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Dangers of Hazing

- "Hazing is an extraordinary activity that, when it occurs often enough, becomes perversely ordinary as those who engage in it grow desensitized to its inhumanity." (Hank Nuwer, Wrongs of Passage) This quotation is one that describes one of the numerous effects of hazing. Though hazing is becoming more and more common, it still is not being readily reported. Some reasons, of many, that hazing is not being reported are that the victims of hazing see it as a right of passage, the people who are administering the hazing have been previously hazed, and that the victims are afraid that if the actives find out that they told, the hazing will increasingly get worse....   [tags: Hazing]

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An Analysis of Hazing in the Military

- Thesis This paper aims to provide a brief history of the ethical issues of hazing in the military. The impact on various stakeholders is also provided before an analysis of the causes of hazing in the military and recommendations on how military leaders can promote tradition and a sense of belonging in a hazing-free military. The Issue Hazing is an issue that has attracted much attention over the last few decades. College fraternities, high school programs, professional sports, and the military have all had their fair share of attention....   [tags: Military Hazing Must Stop]

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Finding a Solution: A Two Part Solution to the Hazing Problem in Fraternal Organizations

- With 123 organizations and over 9 million members in total, Greek Letter Organizations is the largest network of people in the Nation. This network include most Presidents and Vice Presidents of America, 76% of Congressmen and Senators, and”40 of the 47 [members] of the United States Supreme Court Justices since 1910”. In many of your campuses your students leaders are normally consist of Greek Members, who also serve in many of leadership positions in their organization as well. Men ad Woman who wear Greek Letters complete the most service hours, over 10 million, each year in the world....   [tags: greek members, universities, combat hazing]

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College Hazing

- Hazing in universities across the nation has become an increasingly dangerous ritual that is seemingly becoming more difficult to put an end to due to its development into an “underground” activity. Though a regular activity in the seventies, hazing, a possible dangerous act of initiation to a group, has now become an activity that is banned in thirty-nine states (Wagner 16). However, this ritual has not been stopped or become less severe. In fact it is becoming more dangerous. Since it has been banned, with many colleges imposing their own penalties against those participating in it, many fraternities and sororities have pursued this activity in an underground fashion....   [tags: College University Student Hazing Violence]

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The Aspects of Hazing

- The word hazing connotes a variety of different meanings depending on the stance one takes. Some people assume hazing provides the possible prospect of bonding and social acceptance. Others conclude hazing creates a dividend between the society of fraternity and sorority organizations. No matter what direction one takes, both sides have the ability to propose a positive solution that will effectively help the effects of hazing. Once a personal analyzes the positive and negative aspects of hazing then he or she has the ability to propose a solution that will benefit both sides of hazing....   [tags: Argument Analysis, Solution]

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The Harmful Effects Of Hazing On Students

- ... There are many different types of hazing discovered throughout the years. The three biggest types are subtle, harassment, and violent hazing. Like all things, hazing starts off really mild and then can become more and more violent over time. It started off back in the day as just a couple of pranks such as driving kids to the country blindfolded and then just leaving them there, without knowing where they are, and no option but to walk back to town or somewhere to get some help. However, today some have taken it too far and gone to extremes with pranks to the extent of causing violence....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Fraternities and sororities]

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A New Positive Look at Hazing

- Hazing in universities across the nation has become a common tradition that develops mostly in Greek organizations. Hazing is seen in many different social groups such as schools, military units, sport teams, fraternities, and sororities. Prohibited by law for unnecessary reasons; hazing is a way to grow with friends in a closer way than independent students will ever have the chance to. Every year there are thousands of teenagers that pledge for a fraternity knowing of the possible chance of being hazed....   [tags: Greek Organizations, Fraternities, Sororities]

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Hazing In The University Environment

- Television and movies have shown some of the gruesome and ridiculous things that fraternities do to their pledging members. This hazing has become a real issue both on the University of Illinois campus and nationally. The university has long attempted to eliminate it from fraternities, but how effective has this truly been. The question comes down to what has the University of Illinois done to solve the issue of hazing and have these measures proved effective in curbing fraternity hazing. To answer this question it was necessary to understand the past rulings, cases, and regulations developed over the years....   [tags: Social Studies]

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What Are Hazing and Stockholm Syndrome?

- Literature Review Hazing has been a long time issue that dates back to Plato and Martin Luther. There are many forms to the act, and all have been recognized. However, what about the effects that hazing has mentally on these young adults. The question I would like to pose is: How do the effects of hazing compare to Stockholm syndrome. Let us first describe what both hazing and Stockholm syndrome is so that the effects can be better understood. Hazing is the imposition of strenuous, often humiliating, tasks as part of a program of rigorous physical training and initiation or forcing someone to do humiliating and sometimes dangerous initiation rituals, especially as imposed on college studen...   [tags: plato, experiment, physical training]

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Hazing Cases and Qualified Immunity

- Introduction: In recent years several high profile national cases have brought hazing to the forefront in American society as a real issue and a problematic one at that. According to recent statistics from the University of Maine, 1.5 million high school students are hazed each year. Of the athletes who have reported hazing, 40% have reported that a coach or advisor was aware of the activity. 22% report that the coach was actually involved in the activities. (Allan & Madden, 2008). Moreover, 36% of students say they would not report hazing primarily because “there’s no one to tell,” and 27% feel that officials or coaches won’t handle the situation right....   [tags: humiliating, dangerous initiation rituals]

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The Evils of Hazing

- The Evils of Hazing       You have just moved to a new school, and it is the first day.  You thought it was a dream to be on the wrestling team, but in reality it was a nightmare.  After practice, you are hog-tied and beaten by your fellow teammates in a ritual known as hazing.       For many years, hazing has existed in high schools throughout America without many people knowing; more recently, however, laws are being passed against this potentially deadly ritual as people are becoming educated on the topic.  This paper will address what hazing is, how it can be stopped, and my opinion on why it should be stopped....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Hazing: Fun-Filled Nightmare

- Hazing: Fun-Filled Nightmare People of higher authority choose to haze others for a myriad of reasons. From inside the hazer’s mind, they may feel that what they are doing is not wrong and is tradition. Other reasons for hazing may include: keeping the new pledges under control, creating a rite of passage, and showing that a person is strong enough to endure the process (“Preventing Hazing – Reasons Not to Haze” 2). Furthermore, the hazer may not feel confident enough, resulting in bullying others in order to feel more powerful (“Hazing Fratricide of Brotherhood” 5)....   [tags: Psychology]

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Hazing Through Groupthink

- Hazing has become a dominant theme on college campuses, military installations, schools, and organizations across America today. The purpose of this essay is to discuss the long term consequences of the affect of hazing and to explain groupthink phenomenon. Firstly the term hazing should be defined to effectively evaluate these affects. West Virginia’s legal definition of hazing is “any brutality of a physical nature…to include forced consumption of liquor, drugs or other substances, or any other forced physical activity which could adversely affect the physical health and safety of the individual…to include extreme mental stress, forced exclusion from social contact, forced conduct which...   [tags: brutality, social influence, rites, passage]

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The Tragedy of Fraternity Hazing

- The Tragedy of Fraternity Hazing Hazing (subjecting newcomers to abusive or humiliating tricks and ridicule) has always been seen as a secretive campus activity when it comes to fraternities and pledging. As a result, Dr. Mark Taff resorted in his article that, "..a series of 168 cases of injuries and deaths related to fraternity hazing activities...[occurred] in the United States between 1923 and 1982" (2113). Young college men are being hospitalized and even worse, dying, just for a couple of friends that give them a sense of belonging....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Hazing

- Hazing Hazing is one of the fastest rising problems in America. "Hazing" has caused many deaths and psychological problems to its victims. Hazing humiliates, and degrades individuals. People have heard of hazing recently due to the deaths of many kids and teenagers. Hazing used to be thought of as harmless and was considered to be harmless pranks with college students in fraternities. Today, hazing is experienced by boys/men and girls/women in school groups, university organizations, athletic teams, the military, and other social and professional organizations....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Hazing A Benefit Or Burden

- Hazing: A Benefit or Burden The concept of hazing has long since been a source of debate, yet it has also served as a means of training designed to save lives. Hazing has been around almost as long as mankind but its formal introduction became most apparent in the military. Hazing is used to bring a group of people together as a unit and teach them a great deal of information in a short amount of time. Hazing is designed as a consequence based teaching method where a mistake leads to harassment of some sort....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hazing and the Student’s Consequences

- Hazing and the Student’s Consequences I recently enlightened myself to an interesting incident in a small college in northern New York state which brought attention to a subject our country has cursed, loved and fretted about for years – that of hazing. Hazing is defined as: To persecute or harass with meaningless, difficult, or humiliating tasks. To initiate, as into a college fraternity, by exacting humiliating performances from or playing rough practical jokes upon. (Dictionary.com) These “jokes” have affected the lives of a number of people in a large way....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Hazing at Fraternities and Sororities

- Hazing at Fraternities and Sororities Many pledges join sororities and fraternities in search of friendships that will last throughout life. However, quite a few young people get caught in life-threatening situations because they are not aware of the commitments to which they are swearing themselves. The idea behind joining a house is to form a relationship in which the members are one big family at heart, yet many sorority and fraternity members – while advocating status, popularity, and togetherness -- have betrayed the ideals of Greek life....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Fraternity Hazing

- Fraternity Hazing When most people hear the term "hazing" it brings up images of fraternities, or they just don’t know what it is. In even though hazing occurs in many places including fraternities and sororities, the military, athletic teams and student organizations (marching bands) at both the high school and collegiate levels. Many believe that hazing in fraternities and in general are nothing more than silly tricks and harmless pranks like those from the 1980s hit comedy Animal House. The realities of hazing are severely different than the witty images many people associate with them....   [tags: Fraternities Greek Life College Essays]

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Ethical Hazing

- Ethical Hazing When one hears the word "hazing," the typically first impression is that of a fraternity member with a paddle in one hand, beer in another and a young "pledge" bent over being struck by the wooden paddle. This is defiantly a case of classic hazing, however many other forms have been created and made public in the recent past. Other fields such as military, sorority, high school and athletic teams have begun to come under the same scrutiny fraternities have been for years. For someone who has never been "hazed" the issue can be quite complicated and some ignorant conclusions may be made....   [tags: Papers]

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Hazing Through Beating as a Right of Passage

- Hazing Through Beating as a Right of Passage Hazing has been known as the right of passage into American colleges in the past and even still today. Primarily in fraternities hazing has been more so a problem than any other organization. Most anyone who's seen the classic college movie "Animal House" can recall this famous seen of young Kevin Bacon's paddling during his fraternity pledgeship. In this context, the lines and scenes of hazing are funny to some people; but for others, hazing is an all-too-real problem"(Wolf 1)....   [tags: Papers]

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Getting into a Fraternity or Sorority

- College is something everyone dreams about while in high school. It may seem fun and exciting, but there is a tremendous number of mistakes that can happen. For instance, imagine someone has just been accepted into college, and it is her first day. She thought it was a dream to be in a sorority, but in reality it was a nightmare. After a week, she knows “Hell Week” is coming, but she wants shake everything off, and think everything is going well and the other members will accept her with no hesitation....   [tags: Hazing,college,bullying]

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The Pressures Girls Face Within College Sororities

- Do people really understand the secrets behind the Greek community. There are many pressures girls face that the public is not familiar with that are specifically evident in sororities. Alexandra Robbins, the author of the book Pledged: The Secret Lives of Sororities, went undercover and followed four different girls during their experiences within the Greek system. Although there are many struggles girls can face in sororities, the five most prevalent type of pressures include: having a perfect body image, substance abuse, stress, silence, and hazing....   [tags: body image, substance abuse, hazing]

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Bullying, Suicide, and Bullicide

- Bullying is a major problem in our society today, especially among teens. Bullying can be found in many forms, such as, direct bullying, which is considered kicking, hitting, making cruel comments, or threats. On the other hand, indirect bullying is spreading rumors, or excluding someone from a group; most of the time indirect bullying is done by females. Another form of bullying is cyber-bullying, which is done on the internet, social networking sites, email, or texting. This has become a very popular form of bullying over the past few years....   [tags: teenagers, cyber-bullying, prevention, hazing]

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Why Fraternities Should be Banned

- ... Whereas, females who are sexually active are discouraged by calling them “sluts” and “whores” This double standard is what makes getting away with rape so easy. Men taking advantage of women is considered a social norm. Also, When fraternity members admitted to doing things that by law are considered rape they did not believe that they were rapist. They insist that if a girl is intoxicated then they are still able to consent to sex. Granted not all Greeks are this way. Many fraternity members treat women respectfully and contribute greatly to bettering the college experience....   [tags: underage drinking, abuse of women, violent hazing]

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school hazing

- People are obsessed with the interrelation between different demeanors. Weather it be art and literature, matching shoes and shirts, or between men and women. We live in a society full of irreverent and dysfunctional relationships. In-fact, we were lucky enough to live during the time of The Break-up Heard 'Round the World, other wise known as when Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt broke up. The reason why the masses of literate minds are sucked into this timeless display of courtship is because they themselves have experienced similar relationships and knowing that they are not alone in the miserably bleak world of despair in the vain quest for love and acceptance....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Keith Haring: Communicating Through Cartoons

- As children we find entertainment in cartoons. Such simple shapes and figures provide hours of amusement watching them do trivial tasks like drive cars and go to work. What if they represented more than just a Sunday morning or brief entertainment. What was Disney really trying to say. For artists like Keith Haring, cartoons become his way of communicating with people about what he thought was important and needed to be heard. Haring used cartoon figures in a powerful way within his work. Keith Haring was born May 4, 1958 in Reading Pennsylvania.1 He grew up in the small town of Kutztown, Pennsylvania with his mother, father and three younger sisters....   [tags: Biography ]

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Having Our Say by Sadie and Bessie Delany

- Having Our Say by Sadie and Bessie Delany The social, cultural and political history of America as it affects the life course of American citizens became very real to us as the Delany sisters, Sadie and Bessie, recounted their life course spanning a century of living in their book "Having Our Say." The Delany sisters’ lives covered the period of their childhood in Raleigh, North Carolina, after the "Surrender" to their adult lives in Harlem, New York City during the roaring twenties, to a quiet retirement in suburban, New York City, as self-styled "maiden ladies." At the ages of 102 and 104, these ladies have lived long enough to look back over a century of their existence and appreciate...   [tags: Having Our Say Literature Essays]

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An Analysis of Milton's On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three

- An Analysis of Milton's On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three John Milton is one of the most famous poets of the English language. Even though his works are not many, he is considered the greatest writer in English literature. In John Milton' s works we can see the problems of the English society and his own too. Such a poem is " On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three" because it shows the concerns that Milton had about his career when he was young and still hadn't chosen his own way in life....   [tags: On His Having Arrived At the Age of Twenty-Three]

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William Golding's Lord of the Flies: The Joy of Hating Piggy

- William Golding's Lord of the Flies: The Joy of Hating Piggy      In many novels there's usually a character the reader loves to hate. Whether that character be a loser, a loner, or someone who's just chubby, we all have made fun of that particular person at least once in our lives. Throughout William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies, he illustrates the joy of readers in hating Piggy's character.      In the beginning of the novel, when Ralph meets Piggy after the plane crash, Piggy regretfully tells Ralph what the kids used to call him at school, “ They used to call me ‘Piggy'.”(1) Ralph then shrieks with laughter and makes fun of Piggy's nickname, “Piggy....   [tags: William Golding Lord of the Flies]

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Having a Voice

- Good care practice is essential in Health and Social Care and should be delivered by competent skilled care workers. Care workers are required to follow the guidelines specified in the five principles of care practice. The five principles assist the care worker in maintaining a good standard of care, which supports and respects the service users’ rights to appropriate services (K101, Unit 8, P134). This essay will focus on one of these principles which support service users in having a voice and being heard....   [tags: Communication ]

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Discussion of the Importance of Economic Factors in the Changing Nature of Jew-hating

- Discussion of the Importance of Economic Factors in the Changing Nature of Jew-hating “At times of bitter distress, fury against him [Jew] breaks out and the plundered and ruined masses begin to defend themselves against the scourge of God” [1] The religious based Jew-hating, termed as ‘Judeaphobia’, existed during times of ‘bitter distress’ within society whereby Jews were often the victims of sporadic violence and consequent restriction to their rights. Segregation was often considered the only option creating the Pale of Settlement (Russia) which restricted the Jews to live and work within this territory....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fear Of Someone Having A Sexuality

- ... Cultural homophobia is the laws and policies made to keep the LGBTQ oppressive in America. It is also the erasure of LGBTQ people in history and media, which only pushes the harmful idea that heterosexuality is normal and that being LGBTQ is wrong. The level of homophobia that affects most LGBTQ student as they navigate the education system is institutional homophobia. Whenever institutional homophobia is brought up it is with relation to the discriminatory policies systems like government, religion, business, and education have against those with non-heterosexual identities....   [tags: Sexual orientation, Homosexuality, Bisexuality]

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Having Control over the Outcome

- There are many factors in life that people do have control over, however there is also some things that we don’t have control over. As citizens, we don’t have control over what the government does and how they go about doing their business. Although, we do have control over the choices we make. It’s a choice of every individual whether or not to do drugs or drink alcohol. We have the decision to give in or resist the urge. Sure others can influence us to do one or the other but in the end; one has to make the decision....   [tags: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet]

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The Benefits Of Having A Pet Dog

- The Benefits of Having a Pet Dog Dogs have been a very popular domestic pet amongst people in different countries for many years. The most common reason for people to own a dog is to have a companion to play with, bond with, and to spend time with. Not only are dogs true companions, they are also beneficial to have in terms of health. Most people, including myself, who do own a dog, are not aware of the tremendous impact these dogs have on one’s psychological, physiological and sociological health....   [tags: Dog, Pet, Dogs, Stanley Coren]

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Having The Opportunity At A Year Now

- Having the opportunity to live with G.M. for a year now has made me observe her actions, the way she thinks, feels and acts. Her mind is very interesting in a way that she thinks quickly and has a positive overview on every aspect of life. She observes everyone in a particular manner and states what is on her mind at all times. If she thinks of something she will express her feelings and won’t hold back. She arranges her words in a way where she doesn’t want to hurt the other party’s feeling. She tends to interact with friends, family and colleagues in a friendly manner and never wants to leave any one out of the conversation....   [tags: Personality psychology, Sigmund Freud, Psychology]

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Issues for Having Animals in Captivity

- At the San Francisco zoo in California a young girl was killed by a tiger who had escaped his low-quality enclosure; the tiger was shot dead on the spot. If wild animals were kept in the wild, deaths and injuries of people from zoo animals would never happen. Animals are taken out of their natural habitats to live unhappy lives in zoos. As a result of having animals in captivity, animals suffer from health problems, insufficient living spaces and conservation problems. Having animals in zoos can be extremely hurtful to the animal’s wellbeing....   [tags: zoos, health problems, zoocosis]

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The Purpose of Having Website Designers

- ... A web designer is nothing without access to certain programs. An important program that is crucial to development of a website is Dreamweaver or any plain text program such as, Notepad. The reason it is important is because it helps you to develop the code that will appear on the internet. Photoshop and Illustrator are pertinent to your website because these are the programs you will create logos, color schemes, resize images, and generate mockups for the website. Web designers must also have somewhat of an eye for design....   [tags: photoshop, dreamweaver]

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Benefits Of Having The Dream Act

- Chase Your Dreams Many argue that Illegal immigrants have no future in receiving a college degree or pursuing their dreams. In today’s century America has grown with thousands of immigrants coming in the U.S. more every year. These immigrants come into the United States for a change and to help our country in many ways such as economy wise, work opportunities, and higher education. Because of the high population of undocumented immigrants our country would not be the same today. The Dream Act which is defined as a Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act would greatly benefit many undocumented students in the Yakima Valley....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Benefits Of Having A Credit Card

- ... Janna Herron wrote with little brute and more skill, thieves only need a minute, sometimes a second, to pilfer a credit card data. It takes almost no time for someone to punch in all of someone 's personal information into a computer and take all their money on the card. Identity theft occurs when someone obtains someone’s personal information, such as credit card data or Social Security number, to commit fraud or other crimes, says “The Wall Street Journal.” All it takes is an email that looks like it is from a real credit card company asking the consumer for stuff like card numbers, passwords, social security number, and even names and birthdays for them to break into the account and r...   [tags: Credit card, Credit history, Credit score]

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Having a Good Time at Work

- Imagine that a job allows it employees to have the hours that work best for the employees. The employee has all of their needs met every hour they were at their job. The employee truly feels they are important to the employer they work for. There are many companies doing just that for their employees today. These companies are finding that they have far less employee turnover (“Forbes Magazine”). Some of the biggest companies around the world are finding new ways to take special care of their employees by offering them top salaries, lavish company perks, and offering flexible schedules....   [tags: Work Environment, SAS]

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Disadvantages Of Having An Accountant

- Disadvantages of Having an Accountant The following disadvantages to be discussed in this section are (1) cost and (2) liability. Cost. When establishing a small business and in the being phase of a startup company, money is tight. The company has yet to take shape but the need to generate growth is a huge concern. Cost is an incremental factor that deters the businesses owners’ decision to hire an accountant. Part of the costs involved in hiring an accountant includes their salary, benefits, and office space....   [tags: Business, Small business, Startup company]

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The Truth on Having Children

- Relationships of married couples gradually evolve over time, and certain couples believe that having children may enhance their marriage. Some couples hastily jump in to having children without any thought or preparation; others wait long months or years before deciding to have children. As one anonymous author stated, “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” Although, children bring joy, the quality of a marriage may decrease due to the amount of attention children require, financial support needed and the difference of opinion couples may have about how to raise thei...   [tags: parenthood, marriage, relationship]

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Having Regulations On Reality T.V.

- There has always been controversy as to whether there should be regulations on reality tv shows or not It would be a positive gesture to hold regulations on reality tv. Although having regulations on reality tv limits violence, decreases bad ratings, and makes the show more family oriented, it can make the show less intriguing because it wouldn’t be as melodramatic, it wouldn’t be real if it had rules, and it limits the freedom of the people on the show. According to Shannon Kelly, reality television has the worst reputation of any type of television programming....   [tags: technology, profanity, violence]

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The Means of Having Power

- ... Therefore, this then proves that the more control the Party has on their citizens, obviously the more power that the Party has. Surveillance is one of the way to control citizens but another thing for a government to control people would be to dominate their minds. Both parties from Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four and Donnersmack’s Film The Lives of Others would have psychological control over their citizens by changing or hiding the history and facts to make the party more powerful. In Nineteen Eighty Four, the party completely changes the past in order to control the minds of the citizens as they have the slogan: “Who controls the past controls the future, who controls the present contro...   [tags: 1984, Lives of Others]

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Having A Completed English 101

- ... The most successful writing will come from someone who has the ability to critically read an article, deconstruct it and employ those great qualities into your own writing. One of the first challenges of this course was to take an article and recognized the argument and analyze the text. Recognizing and analyzing the rhetorical situation of any writing “can help the writer plan and write a better argument” (Wood 27). There are five main elements to analyze when reading; the argument, audience, author, constraints, and exigence....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Academia, Essay]

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Challenges of Having Premature Babies

- A baby’s arrival can be very joyful for a first time mother in a way that it brings particular challenges and experiences that could change a life forever. When a baby is born premature it can discomfort the family knowing that they’re child is at risk and even exposed to death. Some of the premature babies come for the first time in the world with a defect that causes agony in the family and especially in the mother. Premature babies are a very important issue in today’s society because it involves the health of a new born....   [tags: Dangers, Funding Medical Care]

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Principles Of Having A Goal

- Journal Entry: Oct. 18th, 2015 The concept of having a goal, and quantifying the necessary steps needed to accomplish it, is perhaps an extremely arduous task with in itself. The prerequisites for fulfilling this goal can range from insight, introspectiveness, and patience. Sitting at a table, reflecting on self-prescribed goals, and making the accomplishments tangible, can often be challenging as determining what a person’s goals. From the outset, I thought of three goals that are detrimental to my well-being, and whether they can effectively aid in dealing with stress....   [tags: Management, Goal, Novel, Writing]

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Having A Good Role Model

- ... I would be so scared that I would scream, cry, and leave. When my mom was in jail or away on her long journeys through the streets my grandfather would take care of us. He was the only other person we knew that could provide and showed us love. After me and my sister found my grandfather dead in his room, we figured this was as worse as life could get. But I was wrong. My mom was nowhere to be found when my grandfather died. One of my sisters ran away and drop out of fifth grade, we had no food, no clean clothes, or money....   [tags: Family, Parent, Sibling, High school]

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Benefits Of Having Communication Skills

- ... Since they have to use the internet to post internet ads or to conduct online interviews, a candidate must also have proficient computer skills. The salary for an employment recruiter is around 35,000 starting salary and around 45,000 average overall. The position requires a candidate to obtain at least an associates or bachelor 's degree or to pass a certain examination. I learned that being a personnel recruiter is a though job but that also has the most variety when it comes to the routine....   [tags: Marketing, Sales, Customer service, Selling]

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Older Women Having Babies

- ... Chromosomes contain genetic information that is passed down from the parents to the child. The possibility of a mistake during cell division rise as a woman ages, therefore; the chances of chromosomal dysfunction increases. “All genetic abnormalities increase as the egg gets older.”(Cohen, and Bonifield) Each female is born with a certain amount of eggs, these eggs do not multiply and you cannot add more. During each menstrual period a female loses one of her eggs, and these cannot be replaced....   [tags: complications, first time pregnancies ]

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Having a College Education

- In general, people always thought that having a college education is a successful pathway for one’s life development. But what exactly does college education mean. Is college education really worth it. Will having college education really benefit people’s life. According to the online definition, it defines college education as a higher education which is “an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after secondary education”. By definition, we can understand that college education is the highest stage of learning and the final learning stage before people step into the real adult career society....   [tags: Success, Life, Education, Schools, College]

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Having Skin One Day

- of having skin One day we will all wake up from our beds, and realize that this great nation, a land full of hope, love and unity has been over taken by illegal immigrant. This illegal immigrants will rule over us with iron hands, our lands will be seized, our daughters will be raped and our sons will be murdered for trying to rebel against an anarchy government. My fellow Americans it is time for us to reason as one and fight this battle which is far from over, our predecessors tried but all failed when it came to making strong political stands on this pandemic which is constantly taking over our nation....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Babies Having Babies

- Babies Having Babies Even though the teen pregnancy and birth rates have dropped by one-third over the past decade, teen pregnancy in the United States is a growing problem. According to data by the National Center for Health Statistics and other official data, one in three girls still become pregnant by the age of twenty (Brown lines 1-3). In the United States one million adolescent girls become pregnant every year causing the U.S. to be the leader of the developed world in teen pregnancy. One in four of these teen girls will have a second baby within twenty four months and in 1997 a survey showed that only one in ten of these unwed mothers, ages fifteen to seventeen, received child suppo...   [tags: Teen Pregnancy]

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Having Orientation and It’s Relationship to Capitalism

- Modern life is a life of constant attack. Organizations are continually trying to make their message heard, and sometimes by any means necessary. Marketers, corporations, etc. want the consumer to keep on buying and possessing more objects, and that having ownership of products will complete them. However, even though they promote their products or services to better your life, are they really. Religions, spiritualists, etc believe that life’s happiness is only found from within, an inner peace that satisfies....   [tags: Modern Life, Organizations, Ownership]

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The Importance of Having a High School Diploma

- My brother just turned eighteen and has decided to quit school to find a job. He has yet to graduate high school and only has six months left to get his diploma. I warned him it is bad idea to quit school without a high school diploma. He has such little time left in high school and there are so many reasons to finish. What he doesn’t know are the benefits of having a high school diploma such as being able to make more money, having a better job security, more career opportunities and furthering his education....   [tags: GED, salary, employment]

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The Benefits of Having Dorms on MCC Campus

- 1. Ever walk outside and there is ice all over your car and no way to make it to campus on time. Or do you ever feel unsafe where you live. Well if MCC builds a dorm on campus it could save money, be a safer environment and be a positive experience for students. 2. Most people of the opposition think that building a dorm would cost too much money. With all the building supplies, workers, etc. it is sure to cost a lot of money; money that the college could spend on better things such as more parking spaces....   [tags: dorms, money, environment, experience]

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Friendship Essay: The Consequences of Having Friends

- Having friends is a natural occurrence in most lives. The majority of people do not think of going anywhere without their friends, especially teenagers. Where these ordinary teens find their acquaintances is in high school. It is where friends are made and hold a substantial role in the students’ lives. High school students choose their friends for various reasons, and some of their choices may result in positive and negative effects. One effect of friends in high school is general influence. For example, peer pressure is an unfortunate, but predominant result of having companions....   [tags: Friendship Essay]

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The Importance Of Having An Education, A Career, And Perseverance

- ... I felt like now I can do better than who I was that first I came to America. So that, I plan to choose my career that what am I going to be and then I select traveler nurse. I feel like nursing career is for me that I can help people around the world that who are suffering from many kinds of disease. For example, my country needs more nurse and doctor. Because of neglecting and late treatment many people are suffering by many disease and illness. Also my country have not provided free treatment and medication to the sickness and poor people....   [tags: Education, School, English-language films]

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The Importance Of Having Created Types For Relationships

- I do not agree with the concept of having created types for relationships. As an extrovert, I find myself being more drawn towards shy and mysterious men that I may come across with. However, the main reason why I disagree with labeling relationships is the fact that I would not want to doubt a future relation I may establish with an outgoing human being. Nor do I have high expectations on that a certain relationship, since there is now modern research showing a correlation of the phrase “birds of a feather flock together” to humans....   [tags: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator]

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Side Effects Of Having An Intellectual Disability

- ... Following that, they identified some of the possible effects that came along with the intellectual disability. They were attempting to make a connection between intellectual disabilities and associated characteristics. They ended up discovering that many people who had an intellectual disability also had ill mental health. In the article they stated: “We found that more than a third – 40.9% (clinical diagnoses) or 35.2% (DC–LD diagnoses) – of our cohort had mental ill-health. (Cooper, Smiley, Morrison, Williamson, Allan, 2007, p....   [tags: Mental disorder, Disability]

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The Importance of Having Patience and Saving Money

- Beginning at the age of six, Americans begin to attend school. They will spend the majority of their time in this learning environment until they graduate high school and probably college. During this time, people are educated about different subjects in the hopes that it will help them live a profitable life. What is a better way to solve a problem, than by teaching people about the causes and how to not get cheated. The current housing crisis could have been averted if the American people had been properly educated about how to handle banking and loan situations....   [tags: Personal Finance]

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The Importance Of Having A Classroom Management Plan

- ... In the discussion/post we had to give a brief summary of the disorder and how an educator would structure and accommodate to the student’s needs. Module 3 did not provide any reading content. However, it was our obligation to search for articles and information regarding the neurological behavior assigned. I kept some of my undergrad textbooks that related to behavior, so I decided to use those as references. I also used outside resources such as scholarly articles, studies, and personal interviews....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Module]

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The Importance Of A Nurse Having My Dog

- ... I still remember every moment I spend with my father since he had pass away seven years ago. My father’s slow death which he was diagnosed with cancer on a day we though was going to be great. At first as a pre-teen I really didn’t know what death was but for me losing my father was the worst day of my life but I always knew it would eventually come but I didn’t think these soon. Finally of years and years of working my ass off I finally became a nurse I promised my dad that one day I would be a nurse and I did....   [tags: Cancer, Metastasis, Oncology, Chemotherapy]

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The Advantage of Having a Hybrid Car in Kosovo

- Research Hybrid Car. The Advantage of having one in Kosovo Is hybrid car a good investment . Yes or No Kosovo is landlocked and possesses many mineral resources, mainly coal, lead, zinc, chromium, and silver. Current industrial activity and a legacy of former practices have heavy health and environmental impacts and generate economic losses. These environmental issues relate to air pollution, lead and other contamination from mining, water pollution and availability, degradation of forests and land, and untreated municipal and hazardous waste All advanced industrialized societies face the problem of air pollution produced by motor vehicles....   [tags: diminishing harmful emissions]

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Is Humane Is Having Or Showing Compassion Or Benevolence?

- ... “Pets provide an unconditional love, giving students something they can always rely on when they are feeling down” (Merrihew). In a study by Dr. Kathleen Adamle published in the Journal Of American College Health 90.3% of participants indicated receiving comfort and support from their pets during stressful times. The comfort given by the presence of a pet has been acknowledged within hospitals and elderly homes for some years now, but research on the affects with college students is a new but growing field....   [tags: Dog, Animal welfare, Pet]

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Benefits Of Having A Primary Care Physician

- ... According to Du Pre (2013), the Affordable Care Act, enacted in 2010 coupled with the 2012 Supreme Court ruling to require all U.S. citizens to maintain health insurance would dramatically change health care. These provisions will “reverse a rising spiral in the number of uninsured Americans” (Du Pre, 2013, p.17). These new laws will provide access to healthcare for individuals who were previously uninsured. Having access to health care would dramatically increase the amount of people who have to go to the emergency department when any form of an issue arises; as well as, regular check-ups would decrease the number and severity of illnesses/problems an individual may encounter....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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Thankfulness for Having All that We Have

- Even though there is such an amazing amount of things to be thankful for, many people will lead their lives not taking the time to consider how lucky they are. Usually, people who are in a remarkably favorable state will tend to overlook all of the marvelous things they should be thankful for; however, this should not be the case. Sometimes, one should take the time to carefully reflect upon their exceedingly fortuitous position in life. It is not difficult to find things to be thankful for; for example, a person’s parents would have likely played an important role in that person’s life and deserve to be thanked....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Having A Child While Still A Student

- ... She probably changed her way to and from school. “How is that possible. How in this twenty first century, with all the contraception methods available, can a girl in high school allow herself to get pregnant?” I just do not understand. And moreover she was still going to school like that. “Is she not concerned about what people would say?” Those are some of the questions I have been asking myself all that evening until I fell asleep and my final thought was: “that will never happen to me. Anyway I do not even have a girlfriend!” We were now in summer break....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Mind]

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Why is Having Medical Benefits Important?

- Medical benefits have been a popular conversation that has received positive and negative feedback. Why is having medical benefits important. Important to you and your family. Medical benefits can assist with families when in need and also financially hurt families that do not have assistance. Most citizens have the question of should having medical benefits be mandated by Congress. Having insurance benefits is a necessity because it means that if an accident was to occur and it required a hospital visit, who would be responsible for the hospital bill....   [tags: medicaid, affordable care act]

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Reasons for Having Children: Savior Siblings

- I believe that parents are not morally justified in having a child merely to provide life saving medical treatment to another child or family member, but that this does not mean that the creation of savior siblings is morally impermissible. By having a child solely to provide life saving medical treatment, you are treating this child merely as a means rather than an end to the individual child. By having the child solely as a means to save another, you are violating this savior sibling in that you are treating them as a source of spare parts that can be used by the sickly child in order to solely promote the prolonged life of the currently sick child....   [tags: Morality, Child Value]

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I Was Having My Big Quinceanera

- ... Who would I trust. After that I felt weird, I felt like couldn’t talk to my father like I used to. I lost a lot of trust towards my father. He broke what we had, he was really important for me. After that, everything changed in my life I felt like a piece of me was missing. I didn’t see my father everyday. I didn’t talk to him everyday like I used to. I didn’t have that person that would always give me his advice. I just lost trust in everything, since he was one of the most important people in my life....   [tags: Marriage, Mother, Divorce, Family]

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Benefits of Having International Accounting Standards

- The purpose of this essay is to discuss the benefits of having international standards, reasons for national differences and difficulties in gaining agreement for standards. There are many benefits of having international standards. Firstly, this essay will only look at 4 benefits, which are comparability, credibility, principles and discipline. Secondly, this essay will state three national differences and evaluate their difficulties in gaining agreement. Finally a conclusion. Comparability is an accounting principle....   [tags: International Business]

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The Effects of Colonialism still Linger in the African American Communities Today

- William Lynch, a British slave-owner from the West Indies, stood upon the banks of the James River in 1712, and delivered an infamous speech from a letter that would reverberate throughout the sands of time. In his letter, he articulated that “you must use the Dark skin slaves vs. the Light skin slaves, and the Light skin slaves vs. the Dark skin slaves.” This ideology has survived in the hearts of those it was aimed towards. Many in the African American community remain affected by these inhumane rules set forth by one man many years ago....   [tags: racism, inequality, hating our own race]

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Having Primary Doctor 's Office

- ... They don’t want to wake up one day by having their jobs snatched away from them because society has decided to take the more convenient way to see a doctor that could potentially harm them in the long way. There are a few flaws with my solution. The flaws would be technical problems. If the patient or the doctor are having technical issues that day the short online session can become a frustrating, and long process…as with a Doctor on Demand. At least with my solution patients are waiting for their primary doctor and not a random doctor google....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Medicine, Doctor]

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Children having Children: Teenage Pregnancy

- According to U.S. Health and Human Services, 1 in 3 girls will get pregnant before she turns twenty. Almost 1 million teens get pregnant every year. Most of these pregnancies are unplanned, and cause turmoil for the teen mother, the baby's father, and their families. (surviving an unplanned pregnancy). As that may come as a shock, those statistics are realistic and accurate. In 2012 alone there were 29.4 live births for every 1,000 adolescent females ages 15-19. (hhs.gov). U.S. teen birth rate is slightly higher than any over developed country....   [tags: unplanned pregnancies]

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Having A Gun

- Having A Gun Very often in life I would find myself strongly disagreeing and upholding the totally opposite point of view about the actions and behavior of those, whose deeds seemed to me rather disadvantageous and harmful to the entire community or society. These kind of actions were mostly coming from government authorities, and quite obviously, there was not much that could have been done in order to refute or override them. Therefore, not only once, the idea of having adequate power and authority to ban these kind of pernicious practices, would appeal to me....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What Would Freud, Diamond and Frankl Say about Angelina Jolie

- In the works by Freud, Diamond and Frankl they discuss how a person should live. In the life of Angelina Jolie, they would all have different opinions on if she is living her life correctly or not. In her life she has countless ups and downs. She is an award winning actress, film director, screenwriter, and author. She worked in humanitarian causes for example; Special Envoy, Goodwill, and as The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She has been condemned for different reasons too. Most notably for the people she was married to....   [tags: having meaning in your life]

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Mental Illness: The Main Symptoms of Schizophrenia

- Mental illness is seen throughout society as a negative subject, many suffer through not only with the disorders but, also the shame that comes along. In this article we will look at one of the most severe mental disorders in hopes of achieving a better knowledge of the disorder and to debunk some of the misconceptions of having a mental disorder. Approximately fifty million Americans suffer from mental illness. Of those fifty million only about twenty-five percent seek help due to the stigma behind mental illness....   [tags: hearing voices and having hallucinations]

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Statutory Rape: Not a Valid Law

- The first reason why a minor consenting to have sex with someone three years or older than them should not be considered statutory rape is because teens need to be more informed about sex then left to decide on their own. William Keating, Norfolk County District Attorney, says “I came into this job thinking that this generation of young people would be much more sexually aware than any other generation, especially my own, but that’s just not the case.”(Walker 3). It really is surprising just how many people are unaware and Keating clearly notes this point....   [tags: teenagers having intercourse]

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