Aleah Deann Gooden

might be the only person you know who doesn’t like chocolate or bacon.

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