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  • What It Is like to Be a Teenager

    What It Is like to Be a Teenager

    What it is like to be a teenager. A teenager’s life is not as simple as many think. The changes each adolescent goes through are enormous. Many people believe the change is only physical, which is completely untrue. The greatest change teenager faces are those within his/her brain; another word, psychological. In the charts and graphs, it is evident that teenagers are constantly pressured by their surroundings, which explains the reason for them being stressed.

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Anna
  • What Its Takes to Be Sucessful

    What Its Takes to Be Sucessful

    As an active and essential part of the school of Business and Economics, ALOBEAM Accounting Society provides professional development opportunities for accounting and finance majors. ALOBEAM (Accounting the Language of Business, the Eyes and Ears of Management), is a student organization that provides students with opportunities to enhance their classroom experience by attending professional presentations. During this semester I have attended three of these presentations of the department, which will be discussed throughout this paper

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Anna
  • What Jesus Said About Banning Gay Marriages

    What Jesus Said About Banning Gay Marriages

    What Jesus Said About Banning Gay Marriages; A Different Perspective on Gay Marriages by Nick Emond Nick Edmond is a biblical studies major at a leading university. He contributed the following essay. He describes it as: "...a different way of interpreting Jesus' words when he says 'what God has joined together, let not man separate'." It was about year 30 or so when a man started what was going to be a huge craze in

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Yan
  • What Justice Means to Me

    What Justice Means to Me

    What Justice Means To Me Criminal Justice in today’s society is over whelming with fears of being wrongly accused for a crime that was not committed by that individual . Justice is defined in a lot of ways being able to adequately give equal punishment for crimes committed; Our justice system sets an example . First of all, I define justice as equality under the law. In America everyone has the right to vote, freedom

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Artur
  • What Justice Means to Me

    What Justice Means to Me

    Justice can be defined many ways. The American Heritage Dictionary (2003) defines justice as the quality of being just and fair. But what is just and what is fair? Everyone in today’s society could define justice in their own way, and in a way which best matches their own moral and ethical character. As a police officer in these modern times, one must view justice as the equal way we uphold our laws while following

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Yan
  • What Kind of Parent Are You (going to Be)

    What Kind of Parent Are You (going to Be)

    Raising children is a job all of its own. Eric comes home from a hard days work at the office and there is a message on his answering machine saying that little Billy had been suspended from school today for getting into a fistfight. Eric is upset and sent Billy to his room and tells him that he is grounded for a week. Eric didn’t want to come home to this chaos; he was

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: July
  • What Lies Ahead?

    What Lies Ahead?

    Today’s future is obsessed with the future. Millions of people read their horoscopes daily, hoping for insight into their future. Financial analysts make predictions of the financial markets. Film directors create sci-fi films depicting what the future might be. David Brook’s article, Looking Back on Tomorrow,” discusses his vision of what the future might look like. Brook predicts that the future will have extensive medical technology, globalization of power, economic inequality and democracy. Having

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Wendy
  • What Makes for Good Quality Care in Residential Settings? Discuss Using Examples from Unit 15

    What Makes for Good Quality Care in Residential Settings? Discuss Using Examples from Unit 15

    A residential setting is a stable and safe place where people live and get services and support, ranging from on call assistance to twenty-four hours supervision. ‘Since April 2002, all homes in the U.K. are known as ‘care homes', but are registered to provide different levels of care'. (www.firststopcareadvice.org.uk.). There are two different types of registration for care homes, one is a care home simply registered as a care home providing personal care. In

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    Submitted: May 10, 2011 By: keidi
  • What Makes Poor Countries Poor?

    What Makes Poor Countries Poor?

    What Makes Poor Countries Poor? In the past century, the world has seen countless scientific and technological advancements that have greatly improved the human condition. Thanks to these developments in communications, transportation, medicine and agriculture, the wealth of developed nations has increased at phenomenal rates. Unfortunately, not all countries have experienced these benefits. Many nations still have a per capita GDP of $1000 or less. These countries continue to be poor because they have

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Stenly
  • What Right to Privacy Is That?

    What Right to Privacy Is That?

    “What Right To Privacy Is That?” The discretionary authority given to law enforcement officials regarding surveillance have always walked a fine line between effective performance of duty and blatant violation of the right to privacy. The added authority granted under the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 has taken any hope of a reasonable right to privacy. In their haste to protect from outside terrorists, government officials forgot to provide the checks and balances necessary to

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    Essay Length: 409 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • What Society Expects of Its Criminal Justice System

    What Society Expects of Its Criminal Justice System

    This paper speaks to what society expects of the police, courts, corrections, and how they are realized and unfulfilled, as well as the employees of the system in terms of their goals and expectations, the temptations and the differences in their goals from society’s goals. Finally, the paper will speak to the individuals that are charged by the system regarding their legitimate and non-legitimate needs. Society expects its police to look into reported crimes, collecting

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    Essay Length: 1,674 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Monika
  • What Society Expects of Its Criminal Justice System

    What Society Expects of Its Criminal Justice System

    What Society Expects of its Criminal Justice System University of Phoenix Criminal Justice Foundations CJA/303 June 11, 2006 What Society Expects of its Criminal Justice System This paper discusses what society expects of the police, courts, corrections, and how they are realized and unfulfilled. In addition, the employees of the system, their goals, expectations, and temptations and the differences in their goals from society’s goals. Last, is to discuss the individuals that are charged

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Jessica
  • What Was the Industrial Revolution?

    What Was the Industrial Revolution?

    Museu d'Història de Catalunya Questions What was the Industrial Revolution? It was a change from agrarian and farming economy to industry, it increased the production and brought the use of machines. It all started to develop in the 18th century in England. Technology paved the way for industrial revolution and it impacted in society culturally and economically How did the Industrial Revolution change people's beliefs about religion systems? Industrial Revolution had a strong impact

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    Submitted: November 27, 2018 By: amir hossein rad
  • What We Can Do About America's Obesity Epidemic?:

    What We Can Do About America's Obesity Epidemic?:

    WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT AMERICA’S OBESITY EPIDEMIC?: ANALYSIS OF FOOD FIGHT: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE FOOD INDUSTRY A horrifyingly remarkable 65% of Americans are overweight. Obesity now surpasses smoking in health-care costs and impact on chronic illness and is on the rise in almost every country in the world. America, as well as the rest of the world, is eating itself to death. In her book Food Fight, Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D. reveals

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Janna
  • What Were the Major Political and Socio-Economic Changes Introduced by the British Colonial Authorities in Kenya. What Did the Authorities Seek to Achieve by These Changes?

    What Were the Major Political and Socio-Economic Changes Introduced by the British Colonial Authorities in Kenya. What Did the Authorities Seek to Achieve by These Changes?

    What were the major political and socio-economic changes introduced by the British colonial authorities in Kenya. What did the authorities seek to achieve by these changes? When the British colonised Kenya in the late nineteenth century they brought about many political and socio-economic changes, including changing the mode of production to capitalist, the introduction of an improved infrastructure and the establishment of chiefs in 1906 when Britain established affective political control over the Kenyan people,

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • What Works by Michael Pressley (2000).

    What Works by Michael Pressley (2000).

    Comprehension Instruction: What Works by Michael Pressley (2000). Reading is central to learning in school, in the workplace and in everyday life. This article talks about skills that increase student understanding of what they read. Reading is often thought of as a hierarchy of skills from processing of individual letters and their associated sounds to word recognition to text-processing competencies (Pressley, 2000). Fluid articulation is required for skill comprehension. It began with the sounding out

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Monika
  • What Worries the Undergraduates

    What Worries the Undergraduates

    What Worries the Undergraduates The views that the whole society grasp at upon the college students almost are optimistic, for instant, some regard them as intellectuals, some consider them as the future pillars of the civilization. However perfect images having been given, they are still mortals, thus they definitely own some shortcomings, which have caused serious confusions. First of all, at present, college students still rely on their families either financially or physically. But after

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • What's Behind the Escalating Trend?

    What's Behind the Escalating Trend?

    WHAT'S BEHIND THE ESCALATING TREND? AS we head into the new millennium, marrying mitt dating across cultural lines seem to be increasing at record rates. Almost anywhere you go these days, you will encounter mixed-race couples: at the grocery store, the mall, the theater, at a company function, at: a concert, even at church. And while for years the Black man-White woman couple was more prevalent, today many social observers say that the pairing of

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: regina
  • What's Going on? Why Isn't the Government Taking Care of Me?

    What's Going on? Why Isn't the Government Taking Care of Me?

    What's Going On? Why Isn't the Government Taking Care of Me? At what point in time did society start accepting the idea that it is the job of the Federal government to take care of the underprivileged? In the time since the war on poverty began over 80 separate government aid programs have been developed costing taxpayers $585 billion a year (Haskins et al. A13). The longer these programs stay in place, the more difficult

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Anna
  • What's So Great About Stealing Girlfriends?

    What's So Great About Stealing Girlfriends?

    What's So Great About Stealing Girlfriends? For some people, stealing girlfriends is probably an ego-booster or a way to be cruel, hurtful, and selfish. These are unhealthy motives. The only reason you should steal girlfriends is because it's hilarious. Finding a Girlfriend to Steal If you want to steal a girlfriend, first you have to find a girlfriend to steal. This can sometimes be a little tricky. It has been brought to my attention (of

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    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Whatever

    Whatever

    One cold stormy night in the city of Corpus Christi a guy by the name of David Fire received a sign from God telling him that there would be a natural disaster so great that man kind was in danger of becoming extinct. These signs would come to him in his sleep and would feel as though they were happening right there in front of him. They felt so life like. He could never tell

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Whats the Cubed Root of Intelligence?

    Whats the Cubed Root of Intelligence?

    Have you ever really just sat down and thought? Not all eccentric like or anything, but just thought. Not even about just one thing, but about anything and everything? Where do you do most of your thinking? I do most of mine while driving or in the shower it seems. Weird. I know. I guess I am just more interested in the basic psychological mechanics of peoples brains. How do they process things and complete

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    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Whats the Deal with the 19th Amendment

    Whats the Deal with the 19th Amendment

    It is the year 2008 and there is still a major controversy between men and women in the work force. Women’s rights laws were passed almost one hundred year ago. There is a stereotype around women. That they should stay around a cook and clean. This is not a bad idea sometimes. This poses a question though, can a career couple last in a healthy marriage? My information is from two articles on each perspective.

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    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Victor
  • What’s Right About the Religious Right

    What’s Right About the Religious Right

    What’s Right about the Religious Right Don’t get me wrong. I am so far left, I turn the corner again to make sure. I think we have all heard me rant and rail against my fellow lefties for their lack of real unity. Books like Don’t think of an Elephant and Rules for Radicals give me hope that some day we will be able to come together and make our voices heard. Until that time

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • What’s the Answer for High Gasoline Prices?

    What’s the Answer for High Gasoline Prices?

    What's the Answer for High Gasoline Prices? Nothing by Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren Jerry Taylor is director of natural resource studies at the Cato Institute and Peter Van Doren is editor of Cato's Regulation magazine. What, if anything, should government do about the sustained increase in gasoline prices? Not a thing. For both practical and theoretical reasons, politicians and regulators should resist the temptation to monkey around with fuel markets. No matter how

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Monika
  • What’s the Matter with Liberalism?

    What’s the Matter with Liberalism?

    What’s The Matter With Liberalism? Robert Beiner During the 80’s, liberalism was the popular ideal for political thought throughout Europe. The west won the cold war and Europe hailed the views of the market-oriented liberal west. It was considered to be the best idea of a society by many. Like all political views, there were and are many critics of this mindset of the superiority of liberalism. Robert Beiner, as one of these critics, elaborates

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    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: Kevin
  • When Do You Disconnect the Umbilical Cord?

    When Do You Disconnect the Umbilical Cord?

    If it were up to many parents their child would never grow up. They would always remain that toddler that can barely walk and needs their parent for nearly all aspects of their life. At this point in life most, if not all, aspects of the child’s life are decided by their parents. As the child begins to grow, however they begin to make their own decisions and desire more liberties. So the question arises:

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mikki
  • When Is Enough Really Enough

    When Is Enough Really Enough

    When is Enough Really Enough? Does one person really have the right to take another’s person’s life? What about the right of the person who’s been sentenced to death? Are the rights of the accused automatically forfeited to the government? We live in a time where capital punishment for minors is one of the most controversial issues regarding legal and moral status. We no longer perceive a distinction between adulthood and childhood when it comes

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Monika
  • When It Comes to Black on Black Crime, Some Folks Just Dont Get It!

    When It Comes to Black on Black Crime, Some Folks Just Dont Get It!

    I feel that Black on Black crime is a very prominent issue among Black America. We as people should stand together, not tear each down. Two years ago, statistics indicated that the leading cause of death among black males under 30 was reportedly black males under 30. It is sad to know that, the deaths resulting from black on black crime has exceeded the number of blacks lynched since the end of the Civil

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Bred
  • When Providing Care for Someone, Why Is It Important to Avoid Making Assumptions Based on Stereotypes? How Can Individual Care Workers Guard Against Doing This?

    When Providing Care for Someone, Why Is It Important to Avoid Making Assumptions Based on Stereotypes? How Can Individual Care Workers Guard Against Doing This?

    A stereotype is an over generalised belief about a certain group or class of people. In some other words it means believing that people from or of a certain group, race or religion all have the same way thinking, behaving and have the same characteristics. This happens when certain individuals are judged before being given a chance to express themselves. An example being the present case in the U.K, where Muslims are judged as

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    Essay Length: 1,354 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2011 By: keidi
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