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Free Parking will Never be Free - Whenever I have dinner at a restaurant, I feel happy to see a large hanging sign in front of the restaurant saying “free parking in rear”. It means I can save a couple dollars for parking and enjoy the dinner. I believe most of people have the same experience of finding a free parking space. However, parking is never free, even it labeled with free parking. We have already paid something but we just do not realize it. In 2013, Paul Kennedy argued in his presentation program CBC radio Ideas that “parking causes huge economic, environmental, and even social problems” (“Paying for Parking”)....   [tags: parking technology, urban development]
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A Criticism of Parking Policies in Society - The concept of parking is not normally included when discussing the most profitable industries in the world. However, the topic of parking has no longer considered a luxury, but is now seen as a necessity. The main cause of society’s view for parking is the parking polices that developers are required to follow. These policies have lead societies dependence on vehicles as their main source of transportation. Therefore these policies have created a business, which has influenced technological advancement causing economic, environmental, and social problems in our society by creating a chain reaction of cause and effects....   [tags: profitable industries, automobiles]
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Recognition of a Parking Issue - When dining out, I always feel excited when I see a large sign in front of the restaurant saying “free parking in rear”. It means that I could save a couple of dollars while enjoying dinner. I believe that most people have the same experience. However, even if labelled “free parking”, parking is actually not free, since we have already paid something for it without realizing it. In general, parking creates economic and environmental problems, and even social issues, as Paul Kennedy argues in his 2013 CBC radio program Ideas, (“Paying for Parking”)....   [tags: environmental problems, prices]
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Parking at BSU, Possible or Not - Parking at BSU, Possible or Not With the diversity of students that attend the University, there are a variety of challenges and advantages that are unique to each sector. Parking on the Boise State University Campus can be a difficult and frustrating but with a little bit of help and information, you can maneuver your way anywhere. Parking is a function that is necessary and required by almost everyone that visits or uses the Boise State University campus. This may range from teachers to visitors to employees....   [tags: College]
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Parking Policies on Campus - As a non-traditional student of the University Mary Hardin Baylor, I can say parking policies could use some changes. I understand the need for parking policies for safety and security reasons, but some parking rules are just ridiculous. My family has four vehicles, only one of them has a UMHB parking sticker. This sticker was issued at registration; it is one of the many hidden fees that are added into tuition. I sometimes drive different vehicles to campus. When I drive different vehicles, I have to go to campus police to get a temporary parking permit....   [tags: Campus Issues] 801 words
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The Real Parking War - “1. The Customer is always right. 2. If you have money, you have the right to get whatever that money can buy you... But in the parking lot they were simply not true.” (Eckman, 2010) The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary based on The Corner Parking Lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The director spent three years documenting this parking lot and the eccentric characters who work there as attendants. This movie is mostly a compilation of interviews with the attendants and scenes from daily life at the lot....   [tags: Movie Review]
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Parking on Campus - Parking on campus needs improving. Students entering the university are allowed to have a car on campus. With every new freshmen class entering parking posses a problem on campus. The campus is already limited in its parking on campus and since freshmen are allowed to have cars, the students before them are faced with the dilemma of how many new freshmen will be bringing a car to school. Parking by the dormitories is almost impossible. Students who live at particular dorms find themselves faced with the problem of having to park on the other side of campus....   [tags: essays research papers] 335 words
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Parking on Campus - Parking on Campus is a Pain New students entering Western Michigan University are allowed to have a car on campus. With every new freshmen class entering each year, parking poses a problem. WMU is already limited in its parking on campus and since freshmen are allowed to have cars, the students are faced with the dilemma of having nowhere to park or parking quite far from their destination. There are parking problems all over the campus, creating backups in residence hall and other lots, resulting in students parking illegally to avoid walking far distances, which can be quite irritating in the bitter cold....   [tags: essays research papers] 1644 words
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Parking the Car - Parking the Car Today has been like most days. I wandered in a dreamlike state from class to class, across a campus with falling fiery leaves, up three flights of beer-stained stairs, into a room littered with the debris of my chaotic existence, and straight back into a chronically unmade bed. I chased images and thoughts in my mind, getting nowhere, while faintly aware of music drifting from my computer. I closed my eyes without trying, and dreamt without sleeping, and thought without thinking real thoughts....   [tags: Short Story New York Papers] 4676 words
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Parking Deck Project Of University ______________ - Parking Deck Project of University The University of ________________ has been confronted with claims of parking shortages over the past several years. Many of these claims were not supported by any facts or figures that explained the cause of the parking shortages. In fact, some of the claims of insufficient parking were based on students not being able to locate parking spaces in the parking lots adjacent to their first class. Due to recent and projected enrollment increases, there now exist a genuine parking shortage....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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It's Time to Redesign the Parking Lot - When the bell rings for students to go home the quiet and serene field of asphalt in front of school becomes a sinkhole and everyone is fighting to get out. Most school parking lots are accessible, safe, and orderly; the Hinckley-Big Rock High School parking lot is an accident waiting to happen. With so many problems, a slight redesign of the schools main parking lot would seem practical. Anytime the idea of making any corrections or additions to the parking lot comes up in a discussion, the notion is put down due to the time the parking lot would be unusable while under renovation....   [tags: Persuasive Essay] 785 words
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Should Downtown Atlanta Have Free Parking - Should Downtown Atlanta have free parking. Atlanta is one of the most visited cities in America. The most common place people like to visit when coming to Atlanta is Downtown. Downtown Atlanta is a huge place located at the center of the city. Downtown has everything to offer from shopping centers to historic buildings. These are the many things that Downtown Atlanta has to offer. Downtown being the most busies place in Atlanta creates a lack of parking that has become a big issue for the visitors and residents....   [tags: policies, public works]
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Parking, a Major Problem on Campus - Parking, a Major Problem on Campus Why do students and their parents pay such a large amount of money to attend the University of Dayton if there is not going to be any place for parking. I am a first year student at the university so I understand that I am not permitted to have my car on campus (Handbook). My boyfriend on the other hand, lives at least a half hour away and comes to visit me several times a week. He arrives and has to drive for a very long time trying to find a place to park where he will not receive a ticket....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Physics Behind Parking - Background: After a long day of cruising through town with your buddy, the two of you have grown quite an appetite. You spot a McDonalds at the top of a very steep hill. Unfornately a local biker gang must of had the same idea. Encredibly, the only available parking spot is on the street, uphill of nearly 15 Harleys. There are no other restaurants for 100 miles in all directions. Famished, your friend skillfully manuvers his car to the side of the road. The breaks shudder as the car comes to a stop on the hill....   [tags: physics science cars vehicles] 1403 words
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Let's Put an End to Parking Problems! - Let's Put an End to Parking Problems.   I would like to see the parking and traffic crunch on and around this campus eased. Unless a student arrives before 8 o'clock in the morning or in the afternoon, cruising the parking lots or streets for a place to park is routine. Even buying a parking sticker does not mean you will have the privilege of a space. Competition for spaces during the rush hours of 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. is cutthroat. Would-be parkers stake out sections of a parking row and sit in their cars hoping someone in their section will leave....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 641 words
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Southwest Texas State University Parking Control Memorandum - Southwest Texas State University Parking Control Memorandum Over the past few years, the parking control office has been expanded and made more efficient by the addition of computers and the implementation of new filing procedures. Unfortunately, the department is still not providing the services it is capable of. This is due to the fact that the parking control office is under staffed in respect to counter attendants. This lack of sufficient people to work the front counter causes the process of appealing and paying parking tickets to become extremely bogged down....   [tags: Papers] 1067 words
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Improving Transportation for Students at UTSA - In college, attendance is crucial to students’ success. Being late to class can result in having less time to take a test or missing fundamental concepts that may be discussed in a classroom. Students must take responsibility by arriving on time; however, limited parking spaces and other transportation problems at many universities can cause students to be late which can result in poor academic performance. The University of Texas at San Antonio, one of most populous cities in Texas, has 29,000 enrolled students (UTSA ....   [tags: college transportation,shuttle,parking space]
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An Analysis of the Market Structure of the Tourist Parking Lots in Nogales, Arizona - An Analysis of the Market Structure of the Tourist Parking Lots in Nogales, Arizona Introduction This paper focuses on the market for daily parking in a one mile radius of the Nogales, Arizona/Nogales, Mexico border. Traveling to a foreign country often requires numerous preparations, and months of planning; paying and waiting for a passport, booking a hotel, and airfare. Yet for the average United States citizen, the proximity to Mexico provides a convenient and cost-effective opportunity for international travel by car....   [tags: Economics] 2309 words
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Baking Cakes in Kigali and The Adoration of Jenna Fox - Authors Gaile Parkin and Mary Pearson focus their novels, Baking Cakes in Kigali and The Adoration of Jenna Fox, on the significance of family. In both novels, love and family are key elements: in Baking Cakes in Kigali, the main character, Angel, loses both her daughter and her son, while those around Angel are stepping up and protecting their families; in The Adoration of Jenna Fox, Jenna’s family members show their love for Jenna by breaking the law to save her life. Both novels demonstrate that family is important to all people; family can support and protect a person or even give someone courage to move on after her family is gone....   [tags: Comparative, Parking, Pearson] 1089 words
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Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and the Meat-Packing Industry Today - Meatpacking pertains to the raising, slaughtering, packaging and processing of livestock such as pigs, cows, and chickens. Prior to slaughter, animals are grown and fed. Food borne illness and pathogens still plague the meatpacking industry since the creation of meatpacking. The government plays a huge role in providing legislation and ensuring the safety of meat products and business. Although the government is meant to inspect and guarantee safety, many unlawful practices appear overlooked pertaining to the safety of meat for consumers....   [tags: Pros and Cons of the Meat-Packing Industry]
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Slaughterhouses and the packing companies - “I wished to frighten the country by a picture of what its industrial masters were doing to their victims; entirely by chance I stumbled on another discovery--what they were doing to the meat-supply of the civilized world. In other words, I aimed at the public’s heart, and by accident hit it in the stomach” (Bloom). With the publication of a single book, Upton Sinclair found himself as a worldwide phenomenon overnight. He received worldwide response to his novel and invitations to lectures all over the world including one to the White House by President Roosevelt....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Sinclair] 2804 words
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Safety Standards in the Meat Packing Industry - Due to health reasons, the meat packing industry has aroused the attention of many. This has been caused by the safety standards in the meat packing industry. The attention has also been caused by the use of machines in the packing process. The industry uses fast running machines hence the employees are exposed to more injury risk. The industry is majorly comprised of immigrants and undocumented employees. This has greatly attracted attention due to the care for the employees who are mainly non-citizens (United States Department of Labor, 2010)....   [tags: Workplace Health and Safety]
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Pistol Packing Professors - Pistol Packing Professors School shootings are nightmares that have become a reality for some in recent years. They are fueled by rage, passion, and even hatred for your fellow man. In response to the violence, bills have been brought forth calling for teachers to be able to carry weapons in the classroom. This has its positives and negatives; though some support the call to take up arms against these violent assailants, others along with myself say that it is the wrong way to go. Although student safety is of the upmost importance, putting weapons in the hands of educators violates all sense of logic and accomplishes nothing....   [tags: school shootings, student safety]
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Testing of Packing Order Theory in Case of Pakistan - (1) Introduction There are three main capital structure theories which materialized from the reflections on the Modigliani and Miller (MM) Theorem (1958) first static tradeoff theory, Agency cost theory and Pecking order theory. This study is undertaken in Pakistan perspective. The phenomena that developed by MM about market perfection under critics in gaze of mentioned theories. The Pecking Order Model is component of capital structure was developed by Myers C.S et al 1984. It state that companies prioritize their source of financing in descending order (from retain earning to new stock ) internal funds are used first by retain earning, depreciation, and when that is used up, debt is issued...   [tags: Economics ]
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meat packing industry - Rights and responsibilities in the meatpacking industry In the early twentieth century, at the height of the progressive movement, “Muckrakers” had uncovered many scandals and wrong doings in America, but none as big the scandals of Americas meatpacking industry. Rights and responsibilities were blatantly ignored by the industry in an attempt to turn out as much profit as possible. The meat packers did not care if poor working conditions led to sickness and death. They also did not care if the spoiled meat they sold was killing people....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Moving From the UK to France - For most, the thought of moving an entire household over the English channel seems daunting, but when prepared properly it can be a lot easier than most people think. Moving to France simply requires the adequate organization in order to make the move as smooth and efficient as possible. When it comes to planning and preparation, using the right removal company is essential. This guide looks at all aspects of a move to France including the types of removal services available and how to make sure everything runs smoothly....   [tags: travel, packing, legalities] 524 words
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Upton Sinclair And The Chicago Meat-Packing Industry - Upton Sinclair and the Chicago Meat-packing Industry In 1900, there were over 1.6 million people living in Chicago, the country's second largest city. Of those 1.6 million, nearly 30% were immigrants. Most immigrants came to the United States with little or no money at all, in hope of making a better life for themselves. A city like Chicago offered these people jobs that required no skill. However, the working and living conditions were hazardous and the pay was barely enough to survive on. This is the bases for Upton Sinclair's book, The Jungle....   [tags: The Jungle Essays] 1107 words
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Packing Choices: Glass vs. Plastic Containers - One of the many uses of glass is to make containers such as bottles and jars for storing food and drinks. It has several advantages, and until recently, it was considered the best packaging material for almost any product. The most important advantage is that glass containers do not release any chemicals or smells that can spoil the food and drinks that are put in them. The contents remain safe to consume as long as they have not expired. Also, for the same reason, glass does not pollute soil and underground water when thrown in landfills....   [tags: recycling, ] 698 words
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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Prevention of Cross Comtamination - Prevention of cross contamination: Contamination is the presence of undesired materials on a surface or fluid, here are some examples of sources of contamination; people, raw materials, air, and water. These should be prevented from occurring as it as a high risk safety effect on patients and it should be considered from design stage. This can be prevented from occurring by implementing, monitoring and following rules which are; - SOP must be followed at all times. - Any changes to the SOP must be documented and recorded (GDP)....   [tags: raw materials, cleaning, packing process]
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Need For EDCC (Edmonds Community College) to Provide More Resources to Students - School resources are so important for students to study. Especially for international students because all of these students leave their hometown come to America to study, and most of them will spend much time in school. School seems like a home for international students. Because of this, school resources are the important step for students feel happy and comfortable to stay in school. In our college, I don’t think EDCC has enough resources to provide for the students. There are three points to support my argument....   [tags: higher Education, college life] 627 words
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Review of Clifford Stoll's Article "Cyberschool" and Proposed Changes to Improve My College - Many students realized that within their first two years semesters of college, the workload is inevitably heavier and even overwhelming than when they were in high school. After reading “Cyberschool” by Clifford Stoll, there is a shocking point that he makes very obvious to his readers. Stoll implies that what his essay is about is not to be taking into consideration because he pokes fun at the idea of the cyber-schooling. Cyber-schooling consists of each student having their own computer; all teachers are fired and retrained to become data entry clerks that answer student’s emails....   [tags: higher education, technology] 1106 words
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The University of Tennessee - The University of Tennessee Introduction The University of Tennessee has a campus consisting of over 25,000 students. The large population of students traditionally has commuted to and from classes by walking and various transportation systems including: KAT, UT Vans, and Trolley. The campus is spread out over a wide area of land, causing traditionally long walks between classes. Purpose The purpose of this report is to recommend a transportation system that would accomodate students and faculty at the University of Tennessee much more efficiently and effectively....   [tags: Papers] 855 words
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Controlling Automobile Traffic - Controlling Automobile Traffic A safe community is comprised of many things. The most important thing to have in a community is correct traffic flow. The flow of traffic can determine how congested the community can be, and even how safe it can be. Parents would not want their children playing near a busy road, nor would they want to live in a community where traffic is constantly a problem. The most effective way to control these problems is through a system of “Signal Control Timings.” The new AUSCI (Adaptive Urban Street Control and Integration) technology automatically adjusts traffic signal timing based on actual traffic flow conditions....   [tags: Exploratory Research Papers]
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Effective Physical Security - In order to have an effective physical security program you need to know what you are protecting and why you are protecting it. Physical Security encompasses the protection of people, places, things, and data. Protecting each of these elements requires different pieces of equipment or different avenues but the philosophy of the protection is the same. In this I mean that you are protecting from unauthorized access to the places, people, things, and data. As stated by Fennelly, “no business is without security problems and assets protection risks....   [tags: Corporate Security]
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Project Proposal - Project Proposal INTRODUCTION Topic and Purpose This proposal identifies the need for a document, which will propose and develop reasons why a for-profit transportation service for Kent should be perused. This service should be considered because of the recent parking and commuting problems both on and off campus. There have been many reasons why on-campus parking has become difficult in recent years. Increased student enrollment at Kent State University has posed many problems. The parking lots cannot facilitate the growing need for vehicle parking....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 556 words
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The Most Damaging Idol of the Tribe - Idols of the tribe do the most damage to man’s outlook of the world: man tends to make decision’s based on his emotions rather than logic, man clings to his first impressions, and man often twists facts to support those impressions. Idols of the tribe do the most damage to man’s outlook of the world because man tends to make decision’s based on his emotions rather than logic. Man tends to do things without thinking of the consequences. For example, one kill’s his or her mother because of they were angry of how they treated them as a child....   [tags: idols, religion, ]
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The Culture of Consumption: Production of Space - The everyday spaces of our lives express and reinforce certain understandings of different aspects of identity such as race, class, gender, age, etc. The special construct of spaces tell us, both discreetly and indiscreetly, what types of people and activities are welcome, and what types are not. Spaces are habitually designed with the purpose of eliciting a certain kind of behavior from people. By looking at the build environment as well as the everyday practices of spaces, we can interpret them....   [tags: Marketing]
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County Community College Should Provide On-Campus Housing - When I moved to California two weeks before school started, I had difficulty looking for places to live around County Community College. This is because community colleges don’t usually have on-campus housing facilities for students. This made life very difficult for me because I was brand new to the area and I knew no one. My dad did help me by calling up one of his friends and asked if I could stay at their house temporarily until I was able to find a place I could live at, that was near school because I didn’t have a car at the time....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]
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City Council Meetings Observations - The Dahlonega City Hall was crowded on the evening of March 1st 2010. The seats were full, except for at the very front, and the standing room was filled almost out the door. The crowd, mostly made up of students, leaned in to hear as the voices of the City Council members faded in and out of the faltering sound system. The six City Council members and the mayor sat along a bench as if they were the judges at a hearing. Because of the ongoing discussions and the crowd, I thought I had arrived a few minutes late; but I was able to find a seat in the front two rows....   [tags: Event Observations]
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The Atlanta Braves Are Getting a New Stadium - Change is often met with opposition, skepticism, and even euphoria. All three of these feelings have been expressed with the announcement of the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball team’s search for a new stadium to commence their 2017 season. The Braves current stadium is known as Turner Field, which originally completed construction in 1996 to host the 1996 Summer Olympics, is scheduled for demolition in 2017. The Braves announced that they are pursuing the construction of a new stadium in Cobb County, located in the northeast suburbs outside Atlanta....   [tags: opposition, skepticism, major league baseball]
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Transportation Throughout the University of Maryland Campus - As a renowned research institution, the University of Maryland College Park prides itself on having a vibrant, diverse population, boasting a student body that consists of tens of thousands of in-state, out-of-state, and international students. However, as a public state university, the percentage of in-state students is significantly higher, reaching 76% as of 2010 (University of Maryland). Because the vast majority of students lives in surrounding counties of the state of Maryland, many residents leave campus on the weekends through various methods of transportation....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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SWOT Analysis of Mumford and Sons Concert - Mumford and Sons Concert - SWOT Analysis On September 11th, 2013, Mumford and Sons played a concert in Simpsonville, South Carolina at the Charter Amphitheater in Heritage Park. The Grammy Award winning folk-rockers, known for their hits “I Will Wait” and “Little Lion Man”, were joined and supported on the lineup by fellow British music groups The Vaccines and Bear’s Den. I purchased a General Admission Lawn ticket for $35, well over a month before the day of the show. Right after I heard that Mumford and Sons, one of my favorite bands, were coming to my hometown I knew I had to attend the show no matter what....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Touring Managers]
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Black Friday: The Newest American Holiday - After a hearty Thanksgiving feast, I join my mother, my sister, and a couple cousins around the coffee table. My mother asks for today’s paper, so I stand up to search for it. I find it sitting on the china cabinet. I return to the coffee table with the newspaper and my mother unveils Walmart’s 40-page Black Friday ad. Our eyes grow big with anticipation, eager to see what deals the store will be offering. Before the ad is opened, my mother requests that I get onto the computer and print out a local store map which indicates where certain items will be located....   [tags: Black Friday Essays]
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A Portrait of Southside Flats - Introduction to the Neighborhood Situated on the Monongahela River is the neighborhood of Southside Flats. Within its boundaries is one of the entertainment hubs of Pittsburgh. The main thoroughfare of E Carson St. is inhabited with bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. The early history of the neighborhood saw it as a beacon of industry with its proximity to rivers and railways. At the end of the nineteenth century, it would boast a steelworks factory that employed a sizable portion of the Southside residents....   [tags: Demographics]
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Ohio Wesleyan University's Walnut Problem - Trees generally are not a bother to anyone. Most would even agree that they enhance the experience of being outdoors, because of their grand stature and natural beauty. But, what about the kinds of trees that cause problems. On Ohio Wesleyan University’s college campus, there are many black walnut trees. The problem is that the walnuts fall from the trees, creating multiple issues for the students. Jeff Ball and Jeff Meyer in The Prized Black Walnut, confirm these allegations by stating “Consider your landscape carefully before planting a black walnut....   [tags: Campus Issues ]
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The Tournament of Roses Parade - In one point of our adolescent lives, we have those days where we become tired, fatigued, and bored because we have nothing to do. It is a friday evening, I am lying on my messy bed thinking of things that can keep me entertained. I look around the room and I spot my two guitars hanging from the wall, a couple in the corner mounted on top of each other, and one in a hardshell case lying on the floor but I am not interested. I opened my laptop and go on youtube but there is nothing to watch. I try reading my thick business law book however, its friday night I do not want to do homework....   [tags: old town pasadena, the grove]
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Transformational Leadership - INTRODUCTION: DEFINITION: It can be defined as the ability to motivate others people towards the specific goals by supervising and giving support to attain desirable tasks. Jossey-bass (1992,p18) explains that” Leaders are individuals who establish directions for a working group of individuals who gain commitment from these groups of members to this direction and who then motivate these members to achieve the direction’s outcomes.” CHARACTERISTICS OF LEADERSHIP: There are various characteristics of leadership but in this essay I am using mainly the four that are essential for a manager to solve issues are following: Communication: This is the main quality of leaders....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Economic-consumer Self vs Moral-political Self - I think Sagoff is right in his perception and feeling of a distinct departure between one's economic-consumer self and one's moral-political self. As his examples show (p.501), and I think we can all relate to at least some of them as much as we may not want to, not all preferences are actually expressed through the market (I know I am always sure to go to the gas station with the lowest gas prices and my college-student wallet is happy when prices are low, but I am much happier when they're higher because then the resource is being more appropriately priced)....   [tags: Economics Economy Scientific Papers] 1227 words
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Obesity Epidemic in America - There is an epidemic festering in America’s streets today. It is not one of violence, nor is it one of drugs or abuse; instead it is a silent epidemic that is centered on our nation’s growing number of obese children. For the first time in the history of the United States, and perhaps in world history, the children of our future are expected to live a shorter life than that of their parents. The obesity rate in America has tripled in the last twenty years fostering three hundred thousand deaths per year with a growing number of obese children (greenblatt)....   [tags: Health]
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Technology Opportunities in Transportation - The purpose of this paper is to illustrate three technology opportunities associated with the transportation and logistics industry. With today’s constantly evolving business environment, consumers are placing demand on businesses of all industries, and they want products and services faster, with more added value, and delivered immediately. Nevertheless, customers are smarter by requiring more quality, innovation, and choice, and at the same time wanting to spend less money and effort. Consequently, every transportation business has to remain highly competitive in researching and developing innovative cost-cutting techniques in order to save money....   [tags: Technology] 1205 words
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My First Visit to a Barbershop - Immediately I acknowledge that things were differently, this was not your conventional hair salon. It was widely divergent from most places I’ve been to. People didn’t just get their hair cuts, this is where they mingle. I struggled to find a parking spot in a tiny lot just off the highway; minutes went by as I sat in my car waiting for a parking spot. It was 6 minutes later, that a black Cadillac, with nice wheels and tint, backed out and I was finally able to park. The barbershop is located in an area too small to be considered a strip mall-and apparently too small to handle all of its customers' vehicles....   [tags: hair salons, beauty parlors, ] 593 words
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