Resident Essays

  • Life as a Resident Assistant

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    Life as a Resident Assistant In her first year as a Resident Assistant, Andrea Robinson received a Christmas card from a resident named Charlotte, thanking her for helping Charlotte adjust to her new life at college. Robinson recalled that Charlotte was overcome with homesickness, as many first time students can be, and to help boost her spirits, she went with Charlotte to an opening week picnic. That made a huge difference for Charlotte and her gratitude she conveyed in the card. But the

  • Proposal for Resident Biography for Nursing Home

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    In order to assist our staff in providing individualized, meaningful care to the residents who have made this community their home, we request that you, as a key member of the care team, provide us with a brief historical profile of the resident you represent. This biography as well as the "Life Story Book" we hope you will be interested in (please see last page), will provide us with important information to incorporate into their life with us. This will enable us to provide care that is geared

  • Types of Resident Assistants on Campus

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    Being a resident assistant is a tough job. It is a job that has made a stronger and more confident person this past year. It is not a suitable job for students who are afraid of confrontation. There are two types of resident assistants that I have observed. The first type of resident assistant is the one who will give a violation to any resident for the smallest of things. The second type is the one who tries to be friends with everyone and sometimes lets things slide. Finding a balance between

  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With Resident Assistants

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    more what Resident Life does and what they expect out of their Resident Assistants. First, I focused the first part of my interview on the Coordinators and what they do. Now, I asked about what a “typical day” for a coordinator would look like. In reality, each day is different but there were components that occurred on a regular basis. First Ashley suggested that she started her day with her office hours. Then she talked about how she usually goes on OrgSync to see what her resident assistants

  • Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man

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    Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man I am a sick man.... I am an angry man. I am an unattractive man. [...] I don't understand the least thing about my illness, and I don't know for certain what part of me is affected. I am not having any treatment for it, and never have had, although I have a great respect for medicine and for doctors. [...] No, I refuse treatment out of spite. (Dostoevsky 1864: 17) Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote these words around 1864 to describe

  • The Psychological Effects of Dormitory Architecture and Layout on Residents

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    The Psychological Effects of Dormitory Architecture and Layout on Residents For many students, part of the experience of going to college is living in university housing. With so many young people living in such facilities, it is certainly worth investigating how they affect their denizens from a psychological perspective. It is established that one's environment is a major determinant in one's emotional and mental state. This paper will focus on architectural elements, such as floorspace, room

  • Personal Narrative: Becoming A Resident Advisor

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    from being involved in housing, a few clubs and programs she has done has been Key Club as well as being a discussion leader for Undecided and Undeclared. It was becoming a discussion leader that led her to want to focus her intention to becoming a Resident Advisor specifically for students under Undecided/Undeclared majors. “I identify as one as well, so when I was applying my second time I was a lot more intentional to when I was applying to that sort of audience.” Adrianna, is currently a triple

  • Racism in Resident Evil 5

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    Introduction When the gameplay trailer of Resident Evil 5 (RE5) was released in October of 2007 it attracted a lot of media attention surrounding racism. There were both ‘for’ and ‘against’ the idea that RE5 is a racist game. Earl Ofari Hutchinson made himself know by saying that “RE5 is a very racist game” however there were other commentators such as Jim Sterling who made himself known by defending RE5 by saying “He laughs at the idea of RE5 is racist. The stereotypical characters and settings

  • Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy

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    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy Imagine picking up the newspaper one morning in you quiet little town where nothing ever seems to happen that could affect the townspeople so drastically… “Latham Weekly, June 2, 1998” “Bizarre Murders Committed In Raccoon City” is the fearful headline across the front page and you read on wondering what all this could mean and what would happen in the months to come. “Raccoon City – The mutilated body of forty-two-year-old Anna Mitaki was discovered

  • The Role Of Women In Resident Evil Retribution

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    REFERENCE 10 In Resident Evil Retribution there are equal numbers of female and male characters starring. The female characters talk considerably and participate in more notable behaviours. They are represented as a hero or killer through masculine attributes or at times through the dress sense. Alice contributes as the main character in the film; she is captured by the Umbrella Corporation, constraining her to make her emission from an underwater facility in the Arctic Circle, used for testing the

  • Issues of Fatigue in Medical Residents

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    head would definitely include what would happen if this doctor fell asleep or inadvertently caused a severe injury as a result of drowsiness. Unfortunately, these are realities that all patients who are treated in teaching hospitals face. Medical residents often work unimaginably long shifts, sometimes exceeding 24 hours. Levels of fatigue by the end of these work periods have contributed to accidental injuries and deaths; it is no secret that humans make more errors when they are tired (Bates).

  • Gender Portrayal in Resident Evil as compared to The Last of Us

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    begins to care for Ellie like his own daughter: he shields her from danger, keeps her back from the zombies, and ultimately lays himself down for her safety. Joel’s masculine image is laced with an emotional depth that is not present in Chris in Resident Evil 5. Joel is the closest thing to a leading man in the story, but he ends up co-leading through Ellie, even though the player does not control her. The two develop emotionally as a pair. While Joel opens up to become more father-like to Ellie

  • The Importance Of Intergenerational Communication

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    discovered that many assisted living residents are neglected and or abuse. Many have families that never come to see them or even call. Others only have visitors on special occasions. Residents only wish to see their loved ones, not to be alone is a home where the only people they talk to are the care givers who provide them care on a daily basis. Communication between the youth of today and the elderly is advancing into a new society. It is worry some too many residents that they may expire soon without

  • Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University

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    from the taxes that residents pay to the state. Because of this in state residents who choose to go to the university do not have to pay a large amount of money while out-of-state residents have to pay almost twice as much. Iowa State University does not have reciprocity, meaning that even residents from the surrounding states, Minnesota, Illinois, etc., have to pay full out-of-state tuition. Out-of- state residents have to pay about $9000 a year for tuition, while Iowa residents pay only about $2500

  • My Service Learning Experiences

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    your service has had? My job was mainly assisting activity coordinators. As an extra set of hands, intermediate tasks were taken care of much quicker. The impact it had was chiefly that the residents were able to enjoy the activities and had to spend less time waiting for assistance. Many residents seemed generally appreciative simply by having a new face helping them out. What was the most unsettling experience you had while serving? Interacting with people who are unable to manage the

  • Care Home Interaction

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    Elderly residents of care homes in England were less angry and agitated after a 10-minute daily talk and personalized care. The nine-month trial in 69 care homes had researchers talking to dementia patients about their interests or family life. The one-on-one interaction helped improved the quality of their life, the study said, BBC reported. It involved more than 800 people in care homes in south London, north London, and Buckinghamshire. Personalized care Before the experiment was held, the

  • Analysis of "Pedro Paramo"

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    spirit of Eduviges Dyada because her sister does not have any money to pay him. Tradition tells the residents that they should seek their salvation through the Father, but the hidden corruption of Father Rentería forces the inhabitants of Comala to cling to the fragile fantasy of salvation through faith. They do so without knowing whether or not there salvation will ever come. The only resident that does not cling to the illusion of salvation is Susana San Juan, "Then he [Father Rentería] tried

  • The Use Of Parody In Jasper Fforde's Shades Of Grey

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    Jasper Fforde’s novel, Shades of Grey, transports the reader hundreds of years into the future where the world is an alarmingly different place. The novel, set in Chromatacia, is centred on a society in which continuous stability is the primary concern. The novel is set approximately 500 years into the future, after the ‘something that happened’. In the novel, it is never revealed what this event was, however it is portrayed as a disastrous event. This is reiterated by the naming of the past as

  • It's Time to Legalize Slots in the State of Maryland

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    The issue of legalizing slots and/or legalized gambling in the State of Maryland is a complex one, and one of great consequence to both the State’s residents, and the future of the State itself. Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich’s slots bill proposes that the State place a total of 15,500 slot machines or video poker machines in six different locations, three of which would be chosen from a pool of four Maryland racetracks. The racetracks that would be eligible to install slots or video poker machines

  • Living in a Retirement Community

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    a difficult time for the resident and their family. It can be stressful to move away from your family and home. Staff members try to make the community feel as much like home as possible. The Knoll’s of Oxford makes this their top priority. They offer everything from fishing holes, trips to Hueston Woods, bird watching and plenty of other activities for residence to partake in. The Knolls of Oxford is also strongly affiliated with Miami University. Many of the residents at the Knolls hold a special