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  • Three Reasons Why Im Attending College - 396 words
    Three Reasons Why I'm Attending College Three Reasons Why I'm Attending Frontier Community College There are many reasons for my decision to attend Frontier Community College. For example, I wanted to create a positive atmosphere for my family so I would become a better role model for my children. While in the mean time, preparing a solid foundation for my career, and furthering my education to improve my own self-esteem. Creating a positive atmosphere, and being a good role model for my family, I feel is the most important reason for my decision to attend Frontier Community College. Hopefully, with experiencing my struggles, my children will realize it is easier to further their education e ...
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  • Why Im Attending College - 1,134 words
    Why Im Attending College Why Im Attending College Im attending Stockton for a few reasons but Im ultimately going to college for my future. I want to be successful and rich so I can have all the good things in life. I figure since my rock star career went south, Ill have to hit the books. Im here at Stockton to attain a degree in business and learn the things I need to become a strong businessman. I enjoy business and want to continue with it for my career. Id love to be the CEO of some huge corporation some day. I also want the full college experience partying, girls, partying... College gives me something to keep me going. Without it I feel like my job at the car wash is taking me nowhere. ...
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  • Alcohol In College - 1,133 words
    Alcohol In College Alcohol is a huge problem on most college campus's. Twenty one may be the legal drinking age, but some how minors find a way to get a hold of alcohol. People as young as fifteen are able to get their hands on an alcoholic beverage. Alcohol is said to be the chosen drug among college students. College students have a tendency to drink more then the general population. It is said that college students spend approximately $4.2 billion annually an alcohol. This money is spent on 430 gallons of alcoholic beverages, and 4 million cans of beer. The type of college, geographical location, the ethnic and gender makeup plays a role in the amount of drinking that occurs on campus. Fo ...
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  • Christopher Hill: The Class Strugle Of The English Revolution - 1,044 words
    Christopher Hill: The Class Strugle Of The English Revolution As a prolific historian and scholar of 17th century England, Christopher Hill has taken a unique historical perspective on the Civil War and its manifestations. He perceives the revolution as being a bourgeois insurrection . He also believes that this is the reason for the shaping of England since that time. In 1913 R. G Usher wrote: The English Revolution of 1640 is as much an enigma today as it was to Charles. It is a riddle, which has to be solved. No one has tried to solve it because all assumed it was solved be repeating the Grand Remonstrance. Every Englishman born since 1800 has...been born into a view of English history. C ...
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  • Civil Rights - 1,024 words
    ... ansmen innocent on the murder charge, but were eventually convicted in federal court for violating her civil rights (Chalmers 29). Martin Luther King, Jr., was an important figure that worked hard throughout the 60's in order to gain black Americans' civil rights. In 1959, King went to India where he studied Ghandi's techniques of nonviolence. Sit-in movements began in Greensboro and soon followed many others throughout the country. King was arrested in October of 1960 at a major Atlanta department store. The charges on all the other protestors were dropped. King was kept in jail on a charge of violating probation for a previous traffic arrest case. He was kept in jail for four months of ...
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  • Community College - 1,145 words
    ... or lack the knowledge to attend a four-year university. Yet junior college have become a primary bridge leading students into four-year universities. Thus, junior colleges are adequately preparing students to compete at a university level. The increase in tuition and competition are causing many students to choose junior colleges over universities. Junior college offers many students a cheap alternative to equivalent expensive university classes. They are not wasting their money on required classes that have little impact on their major. These students who are attending junior college to complete the general education requirements are making wise monetary decisions. At any level, junior ...
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  • Discrimination And Racism In Sports - 1,074 words
    ... ith AIDSits depressing. Stereotyping homosexuals as having AIDS is another form of that ignorance. Man groups and individuals believe that a homosexual presence can ruin their reputations and how others view them in society. Sometimes, people are afraid of association. In 1980, when gay, American decathlete, Dr. Tom Waddell began planning a separate Olympic games for gays and lesbians, the U.S. Olympic Committee protested. In Gays and Lesbians and Sports, the author states: While it saw nothing wrong with older Americans using the name for a Senior Olympics, or with the Kennedys using it for the Special Olympics for the physically or mentally impaired, the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) s ...
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  • Education The Student - 478 words
    Education the Student Let us define a student to be someone who makes a study of something. Furthermore, allow study to be defined as the active pursuit of knowledge. For instance, someone who studies because they crave the acquisition of a particular knowledge is doing so actively, whereas someone who studies because they are required (i.e. the college student who is attending college solely for the purpose of a degree) is not. Integrating the two definitions, we deduce that a student is someone who actively pursues knowledge of something. Let us also assume that the role of a teacher in any student-teacher relationship is to impart to the student the knowledge he or she desires. Consequent ...
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  • High School And College - 976 words
    High School And College It's all up to you It's all over now. No more strict teachers, no more guidance counselors that tell you what is best for you, no more restrictions; this all happens when you graduate high school. Once you throw that cap in the air, you begin a new stage in your life that will carry out for the rest of your future. In college, you are now becoming an individual and now you are responsible for you own actions. High school and college are very different and as incoming freshmen, you think that it's the same but the work is much harder. Well let's get this myth straightened out. The capacity of work does get much harder, but other things come along with the experience of ...
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  • Integration And Animal Farm By Orwell - 1,098 words
    Integration And Animal Farm By Orwell Derrick Robicheaux Auditing 11:00-11:50 Integration of Education in the United States Throughout history, education is recognized as one of the key components of any civilized society. It is a natural instinct for man to learn, and feel the need to pass on that knowledge to their young and to all those who come behind them. People have a passion for education, and will fight for the opportunity to gain the valuable knowledge that education provides. The importance of education in a society is illustrated in two aspects. The first being the actual events in American history regarding the desegregation of schools, and the second being the action of the ani ...
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  • Jerome Salinger - 1,494 words
    ... just a poor deaf-mute bastard and theyd leave me alone... Id cook all my own food, and latter on, if I wanted to get married or something, Id meet this beautiful girl that was also deaf-mute and wed get married. Shed come and live in my cabin with me, and if she wanted to say something to shed have to write it down on a piece of paper, like everybody else". Holden truly hates all the phoniness in this world that he doesnt want to communicate with anyone, even his soon-to-be-wife. This depicts Holdens innocence. He has his whole life planned out and he believes that this is really going to happen. Holden might think that he is ready for adulthood but from someone elses point of view he s ...
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  • Main Street - 1,380 words
    Main Street Main Street Lewis, Sinclair Copyright 1948 David Snow Paragraph 1 The protagonist in this story is Carol Kennicott. She is a young woman attending college in St. Paul Minnesota. She wants to go somewhere in her life. She has gone out and gotten a college education so that she won't have to be a house wife. She has an outgoing personality and is continuously trying to change the things around her. She meets a man named William Kennicott. They fall in love and move to the small town of Gopher Prairie. While there Carol tries to change her home, as well as all of the other buildings in town. Carol is identified as the protagonist because she's the main character and she has a confli ...
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  • Marriage Asylum - 1,860 words
    Marriage Asylum It is my belief that the institution of marriage is a sham, designed by pious Christain fanatics in order to subjugate, control, and furthermore oppress a woman's personal liberties, intellectual freedoms and artistic development. It is also my belief that much in the way of the institution of marriage has not changed since its barbaric origin hundreds of years ago. In light of the enormous rate of divorce, marriage should be banned or at least have greater restrictions placed on the eligibility of matrimonial covenants. Such restrictions would include, but not limited to, communication training, household budgeting classes and psychological counseling for a period of no less ...
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  • My Struggle - 564 words
    My Struggle Since I was young, there have always been a struggle between my parents and I. This situation began when my father passed away when I was three years old. I have lived with my mother and Step-father ever since. Although I love them both, we do not always seem to see eye to eye on many issues. The cause of this is in part due to my wild nature. I like to stay out late and do things that if caught could get me in lots of trouble. I am under the impression that they resent my relationship with my grandmother. I like to stay often with my grandmother rather than at home, which they do not understand. I have stayed with my grandmother every weekend since my father became sick with can ...
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  • Social Mobilization - 1,267 words
    Social Mobilization Meet Sandra, a mother recently divorced from her abusive middle-class husband. Her previous life had been comfortable; she now lives day-to-day with her children, working as a secretary while attending college courses in her little spare time, all while attending to her home and family. She finally ends up attaining her degree, yet can still find no job paying higher than her secretarial job, so she takes on a second job as a grocery checkout person, still barely making ends meet for her family. As described in Ch. 9 of the Giddens text, this woman had obviously worked very hard to attempt to restore her life back to her previous pre-divorce middle-class state. She says, ...
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  • Staying In School - 398 words
    Staying In School Dear Ben, Hey Ben! I was talking with Sean yesterday when he told me the news, you're planning to delay college. This came as a shock to me when I heard it. By not attending college, you may get a year's rest and a chance to think your decisions through, but if you ever do decide to attend college, you will miss out on a lot of opportunities as well. I think you should consider going to college rather than driving the open road after High School. The information you've learned in High School will be more fresh in your mind now than 1 year from now. You have passed 12 years of schooling, yet now you believe it is time to rest and see other places and people for a year or mor ...
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  • Staying In School - 398 words
    Staying In School Dear Ben, Hey Ben! I was talking with Sean yesterday when he told me the news, you're planning to delay college. This came as a shock to me when I heard it. By not attending college, you may get a year's rest and a chance to think your decisions through, but if you ever do decide to attend college, you will miss out on a lot of opportunities as well. I think you should consider going to college rather than driving the open road after High School. The information you've learned in High School will be more fresh in your mind now than 1 year from now. You have passed 12 years of schooling, yet now you believe it is time to rest and see other places and people for a year or mor ...
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  • Student Athletes - 615 words
    Student Athletes Athletes Should Get Paid As you sit at the stadium or in your home and watch college football, basketball, or even baseball, do you ever wonder where the money goes from all the ticket sales? Colleges make a lot of money from their athletics. I feel that the profit that is made should partly go back to the student athlete. College athletes should be paid for their participation in sports, since sports make a lot of money for the college. A student athlete's schedule is very hectic. There are many activities that have to be attended daily. A student athlete is expected to go to class every day, and later in, the day they are expected to meet at practice, no matter what the sp ...
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  • The Notre Dame Legend - 1,747 words
    The Notre Dame Legend The Notre Dame Legend In this epic tale of courage, bravery and persistence is made of exciting magnitude and loyalty of one man, named Rudy, to fulfill his life-long dream to play for Notre Dame University on the football team. His pride to become part of the Nations best football team was his dream, to become an All-American hero. His struggles in life were of tremendous value to him. All around him, all his life, family and friends had put him down and told him that he will never become a Notre Dame team member. His realization for life began as his dear friend died. As to then, Rudy has dedicated himself into becoming a part of the Notre Dame Varsity football team. ...
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  • The Roots Of Affirmative Action Can Be Traced Back To The Passage Of The 1964 Civil Rights Act Where Legislation Redefined Pu - 1,735 words
    The roots of affirmative action can be traced back to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act where legislation redefined public and private behavior. The act states that to discriminate in private is legal, but anything regarding business or public discrimination is illegal ("Affirmative" 13). There are two instances when opposing affirmative action might seem the wrong thing to do. Even these two cases don't justify the use of affirmative action. First is the nobility of the cause to help others. Second, affirmative action was a great starter for equality in the work place. The most promanite variable in deciding affirmative action as right or wrong, is whether or not society is going to ...
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