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Media Chronicle: The Academy Awards - Ever since I was a little girl, my mom used to have me watch movies in English so I would get better at the language. That activity soon developed into a longtime love for watching movies of all kinds. From comedies to dramas, I found that movies gave me a certain space for myself and showed me new places and worlds to explore. That love of movies led me to discovering one of the biggest influences in my life: The Academy Awards. I was ten years old when I first watched the ceremony and being so young at the time, all I knew was that a group of celebrities gathered to celebrate movies....   [tags: Media]
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It Happened One Night Won Five Most Prestigious Acacemy Awards - The film "It Happened One Night" is a landmark in the history of cinema because it became the first film that won the Academy Awards in the five most prestigious nominations. Since then, only two movies were able to repeat his success, namely "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Silence of the Lambs." In contrast to those dramatic genre films, the movie "It Happened One Night" is a romantic comedy in 1934 with Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable in the lead roles. As well as in any other love story, the main characters are constantly hampered by many obstacles on the way to the happiness....   [tags: movie, relationship, marriage]
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Barbara Streisiand's Speech at the 1992 Crystal Awards - Barbara Streisiand's Speech at the 1992 Crystal Awards In Barbra Streisiand's speech at the 1992 Crystal Awards, she expresses discontent with the negative "way women are viewed in a male dominated society". She has a strong dislike for the fact that women and men are respected and admired for reasons that are so alike and defined degradingly different. I understand her anger and I think she is handeling it in the most effective manner possible. She is at the ceremony to present or receive an award....   [tags: Papers] 508 words
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Internal Control Objectives For Sponsored Program Awards - The internal control environment encompasses the policies, processes and skills that exist within a department to ensure only valid financial transactions are recorded, that such transactions are recorded accurately, and that rules and regulations are complied with. Internal controls can be thought of as proactive measures to prevent inappropriate charges and to ensure compliance. Presented below are examples of control objectives and control techniques related to a sample of general types of transaction that are relevant to sponsored programs....   [tags: Business Strategy] 1883 words
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International Market: International Gift Exhibition in Hong Kong - 1 Introduction Hong Kong is located in the centre of Asia, which attract buyers and seller from all over the world. Also, Hong Kong is the best location to be a gateway to enter China or Asia market. The reason why we choose Hong Kong is because our market is World's freest economy. The Gift resources’ needs are become higher. Here is the best chance to promote the product to all over the world. 1.1 The purpose of International Gift Exhibition Through this event, we can provide the practical experience and also allows guests to fully understand the particular culture and development trend of the International market, and the continuation of a great opportunity to grasp the exchang...   [tags: awards, asia market, souvenir]
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Maya Angelou's Great Influence and Success - ... Angelou moved to Egypt serving as a writer’s editor for the English Language weekly The Arab Observer. Still in Africa she traveled from Egypt to Ghana where Dr. Angelou taught at a University of Music and Dance, while she still wrote for The African Review and The Ghanaian Times. As Dr. Angelou went from country to country she learned languages such as English, Arabic, Italian, French, Spanish, and Fanti. In Ghana she meets Malcolm X which she help contribute to build the Organization of African American Unity, later moving back to the United States....   [tags: discrimination, education, awards] 667 words
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck - Biography: The author of Of Mice and Men is John Steinbeck. John was born in Salinas, California, on the 27th of February 1902. John had two older sisters and one younger sister, making him the only son to his parents. The Steinbeck’s family was not wealthy, but they did hold much significance in their small community due to their involvement around Salinas. Unlike his family, John wanted little to do with their small community and was seen as a rebel. John locked himself away in his room, shutting out the real world spending in in his own, where he would write short stories and poems....   [tags: literature awards, broadway]
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A Brief Biography of Gwendolyn Brooks - Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the most respected and established poets of all time. Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 7, 1917. Shortly after her birth her family moved to Chicago, Illinois where she was raised. Gwendolyn Brooks’ parents were very supportive of their daughter’s passion for reading and writing. Gwendolyn Brooks had a true gift from God and it was writing. Gwendolyn Brooks’ mother discovered her talent for writing when she was seven. When she was thirteen she published her poem, “Eventide” which appeared in American Childhood....   [tags: poet, life, talents, awards] 527 words
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - Aldous Huxley was a British writer. He was born on July 26, 1894, and died on November 22, 1963. He was most known for his fifth novel, Brave New World, written in 1931 and published in 1932. Huxley was born in Godalming in the Surrey County in southern England. Huxley was the son of an English schoolteacher, Julia Arnold, and a writer, Leonard. Huxley intended to become a doctor. But having contracted keratitis, which is an eye disease resulting in near blindness, he was forced to change his profession....   [tags: biography, profession, awards] 910 words
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Movie Analysis: This is England - The movie “This is England” was released in 2006, written and directed by Shane Meadows , a story taken, in part, from his life as a boy growing up in the Midlands of England. Mr. Meadows work presents to the viewer a representation of the cultural depiction of the street gang known as Skinheads, in a non-stereotypical light. This is England is a drama combining peer pressure, gangs and gang violence, social gatherings, loss and companionship of youths in a working class environment of a small town in England....   [tags: Awards, Storyline, Characters]
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TED Talk by Cary Fowler - I once played this game where you had to pick a card and it would have a category on it. You would read the word out loud then go around and have to say a type that matched the category and keep going around till someone can’t think of a type. Once the word was apple, it was the shortest round for once the types Gala, Red Delicious, McIntosh and Granny Smith were all named we couldn’t think of anymore. Which is a point Cary Fowler, an agriculture expert, makes. In a TED talk Fowler gave a speech titled, One Seed at a Time, Protecting the Future of Food, discussing how we have lost almost all of the diversity in crops....   [tags: ethos, agricultural work, awards]
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The Great American Culture - The American culture was brought about by the British in the 1600s, and since then the culture has adapted and rejected certain concepts. These acceptances and rejections have built what is now one of the largest growing countries in the world. Although one may think that American culture is a combination of freedom, diversity, and acceptance-- the horrifying fundamentals that truly portray the culture of the so called, “Land of the free” consist of beauty, corruption, and greed. These overwhelming fundamentals are commonly portrayed through Victoria Secret models, money, and awards....   [tags: land of the free, money, awards]
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Diversity in the NBA - ... These same four players are undoubtedly future Hall of Famers and were listed in the top 30 international players of all time in a 2013 “Dime Magazine” article (Daruaku). These four players, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, and Hakeem Olajuwon, have proven that foreign players are not just role players on NBA rosters or on the teams to fill space, but that they can they can be the best players in the world. Steve Nash, a point guard from South Africa, has been named the MVP two times, but has failed to win a championship (Daruaku)....   [tags: foreign players, stars, awards] 861 words
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Accounting: Shared Based Payment - ... Compensation costs are not recognized under this view unless the performance target is probable-- regardless of the years of service required from an employee. For example, if employees are required to work 5 years in order to receive stock, but a target is likely anticipated to be met after the 6th year, no compensation cost would be recorded years 1-5. Once the performance target is deemed probable in the 6th year, the company is allowed to record the compensation cost at the grant-date fair value....   [tags: compensation costs, awards, performance] 1480 words
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An Introduction to the 3 Idiots, an Award Winning Film - An Introduction to the 3 Idiots, an Award Winning Film It is from this context that the film 3 Idiots comes. 3 Idiots was a “superhit film” (3 Idiots Triumphs) directed by Rajkumar Hirani and released in 2009. The 3 Idiots is an award winning film with many awards were given specifically for its sound design. 3 Idiots has won more than 20 awards including best sound recording and best sound re-recording from the International Indian Film Academy (3 Idiots Awards) and best sound engineer, best lyricists, best playback singer, most popular song, and best film album at the first Chevrolet Global Indian Music awards (GIMA)(3 Idiots Triumphs)....   [tags: bollywood genre, film academy, awards]
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Montgomery Awards - The Collapse and Fall of Montgomery Ward Montgomery Ward was once one of America’s leading retail store’s and chains. The founder of Montgomery Ward, Aaron Montgomery Ward was the first in history to come out with the first dry-goods mail-order catalogue, witch listed 163 items. What happen to this company and its great ideas. With this paper I intend to help you realize how important it is to communicate within a business. This business probably would have been more successful and reached higher greatness if they had greater communication with the public....   [tags: essays research papers] 498 words
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Albert Bandura: Observational Learning - Albert Bandura, born December 4, 1925 (Bandura 2013), is a very well known theorists in the world of psychology. A professor at Stanford University for much of his career, from 1953 until 2010, he has been recognized many times in this field (Bandura). His awards include, but are not limited to: the Lifetime Achievement award from the American Psychological Association, the James McKeen Cattell Award, the Grawemeyer Award and a Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association (Olson, & Hergenhahn, 2012)....   [tags: awards,development, social, theory, modeling]
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Russell Brand Comments on the Recent Events he was Involved In - Russell Brand has a newfound fame—not in Hollywood but in the political realm. Brand speaks very elegantly toward social issues, especially to an American ear. Taking command of any interview, he speaks quickly and clearly. However, as with most postmodern thinkers, his points and arguments seem to lack depth or critical consideration of the points made. In this article, Russell Brand comments on the recent events he was involved in at the GQ awards. His comments, entitled “Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems,” were published in The Guardian....   [tags: GQ awards, hugo boss, nazis, russell brand]
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Malcolm Baldrige Awards Analysis & Recommendations of a Successful Quality Model - What sets a successful company apart from everyone in the industry. Is it the way of thinking within a company that promotes the quest for continuous improvement or the value a company puts on their customers’ satisfaction with the company’s product or service. There are many qualities that make a company successful. Two examples of how successful companies demonstrate what it means to be a successful is by who they are, as well as how they achieved a world-class performance level in their respective industries....   [tags: Business Management ]
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How Does an Author Go About Winning a Pulitzer Prize - How does an author go about winning a Pulitzer Prize. That is a question I have always had. Winning a Pulitzer Prize requires an author’s work to go through a rigorous selection process that judges every element imaginable. Everything from the content of the story, to the source material of a news article, and the historical significance of the work is brought into it. The two Pulitzer Prize winning authors we talked about in class, Susan Glaspell and William Faulkner, had some of their work put through this test and came out victorious....   [tags: writing awards]
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Strength in the Sea in the Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway - Strength in the Sea American writer Napoleon Hill once said, “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” In particular, Ernest Hemingway’s short novel, The Old Man and the Sea is an allegorical story about life’s struggles and rewards. In this story, Santiago struggles a lot while at sea but in the end he comes out a strong man. On the surface the story seems to be about a man who struggles to catch a giant marlin and who struggles to protect the marlin against the sharks....   [tags: struggles, awards, abilities, dignity] 597 words
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Review of The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America - The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America is about Teddy Roosevelt’s attempt to save the beautiful scenery of the West. Roosevelt used his presidency as a springboard to campaign his want of protection for our woodlands, while doing this he created the Forest Service from this battle. In this book Timothy Egan explores the Northern Rockies to analyze the worst wildfire in United States history. This disaster is known as the “Big Burn,” the 1910 fire quickly engulfed three million acres of land in Idaho, Montana and Washington, completely burned frontier towns and left a smoke cloud so thick that it hovered over multiple cities even after the flames had been extinguished....   [tags: drought, details, awards]
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The Life and Works of Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway was born in 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was raised by his parents Clarence and Grace Hemingway in the suburbs of Chicago. While attending high school, Hemingway helped maintain the school newspaper. After graduating, he began his writing career by working for the Kansas City Star at the young age of seventeen. Hemingway once said, “On the Star, you were required to learn to write a simple declarative sentence. This is very useful to anyone.” Hemingway’s time at the Star certainly helped his prose style of writing....   [tags: writing, awards, beliefs] 1796 words
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My Hardwork Led to Many Achievements - I believe that stay miserable or motivated is always our choice. A desire to achieve can certainly lead to significant accomplishments and a roughest road can lead to the top. Every achievement starts with a dream and if one has goals then one is far ahead of people who have never given a thought about it. At the same time, I believe that one must have the highest standards of morality and integrity while perusing his goals. I started my corporate journey on a challenging note. When started my career as a novice and started working on a time critical project and on a programming language alien to me, I studied the programming language within few weeks and delivered the project within time an...   [tags: motivation, promotion, awards] 679 words
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Why I Want to Pursue a Higher Education - I’m a student at Tompkins Cortland Community College this is my first semester as a college student. I plan to go to college for four years and only be at TC3 for this one semester, then transfer to a four year school. College has grown around the world more than ever and more people are attending college more than ever. I have chosen to go to college because of the rewards after graduation. Yes it is another four years of school but by getting more education and an extended degree gives me more opportunities for better jobs and more money....   [tags: awards, money, job, buisness, company] 882 words
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Tata Steel Company in India - IRON INDUSTRY : TATA STEEL : Tata Iron and Steel Company Limited also known as TISCO. Its an Indian multinational steel manufacturing company whose headquartered is in City :Mumbai State: Maharashtra Country :India Its a subsidiary of the Tata Group. According to the report it was the leading steel producing and manufacturing company in the world ( 2012 ). Tata Steel has a stable international presence in developed European markets and high speed securely growing Asian markets with manufacturing operations in 26 nations....   [tags: iron, manufacturing, mumbai] 951 words
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Biography of Stevland Hardaway Morris - Stevie’s World In the world, there are many people who run into obstacles that they say almost stopped them from doing what the wanted. One of these people is Stevland Hardaway Morris, or better known as Stevie Wonder. His story shows that no matter how hard the problem; to do what you believe in to accomplish what you never imagined. Stevie Wonder overcame blindness by teaching himself music, persevering through discrimination, and becoming one of the world’s most celebrated singers. Wonder was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Mississippi....   [tags: music, blindness, instruments] 832 words
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How The Directors Creat Affective Beginnings in Three Films - Star Wars was made in 1975, released in 27th of December 1997. The film is directed by George Lukas. In Star Wars Luke Skywalker is a farm boy; he coincidently meets two robots named R2 and C-3PO. The story of the movie is that Luke Skywalker leaves his home planet, teams up with the other rebels and tries to save Princess Leia from the evil clutches of Darth Vader. Star Wars is a science fiction, adventure, fantasy and action movie. The opening scene of the movies is with a small rebel ship chased by a large ship....   [tags: Film Analysis] 2282 words
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Pre-campaign Analysis: Old Spice Brand Image - ... With both the online and TV ads, Old Spice wanted to maintain certain traits associated with the brand such as the trademark whistle at the end of ads but at the same time to revamp the ad by adding in some “clever writing and picture-perfect casting” and developing a good story with added “swagger” and humour (Vaynerchuk, 2011 and Marketing Conference Services, 2011). Tactics The online ad was to be aired for 30 seconds (s) on YouTube on February 8 2010, a few days before the Superbowl (Marketing Conference Services, 2011)....   [tags: grandfathers, recognition] 1557 words
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Tiger Airways Singapore - ... For example, the Jetstar Asia Airways gains more profit from their business compared to the Tiger Airways (O’Sullivan, 2014). All of the circumstance was the effect of the consumer behavior toward Tiger Airways. Fig. 2 Supply and Demand of Tiger Airways The losses of the Tiger Airways also occurred because of the excessive of supply or surplus as shown in Figure 3. This condition occurs when the supply Sb are more than demand Db which leads to surplus....   [tags: airline companies, low cost, award] 3094 words
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The Effects of Malpractice Suits on the Healthcare System - Uninformed verdicts from medical malpractice law suits and the rising cost of medical malpractice insurance are thought to contribute to the high cost of medical care. This is because they force doctors to practice defensive medicine by ordering extra tests and procedures to protect themselves in the event of a lawsuit. The amount spent on these precautions, legal fees, claims, and unlimited damage awards also reflect in the rising cost of medical care which intern is passed down to the patients....   [tags: Healthcare]
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History into Academic and Vocational Education in Europe - History into academic and vocational education Academic qualifications in schools come directly from university entrance examinations. Throughout the 1850s the universities at the period(Oxbridge, London), began setting matriculation tests to qualify applicants for admission. A number of turned to these test as 'school-leaving certificate'. Sensing a business prospect, London University began awards particularly for that intention both 1902 and 1905. Their accomplishment ultimately pressed the government to do something and, in 1917, a Examinations Council for secondary school was set up to control national certificates....   [tags: European History, European Education] 3473 words
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The Success of the Willie Nelson Concert Experience - ... An example of a electric bass would be the one I played in the WNE. The electric bass was the only bass that the school could provide for the band but we also felt it had the right sound for the job. Page 2 In the outdoors, you don't have electrical power so you cant plug in a amplifier. The acoustic bass is a hollowed bass to have a much louder sound than the electric bass without a amplifier. Sometimes the wholes in the bass are called F-holes because they are shaped like a F. There are also acoustic-electric basses which can be plugged into a amplifier or played and heard clearly without....   [tags: guitar, music, country] 813 words
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Brief Library Summary about Fiction Books for Children - Brooks, Gwendolyn. (2007). Bronzeville boys and girls. Illus. by Faith Ringgold New York, NY: Amistad/Harper Collins. 41 pages. Gr. 3-5. Summary: In the book Bronzeville Boys and Girls there are many different poems about African-American children and their daily lives. The first poem is called Mexie and Bridie, it is about two young girls having a tea party beneath the trees. The next poems are about a boy named Val who rides off on his bicycle, a boy and girl who have their aunts and uncles visit....   [tags: Children, Imagination]
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Accounting for Compensation at a Company - Re: Murray Compensation, Inc. Facts Murray Compensation, Inc. (Murray), an SEC registrant that provides payroll processing and benefit administration services to other companies, granted 100,000 “at-the-money” employee share options on January 1, 2006. The awards have a grant-date fair value of $6, vest at the end of the third year of service (cliff-vesting), and have an exercise price of $21. Subsequent to the awards being granted, the stock price has fallen significantly. On January 1, 2008, Murray decreased the exercise price on the stock options to $12....   [tags: Accounting Case Study] 815 words
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The Writing of Stephen King - Steven King has long been known as one of the greatest authors of all time. He has been labeled "the King of Horror" and won many awards including the Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, 6 Bram Stoker awards, 6 Horror Guild awards, 5 Locus Awards, 3 World Fantasy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004), the 1996 O. Henry award, a Hugo Award in 1982 for the non-fiction Danse Macabre. He was given a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 by the Horror Writers' Association and, controversially, a Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation in 2003....   [tags: Literature, Writers] 1557 words
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Ecoturism Business: Sustainability and Tourism - In Twenty-First Century, pollution is a big issue in over the world so people are carefully pay more their attention on protecting the environment than ever. Therefore, ecotourism has been introduced to customer by many tourism businesses include hotel, resort, airline or safari. This essay will compare and contrast some tourism business’s sustainable programs such as Eco Beach Resort, Habitat HQ Hostel and Qantas Airline. Then it will discuss the impacts of these sustainable options may have on the consumer’s decision process....   [tags: pollution, environment protection]
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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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The Life of Hayao Miyazaki - ... The Wind Rises was his final feature-length film after that Miyazaki announced it in the first of September 2013. Miyazaki’s Style Miyazaki’s works have very special styles and themes such as feminism, which was in most of his films, pacifism, environmentalism and the absence of evil. Many of his films highlight environmentalism and the Earth’s fragilely; he believes much of modern culture is “thin and shallow and fake”. A lot of his films features anti-war themes such as Nausicaa, Princess Mononoki and Howl’s Moving Castle....   [tags: animation career, feminism, pacifism] 839 words
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How the Ramones Influenced Rock and Roll - How the Ramones Influenced Rock and Roll Joey Romone stated, “There is nobody as good as the Ramones, never will be. I mean, everybody’s just emulated us, and now everybody just kinda takes our sound as their foundations,” (Brainyquote). This proves that the Ramones has had a huge impact on rock. The Romones are the most influential rock band in the 20th century because they sparked the Punk rock bomb in the UK and The United States, they initiated many notorious trends in the punk rock industry, and they have acquired many awards....   [tags: punk, raw, sound] 564 words
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United States v. Alvarez - In United States v. Alvarez, Xavier Alvarez claimed that he was a retired marine who had received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1987 for being wounded repeatedly by the same person in combat. These claims were made in an attempt to have him gain more respect from his peers. The claim was that Alvarez had violated the Stolen Valor Act of 2005. The Stolen Valor Act of 2005 states that there are protections against claiming to have received some type of military honor, such as the Medal of Honor and other military decorations and awards (GovTrack)....   [tags: Stolen Valor Act, Xavier Alvarez]
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Andrew Llyod Webber BIO - Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22, 1948 to William & Jean Lloyd Webber. Even at a young age, Andrew loved to make his own music. Andrew also had a great interest in inspecting ancient monuments around England. It and history were what many thought he would choose to do for a career. However, his Aunt Vi introduced him to the theatre, and under her advice started writing music of his own. In 1956, Andrew went to Westminster and started composing music for the school's plays. In 1962, Andrew won a Challenge Scholarship that reduced his tuition at Westminster....   [tags: essays research papers] 422 words
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John Wayne as an American Icon - John Wayne as an American Icon Marion Morrison, also known as John Wayne, is perhaps one of the most popular movie personalities ever. He began as a mere stagehand, but by the end of his career he had developed himself as a very successful actor, producer, and director. Marion Michael Morrison was born on May 26, 1907, in Winterest, Iowa. His father, Clyde, worked as a pharmacist, and John Wayne thought of his father as the “kindest, most patient man I ever knew.” Later on in life, John Wayne’s father developed a critical lung disease....   [tags: John Wayne Marion Morrison Actors Essays]
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Discussion Surrounding Global Alliances Operating in the Airline Industry - The international aviation industry is arguably one of the most competitive and cut-throat businesses in the world today. Characterised by high revenue but notoriously thin profit margins, modern international airlines are constantly searching for methods to gain advantages over their competitors and attract new customers. One of these methods which has become popular since the late 1990s is that of the global airline alliance. Today there are three major alliances in operation, each containing different member airlines....   [tags: Aviation ]
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Marie Curie and The Discovery of The X-Ray - When defining the greatest scientist, it is considered someone who thinks out of the ordinary to find answers and explanations to determine the forces of science and their course of action. To prove their scientific excellence, a scientist may receive various awards to show public recognition. Marie Curie is considered the greatest scientist in European history because of her work and commitment to science that has left an impact on all of Europe. Despite the work of other great scientists, namely Antoine Becquerel, Marie Curie proved to be the greatest scientist in European history by earning many awards, becoming the first female scientist, and assisting in the discovery of the X- Ray....   [tags: european scientist, chemistry]
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Strategic Business Analysis: Porters Five Forces - The forces driving the competition and the intensity of the competition in an industry, are due to its principal economic structure and the behavior of the competitors (Porter, 1998). Therefore, the state of competition as shown in Figure 1 depends on five competitive factors such as industry competitors - rivalry, potential entrants, buyers, suppliers, and substitutes. As Porter(1998) states “ the collective strength of these forces determines the ultimate profit potential in the industry, where profit potential is measured in terms of long terms of long run return on invested capital.” Therefore, this chapter will focus on the strengths of the competitive forces that driv...   [tags: competition, industry profitability, hayleys]
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Joyce Carol Thomas, an Influential Writer - ... She is bedridden for months and does not talk until she is attacked by a swarm of wasps (“Marked by Fire”). As Abby recovers from the trials of life, she discovers both the pain and joy with having dignity in her heritage (“Marked By Fire). She graduates high school and decides to stay in Ponca City as an herb doctor and healer. Abby symbolizes the universality of being an African American. Her name comes from the former name of Ethiopia (“Marked by Fire”). Marked by Fire won the National Book Award in 1983 (“Marked by Fire ~ Joyce Carol Thomas.”)....   [tags: African-American, Trials, Novels]
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American Film and Television Industry - Hollywood, a metonym for the American film and television industry is located in the West-northeast of Los Angeles Downtown. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and stars, the word “Hollywood” stands an influential venue internationally. Many historic Hollywood theaters are used as venues to premiere major theatrical releases, and host the famous Academy Awards. It is a popular destination for nightlife and tourism, and home to the Walk of Fame. Except the film and television industry, Hollywood is famous of its editing effects, post-production, and lighting companies as well....   [tags: Film Industry, History] 887 words
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