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Amalie Emmy Noether - By the time Amalie Emmy Noether’s life ended, she had become one of the greatest mathematicians of her time. She was born on March 23rd 1882, in Erlangen, Germany and died on April 14, 1935, at the age of 53, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She was the oldest out of the four kids that her mother, Ida Kaufmann, had. Amalie, known as Emmy, to most everybody she knew, was the only female child out of the bunch. Her dad Max Noether was also a famous mathematician. She had an unproblematic time in her early years of school, being smarter than the majority of the kids at an adolescent age gave her an advantage....   [tags: Biography]
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Emmy Winning Shows: The Wire - When a show is regarded as one of the greatest of all time, doesn't it deserve to get an Emmy award. What about when it's considered the most important show ever produced due to its profound social commentary (Rhetorical Questions). Well, if you think so, then you would cringe when you heard that The Wire went five Emmy award-less seasons even with its critical acclaim. The question is how. The answer lies in the show's frighteningly true subtext: America turned out differently from what the country's founders envisioned....   [tags: television show review] 934 words
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Their Eyes Were Watching an Emmy, Not God - Their Eyes Were Watching An Emmy: Not God Throughout the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, the reader is painted a picture by Ms. Hurston but completely blindsided if they ever sat down to actually watch this horrid slaughter of what was a classic piece of literature. The screen play just another “ pet project “ for Oprah Winfrey, diminishes the light in which Ms. Zara Neal Hurston herself, portrayed is completely altered to fit the television, sex driving industry in which Ms. Winfrey subdues to the viewers....   [tags: Zora Neale Hurston novel vs. Oprah version] 850 words
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Book Review of "Detour for Emmy" - Detour for Emmy- Insperational Marilyn Reynolds is the author of Detour for Emmy. She is an English teacher in Los Angeles County. Marilyn is the author of numerous essays that have been published in many national newspapers, library magazines, professional journals, and autobiographies. Her students help her to keep in touch with the reality of today's teens; she then puts these realities into her writing. Detour for Emmy was inspired by her own experiences and those of her students. (5) Detour for Emmy is a true story based on a young teen age girl, whose life is drastically changed after she becomes pregnant....   [tags: Book Reviews] 543 words
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Norther Ireland: A Nation Divided - ... They believe that their way is the path that Northern Ireland should follow, whether that is to unite with Great Britain or to remain an individual country. Because of this fear of losing their identities, violence and for the opposing group has turned the country into an internal battlefield. Another significant patter I discovered was the presence the country’s history. History is undying and the history of Northern Ireland is a vast map of peace, power, struggle and identity. Throughout time, Northern Ireland has been subject to attacks, invasions, and betrayals....   [tags: violence, terror, suffering and death]
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Women's Contributions to Mathematics - Women's Contributions to Mathematics Women in the world of mathematics is a subject that people rarely hear about. The only time people do is if it’s a female math teacher. But what many do not know is that women have made extremely important contributions to the world of mathematics. Women have been documented to be involved in mathematics, since as early as the fifth century A.D. Women such as Hypatia, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Sophie Germain, Emmy Noether, Ruth Moufang and Sun-Yung Alice Chang....   [tags: Papers] 2428 words
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Victorian Women: A Human Sacrifice - "In herself the woman is nothing. The woman can only justify her presence on the earth by dedicating herself to others; through deliberate self-effacement, duty and sacrifice she will discover the identity and raison d'être of which, by herself, she is deprived" (Basch 5). Surrounded by such popular belief, the women of the Victorian age had to surrender their valuable possessions simply to avoid the wrath of the male dominated society. The female characters in A Dollhouse, by Henrik Ibsen, project that a woman was merely a self-sacrificing entity of society....   [tags: American Literature] 1474 words
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Human Trafficking's Relationship with the Media - Mass Comm. Theory and Research Human Trafficking’s Relationship with the Media Introduction "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness (Declaration of Independence, ).” In the media there have been many movies, documentaries, articles, television broadcasts that centered on raising awareness for human trafficking. It has been going on for far too long and many don’t realize or recognize that is going on strongly in America and to Americans; as well as, surrounding countries....   [tags: news broadcast sources] 2422 words
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Natural Mothers in Henrik Ibsen's, A Doll House - Naturally Mothers “It seems most commonly to be the mother's influence, though naturally a bad father's would have the same result.” (A Doll House, 70) In this quotation, Torvald from Henrik Ibsen's, A Doll House talks about Krogstad being a liar and mentions that almost all criminals have had lying mothers. The protagonist, Nora, feels very guilty because she is hiding a secret from her family. In life, women are naturally determine whether if they are good or bad mother. In two different pieces of work these two women chose either one....   [tags: influence, natural, inattentive]
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A Brief Biography of Ellen Degenres - ... The origin of DeGeneres's stand-up comedy started in small clubs and coffee houses. However, Ellen DeGeneres's career was not jumpstarted until 1981, when she performed as the emcee for Clyde's Comedy Club in New Orleans. In the early 1980s, Ellen began to tour around America; she was named as Showtime's Funniest Person in America by 1982.3 Consequently in 1986, DeGeneres appeared on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, whom compared her to Bob Newhart.4 Furthermore, DeGeneres was the first comedienne to be summoned to an onscreen chat with Carson after her performance.5 Ellen DeGeneres's first appearance on television shows include Open House (1989) and Laurie Hill (1992); her firs...   [tags: lesbian icon and talkshow host, comedian] 704 words
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Audrey Hepburn was a Winner - ... Even after she retired she occasionally starred in movies. She dedicated the last years of her life to help starving children in less-fortunate countries. The last movie she starred in was Always in 1989. On January 20 of 1993, she died of appendiceal cancer in Tolochenaz, Switzerland. She became very famous during her lifetime and still is even now that she’s dead. Many people wonder how Audrey Hepburn got so famous. Many thought that after World War II no new female icon would emerge. Audrey’s film career started because of her love of dance....   [tags: actress, film, broadway]
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Taking a Look at Ellen Degenres - ... DeGeneres even launched the PSA titled Be Kind in her effort to spread awareness. Although she might just be one of many advocators against bullying, her popularity greatly contributed to the spread of the movement. With Ellen DeGeneres's effort, America is one step closer to eradicating bullying. During national crisis, Ellen DeGeneres reaches out to many Americans to comfort and relieve them. After the attack on September 11, 2001, DeGeneres's performance as a host in the Emmy Awards, while inappropriately timed, was perfectly balanced between "wit and heartfelt emotion."1 Furthermore, Ellen DeGeneres was able to effectively utilized her show to help victims of Hurricane Katrina; The...   [tags: beloved media icon and entertainment pioneer] 517 words
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Well-known Women From Illinois - The women from Illinois are different and unique in their own way. Learning about a few of the famous women from Illinois might help to understand the many different people who have lived in Illinois. Even though Betty White was mainly known for her acting she was also a writer. Betty White, Veronica Roth, and Catherine Yates are some of the many interesting and important women from Illinois. Betty White Betty White was the only child of Horance and Tess White; when Betty was two years old her family moved to Los Angeles (“Betty White” Biography para....   [tags: Betty White, Veronica Roth, Catherine Yates]
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The Killer Angels by Michael Sharra - Based of Michael Sharra’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Killer Angels, Gettysburg is a literary adaptation that popularized the bloodiest battle fought between the North and the South during the Civil War. Initially intended as a TV mini series, Gettysburg was produced as a full-length feature film. The film glorifies Union and Confederate soldiers in the historic bloodbath of Gettysburg. The film enables viewers to experience a first hand account of the spirit and battleground of the four-day battle....   [tags: gettyburg, civil war, horrific battle]
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The Life of Amazing Opera Singers - The Life of amazing Opera Singers Opera originated in Italy in the early 1500’s. It gained popularity in the Baroque period when people began experimenting new and different sounds with their voices. Opera is very dramatic work and you must have a really great voice to be considered as an Opera singer. Operas are usually performed in Opera houses and are accompanied by different instruments/ orchestra. It started off in Italy and soon became used all over the world. In the 1800s, Italian Opera soon began to take over all of Europe....   [tags: Beverly Sill, Kathleen Battle, Samuel Ramey]
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Biography of Stevland Hardaway Morris - ... How was a blind man supposed to write music for a movie. Some doubted him, but he did it. By telling another musician what to write, and the little details of how he wanted the music to go, he succeeded. (Page 230 “Higher Ground” by Craig Werner) By doing this Stevie Wonder showed that he goes on with no worry of his blindness. It shows that he is still able to perform tasks that a regular person would do. Discrimination was a problem for Stevie Wonder. He is treated differently because he is black....   [tags: music, blindness, instruments] 832 words
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Fair Ball - Fair Ball This book was based off of Bob Costas opinion on baseball. I recommend reading this book because he was full of great ideas for the Major Leagues. Any real baseball fan needs to read a copy of Bob Costas' "Fair Ball." Costas addresses the issues pressing Major League Baseball, its owners, its players, and its fans. Everything that caused the 1994 work stoppage could happen again after next season. However, Costas very thoughtfully lays out a plan primarily for the owners, since they should be able to master what they own....   [tags: essays research papers] 378 words
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Taking Stabs at Babs - Taking Stabs at Babs It is no secret that in the world, the entertainment industry in particular, face value is important. Many people who don’t fit into the societal norms of “beautiful” are discouraged into not following their dreams.It would have made sense for one Barbra Streisand to have given up and hidden her talent in the shadows when others doubted her, but that is not what she chose to do. Instead, Streisand used this as empowerment, and was rewarded greatly for it.Barbra Streisand overcame the status quo of women in the entertainment industry by moving to New York to pursue her career, overcoming stage fright, and going on to have one of the most successful careers of all perfor...   [tags: Barbra Streisand, Singre, Actress, Biography]
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Robert Koch - Robert Koch was a physician and a scientist. According to Blevins and Bronze (2010), his work “launched the new field of medical bacteriology,” and “ushered in a ‘golden age’ of scientific discovery and a new era of public health” (p. E744). Brock (1999) claimed Robert Koch was “one of the most important figures in medical science and was also the founder of bacteriology” (p. xxi). How did one man accomplish so much and impact the world around him in such a profound way. The three areas that must be examined in order to unveil the magnitude of influence that he possessed are as follows: • The Life of Robert Koch • Microscopes, Research, and Revolutionary Discoveries • Beyond one man These to...   [tags: Biography, Physician, Scientist]
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Reality Television and The Negative Impact on the Millennial Generation - ... The original content of these shows was ways to better ones self with makeovers, however the birth of the Real Housewives franchise in 2006 brought on a much more negative trend. With the high saturation of “real” women in different area codes now playing out unscripted but seemingly over-produced drama comes the negative propaganda that this is how women are suppose to behave. These shows glamorize vulgarity, materialism, drug addiction, alcohol abuse and cyber bullying. There is a constant need amongst the characters on these shows to one-up each other as well as belittle and cut down their fellow cast mates....   [tags: sexualized culture, drug addiction, camera] 544 words
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Dance for Musical Theatre: Robert Louis Fosse - Dance for Musical Theatre: Robert Louis Fosse *No Works Cited Robert Louis Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of a vaudevillian and appropriately enough was born into the theatre. As a child, the art of dance wasn’t only used as a past time by young Fosse, but rather as a way of gaining attention from friends and family. From an early age he had already started studying ballet, tap and acrobatic dance. As Fosse grew up, his talented dancing and signature showmanship had began molding his future career....   [tags: Papers] 715 words
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The Simpsons Impact on Family Values - The Simpsons Impact on Family Values The Simpsons first came to life on April 19th, 1987. It was aired as a ‘filler’ in the commercial breaks of ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ and was animated in 30 second mini-episodes. Matt Groening, the proud producer and creator of The Simpsons, made these 30 second episodes after being recognized for his ‘life is hell’ comic strip and asked by a fan, Pauly Platt, if he would be interested in coming up with ideas for an animation. Groening ceased the opportunity and now, 18 years on The Simpsons have become a global success and have been honored with: a Peabody award, over 20 Emmy awards, over 50 Emmy nominations, over 20 Annie a...   [tags: Television TV Sitcoms Cartoons] 1772 words
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Biography of Oprah Winfrey - Oprah Gail Winfrey, a famous black writer, talk show host, and actress, was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi .She was born to unwed, teenage parents. Her mother Vernita Lee was eighteen and a housemaid. Her father Vernon Winfrey was twenty and in the armed forces. Winfrey was named Orpah from the Book of Ruth in the Bible, but her name was later changed to Oprah because it was easier to pronounce. As a youth, Winfrey moved to Milwaukee to live with her mother. Her mother's lack of supervision enabled several male relatives and friends to sexually abuse Winfrey....   [tags: essays research papers] 1134 words
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Fame is a Dangerous Drug and Should be Kept out of Reach of Children - “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.” These are the words of Benjamin Haydon, a painter in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s. Although his ideas could be rendered outdated, it is this quote that stands out even among today’s standards of ethical code and morality. Another quote that stands out is from the book entitled Growing Up On the Set, “fame is a dangerous drug and should be kept out of reach of children.” These words were spoken by former child actor, and current writer, Paul Peterson....   [tags: fame, famous kids, child stars]
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A Split Personality: The Cause and Effects of Multiple Personality Disorder - A Split Personality: The Cause and Effects of Multiple Personality Disorder Multiple Personality Disorder, (also called Dissociative Identity Disorder) is an abnormal psychological phenomenon which has baffled psychologists and psychiatrists for years. It is a syndrome marked by the clear existence of two or more “personalities” (or identities) in a single person, each personality having separate memories, behaviors, physical attributes, and even different gender than the patient....   [tags: Mental Health ] 1272 words
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Old Spice's The Man Your Man Could Smell Like Advertising Campaign - Winner of the 2010 Grand Prix for film at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial for the Portland ad agency Wieden+Kennedy. Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” ads advertising campaign took on a life of its own, spilling into social media and becoming the object of debates. Some media outlets, like CBS News, asked, “Is the Old Spice Guy ‘Post-Racial’ or Just Another ‘Mandingo’?” (Edwards, 2010). These surface readings do not impress when the advertisements are critically interrogated though the lens of critical race and gender theories that draw on Marxist and psychoanalytic themes....   [tags: marketing strategies, effective publicity]
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Black Women on T.V.: Still Stereotyped or Ignored in Their Progression? - Black women in America are unique group of people. Of course no two women are the same and black women in America have not stayed the same. Robin Givhan’s Echoes of T.V.’s First Lady: Michelle Obama’ Last True Cultural Antecedent is “Cosby’s” Clair Huxtable addresses the idea that television has not seen a black women since the great Clair Huxtable that personifies the qualities of Michelle Obama. Maybe TV. has not seen a replica of these two phenomenal women but TV. has seen many other women who maybe even more so represent black women of America today....   [tags: african american females on the tube] 600 words
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August Wilson's Award-Winning Play, Fences about an African American Baseball Player - ... Also, there is definitely the underlying feeling that Troy's jealously of Corey's open opportunities is his urge to prevent Corey from pursuing his dream. His anger towards his father deepens further into the play as he realizes that his father should be the last person to dictate his life. In Act One Corey receives a job at one of their neighborhood stores, he then finds that his work schedule intervenes with football practice, so he quits his job without telling his dad. Troy angrily forces him to beg for his job back and forbids him from playing unless he maintains his job....   [tags: coach, heaven, reconciliation]
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Film Response to ‘Waiting for Superman’ & ‘The Hobart Shakespearians’ - Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” What does it mean to learn. To learn is the activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something; the activity of someone who learns; knowledge or skill gained from learning. Every living, breathing creature on the earth has been blessed with some capability to learn. The opportunity to learn is in everything we do. We learn inside and out of classrooms, and learn in countless kinds of ways....   [tags: learning, first public school, puritans]
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Biography of Michael Crinchton: One of the Greatest Writers - ... After graduating high school, Crichton would end up going to college at Harvard University. Crichton graduated summa cum laude from Harvard and would receive his MD from Harvard Medical School. While still in medical school Crichton published his first bestseller “The Andromeda Strain”. Crichton would go on to write numerous best sellers including “Jurassic Park” which was adapted into a movie three years after it was published in 1990. In 1994 Crichton created the hit TV show “ER”. Crichton would win an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer’s Guild of America Award for ER....   [tags: writer, thrillers, death, author] 917 words
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The World Class Woman: The Life of Angelina Jolie - Angelina Jolie was born June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California to actor Jon Voight, and actress Bertrand. She has one older brother James Haven. Angelina graduated from high school at age 16. She then attended New York University. Angelina started acting at a young age. She became popular by taking on the title role Lara Croft. Off-screen Angelina has become involved in international charity projects. Especially those involving refugees. She often appears in many Most Beautiful Women lists, and she has a personal life that is avidly covered by the press....   [tags: acting, marriage, cancer] 912 words
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Noble Lies in Breaking Bad and The Dark Knight - ... Knowing that he doesn't have long to live and that his teacher salary won't be enough to financially support his family after his impending death, Walter uses his extensive knowledge of Chemistry to begin producing and selling crystal meth with Jesse. This begins Walter's struggle to keep the unfortunate truth hidden from his family. When Walter starts spending the majority of his time cooking meth with Jesse, he has to lie his wife about where he's going. As Walter and Jesse's business begins to flourish, they make so much money that Walter doesn't know how to handle....   [tags: money, intentions, heroism]
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Dr. Seuss is the Most Well Known Children's Author - ... Another one of Geisel's popular books, Green Eggs and Ham, was influenced when his Random House editor and friend, Bennett Cerf, bet him fifty dollars in 1959 that he could not write a book that used only fifty easy-to-read words(Levine 54, Kaplan). Five years after returning from Europe on a ship, Geisel began reciting words to the rhythm of the ship's engines. He began reciting, "And that is a story that no one can beat, and to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street," the name of Geisel's first book(Dreier)....   [tags: memories, rhyme, illustrations] 1324 words
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At the Sands with Count Basie and Frank Sinatra - At the Sands with Count Basie and Frank Sinatra The year was 1966 Frank Sinatra was at the peak of his career. There he stood on the stage in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel and Casino in front of Count Basie and his Orchestra recording what is considered the best album of his career. The album “Sinatra at the Sands” would be his first album recorded live to be released and the album would achieve gold in sales. Sinatra was in his environment, a cozy salon style venue with an enthusiastic crowd in Las Vegas....   [tags: career, singer, orchestra] 1427 words
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The Representations of Femininity in Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen, one of the most well-known 19th century novelists recognized today continues to captivate people with stories of love and romance through the transformation of her novels into film and television. All of her novels are about women dealing with romance, courtship, and marriage during a repressing period. Most of her characters and stories revolve around the lives of the upper class. It centers on the values, rituals, and manners of high society in England during the Regency Era. Her most popular novel, Pride and Prejudice published in 1813 maintains the interest of its audiences as it did almost two centuries earlier as evidenced by its frequent incarnations....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Marshall Islands and US Military Nuclear Testing - Bikini Atoll is one of 29 atolls and five islands that make up the Marshall Islands (“A Short History”). Located in Micronesia, Bikini Atoll played a major role in World War II. Originally taken by the Japanese and used as a lookout point, it was later captured by U.S. forces in a battle that took place in its neighboring Kwajalein Atoll (“A Short History”). This would crush the Japanese hold on the Marshall Islands. After the war, President Truman recognized the importance of the Marshall Islands and its location in the Pacific....   [tags: bikini atoll, micronesia]
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The Number One Show on Television: The Blacklist - The Blacklist is a crime drama television program that airs on NBC. It is an American television series that stars Megan Boone, James Spader and Harry Lennix. The idea behind it is that an ingenious, criminal mastermind, for some apparent reason, starts to assist the FBI in catching the world’s most wanted criminals, some of which they did not know existed. Yet, Raymond “Red” Reddington surrenders to the authorities under the condition that he will only cooperate with a rookie FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen....   [tags: tv show, crime drama, nbc, raymond reddington]
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Should Students be Required to Take Drug Tests? - Alarmingly high levels of illicit drug usage still continue to be a problem among the youth. Drug usage can have vital implications for the future health and happiness of many juveniles as they move forward towards their transition to adulthood. These adolescents who use drugs can have especially high risks of developing mental and physical problems that may interfere with their educational and future occupational pursuits. Therefore, approximately 20 percent of high schools in the United States utilize some form of drug testing as a requirement for students in the very hope of deterring students from using illegal substances (Counsel and Heal)....   [tags: high levels of ilicit drug usage]
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How Much Does Weight Affect a Television Show? - ... Television shows receive awards based on the quality of the show, not how much their stars do or do not weigh. If the actors are good at acting, it does not matter what they weigh because their talents will become what is seen. In fact, Mike and Molly has already begun winning different awards. Melissa McCarthy who plays the plus-sized star, Molly, won “best leading actress in a comedy” herself. Jacquie Miller writes this in The Ottawa Citizen, “Melissa McCarthy beat some heavyweight comedy royalty Sunday night to pick up an Emmy for best lead actress in a comedy....   [tags: Melissa Macarthy, Mike and Molly]
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Documentary, The Invisible War, Features Heroic War Heros - ... These stories weigh heavily on the emotions of the audience causing them to feel more connected to the subject. Military records show over 20 percent of female veterans have been sexually assaulted(Ziering and Dick The Invisible War). As well as being assaulted, these women are then told no further action will be taken. 33 percent of military women do not report their sexual assault because the person to report to was a friend of the rapist(Ziering and Dick The Invisible War). Those who do come forward are punished for making such allegations....   [tags: sexual assault, military, punish] 803 words
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George Washington's 1776: The Battle of Dorchester Heights - Opening to the first page, George Washington is quoted, “perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.” setting the stage for David McCullough’s book, “1776”, a historical narrative that avoided academic debates. His thesis being a tight narrative focused around the Continental Army and their leader George Washington. McCullough continued his popular writing techniques of character building by tracing the roads, reading the books, and seeing the houses of his key characters as they would have in their lifetimes....   [tags: military tactics, history] 1121 words
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Rod Sterling's Imagination: Clearly From theTwilight Zone - “There is a fifth dimension beyond that known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, science and superstition and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is a dimension of imagination. It is an area we call The Twilight Zone!” (The Twilight Zone, 4)Those are the words of Rod Serling, an American screenwriter that developed abstract visions and conveyed them to millions. Serling was one of the most influential and creative people of his time....   [tags: Biography] 1971 words
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Imagery from Bill Clinton’s 1992 Presidential Campaign - In 1992, President Bill Clinton was a little known former governor from the poor state of Arkansas who thwarted President George H.W. Bush’s effort to be reelected and became the 42nd president of the United States. During the primary and general election, President Clinton’s campaign made extensive use of television to introduce himself and his ideas to the general public. Three examples were chosen as representative of the type of imagery seen during campaign. The first is a TV ad called “Hope”, the next is a picture from President’s appearance on the Arsenio Hall TV show and the last is a TV ad called “1988.” These examples serve to represent key moments that occurred during the presiden...   [tags: taxes, voters, election, politics]
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Gay Is the New Black in America - ... She understands the challenges gays face in society. As a lesbian she struggled to come out of the closet because she was an upcoming comedian/actress in a nation that was not ready to accept homosexuals. After announcing that she was a lesbian and gay supporter her career took off. Now, she has her own daytime talk show, has hosted the Emmy Awards and the Oscars, has been a judge on American Idol, and is even a spokeswoman for companies like J.C. Penney and CoverGirl (Neary, 2013). This is the type of stand we took as African Americans....   [tags: homosexual civil rights movement] 1267 words
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Spring Break: Personal Experience During a Trip - ... I needed this break to get away from Minnesota weather. Once me and my mom arrived we got checked into our room. Our room was a lake side front, it was the best room I have ever stayed in. Once my mom and I got into out room, we immediately went outside too look around. We were right on mission bay and the view was amazing. Even at night it was magnificent. I decided to watch a movie with my mom at 1 o'clock in the morning. We watched Wolf of Wall Street. My mom has never seen the movie and I just wanted to watch it again....   [tags: san diego, phoenix, plane] 845 words
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Broadcast Journalism is Transforming but not Dying - ... Although that was 10 years ago, it demonstrates how the Internet has been a prevalent go-to source for news and the statistics are only growing. Paul Grabowiscz (2014) explains, “Especially the young, are turning to the Internet for more and more of their news and developing an effective digital strategy is essential for long-term survival.” Are the younger generations to blame for the growth of online news. Amanda Lenhart (2010) found that 72% of 18-29 year olds that engaged in online activity also involved themselves in social media....   [tags: internet, ipads, news apps, online news] 1068 words
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Taking a Look at the Walking Dead - ... While camping in the woods, the large group gets attacked by zombies which leads to Amy, Carol’s husband and others to get bit by the zombies. The group has to fend off the walkers and kill their bitten loved ones. After the attack, some of the group splits off to search for their family, while the majority packs up and travels to the CDC to try to see why this outbreak happened and see if they can stay there as a safe haven. The group reaches the CDC to find out shocking news, the massive building is empty and not resourceful....   [tags: zombie tv shows] 1119 words
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