Campuses Essays

  • Safety on College Campuses

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    Safety is a tremendous issue on college campuses, and additional procedures need to be taken to prevent crimes from happening. When walking onto a college campus as a young adult, people get a rush of the unknown. The unknown could be going to college parties and late night study groups. College should be like any high school or elementary school and have better security measures to protect their students. The reasons we need these extra steps are to prevent violence, give students a sense of

  • Rape on College Campuses

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    Rape on College Campuses Nicole Johnson*, a 22-year-old senior at an area university looks back at her college experience as graduation approaches, generally happy with how everything turned out, however, a dark cloud still looms over her freshman year when she was raped. “I went to a party with a few girls I just met,” Nicole recalls. “I had two beers and felt really drunk and could barely stand up.” After lying down in an empty room in the apartment, Nicole only remembers the moment she woke

  • Having Cable Television on College Campuses

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    Having Cable Television on College Campuses Eleven o’clock on a Tuesday night, walking through the brightly lit halls, many doors wide open in a dormitory complex on the campus of Bowling Green State University, one can see that the only light that emerges from the open doors is the constantly changing illumination coming from television consoles. Passing from door to door, sounds such as sports cheers, gun shots, screams of people being slain, and moans of woman in ecstasy can be heard. Although

  • The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment on College Campuses

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    The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment on College Campuses One night, “Amy,” a student at State, was hanging out with some friends in her room. “A bunch of people were there, and one guy I didn’t know was obviously drunk and kept asking me out. I tried to brush him off, and didn’t take it seriously because he was drunk. I left to go to sleep. “He followed me to my room and kept banging on my bedroom door, trying to push it open and asking me to talk to him. I talked to him for a little while just

  • Cross-Cultural Communication on College Campuses

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    Time Cultures in the American Campus Introduction: For most of international students, the American campus life is full of challenge because of the cross-cultural adaption process. Once you step into a different culture, you will face the differences from external aspects such as food, dress and customs to the internal ones, such as values and beliefs. And anyone who first comes to the America will notice the Americans¡¯ attitude towards time. Why the Americans never seem to have enough time

  • Armed and Prepared: An Age of Defense

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    saved. Works Cited Burnett, David. "Decriminalize Self-Defense." USA TODAY. 01 Mar 2011: A.6. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 10 Jan 2012. Jervis, Rick. "Lawmakers Push for Guns on Campuses." USA TODAY. 30 Sep 2011: A.6. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 10 Jan 2012. Smith, Starita. "Firearms Shouldn't Be Allowed on Campuses." McClatchy - Tribune News Service. 02 Jun 2011: n.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 10 Jan 2012.

  • Persuasive Speech: Should Students Carry Guns On College Campus

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    act of bravery should happen more on the campus rather than allowing guns on individuals to protect themselves. Imagine if our campuses were safer due to acts like that of Ibn Ali Miller rather than students carrying guns to protect themselves. Transition: Campus safety is the responsibility of every individual, so envision yourself as an agent of safety on our campuses. IV. The Visualization Step A. Imagine yourself educating your friends who differ in their opinions about certain issues such

  • The Importance of Going Away to College

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    adults. It's a time of responsibility, of being on one's own, and of shaping lives by making daily decisions. One of the major decisions is where to attend college. Should a person stay close to home and attend an in-state school where people and even campuses are somewhat familiar? Or should the decision be to start a completely new chapter in one's life by attending a college farther away, with totally new challenges? I believe the answer is definitely to leave town. Of course, I can only speak from

  • Persuasive Essay On School Shootings

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    could also harm the campus more than it could help. Giving way to empowered threats, reckless engagements, and innocent losses is only some of the ways that this could be a negative thing. Allowing guns to be carried at all times around college campuses may cause a student, teacher or other official to assume that a person could be a threat and therefore firing at an unarmed person causing that individual to not only be losing their education but to be put on trial for a murder they didn’t mean

  • We Must Regulate Hate Speech

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    of words specifically used to disgrace a person for their race, religion, or sexual habits. There is now a controversy if hate speech should be regulated on college campuses or not. I have read a few articles with the author being either for or against regulating hate speech. I believe we should regulate hate speech on college campuses. In three of the six articles I have read the author was for regulating hate speech. Those three are Mari J. Matsuda, Charles R. Lawrence III, author of ?If he Hollers

  • College Drinking

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    College campuses today bring up many controversial issues in society. For instance, on Lincoln College campus zero tolerance has been an endless dispute among students and faculty. Members of administration on other campuses are trying to either slow down the consumption of alcohol on campus or stop it all together. Whether the regulating or extinction of alcohol is or is not fair is yet unknown. Reasons that contributed to zero tolerance, actions among universities in the U.S, rules on Lincoln College

  • Plagiarism: Students Are Not To Blame

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    Is plagiarism really occurring on college campuses? Should it be considered a serious offense? Do the students who plagiarize know that what they are doing is wrong? These are some of the questions that Edward M. White discusses in his essay “Student Plagiarism as an Institutional and Social Issue.” Being a professor himself, White sees firsthand the occurrence of cheating on college campuses. He claims that blatant plagiarism “subverts the very nature of education and reflects some aspects

  • Legalizing Prostitution On Campus Essay

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    Prostitution Should be Legal on College Campuses I am sure that there are some of you that are thinking, "Prostitution on college campuses, he can't be serious!?" but indeed I am. After all, how hard have you ever thought about the subject? Probably not much, if ever. I mean really, the most any typical guy usually thinks while walking across campus or at a party is geeze, I wish I could get to know her. Well, fortunately for you I am going to give you the low down as to why legalizing prostitution

  • Facebook Friends: How Many Do I Need To Be Cool?

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    If you don't have a Facebook account, you are a loser; either that or you live on a different planet. Facebook has over one billion active monthly users(Fowler). Facebook is one of the largest social networking websites in which “members…craft an image of themselves as they would like to be seen” by others (Reardon). You create a profile in which you share your favorite books, movies, music, quotes and any additional information you want with the world, all complete with your personal picture,

  • Rape On College Campuses

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    off to college campuses. All with the common expectation that their daughters and sons will remain safe and make adequate decisions. The chilling reality regarding the well-being of college students, is that accounts of rape are very prevalent on college campuses. Many may even puzzle at the question as to what rape is. Rape is defined as “to have sexual intercourse by force without the approval of the victim (Vera). With lack of awareness regarding rape throughout college campuses, students across

  • Smoking on College Campuses

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    The days of smoking on college campuses is coming to an end! (Daneman) The Department of Health and Human Services made an announcement, backed by the White house, to act on getting colleges everywhere to enforce a tobacco free campus! (Daneman) Smoking is a choice made amongst an individual and falls within the first amendment in the constitution along with eight more! So how can we legally ban smoking from a whole college campus? In the end, the individual is going to do what he/she pleases if

  • Violence on College Campuses

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    college campuses today, there is a lot of violence. Violence occurs for many reasons, its unfortunate but true. One of the main reasons that violence accurs is because 90 percent of violence on college campuses is alcohol related. That is one of the many reasons why violence occurs. There have been reports of increased violence on U.S. college campuses since the early 1980s. Alcohol-related problems have included vandalism, fighting, injuries, and rape. However, as in the past, crime on campuses frequently

  • Date Rape

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    Although this is partly true, most rapes are committed by people who know their victims. When intercourse is unwanted and forced upon by someone you know, it is known as “ date rape.” It occurs daily and is prevalent on virtually all college campuses across the nation and in cities all over the world. Date rape generally occurs when a man is alone with a woman. Although it has been reported that men have been raped by women, it is much more common for a woman to be raped by a man. There

  • Technological Diversification of College Students

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    technology is key not only to succeed in a computer intensive college writing class, but also to succeed in the future. Technology has become more prevalent in today's society. From cell phones in purses, to email stations located all around college campuses. Technology is cropping up in business and industry; those without the skills to be able to interface with technology are pushed aside. As Kathy Camper wrote in her article "A Note from the Future," published in Wired magazine, "How do you think

  • Adolescent Suicide

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    didn't care much about differences,’ said his father. ‘He could relate to anyone. He was the kind of kid who could walk with princes and paupers and never see a difference.’” Gazzola is not alone. There have been a numerous suicides on college campuses as well as among teens in the same age bracke. It is a real proble and it is time to take note. On October 7, 1999, a student at Ramapo College killed himself reportedly due to a break up with his girlfriend, similar to what allegedly caused the