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The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

- Thomas Jefferson once said in a speech, “Equal rights for all, special privileges for none” (Equal Rights). This saying states the importance of protecting each individual’s equal rights, but not allowing special privileges to a certain individual or class. HERO is the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance that “prohibits discrimination on the basis of protected characteristics in city employment, city services, city contracting practices, housing, public accommodations, and private employment...” (City of Houston)....   [tags: Transgender, Sexual orientation, Houston]

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Whitney Elizabeth Houston's Life and Achievements

- Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on August 9th, 1963, she sadly passed away February 11th, 2012. Whitney Houston ‘Queen Of Pop’ was born into a talented family the youngest of three, her mother Cissy was a successful backing singer her cousin Dionne Warwick a singing star and her godmother Aretha Franklin a soul legend. Whitney began her career singing in the gospel choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. At the age of fifteen Whitney was singing backing vocals with her mother on Chaka Khan’s 1978 hit ‘I’m every Woman’....   [tags: whitney houston, pop queen, rehab]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Cost Will Be Too Great If Houston Doesn 't Recycle ``

- Melanie Scruggs recently wrote an article titled “Cost will be too great if Houston doesn’t recycle” about the dangers that Houston may face if they continue to put recycling as a last priority. I believe that Melanie Scruggs does an amazing job describing the issues that we are facing and poses an effective argument on why we should recycle. Melanie Scruggs graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, and she was awarded with a Plan 11 Honors degree. (TCE 1) Melanie then joined the TCE in 2012 and she served as a organizer, field manager, program staff member, and a program director....   [tags: Recycling, Landfill, Pollution, Houston]

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Health Code Violations At Houston Health Department Inspectors Conducted Routine, Unannounced Inspections

- The Crooker Cafeteria was found to have seven health code violations in a recent inspection. The City of Houston Health Department inspectors conducted routine, unannounced inspections on Nov. 8. The Subway on campus was given a clean report, no health code violations were found. Potentially hazardous food was found in the Crooker Cafe fridge without a marked disposition or prepared date, and food service items were found to not be high enough off the floor to prevent contamination. The Crooker Cafe was found to be operating without the person in charge having a Food Service Manager 's Certification from the city....   [tags: Nutrition, Medicine, Houston, Food]

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The At The University Of Houston

- To begin this image construction, the author works at The University of Houston – Victoria campus. The Carnegie classification of this campus is a four-year, small, primarily residential with some graduate programs mostly in the school of business. However, the focus of this paper is to examine the meso-level structure that involves the University at the macro-level, the department of Living & Learning at the meso-level, and the author at the micro-level. As illustrated in figure 1. Figure 1. One instance of a micro, meso, and macro level at UHV Sources Bánáthy (1992) opines to initiate the construction of an image or often referred to as a lens; one needs to examine the sources....   [tags: University, Education, College, Academia]

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Houston, Houston, Do You Read? by James Tiptree

- In James Tiptree Jr’s short science fiction story “Houston, Houston, Do You Read?”, three men aboard their spaceship accidentally travel into a future solely inhabited by women. From their various interactions with the women on board the Gloria spacecraft, the men quickly discover that they have no place in this futuristic environment and are denied access back to Earth. While this rejection appears tyrannical on the women’s part, it is justifiable as the utopian nature of the female society thrives on the lack of a male population....   [tags: spaceship, women, male population]

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Houston : Individualistic And Traditionalisticpolitical Subculture

- From all the three distinct characterized political subcultures the moralistic political subculture, individual political subculture and traditionalistic political subculture I believe that Houston is both individualistic and traditionalisticpolitical subculture. There many reasons that pushed me to that conclusion, some of these reasons are crystal clear if you are walking in Houston down town you would see all of things that do not add up together meaning seeing a Latino or Hispanic restaurants next to a complex apartment building by itself or a club next to a complex building, or even a dentist next to a bar therefore Houston in known for its lake of zoning....   [tags: Government, Political philosophy, Sovereign state]

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The City Of Houston Texas

- Only 120 miles divide and connect one of the largest cities in the country and a small south Texas town and the differences and similarities in the transportation, retail shopping, and educational choices in these communities. Houston Texas is the fourth largest metropolitan city in the country with a network of highways and freeways, a variety of retail areas, and several school systems within the city. Victoria Texas is not even half the size of Houston and definitely a more rural community with a slower paced traffic system, fewer retail shops, and a much smaller school system....   [tags: High school, Public school, College]

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My Experience At The University Of Houston

- Growing up, my family and friends recognized my fascination with learning math and helping others with it. I find mathematics appealing, since math has always been fun problem solving and discovering many methods to answer a question, and because I get to share the amusement and the process with others. Because I was good at math, it seemed like a natural decision to become a high school math teacher, at the time. After graduating high school, I attended Weatherford Community College for two years, and then transferred to the University of Houston....   [tags: College, Graduate school, Teaching assistant]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Pam Houston '

- This is the book authored by Pam Houston. The book provides the heart storming prose and amazing observations about the journey, which is done in order to find life filled with freedom and love. The narrator of the book is stuck in a dead end relationship and wants to find comfort. So she finds it in air. She travels around the world in order to find new love and freedom. She travel to different destinations and meet different people. She flies to different parts of the world, from Alaska to Bhutan and find dozens of way to love life in a better way....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Protagonist]

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A Day at The Beacon in Houston

- I selected the Beacon to complete my service learning assignment over two days. The Beacon, a nonprofit day center that provides services to Houston’s homeless, is located at 1212 Prairie and staff can be reached at (713) 220-9737. The Beacon’s website, www.chomhouston.org, provides comprehensive information on the history of The Beacon and the services they provide. Established in 2007 by Christ Cathedral Church, The Beacon is currently open to serve clients Friday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....   [tags: homeless, nonprofit, meal]

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The Wizard Of Us By Jean Houston

- When reflecting on the evolutionary changes suggested in our readings, I cannot help but to draw parallels to my own personal growth and change over the course of my doctoral program, and even more so over the last year. Before deciding to attend, applying, and committing to the journey that is a cohort program for my doctoral experience, my personal focus and goal was really to earn the doctorate. At the beginning, all I could see was the end, the desired outcome, the culmination of my educational experiences and hard work....   [tags: Foster care, Fosterage, Adoption]

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My Goals At The University Of Houston

- Attending the University of Houston is one of the best decisions I have made, I’m glad I took the challenge of obtaining a higher education and I know that everyday I am closer to achieving my goal to graduate. I have been successful in my academics and everyday I try my best at everything that I do. One limitation that I find that greatly affects me in completing my goal of graduating is my financial status. I come from humble and hard working family that has always shown me that anything can be achieved despite the limitations that one might have....   [tags: Higher education, High school, College, University]

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Growing Up On The Southside Of Houston

- Growing up on the Southside of Houston, Texas was a challenge. I lived in a household were both parents worked two jobs and my older siblings worked odd jobs at the age of 14 and 16 just to make ends meet for our household. My dreams of attending college were farfetched, let along law school due to the financial hardship my family and I had to endure. Even though growing up I did not have much, I was reminded that no matter what I was going through there is always someone out there who is doing worse and needs a helping hand....   [tags: Education, Family, Higher education, Renting]

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My Experience At The University Of Houston

- I went to what I feel a lot of schools. I finished less than half of my elementary school in Iraq, finished the rest and one year of middle school in Egypt, then finished middle and high school in America, and now I am at the University of Houston. In schools in Egypt and Iraq, I didn’t really have a teacher who influenced my values or opinions at all. Even here in the US, I didn’t have teacher who influenced my values or opinions. I don’t really know why exactly, but my guess is probably because I am a quiet person....   [tags: Political party, Politics, Political philosophy]

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The Story Of Aja Houston

- The protagonist is Aja Houston. She grew up in Middletown Delaware. She was the oldest out of three daughters. She considered herself the "experimental “child. Her parents were very young when they started a family. Her mother struggled to graduate high school because she got pregnant with Aja and biological father never step up and decided to stay in the streets collecting drug money. Houston was very lucky that at age two her mother found the man of her dreams and he was said to be one of the greatest gifts god had given her....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Thought, Happiness]

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The Story of Charles Houston

- “A lawyer is either a social engineer, or a parasite on society.” (Eyes on the Prize, 1935) Charles Houston was an incredible lawyer, and taught a generation of black lawyers. Despite not being well known, Charles Houston was key in the eradication of segregation in schools. Listen as I share his story. Today is April 22, 1950. I’m having chest pain, and a hard time breathing. I know what’s coming. I know I’m going to have a heart attack. My last heart attack. I only wish I had a few more weeks, maybe a month or two, to finish my case, and to hold my son one more time....   [tags: engineer, his life, his actions]

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The University Of Houston Downtown

- In the University of Houston-Downtown, there are a plethora of individuals attending. From 18 year olds to 60 year olds, the university assists everyone who is serious about bettering their lives with education. With “Major Opportunities” as their slogan, there are no let down of chances given to students. The three people I’ve interviewed: a fellow peer, my mother, and a UHD faculty member, all had an assortment of reasons of how the university affects them. The purpose of the interviews was to find out the purpose of the university to people associated with the college....   [tags: University, High school, Student, College]

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Biography of Whitney Houston

- Whitney Houston is considered as one of the greatest singers of our generation. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, she holds the record of being the most rewarded female artist of all time. I chose her as my topic, because she represents resiliency and tenacity, despite her troubled experiences with drugs and her personal life. Whitney Houston comes from a family with an amazing, musical pedigree; her mother, Cissy Houston, was a successful back-up singer for Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley....   [tags: greatest singer, most rewarded artist]

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Human Trafficking in Houston

- Human trafficking is a significant, but hard to spot problem in Houston – and across Texas. Houston is known as a hub for human trafficking, which involves young women brought here for prostitution because of our proximity to the Mexican border. One fourth of all trafficking victims rescued in the United States are found in Texas, mostly in Houston (McCall). In the year 2011 alone, there have been a number of arrests for Human Trafficking made in the Houston area as well as several brothels have been closed down....   [tags: Human Trafficking]

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Sam Houston

- Sam Houston was one of the founding fathers of Texas known as a soldier, statesman and man of integrity. Spending most of his youth in Tennessee, he was impatient and reckless with a sense of adventure which lead him to the Cherokee country. His time spent with family and the Cherokee Indians is where he developed his practical, level-headed and grounded character. Houston’s passion for peace and support for the Cherokee’s came from having seen the effects of war and strife on the Indians. The values instilled from these early experiences are prevalent in Houston’s political and personal viewpoints throughout his life and career....   [tags: American History]

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Sam Houston

- Sam Houston was born in the year March 2, 1793. He lived a life full of adventure, and with long lasting achievements. Houston was a courageous man, practical, peacemaker, sensible, and full of determination. Houston left home when he was a boy of age fourteen, and since then he never was the same again. He decided to live with the Native Indians; the Cherokee tribe settling with them by learning their language and native ways. Houston was an ambitious man in the political arena. He became the first and only man to ever become a governor of two states; Tennessee, and Texas, commander in chief in the army, and United States senator....   [tags: Biography ]

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Sam Houston

- After leaving his second wife and his life among the Indians Samuel Houston went to Texas in 1832 to begin the most crucial part of his career as a public servant. In Texas he soon became involve in the Texans politics of rebellion, he was a delegate from Nacogdoches at the Convention of 1833 in San Felipe, in there he took sides with the radicals lead by William H. Wharton. In November 1835, he was appointed for major general of the Texas army. He was commissioned alone with John Forbes by the provisional government to negotiate a treaty with the Cherokee Indians in East Texas, establishing peace on that front....   [tags: Biography]

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Should Austin or Houston Be the Capital of Texas?

- The city of Austin became the capital of Texas in 1838 when two of Sam Houston’s protégés James Collingsworth and Peter Grayson ran against his nemesis Mirabeau B. Lamar. (Lomax paragraph 3, 2013) It didn’t become official till 1846 when it officially became a capitol. I think Austin was chosen as the capital over more thriving cities because of how the story of Stephen F. Austin actions against the Mexican government. He represented a huge part of the Texas Anglo population at the time as well....   [tags: geography, Stephen F. Austin]

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How to Talk to a Hunter by Pam Houston

- In “How to Talk to a Hunter,” the narrator struggles with separating practical intelligence from emotional intelligence. The narrator knows that her “relationship” with this man, the hunter, will emotionally devastate her in the end, but she does not care. She willingly goes forth with the relationship, even if he is just using her for sex. In Pam Houston’s short story, “How to Talk to a Hunter,” Houston uses tone along with mood, ambiguity, and archetype in order to convey the theme of a complicated relationship in that people often carry the baggage of past relationships into the next....   [tags: social issues, practical and emotional intelligenc]

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The City Of Houston 's Pension Crisis

- The City of Houston’s Pension Crisis The City of Houston’s Pension Crisis 2 Introduction The City of Houston pension systems are at a crossroads. The recession has brought pension funding practices into the bureaucratic limelight due to the proliferating scrutiny and tightening of the local finances....   [tags: Pension, Retirement, Investment, Tax]

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A Student At The Sam Houston State University

- Background A student at the Sam Houston State University in Huntsville by the name of Randy Garner discovered that there was an affective way to get people to do what you wanted, without being too abrasive. Through the help of a couple experiments Garner discovered that a person could get a higher percentage of people to complete a task with the simple use of a personalized Sticky Note. Garner’s first experiment was with a group of 150 professors who he broke up into three groups of 50. Garner then sent the three groups a survey to complete....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Employment, Need]

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Houston Permitting Center For My Supervisor

- The first most important task I perform regularly is going to the Houston Permitting Center for my supervisor. It gives me the opportunity to see how the city does things and also gives my supervisor more time to do other things that he needs to do. Secondly is Estimating. The third and last task that I perform regularly is going by the job site and checking on progress. My supervisor has me do this at least once or twice a day. My supervisor determines the priority of these tasks. It starts with Estimating because without that we wouldn’t be able to get the job....   [tags: Management, Employment, Task, The Doors]

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The Day Church, West Houston Sda

- 1,000 words are not enough to tell you the ways God has spread His love through me. I grew up very fortunate my whole life. I have two loving parents who havealways supported me. To be honest, I’m blessed to say that I haven’t struggled much in my life because everything has been so available to me. However, that blessing has given me multiple opportunities to discover the real world around me. It has helped me become a part of God’s plan in helping His people. I solemnly believe that God has given me this life so I could bless others in His name and I’m happy to say that His plan is working through me....   [tags: Homelessness, Homeless shelter, Holy Spirit]

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Enron Formed With Houston Natural Gas

- Enron formed in 1985 when InterNorth merged with Houston Natural Gas, whose CEO Kenneth Lay would become the CEO of the newly formed Enron, who at its peak was worth 70 billion dollars. Lay held a Ph.D. in Economics. Lay was also a contributor to being granted deregulation and the ability to sell energy on the free market. It was this deregulation that caused Ken Lay to see the money he could make in energy and what ultimately caused Enron to form. This is what Ken Lay had dreamed of since he was a child, not wanting to be poor....   [tags: Enron, Kenneth Lay, Jeffrey Skilling]

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Culture, Food, Attractions and History of Houston, Texas

- Introduction Houston is a busy city in Texas with a lot to do. There is great food and attractions for everyone. What is the history of Houston. What is its culture. What is its climate. What attractions are there. What are fun facts about Houston. History “Houston was founded in 1836 by two brothers,” (World Book Encyclopedia pg. 394) John K. Allen and Augustus Allen. They bought 6,642 acres on which to build the great city. They decided to name the city after their friend Sam Houston....   [tags: museums, america´s favorite city, climate]

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Profiles in Courage: Sam Houston

- Sam Houston was a great man in our history. He stood up for what he believed was good for the Union not the North or the South. When Sam was rebuked for providing the winning margin for his opponents he said “I know neither North nor South; I know only the Union.” He also said everyone “…must stand firm to the Union, regardless of all personal consequences.” He was fiercely ambitious, yet at the end he sacrificed for principle all he had ever won or wanted. He was a Southerner, and yet he steadfastly maintained his loyalty to the Union....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Southwest Airlines Aircraft Departing Houston And Dallas Texas

- Introduction In the following analysis I will be conducting a T-Test on Southwest airlines Aircraft departing Houston and Dallas Texas. The research question I propose is to find out is the average airtime traveled for southwest airline aircraft is higher for Aircraft Departing Houston or Dallas. I am predicting that I expect that Southwest Airline Aircraft departing Houston will have a higher airtime travel. The rational is because Houston has a higher population of people; therefore, the density will offset the public numbers compared to Dallas Airport....   [tags: Statistics, Statistical inference]

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Utopia, Dystopia or Anti-Utopia? by Choloe Houston

- In the book Utopia the country of Utopia is a true commonwealth where there is no private property or financial classes. Utopia is a fictional country with a society in which everything is shared equally and there is no want. In Utopia, “Among [the Utopians] virtue has its reward, yet everything is shared equally, and all men live in plenty” (More 1.38).By creating a place that has no money or private property More undermines the institutions of Tudor England by getting at the problem of social injustices having to do with private property (Brayton).Stevenson says, “With radical simplicity the Utopians avoid the ills of Europe: all private property is abolished....   [tags: financial class, taxation, the party]

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Costs Will Be Too Great If Houston Doesn 't Recycle

- In Melanie Scruggs article “Costs will be too great if Houston doesn’t recycle” Melanie discusses many topics surrounding recycling such as landfills, mining, and waste facilities and how they are polluting Houston heavily. Personally I agree with Melanie Scruggs claim that if recycling is very important to the community, and we should all work together to recycle more. Although many people believe that pollution is a huge issue not just in Houston but around the world others beg to differ. An article titled “How Landfills Benefit Society” published by ESI Waste talks about how landfills are benefiting the environment....   [tags: Recycling, Pollution, Landfill, Water]

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Admissions Essay To The University of Houston Law Center

- I would appreciate an opportunity to attend your university to help fulfill my aspiration of becoming a eminent sports attorney. Growing up a native Houstonian, I have always been enamored with studying law at the University of Houston knowing of all the prestige it proudly displays. I knew I wanted to be a lawyer, but I didn’t know exactly how I wanted to carve my niche in the legal world. When I was accepted into the University of Oklahoma, I was not aware of the tradition or prestige that the football team carried....   [tags: Admissions Essay]

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The Houston Based Commodities, Energy And Service Corporation Enron

- Introduction The Houston based commodities, energy and service corporation Enron was involved in one of the biggest fraud cases in the United States of America. Underlying the fraud was the deception of reports and statements that gave a very inaccurate and misleading view about the company. The Organisation, Time and Place Enron Initiated as an interstate pipeline company through the merger of Houston Natural Gas and Omaha-based InterNorth in 1985.(The rise and fall of Enron: a brief history, 2006) With this merge the previous CEO of Houston Natural Gas, Kenneth Lay, advanced and became the new CEO of Enron....   [tags: Enron, Arthur Andersen, Accounting scandals]

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Analysis of Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

- In, Farewell to Manzanar, a memoir, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston details her experience at the Japanese internment camps during WWII and the lasting effect that it had on her as well as the hundreds of thousands of other Japanese-Americans that were imprisoned at the camps. Throughout history there has been examples of times when evil acts have been justified because it took place during a time of mass terror and hysteria. During WWII, this became especially true, with so many countries attacking one another, races and groups began to blame each other for their problems....   [tags: camps, hysteria, evil, masses]

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The University Of Houston- Downtown And International Business Program

- 2012 was the year I graduated high school…fast forward four years and now I am preparing to study abroad. If someone had told my eighteen-year-old self this, I would not have believed it. If someone had told my nineteen or twenty year-old self the same thing, I still would not have believed it. You see, at that time I was a part of another institution, majoring in a field that held no interest to me. I was lacking motivation in such a way that I was beginning to disappoint those around me and myself....   [tags: Culture, Learning, Study abroad]

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Analysis of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston´s Farewell to Manzanar

- Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston is a riveting about a women who endured three years of social hardships in camp Manzanar. Jeanne Wakatsuki was born on September 26, 1934, in Inglewood, California, to George Ko Wakatsuki and Riku Sugai Wakatsuki. She spent her early childhood in Ocean Park, California, where her father was a fisherman. On December 7, 1941 Jeanne and her family say good bye to her Papa and her brothers as they take off on their sardine boat. The boat promptly returned and a “Fellow from the cannery came running down to the wharf shouting that the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor” (Wakatsuki, 6)....   [tags: ghetto, hertiage, arrest, public]

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BAPS Mandir Hindu Temple in the Houston Area

- The BAPS Mandir was the first traditional Hindu temple in the Houston area. It has a very beautiful and detailed design. The entire temple is white with 5 pinnacles or towers above the temple. On each pinnacle is a flag attached to it. In front of the temple is a rectangular pool of water that looks like a manmade pond (there are also smaller pools of water on two sides of the temple). The water in the rectangular pools are held Holy by the Temple members. Right above the pool is a staircase leading up to the temple....   [tags: architectural analysis]

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Jean Houston, An Atlanta Based Human Recourse Consultant

- Described by DuBrin, (2013, p. 306), looking at leader’s roles at enhancing motivation more broadly, Jean Houston, an Atlanta based human recourse consultant, says that managers can engage their workers by seeing them, as whole people and courageous conversations that builds trust and sees what is really going on. Expectancy theory is a good starting point to learning how leaders can apply systematic explanations of motivation, for two main reasons. First, the theory is comprehensive: it incorporates and integrates features of other motivation theories, which include goal theory and behavior modification....   [tags: Motivation, Management, Leadership, Reward system]

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My Experience At Sam Houston State University

- “You’re the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.” This is a quote by Magic Johnson that I use as my daily motivation. As a young athlete, I was often confused when it came to nutrition and sports. Why were the two so very important to professional athletes but the furthest thing from the mind of younger athletes. The curiosity followed me throughout high school and continued throughout my undergraduate career at Sam Houston State University. I found myself working out, challenging myself to different dietary suggestions, I had become my own personal experiment....   [tags: Physical exercise, Exercise, Mind, Bodybuilding]

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Sam Houston

- Sam Houston Sam Houston was as legend reports a big man about six foot and six inches tall. He was an exciting historical figure and war hero who was involved with much of the early development of our country and Texas. He was a soldier, lawyer, politician, businessman, and family man, whose name will be synonymous with nation heroes who played a vital part in the shaping of a young and prosperous country. He admired and supported the Native Americans who took him in and adopted him into their culture to help bridge the gap between the government and a noble forgotten race....   [tags: essays research papers]

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"How to Talk to a Hunter" by Pam Houston

- In "How to Talk to a Hunter" by Pam Houston, the hunter is portrayed as a liar, cheater, and unwilling to commit to any type of relationship. In my opinion, he is misunderstood and degraded because of his psychological issue of reluctance to commit to a monogamous relationship. His reluctance to commit is often overshadowed by the narrorator's views and large distrust issue. Foremost, we need to examine the hunter from his psychological progression from his past. In the story, his views are often overshadowed by the narrater or by our learned emotion to see the story as a picture....   [tags: European Literature]

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Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's Farewell to Manzanar

- A Japanese American Tragedy Farewell to Manzanar, written by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Japanese American, and James D. Houston, describes about the experience of being sent to an internment camp during World War II. The evacuation of Japanese Americans started after President Roosevelt had signed the Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. Along with ten thousand other Japanese Americans, the Wakatsuki was sent on a bus to Manzanar, California. There, they were placed in an internment camp, many miles from their home with only what they could carry....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Healthcare System : A Problem Course For An Individual With Chronic Medical And Mental Health Problems

- Introduction The healthcare system can be a confusing obstacle course for an individual with chronic medical and mental health problems. According to Kaiser Family Foundation (n.d.), health care costs are on the rise with a staggering 23% of the total healthcare costs created by only one percent of the population. Primary Care Innovation Center (PCIC) (n.d.) established collaborations with the Houston Fire Department (HFD), MHMRA and Healthcare for the Homeless Houston (HHH), and the Houston Police Department (HPD) to identify “super-utilizers”, or individuals with at least two (2) chronic conditions and four (4) or more emergency room visits within the year....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Houston]

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I Will Analyze And Evaluate Mr. Houston 's Classroom Practices

- Educators around the world employ a number of strategies to engage the diverse learners in their classrooms. In any given classroom, students may be gifted and talented, speak several different languages or come from different socioeconomic classes. Students may have different educational backgrounds and different levels of learning. As a teacher, our job is to educate students despite the many differences they present. Teacher Scott Houston reaches all his students in a Biology lesson on the structure of DNA (Laureate Education, Inc, 2008)....   [tags: Education, Learning, Question, Assessment]

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The Differences Among The Hope Christian Reformed Church and Vineyard Church of Houston

- A.) The first church I went to was my coach’s church; Hope Christian Reformed Church. I went to a Sunday morning service. The service was very serious and well planned out. I felt as if every minute was planned and we had to follow it to the tee, everything was very robot like. The program was sort of like a conversation filled with chants and paper turning. The “Liturgist” would say something and then the “People” would reply and ten we would sing a song. I felt like I was at a business meeting rather than a place to worship....   [tags: lord´s super, church service]

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Marketing Research Project : The Houston, Texas Area And Rise Above His Competitors

- Introduction and Research Design This marketing research project was put together to help Joe Brown to build his brand in the Houston, Texas area and rise above his competitors. The conclusion of the research objectives will allow joe to have a focused decision on which coffee market he should enter as well as who is target consumer. Ultimately Joe needs to find the niche that no other coffee competitor is fulfilling and make the biggest profit. Although joe has used prior information it is not enough to be the next talked about coffee brands....   [tags: Coffee, Drink, Scientific method, Research]

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How Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's Life Was Forever Changed By World War Two

- How many people in the United States actually know what happened to the Japanese Americans during World War II. Do most of us in this country honestly know the cruel, unfair hardships they were put through. On December 7th 1941, Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese. This was the reason America supposedly could not trust those from Japan who immigrated here. Because of this distrust, our government put them into internment camps. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston was one of these people put into an internment camp, a point in her history that changed her life forever....   [tags: internment camps, Japan, constitution]

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Analysis Of Pierpont Communications, A Houston Based Public Relations Firm With Satellite Offices

- Pierpont- Pierpont Communications is a Houston based public relations firm with satellite offices in Dallas and Austin. The company may have offices in several different cities employees still work collectively on different clients and projects. Pierpont is a very versatile company and has clients coming from all different fields. Some of their larger clients are from the energy and transportation sectors. Pierpont’s Austin office initially started the internship program, due to their proximity to the University of Texas in Austin....   [tags: Public relations, Mass media, Newspaper, Blog]

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Should Incinerators Be Too Great If Houston Doesn 't Recycle

- Enthymeme Claim cost will be too great If Houston doesn’t recycle Reason Recycling allows us to safely get rid of waste without emitting posionious gases into the air, as well as saving our water from pollution that landfills may cuase Grounds Landfills are overall inconveneit because they cause pollution, and cost a lot of money to maintain. Many landfills can leak and that can in turnpollute groundwater that we can use to bathe, drink, or clean. Landfills are also costly and they are paid with tazpayer money, landfills require maintananace that can result to about 1 million dollars even after they are closed....   [tags: Recycling, Pollution, Landfill, Waste]

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Collection of Racial Profiling Data by the Houston Police Department

- Back in the days before man moved from living in caves to living in huts, Stan the cave man would come home from a long day of hunting and record his accomplishments on the cave wall. Sometimes his pictures would show a mighty hunt where a large animal was taken down, and other times the pictures would show a fellow cave man or two dying in a hunt that turned tragic. Stan would share his pictures, whether good or bad, with everyone who lived in the cave to show them what happened during his hunt....   [tags: Racism, Prejudice, Racial Profiling Essays]

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Man's Best Friend

- Man’s Best Friend The character in “A Blizzard under Blue Sky,” by author Pam Houston is clinically depressed, and desires to go winter camping it hopes to gain some relief from her daily stresses. The character views nature as something that is good for a person, and is somewhat rejuvenating. “ One of the things I love most about the natural world is the way it gives you what’s good for you even if you don’t know it at the time”(284). The character in “To Build a Fire” by author Jack London, is somewhat numb as far as emotions are concerned....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Pam Houston]

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Pancakes with Soy Sauce: Farewell to Manzanar

- From The Phantom of the Opera to A Child Called It, literature is full of woeful tales containing characters waiting for a compassionate soul to understand and sympathize with them. Farewell to Manzanar is one such book. It is a sorrowful tale of hypocrisy, shame, and stolen freedom which is best viewed with a condoling heart. Though this may initially seem a work of fiction, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston presents in this book not only an autobiography, but also a very acurate portrait of events as they occurred....   [tags: Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, in]

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The Success Of A Coffee Shop

- Many businesses were doing great until the economy started to go down. This also affected many independent coffee shops. David Tu, owner of Doubleshots, a coffee place was going off with a pretty good start until things started going downhill. The bad economy slowed business down, which caused him to think of more ideas for Doubleshots, such as more advertisement, selling different things, and attracting more customers into the store. HOW THINGS STARTED During David’s senior year of high school, his cousin 's coffee shop named Royal Grounds in San Rafael, CA was booming....   [tags: Coffee, Espresso, Starbucks, Greater Houston]

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Should Wild Animals Be Kept In Captivity?

- On February 24, 2010, Trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by a captive killer whale which dragged her into its tank (McCarthy). This is not the only case where a trainer of ordinary person has been put in harm’s way because what is supposed to be a wild animal is being held in captivity. Wild animals should not be kept in captivity because it can lead to mental illness and abnormal behavior. Capturing wild animals for entertainment is not a new practice; it has been going on for years. In fact, “136 killer whales were captured in the wild and held in captivity since the first on in 1961” (McCarthy)....   [tags: entertaintment, houston zoo, abnormal behavior]

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The Lone Star Nation

- The Lone Star Nation reflects the efforts put forth by single individuals that eventually changes the lone star state forever. Specific Texan heroes Stephen Austin who founded Texas, along with Sam Houston who led the Texas army and who was the governor. William Travis and his love for Rosanna was discovered while James Bowie, and David Crockett stood up and fought for the Alamo. One dictator whose procedures drove the colonists against him but impacted Texas to this day was Santa Anna. At this time of Texas making its way as a state, Andrew Jackson was president....   [tags: texas, stephen austin, sam houston]

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Mexican American Odyssey : Felix Tijerina

- In the book, Mexican American Odyssey: Felix Tijerina, Entrepreneur & Civic Leader, author Thomas H. Kreneck doesn’t just write about Felix Tijerina, but paints a vivid picture of the life and events that made this man’s legacy. Born in General Escobedo, Mexico, on April 29th, 1905, Filiberto Tijerina would have a life that would influence his people forever. Kreneck starts describing the Tijerina family journey from their hometown of General Escobedo, Mexico to Houston, Texas. During the early 20th century, life was difficult for many Mexicans, particularly in rural towns such as General Escobedo where work wages were low and water was limited....   [tags: United States, Mexico, Houston, Mexican American]

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A Piece of Art from the Al-Sabah Collection Presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas

- A piece of art is analyzed by the viewer which is presented at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston Texas. This particular piece is displayed in the Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait. The item number is Inv. no. LNS 106 MS. The title provided by the museum informs the viewer that, this is a 17th century album page from Mughal dominions, India; which is made with Ink, colors, and gold on a paper. The painter used these materials and the overall theme of the art work to convey the message to the viewer that, the Mughals king is braver, powerful, and wealthy....   [tags: mughal kings, india, rectangular border]

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Analysis Of Juanita Mouton, A Caucasian 24 Year Old Single Woman Form Houston

- Basic Information Identifying Information. Juanita Mouton, a Caucasian 24-year old single woman form Houston, TX, she has been living in Cypress, TX for the last three years. She is currently living with a close friend and her son, in Langham Creek Estates. She describes the neighborhood as quiet, near shopping venues, restaurants and education opportunities. Presenting Problem. Juanita is a mother of five children; her oldest Jacoby, who is 6 years of age, currently lives with her mother, his maternal grandmother....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Parent]

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Reasons for and Outcomes of the Mexican War

- Aggravated with overcrowding, rising prices and economic depression; many Americans sought to start a new life away from the eastern seaboard. Those looking for new farm land and trade opportunities cast their eyes on the resources that lay in the vast domain to the west. It did not matter to them if the areas lie in a foreign country or was already inhabited by Mexicans or Indians. Americans justified taking land and displacing Mexicans and Indians through their belief of Manifest Destiny and white supremacy....   [tags: Texas, Sam Houston, California, Miguel Hidalgo]

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Kevin Davidson : History Of The Altamonte Springs Boom, After Leading The Winter Park Diamond Dawgs

- Kevin Davidson became the first head coach in the history of the Altamonte Springs Boom, after leading the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs to back-to-back league championships the past two seasons. Davidson has posted a 133-80-2 overall record, including a 25-14-1 record in his first year with the Boom. The .638 winning percentage was good for the second highest in his five years. He continues to attract top talent and 2015 was no exception. Brett Morales was named league CY Young winner. The Boom sent a league-high nine players to the Florida Collegiate Summer League South All-Star team....   [tags: Major League Baseball, Baseball, Houston Astros]

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Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

- The book, Farewell to Manzanar was the story of a young Japanese girl coming of age in the interment camp located in Owens Valley, California. Less than two months after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt signed an Executive Order, which stated that the War Department had the right to declare which people were a threat to the country, and move them wherever they so pleased. Since the West Coast had a large number of Japanese immigrants at the time, the Executive Order was basically an act that authorized the government to remove Japanese residing on the West Coast away from their homes and put them in these interment camps....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

- Farewell To Manzanar In the true story "Farewell to Manzanar" we learn of a young girl's life as she grows up during World War II in a Japanese internment camp. Along with her family and ten thousand other Japanese we see how, as a child, these conditions forced to shape and mold her life. This book does not directly place blame or hatred onto those persons or conditions which had forced her to endure hardship, but rather shows us through her eyes how these experiences have held value she has been able to grow from....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Texas Becoming a State

- The state of Texas was the 28th state added to the United States of America on December 29, 1845 . At the time, it was the largest state in the US and would remain that until the inclusion of Alaska into the US in January 3, 1959. Texas became a state because of the diverse political strife, military success, and because of nationalism , over the course of 80 years. It starts as just a province of Spanish Mexico empire, and would eventually become the Lone Star State. Now, the Mexican Revolution was just a small beginning for the eventual state of Texas....   [tags: History, Sam Houston, Mexican Government]

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Voice of Houstons Past

- Voice of Houstons Past For most of American history, African-Americans have been considered and treated as inferiors. Their folksongs and tales have been benignly looked upon as harmless, meaningless expressions of a dull-witted race whose only contribution to American life was a strong back and a weak mind. Even after the Civil War, the ingrown prejudices continued to relegate the freedmen to the bottom rung of a strict caste ladder. Their folklore was repeatedly ignored or belittled. Only since the coming of black awareness, pioneered by men like W....   [tags: essays papers]

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How the Houson Chronicle Forces Readers to Think About the Educational Agenda in Texas

- ... The framing is narrow because it does not speak to the achievements of the other economic groups or private schools. The framing is important though because instead of being able to shrug off a few bad numbers with a group of good ones the articles focus only on the lower numbers that affect this one socio-economic group. All of the articles follow a similar path in that they prime the reader by discussing the issue and then develop the story into what is currently being done here and elsewhere....   [tags: socio-economic, articles, opinions]

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Texas Is A Struggle For Power

- In the beginning of Texas, there was a struggle for power. Power to control the great state that was and is Texas. How much power did Sam Houston have in his role in the Texas government. Was this power good for Texas and was he seen as helping or hurting Texas. The Mexicans government wanted to control this piece of land, forcing Native Americans out of their homeland all while American explorer wanted to gain access to all of this new land. The land that soon would become today’s Texas had quite a few changes in political power and land owners....   [tags: United States, Texas]

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We Should Be Treated Equally, Should Get Support And Care Equally

- Everyone should be treated equally, should get support and care equally. “Schizophrenic. Killer. My Cousin.” is a true story published on Mother Jones on May-June 2013 issue (non profit organization article) by Mac McClelland. McClelland was formerly Mother Jones’ human rights reporter and writer of “The Rights Stuff”. In it she, talks about her cousin Houston, who had mental illness and at his age of 22 he stabbed his father 60 times with four different knives. Mac McClelland’s aunt Terri also suffered from mental illness at the age of 16....   [tags: Rhetoric, Logos, Mental illness, Human rights]

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The Adaptation of the Methodist Church

- How has the Methodist church adapted to the need for missions in Houston, Texas, particularly the East End, since its’ planting. In this work I will lift up the facts surrounding the transformation of Methodism’s missionary work in Houston’s East End. It is my contention that as the years passed and the needs of the community changed, that Methodism, even through it’s own divisions and internal change, has responded in its efforts to meet those needs. We will follow some of the earliest missionaries who came to Texas to save souls, to the some of the present day mission work being done in the East End....   [tags: Religious History]

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My Experience in Texas

- When I visited Texas last summer, I only expected to see my family and a few of the local sites. What I did see, however, was a unique perspective of a unique state. On the morning of July 16th, my dad, my mom, and I set out on the interstate to drive to Nashville to catch our plane. Our journey began with a flight that was smooth and soothing. As we neared Houston, our plane flew over the Gulf of Mexico. I observed huge 500-ton ships and oil rigs that looked like toys from my plane window. Once we landed, my grandma was at the airport awaiting our arrival....   [tags: travel, Texas,]

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History of the Methodist Church

- By 1913 the major Methodist church in the East End was Milby Memorial, formerly Harrisburg, which had entered into the appointment system by 1873. Park Place Methodist Episcopal Church, South in 1917, soon followed the Milby church. This particular church, Park Place, history was emblematic of the church growth in the Houston area. In the East end just south of the city of Houston a suburban community called Park Place had developed. This particular community was not significantly different than the others that had been cultivated as the population of Houston grew....   [tags: religion, spirituality, christianism]

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Human Trafficking Is A Crime That Impacts Communities Around The World

- Human trafficking has been in existence for since the beginning of America in the 1600s. In the last few years, the human trafficking trade has grown to become the second largest criminal empire worldwide. (14ju) It is modern-day slavery for people around the world and there not an end in sight. Mayor Parker said “"Human trafficking is a crime that impacts communities around the world."” (14ju) People have done many despicable acts to trap the children and adults in this world. There are many factors that cause someone to sell or trade a person to another person....   [tags: Human trafficking, Slavery, Prostitution]

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A Literary Analysis Of Of An Athlete Dying Young

- Short Lived (A literary analysis of the three messages portrayed in “To an Athlete Dying Young”) Athletics, they’re everywhere you look. In schools, on the television, and even in a local park: sports are a part of everyday life. It all started when you were a little kid and played on a local soccer team, or even football in the school yard at recess. The amount of different sports ranges anywhere from: soccer, football, basketball, to even track and cross country. Almost anything can be made into a sport....   [tags: Death, Life, English-language films, Personal life]

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US Market: Bottled Water

- Introduction The data provided by IBWA (International Bottled Water Association) reveal that bottled water has become extremely popular in the US market. More that $11 billion dollars has been spent for the consumption of bottled water and its consumption increase three times in the last 10 years. The market of bottled water in the United States is the second largest apart from the soft drink. In 2006, the U.S consumption of bottled water was more than 32 billion liters compared to 20 billion liters consumed in 2001....   [tags: drink, environment, plastic]

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Distracted Drivers ( Rough Draft )

- Distracted Drivers (Rough Draft) “Don’t tempt fate that text can wait” (Gaille). On October 8th, 2016 it is three o’clock in the afternoon, and I am on 59 heading back to school from a long workday. As I am driving a see a young girl driving next to me. She does not look a day over eighteen. I keep seeing her glancing down at her cell phone. When I noticed she was texting I calmly passed her up as I am approaching my exit. I slow down and get over to my far right lane. When she realized she was about to miss her exit, she speeds up and past me, then out of nowhere she cuts me off....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Tram accident]

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Language Structure And Language Structures

- When interacting with fellow members of their culture, individuals use speech patterns like dialects and vernacular, communicating a sort of inclusion to the group. Dialects vary among different regions depending on the distinct uses of the language, such as accents and pronunciation, of those who inhabit the area. Vernacular also varies among different cultures as the use of language structure differs in ways such as grammar. When one interacts with others of another region that use a different vernacular or dialect, they can become more aware of their own identity as these differences accentuate the distinctness across cultures....   [tags: Language, Dialect, Culture, Difference]

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Biography of Hakeem Olajuwon

- Biography of Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem Olajuwon was raised in Nigeria, a country in Africa. Hakeem had never stepped on a basketball court until he was 17 years old, and the head of the Nigerian basketball team urged him to give the sport a try. The very first shot he took missed the hoop totally, so did the second shot, and his third shot was an air ball as well. Hakeem had lots to learn about American basketball. Coach Guy Lewis said " He just flat out didn't know how to play." Before he could learn how to play, he had to get in shape....   [tags: Papers]

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