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The Game at the Arena

- Standing here, in this arena that is one hundred times larger than my home, I feel like a needle in a haystack. So many people surrounding me it’s like I’m one grain of sand in a whole ocean. The people around the arena form a black and yellow checker board. Their clothing meshes together and looks like a throw. Smelling the concession stand makes me feel like a starving child. The aroma of hotdogs and Italian sausage reminds me of a back yard grill. The smell of melted cheese on nachos makes my stomach growl wishing I had some....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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The Day Of Prayer At Mariucci Arena

- May 5 was National Day of Prayer, an annual occurrence since 1952 that invites people of all faith to pray for the nation. On this day in 2016, more than 10,000 people gathered in Minneapolis, MN for UNITE: a night of prayer, worship and community. My heart was overwhelmed (in the best way possible) as we lifted up our nation and generation to the King of Kings. The event took place at the University of Minnesota 's campus at Mariucci Arena. It was incredibly humbling to be surrounded by people of all ages, but especially thousands of college-aged young adults, who dedicated their entire night to prayer and praise....   [tags: Prayer, God, Deity, Atheism]

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The Allphones Arena in Sydney

- The Olympics are seen as one of the biggest events put on within the sports world and with its magnitude comes the even larger expenses that cities are willing to spend in order to have their city on the international stage while the world watches the games. The planning that goes into creating a city that is ready for the Olympics takes many years of preparation as well as the creation of multi-million dollar facilities. Often times these facilities are rarely used after the games and sometimes become burdens for the cities and seen as a waste of money instead of an investment....   [tags: Entertainment Planning, Infrastructure]

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The Professional Arena As A Social Worker

- Being given the opportunity to intern with the staff at the Family Resource Center in the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) has been a tremendous learning experience thus far. The opportunity has truly surpassed my expectation of what I imagined the journey of internship would be like and how it would help me to evolve into the professional arena as a social worker. I see myself transforming and viewing the community in which I live, the clients served, those deprived, and the tremendous job that we as social workers are tasked with to advocate for those in need from a more open-minded perspective....   [tags: Social work]

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The Piano Into The Musical Arena

- Batrolomeo Cristofori brings the piano into the musical arena around 1709 in Florence, Italy. One of Cristoforis previous instruments, the harpsichord, actually brought about the idea of the piano. Cristofori wanted to develop a more dynamic instrument, because the harpsichord had such a small dynamic range. His answer to that problem was the ‘gravicembali col piano e forte,’ which meant harpsichord with soft and loud. This long name was shortened to pianoforte, and then eventually forte was dropped, and now these modern instruments are known as pianos....   [tags: Piano, Orchestra, Sergei Rachmaninoff]

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Negotiation Theory And The International Arena

- People get the opportunity to negotiate in every aspect of their lives. Whether choosing what restaurant to go to for dinner with your friends or trying to agree on a price for a house with a stranger. Negotiation is the concept of getting what you want from others and using the necessary communications to reach an agreement. Although many people find this as a difficult concept to grasp and to execute well. While there are many different strategies for negotiation these often leave people dissatisfied with the result, worn out from the back-and-forth communications, or alienated....   [tags: Negotiation]

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Texting in the Academic Arena

- There are many ambivalent ideas on texting in the academic arena. While many conventional minded educators at Wilkes University feel that the use of cellular devices to text in class is wrong, students equally believe it is not a major concern and is not harmful to their academic studies. From an argumentative standpoint, many professors feel that it is extremely disrespectful, as well as distracting for their students to text during lectures. Students are not able to focus entirely on the material being presented; academic scores are not as high as they should be....   [tags: texting habits, cell phone usage]

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The Arena Of Positive Psychology

- Positive psychology refers to the strength and abilities that facilitate individuals and the societies to succeed. The arena of positive psychology is created on the trust that the people and the community will have meaningful and fulfilling lives that will facilitate them in being the best among themselves. This leads to better experiences of play, love, and work. It helps in achieving a satisfactory life that is more effective which is better than treating any mental illness. It focuses on the personal growth rather than the pathology....   [tags: Sociology, Psychology, Positive psychology]

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Why Is A Good Arena?

- B. Why is this Topic important to understand? It is important to study diet in different cultures in anthropology as food is essential in human existence. Food is insufficient commodity and thus offers a good platform for debate and advancing anthropological theories and research methods (Hockett & Haws, 2003). In addition, the study of diet brings about light on societal processes like political economic value creation, social construction of memory as well as symbolic value creation (Dirks & Hunter, 2013)....   [tags: Anthropology, Culture, Sociology, Archaeology]

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Degrees Of The Public Arena

- Degrees in the public arena In the wake of moving on from American secondary school with fundamental instruction from home and society; it is difficult for understudies to manage society. Every understudy accompanies distinctive foundations and their definitive objective is to accomplish a decent vocation, so he or she can fit in this entangled society. Government supported schools make classes simple and instructors make understudies take in fundamental data from each subject, so they can have a reasonable comprehension about everything....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education, High school]

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The Act Of Communicating Is A Diverse And Multifaceted Arena

- The act of communicating is a diverse and multifaceted arena, one which allows a variety of styles, uses, and even creativity to convey meaning. Today there are multiple platforms and interfaces, like social media, that people use to express their thoughts and opinions. These social media sites often become an arena for people to display their particular linguistic creativity. Sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram provide a platform for the use of linguistic creativity. This paper will provide a coherent analysis of just such an instance of linguistic creativity as found on the site Twitter....   [tags: Twitter, Social media, Sentence, Hip hop music]

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Studying in the Arena of Information and Communication Technology

- ... Comprehensive study of Analog and Digital Communication Systems, Digital Design, Digital Image Processing, Mobile and Cellular Communication, Microwave Engineering, and Radar and Satellite Communication Systems has equipped me with the overview of their functioning and application. Scoring a consistent A grade, Engineering Mathematics and Mobile and Cellular Communications have been my forte during the graduate study. I am fluent with Programming languages: C/C++, Assembly Language Programming of Microprocessors (8085, 8086), Microcontrollers (Intel, Atmel, Microchip PIC), Verilog HDL and Software Packages such as MATLAB, Keil C, AVR studio, Code Vision AVR and Tanner tools....   [tags: electrical engineering, career choices]

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Health Care Arena By The Register Nurse

- Nursing Process In order to accomplish some goal or purpose in the health care arena by the Register Nurse (RN) the American Nursing Association published in 1973 The Standards of Practice that after many years going thru revision is developed in to the nursing process that have five steps that include Assessment, Diagnosis, outcome identification and planning as well as Evaluation. (Doenges, Moorhouse, & Murr, 2013) For the purpose of this week this discussion the learner will develop a individualized plan of care using the five nursing process for a confused 86 year old patient who was admitted after falling at home and has a right hip fracture that will be repaired....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing care plan, Pain, Suffering]

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Non Benefits Of The Welfare Policy Arena

- There has been a major dispute between selective versus universal benefits in the welfare policy arena. There are advocates who argue that selective benefits are targeted for individuals who are in greatest need and therefore do most to relieve suffering especially those in rural communities. Universalism system is based on the provision of social welfare benefits for all persons through public or private institutions. Programs that are universal are financed through the government and are used to serve everyone at some point in their life without constraints....   [tags: Unemployment, Poverty, Welfare]

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The Non Profit Health Care Arena

- The non-profit health care arena needs more help in these growing financial times, due the unpredictable problem in our health plans such as raising health care costs. The economic dilemma amount to the global issue if we don’t reach in our pockets to help. Though adequately warned, the non-profit nursing homes continue to have minimum control regarding the changes which occurring financially, technologically, and politically in our expanding society. However, they do, have power over their inside management structure....   [tags: Health care, Nursing, Non-profit organization]

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Galax Arena And The Cultural Issues

- How does cultural difference function among the peb who live in the Galax Arena. Rubinstein’s Galax-Arena (1992) is a science fiction text which shows that a barrier between cultures can be created through a fictitious scientific experiment called Project Genesis Five. Rubinstein creates cultural difference not only between members of the peb, but also between the peb and Vexa; which in turn shows the racial impacts of cross-cultural exchange. The text outlines the impacts of science on cultures, more over how science experiments can affect people; and how people who use science can create difference between and among cultures....   [tags: Gillian Rubinstein]

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Voting Requirements in the Economic Arena

- Voting Requirements in the Economic Arena Status as an adult citizen in a political jurisdiction is seen as a sufficient condition to entitle one to a vote for a representative or participate in collective decision-making. Why not apply that same criterion and entitle adult citizens to voting rights to decide the composition of corporate boards of directors and decide other corporate matters. If mere adult status and citizenship is sufficient for decision-making in the political arena, why not in the economic arena as well....   [tags: Political Economic Business Essays]

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Global Governance: An Enforcement of the Powerful in the Global Arena

- Globalization has produced winners and losers and the international institutions created to govern the process have and continue to further the interests of the winners. While actors who have been able to engage fully with the process have benefitted, others have not done so well and in most cases have been left worse off. This is as a result of the interplay of power in the global system which generates unequal social privileges for parties involved. The argument of this paper is that global governance is simply an enforcement of the powerful in the global arena which has led to the production of winners and losers in the globalization process....   [tags: Globalization ]

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Application For Self Scheduling And Retention Within The Healthcare Arena

- Background This literature review deals with self-scheduling and retention within the healthcare arena. Scheduling/ staffing has always been an ongoing process and issue involving retention. The connection of retention to self- scheduling reveals many times over that once nurses are satisfied with their schedule they can focus on improving care for their patients. Equally important, the satisfaction of knowing they are able to attend to their family needs and work life as well. Once job satisfaction is in place, a more productive and happier the staff/employee member becomes....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Employment, Scheduling]

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Space Exploration As A Dramatic Arena For Cold War Competition

- Following the conclusion of World War II, two countries that once stood as allies found themselves on the brink of war with each other. America and the Soviet Union were divided by politics and ideology, “…capitalism versus communism - each held with almost religious conviction, formed the basis of an international power struggle with both sides vying for dominance, exploiting every opportunity for expansion anywhere in the world” (Trueman, 2014). History would define this battle as the Cold War in that neither country fired a weapon directly at the other....   [tags: Space exploration, NASA, World War II, Cold War]

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Nuclear Non-Proliferation Within the International Arena

- Nuclear Non-Proliferation within the International Arena: An assessment on major solutions from both a realist and liberal perspective As defined by Christoph Bluth from the Political Studies Association, the proliferation of nuclear weapons is “widely perceived by political leaders as one of the major problems of global security in the contemporary era” (Bluth, 2012). This is clear by the catalog of concern and actions taken by governments around the world to address the issue of nuclear weaponry....   [tags: nuclear weapon, realist perspective, politics]

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Descriptive Essay: The Arena

- The Arena - Sensory Overload Standing here, in this arena that's larger than five of my houses, I feel like a needle in a haystack. So many people surround me it's like I'm a little grain of sand in a huge ocean. The people in the round gymnasium all form a crimson, white, and blue rainbow. Their shirts mesh together like a finely woven shirt with different colors strings. Smelling the concession stand foods, makes me feel like a starving child. The aroma of the melted cheese on nachos, makes me want to be outside having a picnic....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples]

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agganis arena

- Agganis Arena The multi-purpose arena that I have chosen to evaluate is Boston University’s Agganis Arena. This arena is considered to be the next generation of Boston sports and entertainment by incorporating the latest multimedia technologies and providing the finest possible sight lines and views of the action. The arena is located within Boston University's new $225 million John Hancock Student Village, a 10-acre hub of activity designed to be the thriving center of student life and athletics, Agganis Arena is a state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and entertainment center scheduled to open in January 2005....   [tags: essays research papers]

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ARCO arena

- Even though the friendly confines of ARCO Arena hasn't equated into NBA championships (yet) for the Sacramento Kings, ARCO stands as one of the toughest - if not the toughest - places to play in the entire league. The Kings sported a 36-5 home mark in 2003, the best home record in the NBA. All five losses came at the hands of eventual playoff teams, including two of them against the eventual NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. The Kings record in ARCO over the last three seasons is an amazing 104-19, another NBA best....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ancient Olympic Gamges to Modern Day Olympic Games

- ... It correlated with the religious festival that was held in his honor “with processions and sacrifices” (Kyle 28). The origin of the games is special because in one story, it was believed Heracles , a child of a god and a human, was the founder of the games, as believed by Pindar, a Greek lyric poet (Spivey 232). However, it is important to take note that “’myth’ and ‘history’ was often blurred in ancient… thinking” as with most ancient civilizations such as the Romans and their origins beginning with the Trojan War (Spivey 235)....   [tags: greek, competition, stadium, arena]

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Performance Enhancing Drugs Are not Worth The Risk

- There is perhaps no area of life more black and white than the athletic arena. For every game, there is a winner and a loser. For every race, there is a first place finisher, and then there is everyone else. The difference between winning and losing is often a razor thin margin with mere microseconds separating first place immortality from second place obscurity. In this outcome driven, competitive world of sports, athletes are looking for an edge, any edge, to insure success. Sadly, many from junior high to professional athletes have bought in to the mirage of seemingly risk-free success offered by anabolic steroids and other all too easily acquired performance enhancing drugs....   [tags: athletic arena, loser, drugs]

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Labor in the United States and Outsourcing

- ... Opposed to widespread belief of outsourcing threatening the labor of United States economy it has been seen that businesses have been able to extract a multitude of benefits through the outsourcing which has in turn created a number of employment opportunities along with it. When the stock market plummeted; companies began to discharge distress signals and corporations commenced labor cutbacks, as a result of which unemployment began to increase greatly. In times when the recession was reaching its peak, the only alternative was to look for cheap labor and outsourcing proved to be an option for them....   [tags: globalization, financial arena, politics]

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Europe’s Domination of Indian Ocean Arena: Costal Port Control and Alliance

- The Indian Ocean arena arguable is one of the largest trading networks that had existed in pre-modern history. The changes that occurred in the region from fifteen hundred to eighteen hundred are ones that considerable shaped and changed how the world. With previously connected trade routes connecting large portions of this area through land it was only a matter of time before the sea would lead to the expansion of trade throughout the Indian Ocean arena. With Europeans wanting spices and textiles, the effectiveness to bring these goods back to Europe was going to have to change....   [tags: trading network, pre-modern history, ]

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The League Of Legends Is A Fast Paced, Competitive Multiplayer Online Battle Arena

- In 2012, 8.2 million people huddled around their monitors tuning in to watch a tournament. One year later, 32 million fans tuned in to witness the same tournament, with a peak of over 8.5 million people watching at the same time. That’s a 390 percent growth in audience in the span of one year. This tournament was the League of Legends World Championship. In perspective, 26.4 million people tuned in to watch the NBA finals in the same year. League of Legends is a fast-paced, competitive multiplayer online battle arena, combining the tactical intensity of a real-time strategy game with the character development and ability-based combat of a role-playing game....   [tags: Game, Play, Video game genres, Video game]

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Testing Facilities And Testing At Three Different Sites Within The Testing Arena

- Test four had an increase in complexity with the addition of another rope at site three of the testing areas. Three ropes were now being used at three different sites within the testing arena. This was the test in which an age-related response pattern was observed. Refer to table one for specific procedures for test four for all of the animal groups participating in this test (Hiestand 2011). Consult figures one, two, and three in order to gain a better understanding of the testing arenas used for this test (Hiestand 2011)....   [tags: Dog, Gray Wolf, Canidae, Canis]

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History, Race, and Violence in the Arena of Reproduction Enslavement.

- History, Race, and Violence in the Arena of Reproduction Enslavement. In 1997, Dorothy Roberts wrote a salient book titled Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty. Roberts explicates the crusade to punish Black women—especially the destitute—for having children. The exploitation of Black women in the U.S. began in the days of slavery and, appropriately enough, Roberts introduces her first chapter with an illustrative story: When Rose Williams was sixteen years old, her master sent her to live in a cabin with a male slave named Rufus....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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America Re-enters the Arena: Franklin Delano Roosevelt”

- “America Re-enters the Arena: Franklin Delano Roosevelt” Franklin Delano Roosevelt was determined to protect the national security of the United States. At first, Roosevelt felt that it was in the best interest of the United States to avoid involvement in the war. However, he knew “sooner or later, the threat to the European balance of power would have forced the United States to intervene in order to stop Germany’s drive for world domination” (Kissinger 369-370). But this was not Roosevelt’s main problem; Roosevelt had to prove to the American people that unlike World War I, US involvement was necessary....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gender Equality in the Political Arena

- Does one’s sex still count in politics. Today, there are ninety-four women in Congress. Looking at this figure alone, one can argue that women are well represented, therefore there appears to be no gender bias. The reality is that a bias does exist. Not a bias that prevents women from being elected into office; but a bias that may affect how voters perceive women candidates to be on certain issues. Indirectly, this bias may make a women’s success of winning an election less likely. Some stereotypes of female politicians are that they have expertise on domestic issues such as education and healthcare because of their feminine roles as caretakers....   [tags: Politics]

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Who Really Cares? The UN in the International Arena

- In his article “Palestine Goes to the UN,” Khaled Elgindy draws up a set of cause-consequence scenarios for Palestine’s latest attempt at creating a state. The UN bid, which “marks a dramatic shift in the Palestinians’ approach to the conflict with Israel,” is set to be brought to the table in the UN General Assembly in September of 2011 (since that date has already passed, it will be assumed that we are still in the period prior to it for the purposes of the paper). Following Elgindy’s logic, the arguments of other authors, and the assumptions of the theories on international relations, I will demonstrate how the UN option will most likely fail, but without discounting the positive effect...   [tags: International Conflict ]

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Business Economics: Expanding a Business Globally

- Organizations face many challenges when considering expanding their business globally. Each country got its own economical and legal rules and regulations that a business needs to conform to. Not only do they need to consider the opportunity cost and benefits that may be comes with operating in an international market, they need to understand the risk as well. It is important for ABC Complete Kitchen Inc. executive team to assess and all economic and legal factors that can influence its new plant, then incorporate economic and legal considerations into its operations plan to avoid any risk of obtaining credit, reliable market conditions, or product liability issues....   [tags: legal rules, financial crisis, global arena]

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Event Critique: Minnesota vs Purdue Feb. 24th 2010

- Event Critique: Minnesota vs Purdue Feb. 24th 2010 The event I attended was the Gopher Men's Basketball game against the Purdue Boilermakers on February 24 at Williams Arena ("The Barn"). The construction of Williams Arena was completed in 1928 and originally housed a variety of Gopher Athletics. In addition to housing the men's basketball team, as it still does today, winter football training, tennis, and track all called the facility home at one point1al University of Minnesota History of Williams Arena ....   [tags: Event Critique]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Battle Royal ' By Ralph Ellison

- From Injustice to Joy In the short story, “Battle Royal,” by Ralph Ellison (1952) the author uses the symbol of the boxing arena to illustrate how the nameless young, African American, character proceeded with his promised speech even after the discrimination, humiliation, and injustice he suffered. For example, the nameless character mentions the different images and voices he witnesses through the boxing arena. When the character says, “I felt a desire to spit upon her as my eyes brushed slowly over her body” while he hears the loud taunting shouts of the Caucasian men displays for the reader what the nameless character experienced in order to present his speech....   [tags: Protagonist, Character, Antagonist]

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Similarities And Differences Between Varying Light Intensities And The Sowbugs Movement

- Sowbugs are commonly found in damp and decaying leaf litter, under rocks, wood, and in basements (Aune et al. 2015.). We conducted an experiement involving ten sowbugs and their varying responses to light intensities. We used an arena to have one fully lit side while still covering up the other side with two different materials. The oberservations we took showed a correlation between varying light intensities and the sowbugs movement. The results supported our hyopthesis that based on their biology, sowbugs will respond differently to varying light intensities....   [tags: Scientific method, Experiment, Hypothesis]

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Should We Spend Money Into The Game?

- Hearthstone is designed so that if you spend enough time you will never have to put any money into the game. After playing Magic the Gathering for the past several years, this is one of the most appealing things about Hearthstone. Many agree with this, but complain that if you want to play ranked and participate in tournaments you have to spend money on packs to get all the cards or spend countless hours grinding arena and getting dust. I 'm not disagreeing with this argument against the "free to play" approach, but I would like to discuss some of the benefits that are often overlooked....   [tags: Learning, Play, Game, 2005 singles]

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The Colosseum Of The City Of Austin

- In ancient Rome, where did you go to have fun or enjoy a show, interact with people. Was their a place or building that can be able to entertain the crowd. Well the Colosseum was the only way where people from Rome, Italy were able to go for entertainment. The Colosseum was design as an amphitheater arena for the people from Rome can enjoy the violent shows they hold. In Rome, Italy during that ancient time it was a very violent and scare era. Therefore, they entertain themselves with gladiator fight and animal attack and the crowd will go wild for that show....   [tags: Rome, Ancient Rome, Amphitheatre, Roman Empire]

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Roles Of Theatre And Performance

- When the terms theatre and performance are compared, some would say theatre and performance are the same. Others would state that theatre and performance have different meanings. Indeed, the two terms theatre and performance have different meanings. On the contrary, theatre and performance are similar because both are forms of art, and the forms receive a reaction from the audience. The reactions are usually based on how well the performance or theatre is presented. In other words, the quality of a performance or theatre could ignite a positive or negative reaction....   [tags: Performance, Audience, Art, Entertainment]

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Media And Environment : Conflict, Politics, And The News, Libby Lester

- In Media & Environment: Conflict, Politics, and the News, Libby Lester presents a comprehensive argument that examines how media generates awareness, impacts opinion, and stimulates debate. She writes that the state of the natural environment is a serious problem and by studying the politics and conflicts in the media, we can begin to find solutions to environmental decline. Questions regarding news media’s ability to produce these solutions are asked with a strong sense of urgency– and rightly so....   [tags: Mass media, News media, Journalism]

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Why Is the Colosseum So Famous?

- The Colosseum was an arena for many famous fights. Most people know about famous gladiators that fought at the Colosseum, but not many people know the history of the Colosseum. Why did they build it. What happened there. How did the Colosseum impact the daily life of the citizens of Rome. The Colosseum is filled with amazing knowledge and is an architectural wonder. The Colosseum has a vast amount of history just waiting to be found. What was the Colosseum. The Colosseum was many things. It was an arena....   [tags: architectural, history, areana, glory, symbol]

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The Architecture of the Colosseum

- The Colosseum is one of the most well-known structures in Rome, Italy. The Colosseum was built almost two thousand years ago to host games for gladiators. The Colosseum provided for entertainment for the Romans, a form of punishment for those who did not obey the laws, and a place of great architectural beauty. The Architecture of the Colosseum is very grand, with the capacity to hold up to 80,000 people. The Colosseum is over 160 feet tall, it “has a length of 620 feet and was close to 513 feet wide” (“Colosseum Architecture.”)....   [tags: design, floor, seating]

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Critical Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The Capitol ' And ' Fire '

- For the characters within Nineteen Eighty Four and Catching Fire, Orwell and Collins use devices such as symbolism, imagery and language techniques to reflect how the characters are controlled within their dystopian societies by their totalitarian governments. The characterisations within the novels either reinforce this control or oppose it and push the boundaries. Although I agree that Winston and Julia are ultimately controlled mentally and physically by their totalitarian government, I believe that the character of Katniss is only restricted physically by her totalitarian government, yet, Collins ' characterisation of Katniss enables her character to loosen the "iron grip" of the "Capito...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Totalitarianism]

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The Story Of Perpetua, A Christian Martyr And Blaudina

- The narrative that accompanies this image is similar to that of many other pictures representing Christian Martyrdom in the Ancient Roman arena. The young woman on the left, is a Christian Martyr who had been sentenced to death for treason against her Emperor. She refused to acknowledge him as divine and would not renounce her blasphemous religion when she was rounded up and questioned by the Romans, which is why she ended up in the arena facing certain death. This particular narrative is very similar to the story of Perpetua, another honoured Christian Martyr and Blaudina....   [tags: Roman Empire, Christianity, Ancient Rome]

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Incorporating Paintball Massacre With Sunny Acres

- Part I: Defining My Audience My reader will need to know what is being proposed and how this idea will benefit their company. Sunny Acres will be shown how the addition of a paintball arena will increase their client base therefore increasing profit. My reader will need to know what type of space is required, what the rules of the game are and what if any additional insurance will be required. My reader has some idea of how paintball works. I want to make sure Sunny Acres has a clear understanding of how the game is played so I will be informing them of the rules in great detail....   [tags: Technical Writing]

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The Roman Perspective of the Gladiator

- Is there a more polarizing symbol of the ancient Romans than the gladiator to scholars today. Probably not, but the ancient Romans also held a dichotomous opinion of the famous warriors of the arena. Today, the gladiators represent the opulence and moral depravity of the Roman culture as well as the power and innovation of the Roman society. The contrasting views that the Republican and Imperial Romans had was that those who participated in the gladiatorial games were debased and stripped of status during the times they spent participating, but they could also attain greater honor, glory, and respect than they could or would have gained in their regular life by bravely fighting in the arena....   [tags: Moral Depravity, Bloodthirsty Beasts]

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The War Of The Roman Empire

- a chariot racing or gladiatorial event in Rome . It was “imperial policy to occupy the populace as much as possible with games, that their minds be kept off their lost political liberties” . The games kept the minds of the citizens occupied and it served to keep the gossip in the streets of the Roman Empire from turning to politics. In the streets of the Roman Empire, the populace stuck to talking of the Roman games, as talk of politics could result in a punishment as harsh as death. The Emperors in Rome employed spies, and informers that would turn any citizen in for talking of politics....   [tags: Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Amphitheatre, Rome]

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Realism and Neo-Realism

- INTRODUCTION The most historically entrenched theoretical perspective in international relations theory is that of classical realism. Surprisingly though classical realism was not sensationalized in the international relations arena until World War II despite its existence in fifth-century Athens. Many great philosophers such as Thucydides, Machiavelli and Hobbes developed the basics of classical realism and in 1948 Hans J. Morgenthau made the great leap into contemporizing classical realism theory with his six principles of political realism, the basics placing the state as the central power in the IR system....   [tags: International Reliations]

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World History Planning And Periodization Is Difficult And Controversial Because Schools

- World History is a subject area taught in many schools throughout the country. It is a subject that many students enjoy participating in and learning. Despite this, World History is difficult to put into a curriculum and is generally taught in much lesser quality when compared to United States History being taught in that same curriculum; moreover, World History is never given the proper time it deserves when placed under state standards that detract from its teaching and its quality. World History planning and periodization are difficult and controversial because schools tend to emphasize United States History more in curriculum, there is a lack of time for instructors to teach it under Com...   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Pedagogy]

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"Gladiator": An Accurate Portrayal of Roman History

- The Gladiator epic directed by Riley Scott (2000) is based on real life events of the Roman Empire, their society, as well as the role of gladiators. Scott tried to portray the Roman culture as accurately as he could, and even went further to ensure his authenticity by hiring several historians to do so . It is supported by the findings of historians’ research. The film is historically accurate in most parts, including the role of gladiators; gladiatorial games and the aspects of Roman society such as the religions and beliefs....   [tags: Film Review]

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The And Unknown History Of Roman Gladiators

- Known and Unknown History of Roman Gladiators Gladiators are always known for the bloody fights to the death that HBO portrays, but that is not what happened in the time of the gladiators. Gladiators were not always slaves forced into battle. Gladiator fights were originally a part of a funeral service. Not all gladiators fought to the death when it came to the arena. There were many signs that could have meant death. Different classes of fighters lured in different types of crowds. For additional entertainment, animals got put into the arena as an opening event to get the crowd pumped....   [tags: Gladiator, Roman Empire, Ancient Rome]

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Positive and Negative Characteristics of Two Horse Boarding Facilities in Colorado

- ... “At Farm One all of the fencing is pipe fencing that can not easily be broke or it is properly installed and maintained hotwire, which is electrical fence. Farm Two’s fence is old and rusty so that makes it pretty weak” (Wright). This is a huge issue because the rusty old fencing is not as capable to keep a horse in as the pipe fencing or properly maintained hotwire. “All of Farm One’s fencing is properly maintained so that there are no sharp points to where a horse can cut themselves on it....   [tags: safety, fencing, food]

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Finding True Peace During Moments Of Bliss And Vulnerability

- Finding true peace during moments of bliss and vulnerability keeps me motivated throughout the adversity I face in my life. Have you ever felt an overwhelming sense of peace and joy. That is exactly what I felt during my experience going to winter jam. God can show himself in multiple ways and he showed himself first in the way to the concert in Wichita, then from the first beats and lyrics song to the last band to walking outside to a rainy night and overwhelming emotions and just a full peace that could come from no one else but God....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Wichita, Kansas]

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Sales and Sponsorship for the Golden State Warriors

- Hello Class, For this discussion, I have chosen the sports property of the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors play in the NBA within the Pacific Division and have a large local and regional fan base in the city of Oakland and state of California. Even though the Warriors have a large fan following, there are several ways of extending the Warriors brand reach beyond the basketball court with conventional sports minded consumers and non-sports fans. In order to accomplish this, the Warriors must think outside the box and look at attracting typically unaware markets and consumers that are missing the marketing and advertising plans that are currently being used....   [tags: sports industry and property]

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Power, Genius And Ruthlessness Of The Roman Empire

- Situated in the center of Rome for nearly 2 millenniums, the Colosseum is a remarkable example of the power, genius and ruthlessness of the Roman Empire. Built solely for the purpose of entertaining the public in the most brutal way, the building illustrates the unscrupulous nature of the Ancient Roman culture and stands as an immortal representation of the time period. It is an undoubtedly unique architectural monument and engineering achievement second to none, combining the advanced Roman building technique and pure esthetics that take your breath away....   [tags: Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Rome, Concrete]

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Gladiator: Its Faults with Roman History

- When watching the movie Gladiator, one is sees the Roman culture and how it was portrayed at the time. The main historical features that stuck out were the details of the Roman military and the accuracies of a gladiator. Throughout the movie these two features are viewed multiple times by the audience. By viewing this movie and through research these one can see that even though it is a great movie, Gladiator, has some inaccuracies about these historical features. The origin of gladiatorial games started with hand-to-hand combats which were performed at memorial games with in Rome (Brown, 2007, pg.1)....   [tags: roman culture, history, military]

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The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

- In the trilogy, The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins depicts a futuristic government that reaps from the twelve districts of Panem, two eligible contestant who will have to endure the Hunger Games. The story begins on the reaping day when Katniss Everdeen “volunteers as tribute” to save her little sister from having to experience such a cruel way of government control and high class entertainment. She then enters the arena with twenty-four other children, including a baker, Peeta Mellark who was also selected from her district....   [tags: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay]

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The Gifts Of Imperfection And Daring

- As Theodore Roosevelt once said, “…there is no effort without error and shortcoming;” and having read Brené Brown’s The Gifts of Imperfection and Daring Greatly, I wholeheartedly agree with that statement, and Brown’s decision to include it in her book. I chose to read Daring Greatly because I love Brown’s witty remarks and humor, also because it seemed like a book I might actually take something away from, and I was not wrong. I have never been the type of person to read self-help books, but Brown has made me a firm believer through both The Gifts of Imperfection and Daring Greatly, and I do not think you can truly reflect on one without also reflecting on the other....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Positive psychology, Enthusiasm]

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The Nature Of International System

- The anarchical nature of international system makes sustaining order problematic. Power which is material capabilities are essential in constructing order. In other words, material resources such as wealth, technology, population, geography will assist in building military assets to impose order in the world. Thus, order in the world is imposed through states’ power, primarily military power. The distribution of power produces the system of order that determines states ability to adopt mode of survival and shape pattern of international politics (Measheimer, 2013: 78)....   [tags: International relations, United States, Iraq War]

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The Coliseum of Rome

- The Coliseum The Coliseum is one of Rome's most famous buildings. It reminds people of ancient Romans culture and the deadly games that took place back then. The Coliseum was built in Rome, Italy around 80 AD. The Emperor at the time was Vaspacian. He decided to build the coliseum to attract people from around the world but he never finished it. However, his son Titus was the one who completed the Coliseum. The Coliseum was originally built with four floors. The first three floors had arched entrances, while the fourth floor had rectangular doorways....   [tags: roman culture, damages, earthquakes]

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verizon center

- Building facilities like the Verizon Wireless arena and other large sporting and special event venues can be costly. The cost of the Verizon Wireless Arena cost roughly $60 million dollars to compose. Many factors go into this finalized $60 million dollar facility, such as the cost per square foot, the cost per A and B space, and operational costs. To figure out how much money goes into the arena, it is important to keep track of how much income is generated and what forms of marketing and fundraising are done to promote and create profit for the facility....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Importance of Establishing an Ethical Corporate Culture

- According to Manuel Velasquez, multinational corporations are free from moral obligations due to the absence of a single governing body in international business. The cultural and social differences among nations create a complex business environment in which multinational corporations may reject individuals’ values and beliefs in order to gain a competitive advantage in the global market. He argues that individual members of an organization have a low and temporary impact on a company as a whole, because they are transient and their influence is limited by the company’s goals and objectives....   [tags: international business]

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The Cause of Deaths and Accidents: Drivers

- Everyday there are hundreds of deaths and accidents all around the world. Many of these deaths occur on one arena, an arena that slowly fuses itself into civilization, without anyone being the wiser. Every perpetrator bears the same label: a driver. However, they are all different people living different lives in different parts of the world. In an unusual world, like the one that humans live in, this “driver” becomes an integral part of society. Every road, if big enough, is packed with thousands of cars everyday....   [tags: driver, worker, society, road]

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Women in Sports and Sports Broadcasting

- Women in Sports and Sports Broadcasting Before I conducted this media analysis about women in sports and sport broadcasting, I hypothesized the obvious - that more male sports would be in the media, and that there would be more male sports broadcasters as well. Through my observations I did find that the sports arena and sports broadcasting sphere are male dominated. However, I also found that although there are not many stories about women, there has been a steady progression and magazines like Sports Illustrated are becoming bold enough to highlight women athletes in a magazine that is targeted towards a male audience....   [tags: Essays Papers Females Athletics Athletes]

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The Prize Fighter Of Ancient Rome

- Gladiators were more than athletes; gladiators were warriors. Every time a gladiator took the field of battle, he fought for his life. In triumph a gladiator was adored, however when defeated, he faced death. Gladiators were the ultimate underdogs. They started out as slaves, however with success they became gladiators. Gladiators were admired and adored by the people. I went to the library to research more about these extraordinary athletes, and what they did to learn what a day in the arena was like....   [tags: Roman History]

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Juveniles Youths ' Perspectives On Protective Factors And Risk Factors For Juvenile Offending

- An article by Barnet et. al (2015), “Incarcerated Youths’ Perspectives on Protective Factors and Risk Factors for Juvenile Offending: A Qualitative Analysis”, compiled interviews from several adolescents in the juvenile justice system to assess their perceptions on the factors that led them to delinquency. As a result, the researchers were able to identify four environmental arenas that contribute either a positive or negative influence on an adolescent as well as three common internal needs that may shape an adolescent’s behavior....   [tags: High school, Crime, Risk, Juvenile delinquency]

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The Raise of China and India, Questions and Answers

- Q.Will the rise of Eastern Powers like China and India modify the liberal world order. What impact will this potentially have on the way International Relations have traditionally been studied. A. There has recently been a lot of talk in the Internal Relations community about the steep rise that the BRICS nations are making in terms of economic might and overall global importance. China and India are among the countries that have made the most improvement. The other pertinent question that has been dogging experts for the past few years is what this upheaval means for the West, i.e....   [tags: world politics, international relations]

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Multi Level Situation Is Not A New Idea

- In the context of simple situations, then simple solutions would work. But in the cases of complex, multi-level situations, how can a group explore outcomes and choose the best decision. In reality, the amount of outcomes stemming from a single decision is infinite and unquantifiable. So as a group, how can a solution be devised that addresses the multi-level situation while not blatantly ignoring the multiple outcomes available. Coevolutionary gaming is a scenario-based activity that allows a group to explore all possibilities and the effects of each decision made....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Mind, The Unknown]

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The Issue Of Women Running Is Pivotal Now

- As we know, gender is a classification acquire at birth. Then gender comes with a role in society, but some stereotypes are attributed to each gender. As for women, they still have to fight for themselves to occupy those “so called men positions”. One of these areas of struggle is politics. In the US, they had to fight for equal treatment in politics by winning the right to vote and seat and talk politics with men, but genders stereotypes about women running for politics still exist around the world....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Woman]

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Control Within The Districts Of The United States

- Control Within the Districts In a decay of what was once North America, established a country named Panem, ruled by president Snow, with a powerful Capitol enclosed by twelve districts which provided the country’s resources; technology, grain, fish, coal, lumber, transportation, electricity, livestock, textiles, crops, and gems. The Capitol obtains most of the country’s wealth, it had order, it ruled the districts, but some of the districts thirst for political freedom more than others. District thirteen attacked the capitol creating the first rebellion, the Capitol prevailed, district thirteen was destroyed....   [tags: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins]

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Conflict in the Workplace: A Necessary Evil

- Topic: Conflict in workplace: A necessary evil Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Nature of conflict 3. Major areas where conflict arise 3.1 facts 3.2 methods 3.3 objectives 3.4 values 4. Causes of conflict 4.1 Personality clash 4.2 Office romance 4.3 Passive aggressive behavior 5. Creativity fighting 5.1 Establish the legitimacy of fighting 5.2 choose the arena carefully 5.2.1 Engage 5.2.2 Accede 5.2.3 Postpone 6. Types of Workplace Conflict 6.1Task conflict 6.2Personal conflict 6.3Functional conflict 6.4 Dysfunctional conflict 7....   [tags: causes, types, strategies for managing it]

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Event Analysis: Los Angeles Clippers Game

- For this assignment I choose to attend a Los Angeles Clippers game even though I am a big Lakers fan; mainly because it better fit into my budget and the appeal of watching this young high flying team made it seem like it was going to be a good night. Going into the game it was being dubbed as the “battle of the double-doubles” as the Minnesota Timberwolves led by Kevin Love and his 28 straight double doubles took on Blake Griffin and his 26 straight double doubles. I had been to Staples Center before for a handful of Lakers games but never had I been to a Clipper game....   [tags: Event Analysis ]

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A Closer Look at Sociological Theories

- ... The white community through the administration of the school, the judiciary and the office of the district attorney continue to flex their muscle and to protect their privileges while the black community fight back to gain their position. The other element described in the social conflict theory is the avenue in solving the problem. Education seems to bridge the gap of inequalities. Those who take advantage of education find themselves in high positions of influence. In the Louisiana community, it appears the white have dominated....   [tags: spiritual, intellectual and aesthetic dvelopment]

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The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

- Entertainment can come and be enjoyed in many different forms. Television shows and movies are some of the different forms of entertainment can be in. The lives of famous actors from shows or movies are constantly scrutinized on and off screen. Within the world of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins a version of reality entertainment is the televised murder of innocent children. Those who are chosen to be within the Hunger Games become a scrutinized celebrity. Katniss and other tributes that are forced to fight and kill show how human identity can become lost as they become objectified for the people of Panem....   [tags: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay]

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The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

- Various countries that have unstable governments mirror the same types of social structures. The regimes of North Korea, Sudan, and Somalia has great disparity between their respective social classes. The poor in these countries have very little compared to the rich, and the reason behind much of this is the inadequate or over-enforcement of the laws of the land. These recent occurrences influenced author Suzanne Collins to compose a dystopian novel derived from the oligarchical structure of these variety of sovereign states....   [tags: Roman Empire, Roman Republic, Julius Caesar]

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A Survey Study On Public Health

- This paper is about the outcome of the brief survey conducted with the help of the survey monkey. The survey was to help student taking one of the public health courses; MPH 602, at the Benedictine University to think about what exactly each student wants out of their public health education. The survey was used to focus on the specific and general skills that will interest students and the skills students would like to learn more about. Hence, the paper will highlight the role of the public health professional based on the information I gathered from the survey....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health]

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Why Should We Teach World History?

- When it comes to subject of world history in the high school setting there are many grumbles and moans. This stems from the multiple amounts of challenges that come along with teaching world history. Teaching world history is more difficult than teaching any other high school history subject for a multitude of reason. Some of the many different reasons that challenge high school world history teachers are controversy over what should really be taught in American school’s world history classes, the ridiculous amount of information that is expected to be covered, the small amount of times schools are giving to world history class periods, and of course the lack of funding and attention paid to...   [tags: Education, High school, School, Teacher]

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The Inner City Youth Of America

- The inner city youth of America is in trouble, experts estimate that every day thousands of teens in inner city areas are recruited to join neighborhood or city wide gangs. I am calling on the members of the Rich People of America to help resolve some of the main problems that involve teenage gang related activity. According to around eighty-five percent of male juveniles in detention facilities are there for gang related activities. Every day inner city teens face frequent harassment and pressure to join gangs, more pressure than ever seen before and as a result most will wind up succumbing due to fear for their lives or families....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Criminology, Mara Salvatrucha]

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