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  • V for Vendetta

    V for Vendetta

    Every time I went to Christian church I couldn't help, but feel guilty. Was I going because I wanted to or was it because was I conforming to what all white kids were doing on Sunday? Not only was I practicing one religion, but I was also practicing Taoism at home. My whole life I've been questioning my religion which isn't hard having been raised in cities that contained people who believed in God and

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Monika
  • Va. Tech Gunman Fired 170-Plus Shots

    Va. Tech Gunman Fired 170-Plus Shots

    BLACKSBURG, Va. - The gunman who carried out the massacre at Virginia Tech fired more than 170 rounds in nine minutes and died with a bullet to his head in a classroom surrounded by his victims, authorities said Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT Police provided new details about the case at a news conference on the Virginia Tech campus, but they said investigators still don't know what set the gunman off. "We talk about possible motives and theories

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    Essay Length: 414 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Bred
  • Vaa Case Study

    Vaa Case Study

    Summary This is a marketing report for the boutique hotel chain Hotel du Vin (HdV). After analysing the current market situation and customer segments served by HdV, the report notes the strength of HdV's food and beverage operation, identifying the need to focus on the accommodation side of the business. The marketing strategy aims to increase the average occupancy rate for 2011 to 80% by means of a sales promotion targeting the couples market. A

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    Submitted: April 24, 2011 By: aruna098_rani0
  • Vacuum: How to Make a Meaningless Paper

    Vacuum: How to Make a Meaningless Paper

    In everyday usage, vacuum is a volume of space that is essentially empty of matter, such that its gaseous pressure is much less than atmospheric pressure.[1] The word comes from the Latin term for "empty". A perfect vacuum would be one with no particles in it at all, which is impossible to achieve in practice. Physicists often discuss ideal test results that would occur in a perfect vacuum, which they simply call "vacuum" or "free

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    Submitted: May 12, 2011 By: PatSarko
  • Vale Tudo

    Vale Tudo

    Do U Tudo? I bet you are wondering what Tudo is well hopefully as you keep reading you will find out. If you do not know there is a plethora of martial art types. Many people like to see other people get in fights. If you are one of these people then you are willing to pay a lot of money to see a professional fight rather than one seen in the streets. The fights

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    Essay Length: 415 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Valentines

    Valentines

    The build up to Valentines had been phenomenal. Come January and the wreaths gave way to candy boxes. Aisles upon aisles laden with heart shaped merchandise. Advertisements on television coaxing men to buy diamonds for their special lady, singing greeting cards and talking stuffed toys, everyone seemed to be overcome with pink fever and it made me nauseatingly restless and irritable. It was February 13th, and I found myself with a whole 24 hours and

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Valivictorian Speech

    Valivictorian Speech

    I would like to welcome everyone here today. I would also like to thank the Board of Education, family members, teachers and friends for where the class of 2005 is now. I'd like to start with a quote from the song Celebration by kool and the gang, "There's a party going on right here, a celebration to last throughout the year, so bring your good times and laughter too, we gonna celebrate your party with

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    Essay Length: 724 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Valley Winery

    Valley Winery

    The high turnover rate and its effects are causing excessive training and recruitment costs. Table 1 illustrates the tangible employee turnover costs. In addition, a loss in sales due to the representative not being available to manage the accounts and the time it takes for a new representative to gain rapport with buyers is also a factor leading to high turnover. Table 1 Type of Cost Number of Employees Cost Per Employee Total Amount Training

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    Essay Length: 294 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: David
  • Valoración De Empresas Y Costo De Capital

    Valoración De Empresas Y Costo De Capital

    Valoración de empresas y costo de capital Un enfoque común para la valoración de una empresa es descontar sus flujos de caja futuros esperados para su costo de capital. Esta nota explica cómo calcular el costo de capital para ese análisis. La nota consiste en tres secciones: la primera se concentra en la economía financiera del problema, la segunda en consideraciones prácticas relacionadas con los cálculos y la tercera concluye con consejos prudentes. Economía financiera

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    Submitted: June 6, 2016 By: mretamal17
  • Value Chain of Coca Cola and Pepsi

    Value Chain of Coca Cola and Pepsi

    Inbound logistics for the Pepsi and Coca Cola consisted of largely the same operations. Both companies purchase their own ingredients through use of future contracts (to avoid market volatility) and produce their concentrate from their own facilities. Once this is done, these companies send their concentrate out to bottlers upon approval of contract for bottling company. Once the bottling company receives the shipment of concentration, it is diluted to the correct concentration by adding the

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Value Line Publishing Case Anlysis

    Value Line Publishing Case Anlysis

    YUHONG CHEN 701733449 Case Analysis-Value Line Publishing, October 2002 In this case, i need to analysis that if the forecast for Home Depot is accurate. And compare which company is better between Home Depot and Lowe’s. I am going to show Lowe’s Ratio analysis and financial forecast. 1 Is forecast for Home Depot OK? I think Home Depot forecast in this case are not clear. From the charts we can see that Sales growth decreased

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    Submitted: July 17, 2014 By: Yuhong Chen
  • Value of a College Education

    Value of a College Education

    Have you ever felt as though you were in a minority group because you were without a college degree? Those who never obtain a degree are actually in a group majority. Most of the adults in the U.S. lack a college degree. Over half the students who start a four-year degree program never finish. Many of us have been told since grade school, "If you don't have a college degree, you will never amount to

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    Essay Length: 649 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • Value of a College Education

    Value of a College Education

    Value of a College Education 2 Value of a College Education In today's society, the value of an education has taken on a whole new meaning. There have been many studies done on the subject and in each such study, the good far outweigh the bad when it comes to furthering ones education. The nation has gone to one of farming and agriculture, to the industrial revolution. Now, in the twenty-first century, the ever-changing computer

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    Essay Length: 2,505 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Artur
  • Value of a Team Charter

    Value of a Team Charter

    The Value of a Team Charter A team charter is an essential tool for any successful team. According to Dianna Mosher, a perfect team requires goals, communication, and "committing-in writing" to ground rules. It does not just happen. (2004, pg. 144) The team charter should provide a list of the team members and information about each member as well as an outline of the team goals, ground rules, and conflict management (see the Appendix for

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Value of Education

    Value of Education

    I have tried to think of the best way to approach the subject of "the value of a college education." I did a lot of research. I found all types of information on line and in the library. As much as all of this research could be valuable in presenting a case for a positive financial incentive of college education, I am not going to use any of it. I believe that the value of

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    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Value of Good Nutrition

    Value of Good Nutrition

    value of good nutrition Health and Diet There are two major factors that determine the way a person looks, feels, and their weight. Diet and exercise is a great mediator in the way person looks, weighs and feels. Your diet will greatly impact on the way you look, the way you approach things and the amount you will be able to do physically. A good balanced diet consists of the five major food groups. No

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    Essay Length: 384 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Value of Resources

    Value of Resources

    Running head: PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE PAPER Personal Perspective Paper University of Phoenix Personal Perspective Paper The University of Phoenix distributes a complete collection of learning tools, knowledge and form for students to access in order to help them with completion of the Master of Business Administration program. The University of Phoenix assortment of online resources include the rEsource site; the Learning Team Toolkit, which is the students' "gateway to materials that will help achieve greater professional

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Jack
  • Values

    Values

    Suppose a survey was conducted among company employees for any organization on, the subject of dilemma's the company had experienced and the tactfulness of the solutions amended. One would receive a sporadic array of opinions. This is due to personal, cultural, and organizational values that everyone harbors. Never will one find tow or more individuals in a group that have the same ideology about all aspects of life. Because of this making, the decision to

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    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Steve
  • Vampire Lord

    Vampire Lord

    Most horror movies are all flash, action, and plenty of screaming. The Queen of the Damned is no exception to the rule, despite attempts to become something more, but it still manages to deliver a fair bit of vampire fun. The Queen of the Damned stars Stuart Townsend as the vampire Lestat, a character first made popular in film by Tom Cruise in the engaging Interview With a Vampire. This time around, Lestat has risen

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Bred
  • Vanitas

    Vanitas

    Vanitas is a popular tradition that started during the Baroque period in seventeenth-century Holland. The Vanitas Tradition symbolizes the brevity of life and how unimportant the things of this world are. Vanitas Flower Still Life. Willem Van Aelst, uses iconography and represents the tradition beautifully. The Vanitas Tradition started during the 17th century in Holland. It quickly spread throughout all of Europe. Vanitas comes from a verse in the Latin Bible in the book of

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    Essay Length: 457 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Bred
  • Various Sociological Factors of Importance

    Various Sociological Factors of Importance

    Various sociological factors of importance Cultural Factors They have the broadest and deepest influence. Culture Culture is different for different societies. In the modern days, there are more common elements. Culture is the most fundamental determinant of a person's wants and behavior. Subculture Culture of a society is not uniform across all groups in the society. There can be subcultures with certain elements differing from other groups' cultural elements. Many subculture elements make up important

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: jbhabha
  • Various Ways of Knowing

    Various Ways of Knowing

    "Embodied knowledge and other knowledge systems are reconcilable and like sound waves in relation to light waves, are truths and knowledge of different orders, but nonetheless, equally valuable." Often time's knowledge is used in relationship to power. How does one acquire knowledge? Are there different "ways of knowing" or is there a procedure to follow? Unit Two discusses how Afro- Diasporians know about their history, their ancestors, and themselves, considering what truth is what reality

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Vegas

    Vegas

    Las Vegas Nevada known to be a variety of different names. Some of the more popular ways to describe the city are terms such as: “Sin city,” or “The city that never sleeps”. This city is full of light and entertainment for people of all ages. It however seems to attract more people of the legal gabling age. Las Vegas is known mainly for all of its casinos, however there is much more to see

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Vegetarianism

    Vegetarianism

    To most people vegetarianism means the refraining of meat, primarily red meat, from personal consumption. Although the traditional vegetarian abstinence of red meat has grown into a group of varied lifestyles, little is known about them. To some people vegetarians are considered to be a drop out of the hippy era, or are labelled as "weird" or "feral". Because of the misinterpretations surrounding vegetarianism in society I am going to outline the various diets which

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • Vegetarianism: Is It the Best Choice?

    Vegetarianism: Is It the Best Choice?

    The National Institutes of Health have proven that over five hundred thousand Americans die each year from coronary heart disease. They also have found that over seven million Americans are suffering from this disease at this present time ("Facts about Coronary Disease"). This same article explains that coronary disease is the most prominent form of heart disease. There are many risk factors that have been linked to coronary heart disease, such as high blood pressure,

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Veggies

    Veggies

    Do you know someone who never eats at Mac Donald's? Who loves salads and breads but refuses to eat stake or burgers? Who can chow down on salads like cows on green fields but hesitant to even touch a juicy bugger? Who shuts his or her eyes, winches and looks in the other direction when someone eats any kind of meat. If so, do you tell this person to be more open to different kinds

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: David
  • Venezuela

    Venezuela

    Introduction Venezuela was one of the richest countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Ecuador). For most of the first half of the 20th century, Venezuela was ruled by generally benevolent military strongmen, who promoted the oil industry and allowed for some social reforms. Democratically elected governments have held sway since 1959. Current concerns include: a polarized political environment, a politicized military, drug-related violence along the

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Victor
  • Vengeance: From Generation to Generation

    Vengeance: From Generation to Generation

    Vengeance: From Generation to Generation In The Saga of the Volsungs, the most prominent theme the author illustrates is vengeance. Vengeance is an important topic of the Middle Ages because it poses an extreme moral dilemma. It is an attempt to answer a problem that has no good solution: What should one do when another person has wronged them? The author demonstrates this dilemma numerous times throughout the story. In the end, it is proven

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    Essay Length: 1,145 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Vika
  • Verizon

    Verizon

    Verizon Wireless In the past four weeks the stock of Verizon has been on a slight rise 36.20 from 35.68, a 52 cent increase. At the end of 2003 in December, it was down to around about 12.00 a share. In June of 2003, the share of the stock was 40.50, then in January of 2003, the price was 35.00. So the stock has been fluctuating up and down between 32 and 40 dollars a

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Veronica Mars Cops in the Media

    Veronica Mars Cops in the Media

    Veronica Mars is a show about a young woman and her ability to help her father, Detective Mars, solve cases. In this case, she is trying to figure out who killed the dean of her school, and will stop at nothing until she does so. Her strong female force and her outside-of-the-norm characteristics prove that not all television series involving cops can be ruled as the same, despite the opinion of Stuart Kaminsky in his

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    Essay Length: 1,008 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Bred
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