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Overview of Peter F. Oswald's Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of a Genius

- In “The Ecstasy and Tragedy of a Genius,” author Peter F. Oswald shares the story of a famous and successful composer and pianist, Glenn Gould. Glenn Gould was born on September 25, 1932 to his mother Florence Emma Gould and father Russell Herbert Gould. Even before Glenn was born, his mother was determined that her “[…] child would have to be a successful musician, hopefully a great pianist” (Ostwald, 1997, p.39). At the age of three, both parents realized that Glenn was talented and gifted with absolute pitch (Ostwald 1997, p.44)....   [tags: glenn gould, career, milestone]

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Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of Genius by Peter F. Ostwald

- Written Concept Paper on Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of Genius In Peter F. Ostwald’s biography/autobiography, Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of Genius, Glenn Gould’s life slowly unravels, chapter by chapter. The exposure of the personal details of Glenn’s life, as disclosed by Peter Ostwald, allowed for me to gain insight into several aspects of Glenn’s life. While reading this novel, I was able to identify some of the challenges Glenn faced and how I would prioritize those challenges according to my own experiences....   [tags: Glenn's life, high expectations]

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Why was John Glenn Famous

- My Historical figure name is John Glenn. He was born in Ohio on July 18 1921 and Is now still living at an Ohio teaching part time at Ohio state. John Glenn is a big part of history and these are some of the things he did to get there.(1.) John Glenn attends New Concord High School. He complete all of his grades according to John Glenn teachers, he was a great student they said he always got his work done and the only thing he evered talked about was going to space and becoming an astronaut.(2.) John attended Muskingum University college....   [tags: astronaut, nasa, space,]

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A Level Of Stupid By Glenn Orgias

- Screenplay named “A Level of Stupid” has been written by Glenn Orgias. Screenplay is referred as a written from of a movie and it includes details about how it is to be acted and filmed using various filmic techniques. The screenplay written by Glenn Orgias has been comprehensively analysed by factoring out key filmic techniques used by the writer. An overview of the film script would create an image in the imagination mind of the viewer. The filmic techniques, camera angles, background music, brief character description and descriptively detailing the setting of the story have been mentioned in an attractive way by the writer....   [tags: Writing, Fiction, Narratology, Film]

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The Driving At Watkins Glenn

- Over the years I have watched Steve 's love affair with our Porsche. Driving it, maintaining it, and driving it again. He loves pushing the limits of its performance and researching new techniques to help him drive faster. I am happy he has an activity he enjoys so much. I have attended Driver Education events as a spouse wearing my purple wrist band. That was fine for me. Sightseeing and dinners were my activities while he was putting his foot to the floor. On one of our trips I took a taste of the track in a GT3, at that time instructors could drive at speed....   [tags: Driver's license, Driver's education]

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Mental Disorders: Glenn Gould

- Glenn Gould People face anxiety many times in their lives; this may be before a new experience or while making big life decisions. Imagine a person’s career being a major reason for their anxiety for over ten years. Glenn Gould was a remarkable man whose constant struggle with anxiety and narcissistic behavior led to unconventional coping methods. Glenn Gould started to experience anxiety every time he played the piano on stage starting in his pre-adolescence and throughout the rest of his life (although he stopped playing in public at the age of thirty-one)....   [tags: anxiety, social phobia, narcissistic behavior]

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Nursing: Faye Glenn Abdellah

- Women are changing the nation through their hard work and dedication. In the nursing profession, Faye Glenn Abdellah transformed the career as a nursing researcher through nursing theory, nursing care, and nursing education. Faye Abdellah is a woman who is not afraid to cross boundaries if it was for the welfare a patient. When she used to teach at Yale University, she was forced to educate from a textbook that had no scientific background to nursing principles. Being the activist that she is, Abdellah decided to take matters into her own hands....   [tags: nursing profession, patient's care]

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An Era Of Heightened Stress By Glenn Altschuler

- Glenn Altschuler addresses the difficulties and conundrums associated with entering college in his article “Adapting to College Life in an Era of Heightened Stress” He presents the experience of Kate Wilkinson and her feeling of unpreparedness for college. Glenn brings together statistical evidence to show how students are more stressed today than any time in the past. Glenn presents many solutions to decrease stress and uses Henry David Thoreau’s short story “Walden” as a basis of how stressed students should come back to a state of relaxation by meditating on what really matters in life....   [tags: Henry David Thoreau, Walden, University, Concord]

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Glenn Greenwald and Violations of American Privacy

- Glenn Greenwald, a talented and widely read columnist on civil liberties for the Guardian newspaper, failed in his attempt to alarm his readers to the flagrant and widespread violations of American privacy. Although his article was full of facts, documentation, and quotes from top rank officials, the article did not convey any sense of wrong doing or outrage. Rather it was dull, lacked passion and a sense of persuasion. In fact, the only attention grabbing part in the whole article is the title....   [tags: Civil Liberties, Political News]

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Famous American Musician: Alton Glenn Miller

- Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known big bands. Glenn Miller has become an icon. For many people his orchestra and the string of hits they produced represent the essence of the swing era. Alton Glenn Miller did a lot in his short life he had a successful career, inspiring childhood, burning success and an inspiring musical talent. Glenn Miller was born in a small town in Iowa but by the time he was three his family had moved to Nebraska....   [tags: bandleader, swing era, artist]

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No Travel Seminar Grief Counseling By Dr. Glenn Mollette

- INTRODUCTION Susan Schneider, a few days after the tragic and unexpected death of her husband Robin Williams by alleged suicide, revealed that he had been suffering from the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. She further stated: "This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings," the graphic designer said. "I am utterly heartbroken. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin 's death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions." CONTENT SUMMARY Overview The report that follows provides a summary and listener’s reaction to the No Travel Seminar Grief Coun...   [tags: Grief, Emotion, Kübler-Ross model]

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Japanese American Ethnic Identity By Glenn Fukushima

- At the San Francisco Japantown 100th anniversary symposium, the speaker was Glenn Fukushima who discussed the issue of Japanese American ethnic identity. In his speech he talks about the different identities associated with Japanese American’s. He talks about how to: normalize” the relationship between Japanese Americans and Japan. Also, in his speech he uses a metaphor that is for the Japanese Americans. A little bit of information about Glenn Fukushima his father was in the United State Army, his father was stationed at Fort Ord and Presidio of San Francisco, he lived in San Francisco in 1956 to 1960....   [tags: Asian American, United States, Hawaii]

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Biography Of Glenn Gould, The Canadian Pianist And Composer

- Glenn Gould, the Canadian pianist and composer, said “the purpose of art is the lifelong construction of a state of wonder.” Gould was, however, a notable champion of the music of the second Viennese school, particularly Schoenberg. There is nothing obviously wonderful about this music; it is harsh, atonal, and irregular in every sense. The serial composers, as they are known, were creating art that came from a new idea of how art could be made, and thus how it could have an impact. This is not dissimilar to what was happening with the visual art at the time, namely in abstract art and it’s relative, dadaist art....   [tags: Dada, Art, Marcel Duchamp, Modernism]

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Overheard From An Antarean Bar By Glenn A. Meisenheimer

- The science fiction poem, “Overheard in an Antarean Bar” by Glenn A. Meisenheimer is a poem about how a person of a certain species in a bar is talking to another species about how they personally are not too keen on interspecies mating. Based on the title, I assume that it does not take place in our own solar system, and takes place in either another system belonging to a species called the Antareans or a planet / place named Antarean. Because the title has the word “overheard” this means that the person speaking in the poem is not the narrator, and so the poem is told in another’s point of view....   [tags: Poetry, Human, Rhyme, Stanza]

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The War II Veteran J. Glenn Gray

- On the other hand, acting cooperatively does not only protect, but can also enrich our lives. To echo World War II veteran J. Glenn Gray, “many veterans who are honest with themselves will admit, I believe, that the experience of communal effort in battle, even under the altered conditions of modern war, has been a high point in their lives” feeling “earnest and gay at such moments […] liberated from [their] individual impotence and […] drunk with the power that union with [their] fellows brings” (44;45)....   [tags: Morality, Human, Religion, Psychology]

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Alton Glenn Miller

- Alton Glenn Miller Alton Glenn Miller was born March 1, 1904. To Elmer and Mattie Lou Miller. He was born in a rural Southwestern Iowa town named Clarinda. When Glenn uttered his first cry, Clarinda heard his first " Moonlight Serenade". Glenn's first serenade was not particularly unique as it had been sung by children for centuries and was barley heard across South 16th Street. However, his second Moonlight Serenade was unique, becoming the theme song of his number one Big Band and heard literally all around the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Urban Legend of Glenn Dale Hospital

- Glenn Dale Hospital Background Over the recent break, I mentioned to a friend that I needed to write about a ghost-related urban legend. He offered to tell me about Glenn Dale Hospital, which is supposedly a famous ghost legend in Maryland. Since I am a lifelong Maryland resident and did not know about the hospital, I was eager to hear the story. The story was told in the living room of a house by a 19 year old white male native to southern Maryland. He is from a middle class family and his father and mother are a construction worker and a homemaker, respectively....   [tags: Ghost Stories Urban Legends]

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Urban Legend of Glenn Dale Hospital

- Glenn Dale Hospital Many people claim that they do not believe in ghosts or other uncanny things. Despite those claims, however, a good urban legend still has the power to make anybody stop and ponder the question, “What if?” What if these stories that always seem to have some level of possibility, were actually true. As urban legends transcend through years and generations, they always find a way of still seeming possible in the present time. This is what can be said of the story that was shared with me about the Glenn Dale Hospital....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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Urban Legend of Glenn Dale Hospital

- Glenn Dale Hospital Many urban legends get passed down to others from information people hear, read, and experience on their own. Stories get manipulated and exaggerated over time and reasons for the story’s existence can vary. The true story of Glenn Dale Hospital appears to be rather clear according to credible sources – but this does not stop people from creating their own myths and legends and believing what others tell them is true. The story was told to me by a white female college sophomore that I have known for many years....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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The Is A Netflix Thriller Drama Television Series That Was Created By Todd And Glenn Kessler And Produced By

- Bloodline is a Netflix thriller-drama television series that was created by Todd and Glenn Kessler and produced by Sony. It’s still an ongoing series as the first season is the only one out at the moment, with the second season expected to be released soon. This show centers on a seemingly, big happy family who live in paradise in the Florida Keys. However, that’s what it may seem like from the outside looking in. As in many sizable families, there seems to always be that one family member that is just a little off with everyone and seems to always be the one causing problems; in this show you have the same thing....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Television, Grandparent]

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The Movie ' Fatal Attraction ' By Glenn Close As Alex, The Mistress, And Michael Douglas

- The movie “Fatal Attraction”, featuring Glenn Close as Alex, the mistress, and Michael Douglas as Dan Gallagher, portrays a case of borderline personality disorder. Dan Gallagher enjoys a weekend affair with Alex as his wife is out of town. All seems fine until Dan tries to go home, and leave the affair in the past. Throughout the rest of the film the audience sees a stream of events that depict the extreme and hostile reaction Alex has to the end of the affair. In the end, Alex is killed by Dan’s wife in a struggle for survival as Alex attacks her....   [tags: Borderline personality disorder]

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Courageous Conversations About Race by Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis Linton

- Courageous Conversations About Race: Chapter 5 Authors Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis Linton in Chapter Five of Courageous Conversations About Race broach the topic of race, by asking the reader to evaluate his or her own consciousness of race. According to the authors, in order to address the achievement gaps between African American students and White students, educators should shift their energy towards focusing on the factors that they have direct control of inside the classroom rather than on the factors that influence this achievement disparity between races outside the classroom....   [tags: whites, african americans, students]

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How Technology Will Shape Learning

- Over the years, persons, usually teachers, have been trying to find out the best way to teach. Many agree that by using technology, students will gain more knowledge and they’ll focus more in class. As well as, many say that since computers were invented in 1945 and since technology has been advancing since then, students, mostly teenagers, have decreased their focus and knowledge of capability. An adept article by Marie Glenn, “How Technology Will Shape Learning” intelligently includes rhetorical devices and strategies such as the use of logos, ethos, expert testimonies, humor and evaluation techniques to strongly promote her positive conception of technology use in classrooms....   [tags: Article Review, Marie Glenn]

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The Miller Band Dominated the Music Scene During WWII

- Just before the outbreak of World War II, the music scene was known as "Name Band" or more commonly "Big Band". During this era of music, Glenn Miller would create his civilian orchestra named "The Miller Band". With this band, he would soon dominate the music scene and reach the top of the polls in 1940 and would maintain his place in 1941 and 1942. The Glenn Miller Band would increase their popularity by radio shows and be featured in two films, Sun Valley Serenade and Orchestra Wives. By 1942, Glenn Miller and his band would become a household name....   [tags: glenn miller, orchestra]

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The Roles of Characters in Safety Of Objects

- The Safety Of Objects tries so hard to get it's point across,it started to become annoying after a bit. Half of the characters in this film,are so selfish,I couldn't relate to any of them,in fact the only one,was Glenn Close's,and even she was somewhat selfish. All of the characters in this movie,either have something tragic happened to them,or they are having,relationship problems,and they all connect to each other at one point,or another. I'll go over the stories. Glenn Close-Esther. Loses her son to a coma,in a ghastly accident....   [tags: Safety Of Objects, movies, Glenn Close,]

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Women's Studies

- Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and of Ethnic Studies at Berkeley, University of California serves as Founding Director of the University’s Center for Race and Gender (Glenn 2). It is a leading American center in the study of intersectionality amongst genders, class social groups, institutions and race. Her scholarly work includes focus on the dynamics of gender, race and the prevailing processes of inequality and exclusion in class structures in the social setting. Her earlier work included the documentation of neglected women employed in the domestic services sector, due to their skin color (race) and that of women holding clerical posts....   [tags: Analysis, Evelyn Nakano Glenn]

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Glenn Duncan's Use of Milton's Satan

- Glen Duncan's novel I, Lucifer can be read as an infernal reply to the divinely inspired Paradise Lost. This is particularity apparent when comparing the separate accounts of the fall of Satan and the garden of Eden, as well as countless details throughout the stories. These accounts are incredibly similar, but unsurprisingly, due to his use of Satan as narrator, Duncan spins the stories to play up the lack of justice in Satan's treatment. In many ways I, Lucifer can be considered a sequel to Paradise Lost....   [tags: Lucifer, justice, Satan, Paradise Lost, fate]

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Jonathan A. Glenn's The Seafarer

- The Anglo-Saxon society was a combination of the Jutes, the Anglos, and the Saxons. It was through this combination that the values of this one culture evolved. Anglo-Saxons lived their lives according to values such as masculine orientation, transience of life, and love for glory. Contradictory to the belief that the Anglo-Saxons’ values are outdated, one will find when taking a closer look that most of the values are, in fact, still present in today’s society. Most of the literature from that time period, lasting from 449-1066, is by unknown authors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Is It A Good Thing For Us?

- Have you ever believe in someone when people promise you something, but they are unable to achieve it. There is no right or wrong with the respect of trust, but having a promise that can’t be kept, it is possible to led people losing their trust. On the other way, many people can think of many different ways to evade their promise. In the past, I was the type of person who would trust people easily by what they had said to me, but after I found out it was all lies, I became more sensitive of trusting....   [tags: Want, Truth, WANT, Glenn Hughes]

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The Tales - Original Writing

- Glenn turned around and his jaw dropped when he saw himself dangling there from the ceiling fan, the belt having held. “What the…” he muttered. “You’re dead, Glenn. The belt snapped your neck instantly, you felt nothing. Your soul just simply slipped out of you and fell to the floor. “This is some kind of joke, right?” “No joke.” The reaper said sounding serious. “You wanted to die. You hung yourself. You’re dead. And, now I’m here to take you to the other side.” “Other side… You mean above or below?” Glenn asked with a slight shakiness in his voice having for the first time thought he might not be climbing the stairway to heaven....   [tags: Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, John Candy]

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Reasons For Foster Boarding Home Replacement

- REASON FOR FOSTER BOARDING HOME REPLACEMENT REVIEW: Foster child, Azzore Spruill, was replaced from the kinship foster home of Shanikqua Glenn (maternal grandmother) on October 9th, 2015. A report was received on the above date with the allegations of inadequate guardianship and excessive corporal punishment regarding Azzore Spruill and his siblings, Tymani Spruill, against Shanikqua Glenn. The foster parent requested this Foster Boarding Home Replacement Review because she opposes the replacement of the child....   [tags: Foster care, Family]

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Applying Critical Thinking

- Introduction On August 12, 2010, the Governor of Illinois notified the Federal State Employee Union (FSEU) Local 343, of the state’s intent to outsource and privatize the Department of Transportation (DoT) information systems management function (B. Glenn, personal communication, August 20, 2010). In response, Mr. Padilla, the president of the FSEU Local No. 343, requests the FSEU Director of Human Resources, Ms. Glenn to evaluate the notification. The memorandum dated August 20, 2010, includes Ms....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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American Heros in Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff

- American Heros in Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff depicts the lives of some of America's hottest pilots and its first astronauts. These men include Pete Conrad, Chuck Yeager, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Shirra, Alan Shepard, Gordon Cooper, Scott Carpenter and Deke Sleyton. Some of these men were hotshot test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, and some flew cargo planes. Some had impeccable service records, while others hadn't flown in a real dog fight for even a second....   [tags: Right Stuff Tom Wolfe Pilots Flying Essays]

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What Makes Advertising Work?

- The typical person living in a city is estimated to see more than 5,000 advertising messages each day. In order for a brand's message to capture attention amidst all that commotion, its advertising not only has to be clever and visually appealing, but also memorable and unique in its approach.. In an effort to reverse its well-earned reputation as a brand for misogynist men who hope to control women, Axe created a campaign aimed at showing the power women have over men. To that end, Axe and its agency, BBH New York, started by covertly planting seeds in the Internet for “a viral meme by the name of Susan Glenn." For its new advertising, Axe focused on and dramatized the idea of the girl who...   [tags: advertising, axe, brand recognition]

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A Rational Optimist 's View Of American Higher Education

- In his article “A Rational Optimist’s View of American Higher Education”, Dr Lane A. Glenn discusses his vision concerning higher education in America. Inside the article, he explains and also re-futes the principal reasons why today, some people doubt of the importance of higher education such as colleges and universities in America. Glenn is writing to an academic and public audience in order to in-form them about what is happening to the education. His main claim is that receiving a higher education is still valuable....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, University]

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The Movie ' The Walking Dead '

- The Walking Dead is a phenomenon. Some may find it gruesome, some might find it silly. Others may actually take it a little to literally, however, there is one thing that can be agreed on, it is addictive. Fans have grown to almost feel like the characters are part of their extended family, and as such, do not want to see someone pivotal die. It is coming though, and fans know it. But who will die. Who should die. While the series is based on the comic book, it should be known that there have been some major changes to the story to make the show more visually entertaining....   [tags: English-language films, KILL, Death]

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Discrimination Against The Transgender Community

- 1. Did the employer discriminate in withdrawing the offer. Explain. Yes, the employer discriminated against “David” in withdrawing the job offer. It was evident that “David” was over qualified for this position based upon the unanimous recommendation he received from the selection committee. The fact that the hiring managers language and decision immediately changed soon as “David” began to explain his future transitions could exemplify discrimination against the transgender community. After reading this case question and researching on the topic, it is to my understanding that this perspective employee transitioning from “David” to “Diane”, will have zero effect on his work dedication or th...   [tags: Gender, Discrimination, Sexual orientation]

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Human Nature 's Influence On Our Ethics And Actions

- Human Nature’s Influence On Our Ethics and Actions The story of Oryx and Crake 's makes it very apparent that human nature has a large influence on Jimmy and Glenn 's ethics and actions. Nature 's evolution is presented throughout Margaret Atwood’s scientific novel during the creation of medicines in the factories and moving on to Glenn creating the perfect human, Crakers. Looking into Soraya Copley 's academic article and and stories from Reading the World: Ideas That Matter, we’ll notice the evaluation of science fiction from human intelligence, Ruth Benedict 's many ideas of how society affects the human evolution as well the overall influence on our ethics and actions becau...   [tags: Human, Humans, Primate, Hominidae]

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The Discovery of The X-Ray: Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen

- In 1895 Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen a German Physicist discovered X-rays by accident while experimenting and investigating the effects of electron beams in electrical discharges in low- pressure gasses (Netting Ruth 1). Rontgen learned when a screen coated with a fluorescent material placed outside a discharge tube would glow even though it is protected or shielded by direct visible and ultra violet light of the gaseous discharge (Stark Glenn 1). He came to the conclusion that an invisible radiation that originates from the tube passed through the tube and caused the screen to fluoresce (Stark Glenn 1)....   [tags: ultra violet light, cancer cells]

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Instructional Schedule For The Next School Year : Henry M. Gunn High School

- For the next school year, Henry M. Gunn High School changed their schedule to block schedule in order reduce stress. Although using block schedule is an acceptable way to reduce stress and help give students an ideal education, admirable teachers are more important for children to reach an ideal educational experience. Great teachers are teachers that care about their students. The students then are motivated to achieve more in their education. A great teacher can change in futures of their students, no matter how hopeless it seems....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Educational psychology]

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A Feminist Rhetorical Tradition of Women Fighting For Their Right to Speech

- The country is crying out for liberty and equality. Every man and woman has the right to express his/her opinions,” echoes Mariah S. Stewart, the first African-American female to speak amongst a mixed race and gender crowd. Since the very moment men dictated women to act as children, seen and not heard, fervent female voices refused the patriarchal oppression aimed at quelling the efforts of their female gender’s. With a social order firmly placed in position and accepted in large by those in political and social power, women activists continued to work towards impeding the subjection, which denounced them as the weaker, unintellectual, unspiritual, less virtuous and inarticulate sex....   [tags: Gender Relations]

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Technology : A Important Tool For Advancement Of Human Life

- Technology is very important tool for advancement of human life. We can utilize technology to help us in everyday life but it can also do the opposite than what it supposed to use for. Laptops and phones has become very important part of our life in past decades. Now we can easily get hold of our love ones and deliver important news within seconds and share our experiences with online social sites with family and friends. All these media tools are used to unite us with our world but we are also being disconnected within ourselves....   [tags: Mobile phone, Laptop, Text messaging]

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My Experience At The Rocky Mountains

- I took a trip a while back that really changed what I thought I wanted and where I thought I would end up in 10 years’ time. A few of my best friends decided to move to Colorado, they all worked for electrical companies so they could move wherever they wanted and be employable, well because people always need power. I’d never been to Colorado and I hadn’t heard much about it besides that weed was legal there now and that its right next to the Rocky Mountains. I still kept in contact with them and every time I talk to them online while playing video games they would tell me how much they loved living there or some crazy story that had happed to them....   [tags: Debut albums, American films, Thing, Colorado]

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Women Who Changed Society Through Theater

- Women Who Changed Society Through Theater *No Works Cited Sarah Bernhardt strides across the pages of Susan Glenn’s book like a colossus. In her nine tours of the United States between 1880 and 1918 the French-born actress and master of self-promotion made an indelible impression on the American landscape that transcended the stage. Bernhardt and other turn-of-the-20th-century female performers became leaders of and metaphors for changing gender relations, says UW historian Susan Glenn in her new book Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism published by Harvard University Press....   [tags: Papers]

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Fightin' the System

- They were coming out of the hospital when they noticed walkers had gathered outside the emergency room entrance. "Shit!" Daryl growled under his breath as he crouched down, pulling Merle with him. There must have been at least 20 of them. "Where tha f**k did they come from?" Merle whispered under his breath. "Tha f**k does it matter. We got ta get out of here 'fore they see us." Daryl growled. Just then one of the walkers turned its head and sniffed the air, it looked over its shoulder and noticed them crouching down....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

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The Ethics for Engineers in Combining Humans with Advanced Robotics

- ... While the United States believes technology is intended to define the human condition, the European Union believes technology should be employed to determine the social problems humans face (Khushf 190). Furthermore, it is possible that as enhancements improve, it will cause an ostracism of people, one could even conceive of institutions where there are those that have enhancements and those that do not have them (Khushf 193). However, there are even more concerns beyond the mere human enhancements....   [tags: devices, human enhancements]

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The United States, A Country Of Freedom And Opportunity

- The United States, a country established by immigrants from Europe seeking freedom from religious oppression and establishing a country that will become one of the most important in the world with the basis of being a country of freedom and opportunity. Due to this, many people around the world have traveled to the United States searching for said opportunities—be it financial stability, education, or a better life for their families—and for freedom to practice their religion, their sexual orientation, their gender, their bodies—things that in their own native countries these people might not be allowed to do....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Obstacles of Fathers in the United States

- The purpose of this article is to better understand the outlooks, levels of engagement, and obstacles of fathers in the United States. The authors noted that fathers who participated in this survey range between the age of 18 and older. This telephone survey consists of fathers themselves answering questions related to their own fatherhood roles. Further, this article presents the results of the hundreds of American men promoting behaviors, such as agreeing or disagreeing about being involve, cohabitating or married to the child or children mother....   [tags: fatherhood, parenting, father involvement]

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Research Project on Business Economics Curriculum

- Introduction The accomplishment of anything worthwhile in education and other circles depends on the accomplishment of its objectives and aims (Glenn 1). The educational curriculum provides the blueprint through which students and teachers accomplish their educational goals. In simpler terms, an educational curriculum provides an educational structure to propel students, administrators and teachers towards a sense of academic progression. When analyzed comprehensively, an educational curriculum provides administrators with a dynamic and comprehensive program to guide the learning activities of existing and prospective students (Glenn 1)....   [tags: Educational Research, teaching]

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Cognitive Valence Theory Of Sexual Coercion

- Cognitive Valence Theory The next theory related to sexual coercion is cognitive valence theory. Created by Dr. Peter Anderson, CVT is a theory that focuses on the exchange of intimacy and non verbal messages and the response to it, in a relationship. Coming from the name of the theory itself, cognitive valences are mental outlines used to interpret interactions and behaviors which can be based off of culture, personality, relational and partner rewardingness, the situation and the “temporary state” of mind as well(Faw,2015)....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Technology And Its Impact On Society

- The prominence of technology has persuaded people to rely on it for a variety of purposes. Wicks and Boutilier (2014), admit that technology holds massive capacity to transform and enhance lives in areas such as relationships and exchange of ideas hence, a rich diversity. According to Glenn and Castle (2014), long distances can now be efficiently covered by using cars or public transport and in addition to that, the communication arena has also been advanced as people are now able to use phones and the internet to contact others, something that has gone as far as saving people the endeavors of retail purchasing at times....   [tags: Mobile phone, Mobile network operator]

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Congenital And Left Heart Syndrome

- Congenital Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Congenital hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a severe heart condition that is not curable. However, surgical advances have helped change the outcome of this heart condition. Once a severe heart condition that was classified as fatal has since been changed to not knowing how long a child will survive with this condition. If surgery is not succeeded within the first month of the child’s life, it lowers the chance of survival for the child. Unfortunately, there is no scientific evidence of the cause of congenital hypoplastic left heart syndrome....   [tags: Heart, Blood, Pulmonary artery, Right ventricle]

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A Interview On The Agency

- The agency where I completed most of my internship hours was Glenn Walters and Associates, P.A., Law Firm. This was not my original internship site; I was to attend Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, but they never got back in touch with me and I was told not to work there because they do not treat their employees well. I called different places in the Orangeburg County area for two (2) days straight; they each told me that they would not have any internship positions available until the Fall Semester....   [tags: Lawyer, Law, Barrister, Attorney at law]

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The Day Of The Mountain

- Michonne woke with a searing pain in her neck. She groaned, stretching her sore muscles as she sat up in the back seat of the Jeep Cherokee. For the second night in a row, appearances of the little boy and Winnie plagued her dreams. The early morning light shone in her eyes and she positioned her hand like a visor as she examined the figures moving around outside. She pressed her cheek against her knee as she watched Rick’s silhouette pacing outside as if deep in thought. He paused near the trees on the far side of the camp, rubbing the back of his neck....   [tags: English-language films, Fishing, Eye color]

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Russians Are No Better Off Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

- Russia has always struggled to overcome obstacles such as invasions, and poor living conditions. The physical geography of Russia has certainly contributed to these challenges. Russian culture is set in a position of unstable existence in which hardship is inevitable. They are forced to overcome severe climate extremes with bitter Siberian winters and remote frontiers that hinder advances in health care and education. This struggle between a culture and the forces of nature is an improbable battle and has resulted in a society unable to fulfill the needs of its people and has always been a major obstacle to strong programs....   [tags: International Government ]

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Borderline Personality Disorder Is Characterized By A Rather Large Variety Of Symptoms

- Borderline Personality Disorder is characterized by a rather large variety of symptoms which include interpersonal relationship difficulties, impulsive behaviors, affective instability, and cognitive deficits. (Glenn, Bagge, and Osman 2013) Given the varying characteristics of borderline personality disorder along with depression, substance abuse, and negative life circumstances the statistics show adolescents and young adults are at a higher risk for suicidal ideation, suicidal attempts and suicidal completion....   [tags: Suicide, Bipolar disorder, Self-harm]

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Ransom Written by Lois Duncan

- Ransom Written by Lois Duncan Setting:     The story takes place in New Mexico Time:           The story occurs during the winter. Characters:      Buck is one of the three people who are kidnapping the children. He is tempered easily. He doesn’t really care for others much. Rita is Buck’s wife. She is not very pretty and gets drug into schemes by Buck. She feels he will leave her if she doesn’t follow directions. Juan is the other kidnapper who does more of the dirty work. He is the one who calls the parents for the money....   [tags: Ransom Lois Duncan Essays]

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The Issue Of Voting Of The United States

- The issue of voting in the United States of America has been hotly contested since the birth of this country. The question here, however, differs from the classic one—mentioned by Evelyn Nakano Glenn—of who is guaranteed the right to vote (Nakano Glenn 26). In this essay, I will argue that a mandated vote would have a detrimental impact on the United States and the citizenship therein. The crux of this issue is mainly that of constitutionality. The Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution states that “[no State shall deprive any person] of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protectio...   [tags: Election, Elections, Democracy, Voting]

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The Soul Of Black Folks By Alice Walker

- Du Bois opening of his first chapter with 'Of our spiritual striving ' 'in his literature The Soul Of Black Folks illustrate the soul of a black young boy who saw his life in two different world, the world of a black and white person; the life of been a black and a problem in the hill of New England where he grew up and faced racial discrimination. He was a sociologist,writer and educator; he was a controversial leader of the negro thought. Alice Walker wrote about how creative and artistic our mothers and grandmother were in the 1920s in her essay 'In Search Of Our Mother 's Garden ' Alice Walker grew up in the 1960s in south Georgia where her mother worked as a maid to help support the...   [tags: African American, Black people, White people, Race]

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The Internet Is A Negative Influence For Society

- In “Isolated by the Internet” astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley, Clifford Stoll emphasizes that the Internet has become a negative influence for society. Stoll believes that the Internet aim people to deteriorate and demure away from interacting among other people; which can also lead people to become isolated in feeling stressed, lonely, and depressed. Although, critics like Stoll encourage us to not be manipulated by the Internet, it helps society to find for alternatives solutions and be socially connected with other people....   [tags: Social network service, LinkedIn, Social media]

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Microeconomic Analysis: Installation of Solar Panels

- Microeconomic Analysis: Installation of Solar Panels Introduction The U.S. government has a plan intended to promote consumption of solar energy as an alternative source of energy (Hoover, et.al, 20012). A company known as1366 Technologies has received funding from the U.S. government to establish a plant for manufacturing of photovoltaic solar cells. A number of other solar manufacturers and power companies have received government funding ("under the stimulus funds from the 2009 American Recovery and reinvestment Act") to the tune of twelve billion dollars to establish sixteen solar projects (Glenn et.al, 2013: 374)....   [tags: US government plans]

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Lgbt Discrimination And The Lgbt Community

- In the year 2012, an individual by the name of Victoria Ramirez was transitioning from a male to a female using hormones and also switching up her appearance to match more of a female’s. Victoria, who at the time used to go by Tyson, is a transgender person. She has worked at Barnes and Noble from the years 2007 to 2013. During her most recent years while she was struggling with the transition, she felt absolutely humiliated by her employer. Her manager would tell her that her makeup or appearance was upsetting the customers and would also make other employees lose respect for her....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Discrimination, Rights]

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The History of Aviation Technolgy

- In the beginning of the 1900’s the invention of the airplane was becoming more and more popular. People around the world were experimenting with different types of aircraft. With all the aircraft that were being invented people started creating places to land these aircraft and so they started making airfields. One of the very first airfields that was available to pilots to land on was on Governors Island. Governors Island is located in Upper New York Bay and has 172 acres of land on it. Looking back in the past of Governors Island we see how Wilbur Wright and Glenn Curtiss first start the idea of Governors Island becoming an airfield....   [tags: airplanes, human flight]

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Faye Abdellah's Influences on Nursing

- Women are changing the nation through their hard work and dedication. In the nursing profession, Faye Glenn Abdellah transformed the career as a nursing researcher through nursing theory, nursing care, and nursing education. Faye Abdellah is a woman who is not afraid to cross boundaries if it was for the welfare a patient. When she used to teach at Yale University, she was forced to educate from a textbook that had no scientific background to nursing principles. Being the activist that she is, Abdellah decided to take matters into her own hands....   [tags: education, research, diagnosis ]

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The Problem Of The Driveway

- Two neighbors, who have lived next door to each other for the past 15 years now have an issue which they cannot solve. The driveway which leads to both properties has been in disrepair for the past five years and sections of the driveway are finally eroding, with drop-offs and potholes become too bothersome to ignore. Both neighbors are in agreement, the owner of the driveway should be the one who pays for the materials and labor to fix or replace the driveway. However, the two neighbors disagree who the owner of the driveway is, both stating the other is the owner....   [tags: Dispute resolution, Law, Religion, Mediation]

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The Children of Thunder

- In the summer of 2000 five people were murdered by the Helzer Brothers (Glenn and Justin) and Justin’s girlfriend, Dawn Godman. The three members named their cult The Children of Thunder and committed these murders because they believed the murders would usher in the return of Christ. The victims were 22 year old Selina Bishop, who was the daughter of the blues guitarist Elvin Bishop, Jennifer Villarin and her companion James Gamble, and a couple who have been married for 55 years, Ivan and Annette Stineman....   [tags: cult murders]

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What Is Space Exploration?

- What is Space Exploration. Space exploration is the ongoing discovery and exploration of structures that are in outer space which is evolving and growing space technology. Many people believe that the government should spend money to explore outer space while many do not. People wonder why billions of dollars are spent for space exploration and believe that the cost is more than the benefits, but what many people don’t realize is that everyone in the world benefits from it. Many think that it’s a waste of time and money because of an incident with the Columbia disaster that took the lives of seven Americans, but with the successful landing of Apollo 11 on the moon and other space mission peo...   [tags: Space exploration, NASA, Spacecraft, Satellite]

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Graduation Speech: Life is a Blank Canvas

- My father always told me that my life is a blank canvas waiting for me to paint my future upon it. As I stand here before my fellow classmates, cherished friends and beloved teachers, I see more than just a graduating class, I see a group of artists waiting to exhibit their art to the world. See, the beauty of my father's analogy lies in the fact that we have all been given the right to choose our own destiny, essentially to paint whatever we want on our canvases of life. Our parents, teachers and friends have taught us all the techniques we need to embrace a bright and beautiful future, and now with this diploma, we stand alone with a paintbrush, palette and a world waiting our arrival....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Review Of The Gary C. Werths And Richard Frimel Gallery At The Saint Louis Art Museum

- When I entered the Gary C. Werths and Richard Frimel Gallery at the Saint Louis Art Museum, I was drawn to Glenn Ligon’s art piece, Study for Frankenstein #1. At first glance, Study for Frankenstein looks like a print of flat text in black ink on white canvas. The first three lines of text are legible, and after that the ink smudges and blurs until the bottom of the canvas, where the last line is completely illegible. I found myself focusing on the first line of text, “Sometimes I wished to express.” What immediately came to mind was the fact that this piece was representative of two types of expression: the image and the written word....   [tags: Black people, Race, Meaning of life, White people]

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Failed Mother-Child Relationships in Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake

- Oryx and Crake offers plentiful examples of failed mother-child relationships.Jimmy’s complicated relationship with his mother is developed most thoroughly. Herdistance, depression, and distraction stem from the work she does. Like Offred’s motherin The Handmaid’s Tale, she stays busy working. Unlike Offred’s mother (whose careeris never specified), Jimmy’s mother works for a large bio-technology corporation. Herprofessional status as a microbiologist, unthinkable in the patriarchal culture of Gilead,should make a progressive, positive statement about women’s achievement of equality.Her work ultimately threatens her sanity, though....   [tags: Oryx and Crake Essays]

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Internal Architecture Trumps the Need for Beautiful External Architecture

- Introduction. Since 1970, there has been a high alert for environmental problems. Some people may think that automobiles are the main cause of the non-recyclable resource. Even building and homes use half of the non-recyclable resource. Sustainability architecture is not the newest concept. The sustainable architecture is rarely ever used, reason behind is the both the architect and the client. It’s the job of architect to involve the client in the idea of the sustainable architecture. Due to the lack of solid resources most architects are unable to create or design a new sustainable architecture for a client....   [tags: sustainability. ball-eastaway house, construction]

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Global Warming And Its Effects On The Coral Reefs

- Climate change is predicted to become a major threat to biodiversity in the 21st century,
but accurate predictions and effective solutions have proved difficult to formulate(Terence P et al., 2011). Warmer and more acidic conditions inhibit coral calcification, carbonate precipitation, and submarine cementation; These effects are expected to reduce long-term rates of reef framework construction(Lauren et al., 2012).As global warming gradually becoming severe, it’s effects on the coral reefs also leads a critical concern about the diversity and quantity of coral reefs in Great Barrier....   [tags: Coral reef, Coral, Great Barrier Reef]

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Dead-Beat Dads: Minorities Not Worthy Of Civil Rights?

- Fathers every year in Washington go to jail for nothing more than being broke (Deadbeat). They are called “dead beat dads” by their peers, scorn by society, and treated as subclass citizens (ASSOCIATED). This is a very grim reality that men of every age range face daily. Both men and women make the choices which result in babies. Conversely, women are given a choice at every stage of the child’s development to adopt out, abort, or even use contraception (Why). Therefore, men and women share equal responsibility for the children they conceive....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Equality in the Workplace: Whose Rights are Right?

- “From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor’s rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.”(Schurz). This quote by Carl Schurz, who died in 1906, still rings true for today’s battle of protection of sexual identity and orientation in the workplace. (American). A report on “discrimination and its effects” shows that 27% of LGB employees were harassed at work while 78% of transgender people reported some type of employment related harassment.(Sears and Mallory)....   [tags: LGBT community, discriminatory practices, bible]

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A Closer Look at the Musical, Chicago

- Chicago is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Set in Prohibition-era Chicago, the musical is based on a 1926 play of the same name by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins about actual criminals and crimes she reported on. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the "celebrity criminal." Fred Ebb explains: “So I made it [Chicago] a vaudeville based on the idea that the characters were performers....   [tags: Play, Film]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' Americanah '

- Americanah is a novel mainly about love and race. It features two main characters Ifemelu and Obinze, who both struggle with identity on their quest to find a sense of national belonging. Ifemelu is the female protagonist of the novel and she is a teenager from Nigeria. She writes blogs mostly pertaining to her anger towards the topic of race. Ifemelu is vulnerable at times, but is a strong advocate of being true to one’s self. An example of when Ifemelu is shown to be vulnerable is when she lets her employer force her into having sex for $100....   [tags: Sociology, African American, Woman, Employment]

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The Law Of Journalism And Mass Communications

- In the book The Law of Journalism and Mass Communications in chapter 10 “Electronic Media Regulations” on page 457 it is stated that the U.S. Supreme court has rejected the argument that the First amendment should apply to all mass media equally. An example that is mentioned is how “the Court has held that movies do not have the same First Amendment rights as print media”. This means that electronic media, while it does have some First Amendment rights, does not have all of the same First Amendment rights as other forms of media or the average person....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The Importance Of Speaking A Foreign Language

- The United States is a melting pot of cultures. There is not one universal language, and for this reason, in order to communicate with others, we need to learn the language of others. In other countries, such as Germany, London and India, it is required that students learn English as a second language in their schools. I believe that speaking a foreign language is an important skill to have because it can be helpful in so many different areas. Given the decreasing number of English speaking people who live in the United States, there should be a foreign language requirement for elementary through high schools in America....   [tags: English language, Second language]

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Article Analysis and Research on Marriage

- ... Most of the time. Some of the time. A little of the time. None of the time. Refuse. Don’t know.” It is often asked what makes a person happy. Many people would like to know the secret to a happy life, the answer may be marriage. I would like to research the correlation between how happy a married person is as opposed to how happy an unmarried person is. The data set I will be using for this research was found on the HINTS 2007 data set. The dependent variable in the research I will be conducting will be happiness itself, “During the past 30 days, how often did you feel so sad that nothing could cheer you up?” The independent variable is whether the person if married or not, “What is you...   [tags: marital status, unmarried, married people]

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Why Are Guns On College Campuses?

- Afflicting the Pupils Since the time we are born until the moment we die we are taught to follow a specific routine in our lives without questioning the why or the consequences our actions bring. During that course humans tend to become so familiar with our routines that when an unexplained incident occurs, we panic because it is something we’ve never been exposed to, an example to this are the killings of innocent people whom we care for in environments where security and education are supposed to be the priority....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States, Gun]

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