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We Real Cool
We Real Cool
We Real Cool We Real Cool The Pool Player, Seven at the Golden Shovel. A poem by Gwendolyn Brooks Abstract The lifestyle of many inner city Black youths often leads to death and destruction. This destruction can be an internal personal destruction of the individual or it can be the harsh victimization of innocent people. The death of inner city urban Black youths is a fact of urban gang life, while escape for the lifestyle to most seems impossible. The lifestyle of many urban inner city Black yo
Web quest
Web quest
web quest INTRODUCTION Introduce the problem- Many incoming college freshmen do not have adequate computer skills. Even those incoming freshmen that possess some computer skills find that their literacy levels are not on the same level as other students who have had better access to technology. This paper demonstrates that providing students with access to modern, efficient technology levels the educational playing field for incoming freshman. It is fair to say that part of the problem of uneven
Werner Syndrome
Werner Syndrome
Werner Syndrome Abstract: Nowadays those involved in aging research view aging in terms of a genetic disease rather than as a natural, evolution-driven process by which the old make way for the young. A condition of aged friends and relatives seems terrible to conceive; they are afflicted with a ghastly wasting disease, a plague whose effects are inescapable because of our own genes. People plagued with Werner syndrome do not even have the opportunity to experience this natural progression we ca
Werner Syndrome
Werner Syndrome
Werner Syndrome Abstract: Nowadays those involved in aging research view aging in terms of a genetic disease rather than as a natural, evolution-driven process by which the old make way for the young. A condition of aged friends and relatives seems terrible to conceive; they are afflicted with a ghastly wasting disease, a plague whose effects are inescapable because of our own genes. People plagued with Werner syndrome do not even have the opportunity to experience this natural progression we ca
Why Atletes Are Good Role Models
Why Atletes Are Good Role Models
Why Atletes Are Good Role Models Why Athletes are Good Role Models I. Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. What happens though when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them do get greedy and selfish? A lot of athletes are model citizens that one should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for e
Why the Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Should Be Re
Why the Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Should Be Re
Why the Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Should Be Repealed Removing the King\'s Crown Introduction It is generally believed that Martin Luther King, Jr., was an intelligent African-American who promoted harmony between the races. Numerous books-all of which talk about his deeds of valor to promote good-will between both blacks and whites during a time when riots and strife regularly occurred in America-have been written about his life. He is generally regarded as a man of ethics, a man who fought
Wireless Technology applied to Computer Processing
Wireless Technology applied to Computer Processing
Wireless Technology applied to Computer Processing Wireless Technology applied to Computer Processing Abstract Wireless technology can provide many benefits to computing including faster response to queries, reduced time spent on paperwork, increased online time for users, just-in-time and real time control, tighter communications between clients and hosts. Wireless Computing is governed by two general forces: Technology, which provides a set of basic building blocks and User Applications, which
Women battered
Women battered
women battered In a conversation with my girlfriend about battered women, she said, I\'d never put up with that and then asked, Why would a woman stay in an abusive relationship? As relationships progress, there are more emotional and financial ties which makes it harder to leave. The average woman will leave her abuser seven or eight times before making the final break. Women may be afraid of strangers, but it is a husband, a lover, a boyfriend, or someone they know who is most likely to ha
Women leaders
Women leaders
women leaders Women as Leaders More and more women are rising to the leadership challenge, even in some of the most male-dominated industries. The increase in the number of women attending university, in the workplace or starting their own business has demonstrated to men who own businesses that women can be both managers and mothers, thus showing their male counterpart that women can in fact do it all. In this paper the history of women in the workforce will be outlined, as well as the challe
World War I
World War I
wwI World War I (The Great War) By: Jesse Cody World War I, the first globally destructive conflict that the Western Civilization produced, has been the subject of various analysis, interpretations and reevaluations of the various causes that led to it. Initially, the guilt was placed upon Germany and its allies. Eventually, historical analysis conducted in decades after the event, lead to a shift from the guilt perspective, to a broader one of various interacting factors. Although almost nine d
World War I
World War I
wwI World War I (The Great War) By: Jesse Cody World War I, the first globally destructive conflict that the Western Civilization produced, has been the subject of various analysis, interpretations and reevaluations of the various causes that led to it. Initially, the guilt was placed upon Germany and its allies. Eventually, historical analysis conducted in decades after the event, lead to a shift from the guilt perspective, to a broader one of various interacting factors. Although almost nine d
Young Goodman Brown1
Young Goodman Brown1
Young Goodman Brown1 In Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne uses symbolism and irony to illustrate the theme of man, oblivious that sin is an inescapable part of human nature, attempting to escape from sin. The way in which Hawthorne uses to describe the way Goodman Brown is changed by realizing the reality of the world is superb. By using the idea of dreams to convey the point of no body in the world is perfect was I believe an excellent idea. The idea that mankind is perfectible, or perh
NEW YORK—America Online, Inc. (NYSE: AOL) and Time
NEW YORK—America Online, Inc. (NYSE: AOL) and Time
aol NEW YORK—America Online, Inc. (NYSE: AOL) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) announced today the management team and structure for AOL Time Warner’s finance organization, which will take effect upon completion of the merger of the two companies. In making the announcement, J. Michael Kelly, currently AOL’s chief financial officer and senior vice president, who will become chief financial officer and executive vice president of AOL Time Warner, said: “We have assembled an extraordinarily talent
Fight Club and NeoNoir
Fight Club and NeoNoir
Fight Club and NeoNoir On the Dark Side: Fight Club & Neo-Noir In “Fight Club” (David Fincher, 1999) the director, Fincher, presents the elements that are essential in a Neo-Noir film. The most obvious of the characteristics is the dark overtone of the film. “Fight Club” is mostly set in night or in shadows as are most noir films. The other obvious characteristic of Neo-Noir is the voice over narration. Voice over narration is when a voice off screen is doing a narration of what is happening on
Guy tim
Guy tim
guy tim Frs. 101 Justin Walker Prof. Squires Portfolio Entry 1 Educational Contract What I Expect from My School I expect my school to help to the full extent to help me to reach my educational goals to the best of my ability. The professors, counselors, and other faculty should make themselves accessible for the student and not feel bothered if a student comes to them looking for help. The school should present information in a timely fashion and keep the students informed of changes and develo
Popo
Popo
popo Multicultural Participation The goal of the Olympic Movement is to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport practised without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit which requires mutual understanding, friendship, solidarity and fair play. Multiculturalism is a policy based on rights and responsibilities, which has been endorsed by Australian governments for managing a unified nation, which is culturally diverse. It is a policy that r
Bibliography of Beethoven Berlioz and Chopin
Bibliography of Beethoven Berlioz and Chopin
Bibliography of Beethoven Berlioz and Chopin Beethoven Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770 to Johann van Beethoven and his wife, Maria Magdalena. He took his first music lessons from his father, who was tenor in the choir of the archbishop-elector of Cologne. His father was an unstable, yet ambitious man whose excessive drinking, rough temper and anxiety surprisingly did not diminish Beethoven’s love for music. He studied and performed with great success, despite becoming the breadwinner
Country music
Country music
country music Country Music When some people hear talk of country music, they think only of singers of sad songs with stereotypically twangy accents. These misconceptions did impede country music\'s growth at its birth, but the stereotype did not prevent it from becoming one of the most popular music forms of the 20th century. In fact, country music is one of the best-selling genres after rock/pop. . The fiddle (or violin) was the most common instrument since it was easy and inexpensive to make
Flamenco
Flamenco
flamenco Essay on Flamenco. Flamenco is not merely a style of music, song or dance from Spain but rather a way of life that influences the daily activities of many individuals. The art of flamenco was intended to be an outward expression of an individuals most profound emotions and the flamenco way of life. It was never intended to be a technical art performed with stoic precision yet without duende (a passion/feeling for flamenco). The main components and styles of flamenco will be discussed br
History of Classical Music
History of Classical Music
History of Classical Music History of Jazz and Classical Music Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more complex art music. On the complex side of the scale are the categories known as Jazz and Classical music. Some of the most accomplished musicians of our time h
Jazz and Classical Music
Jazz and Classical Music
Jazz and Classical Music Jazz and Classical Music Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more complex art music. On the complex side of the scale are the categories known as Jazz and Classical music. Some of the most accomplished musicians of our time have devoted t
THE EVOLUTION OF RAP MUSIC
THE EVOLUTION OF RAP MUSIC
Mr THE EVOLUTION OF RAP MUSIC Rap is a form of urban music, which emerged from the ‘hip-hop’ movement of the South Bronx, New York, in the early 1970’s. The hip-hop culture was comprised of the popular street activities of African-American youth during the 1970’s such as: styles of language, “street-slang” colloquialisms, graffiti, break dancing, music and their colourful attitude and fashion. Rap music is therefor a subculture to the hip-hop movement, or what many describe as “the soundtrack to
Music Business
Music Business
Music Business Music Business Question 1. The music publishing industry at a glance would seem to be those who print sheet music, method books, lead sheets, and all of the texts or notated music that musicians (and those aspiring to be musicians) use. Years ago, this was what most music publishers did, but as the industry has evolved the process that become much more complex. Music is not just ink and paper, intellectual material and property to the individual who writes it. Therefore the song d
Music Cultures
Music Cultures
Music Cultures Early music is based mainly on the music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras. Many people like to define Early Music as ending in 1750, with the death of J.S. Bach. This is a handy date, but it misses the various stylistic changes taking place around that time, i.e. the emergence of the gallant and pre-classical idioms in close proximity to the final flowering of the baroque proper. To add even more confusion, this is also not clear-cut. As with everything else, Baroque
Style Periods
Style Periods
Style Periods Throughout its history, music has developed into cycle. This cycle is a return of fundamental and traditional ideas of an earlier time transposed into the present. It represents a “style revolution” in which a simple structure further develops to become a more complex system. At this point a “revolution” begins and a return to the simple, the more traditional form flourishes again. As a chain of events, the cycle is extremely prominent during the change of time periods between the
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Ambrose Bierce\'s short story transpires in Northern Alabama at Owl Creeks Bridge. This bridge is used for railroads to crossover the river unearthed below. The scenery as describes in the story is a forested area on a bright sunny day and carries over night until the next mourning. This time frame is in the eyes of the main character, Peyton Farquhar, but in actuality the events in the story occurs in less than a day, realistically in a few hours. Farquhar is m
Antigone4
Antigone4
Antigone4 Descriptive Essay of My Watch My article of clothing is with me at all times. It consists of a 3cm circular base and two separate straps, each 6cm long connected by a metal clasp. These two straps and a clasp are then connected to the top and bottom of the base. The straps are outlined in hard rigid silver, looking as my uncle\'s smoothly brushed gray hair. Through the center of the 2cm wide straps is a 1cm in width gold strip. The gold looks as bright as a gold chalice from my local c
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Dffgd
dffgd Whether it be through intensified media attention, or due to the efforts of prominent scientists and other members of society, we have become increasingly aware of the detrimental effects that technological advances in industry and agriculture have on the global environment. However, as Carl Sagan points out in “Pulling the Plug on Mother Earth” awareness is not enough, nor is society’s response to the catastrophic implications of environmental pollution rapid enough. Slowness to implement
Errh
Errh
errh Human Disease IINTRODUCTION Human Disease, in medicine, any harmful change that interferes with the normal appearance, structure, or function of the body or any of its parts. Since time immemorial, disease has played a role in the history of societies. It has affected-and been affected by-economic conditions, wars, and natural disasters. Indeed, the impact of disease can be far greater than better-known calamities. An epidemic of influenza that swept the globe in 1918 killed between 20 mill
Hot Deals
Hot Deals
Hot Deals Welcome to this HOT DEALS website, updated 2-3 times daily. Our goal is to show you only the hottest deals on the Internet. Only a few deals get posted each day, because we only post the deals that we deem to be hot deals after careful scrutiny by our editors. This site was created to help you get the most for your dollar, because we are tired of people constantly getting ripped off. This website is entirely non-profit, and the information herein is provided for informational purpose
Cosmology
Cosmology
Cosmology Cosmology Cosmology has always been an interesting area of study for me. For as long as I can remember, every time I look up at the night sky, a million questions pop into my head. Questions such as “Is there an intelligent life out there?” “How large is space, does it expand infinitely, if it does, what does it expand into?” These and many other questions still plague my mind. We can define Cosmology as the study of the heavens as a whole, including theories about its origin, evolutio
Heraclitus
Heraclitus
Heraclitus JUST as 130 nations were meeting in Montreal recently to forge the first global treaty regulating genetically modified crops, Frito-Lay Inc. was telling its farmers in the United States not to grow genetically engineered corn for use in Doritos chips and other snacks. The problem, the company said, was not a risk to health from the corn but a risk that consumers wouldn\'t want it. These two events reflect the unease with which genetically engineered foods have been received. Science h
Hericlatuis
Hericlatuis
Hericlatuis JUST as 130 nations were meeting in Montreal recently to forge the first global treaty regulating genetically modified crops, Frito-Lay Inc. was telling its farmers in the United States not to grow genetically engineered corn for use in Doritos chips and other snacks. The problem, the company said, was not a risk to health from the corn but a risk that consumers wouldn\'t want it. These two events reflect the unease with which genetically engineered foods have been received. Science
My Philosophy
My Philosophy
My Philosophy From: [email protected] (Robert Parson) Newsgroups: sci.environment,sci.answers,news.answers Subject: Ozone Depletion FAQ Part I: Introduction to the Ozone Layer Followup-To: poster Date: 24 Dec 1997 20:49:01 GMT Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder Expires: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 00:00:00 GMT Message-ID: [email protected]* Reply-To: [email protected] Summary: This is the first of four files dealing with stratospheric ozone depletion. It provides sc
Sociocultural factors that influence the direction
Sociocultural factors that influence the direction
Sociocultural factors that influence the direction of scientific discovery CAN CHANGES BE MADE IN THE GOALS AND PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE BE EXPLAINED BY THE SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AT WORK DURING THAT TIME? Philosophical analysis and scientific practice: The arguments about these rival ontological and epistemological views cannot be safely left or judged without first looking more closely at the complex relationship between the general analytical interests of philosophers and the more specific intel
Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton Isaac Newton was a well-known English scientist. He accomplished a lot during his time and influenced the world a great deal. He is considered to have contributed more to science than any other person. His life can be divided into three periods. The first one was his early childhood, he second was the time of his accomplishments, and the third is his later life. Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. His family was poor and his parents farm
Observing Stars
Observing Stars
Observing Stars Observing Stars Our view of the sky at night is possible because of the emission and reflection of light. \'Light\' is the better-known term for the electromagnetic spectrum, which includes waves in the visible, ultra-violet, infra-red, microwave, radio, X-ray and gamma-ray regions. The scale of the spectrum is so large that no region is distinct, several overlap each other. Each of these regions in the electromagnetic spectrum represent transverse waves, travelling as electrical
Philosophy in the Life of Percy Shelley
Philosophy in the Life of Percy Shelley
Philosophy in the Life of Percy Shelley Philosophy in the Life of Percy Shelley Thesis: There was no end to the apparent contradictions of personal philosophy versus popular culture, and what Shelley actually accomplished in his short life. Shelley was cognoscente of this contradiction, as can be seen in his Preface to The Revolt of Islam, and it continually shadowed his career. I. Biographical information A. Early inspiration, Godwin B. Family C. Scholastic Affairs D. Adult life and Marriage I
Allen Ginsberg1
Allen Ginsberg1
Allen Ginsberg1 Allen Ginsberg, born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey, was one of the founders of the Beatnik subculture. His mother was a Communist and extremely paranoid, often trusting her son while scared of her family and the rest of society. Ginsberg struggled through family conflicts and homosexuality throughout his adolescence. Upon graduating high school, he moved on to Columbia University where he, during his freshman year was introduced to Beats such as Lucien Carr and Jack Kerou
Fuure
Fuure
fuure A message From Future Generations . Allen Tough . I have no idea why future generations chose me as their messenger on that sunny Friday morning in Kyoto, as I wandered in the lovely gardens beside the conference center, surrounded by colorful autumn hills. Maybe they had noticed my deep commitment to future generations in my papers and in my book, Crucial Questions About the Future. Maybe they knew how strongly that commitment was influencing my teaching at the University of Toronto. Mayb
HIDDEN THREADS
HIDDEN THREADS
HIDDEN THREADS There was a time, not long ago, when the evangelical commu-nity had considerable consensus on lifestyle questions and socialissues. We generally agreed on what we should eat and drink and how we might spend our weekends. There was little debate over definitions of vulgarity or morality, and questions of fashion were rarely a matter for discussion. In those days, everyone knew how a family should be raised, and aberrations such as divorce and abortion were simply that: problems fou
In Memory of WB Yeats
In Memory of WB Yeats
In Memory of WB Yeats An Analysis of In Memory of W.B. Yeats Friends often share stories or poems of loved one at their funeral. This helps to ease their pain and can also express accomplishments of the deceased. When W.B. Yeats passed away, one of his contemporaries, W.H. Auden, wrote a poem in memory of him. Auden’s poem entitled In Memory of W.B. Yeats, presents the life of Yeats from Auden’s perspective in three different sections. Using literary techniques such as diction, varied meter and
Robert bly
Robert bly
robert bly Throughout the 20th century, Robert Bly has provided a wealth of poetry on a wide variety of topics. Alongside his themes, Robert Bly has also developed different stylistic methods to convey those thoughts. Such themes vary to this day, dealing with issues that have personally affected him, and also those of society in general. His poetry is a time-line pondering solitude, the Vietnam War, nature, frustration and relationships among all sorts, conveyed not only in conventional stanzas
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Advertising
advertising 1. Introduction-Support of the topic The evolution of the mass media is very interesting subject of study that presents variations according to different circumstances. One of these is the place where this evolution takes place. Because media as institutions are part of society, are influenced from any particular characteristic that each society has. In the case of Greece, it\'s really interesting to see how the evolution of a medium like radio, has been affected by the particular ch
Affirmative Action4
Affirmative Action4
Affirmative Action4 Affirmative action works. There are thousands of examples of situations where people of color, white women, and working class women and men of all races who were previously excluded from jobs or educational opportunities, or were denied opportunities once admitted, have gained access through affirmative action. When these policies received executive branch and judicial support, vast numbers of people of color, white women and men have gained access they would not otherwise ha
AntiVietnam Movement In US
AntiVietnam Movement In US
AntiVietnam Movement In US Anti-Vietnam Movement in the U.S. The antiwar movement against Vietnam in the US from 1965-1971 was the most significant movement of its kind in the nation\'s history. The United States first became directly involved in Vietnam in 1950 when President Harry Truman started to underwrite the costs of France\'s war against the Viet Minh. Later, the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy increased the US\'s political, economic, and military commitments steadi
Are voters fools
Are voters fools
Are voters fools Are Voters Fools? Throughout the twentieth century there has been a large debate on the explicit knowledge of the voting public. As unfortunate as it may seem, the political scientists and theorists of our nation have not placed much belief in the knowledge of these people. The voters of America have been criticized in studies and defragmented in surveys as these political theorists try to answer the undaunting question, “are voters fools?” The answer is not one single comprehen
Bill clinton
Bill clinton
bill clinton Bill Clinton\'s Life Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son\'s birth. Needing a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton\'s mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill Clinton stayed with his mother\'s parents in Hope. There his
Breaking Down the Constitution
Breaking Down the Constitution
Breaking Down the Constitution Article Five, clause two of the United States Constitution states, under the Authority of the United States, [the Constitution] shall be the supreme law of the land. As a result of the fact that the current activist government is pursuing inconsistent policies, many believe the Constitution has become irrelevant because no guiding principles seem to exist. Thomas Jefferson once said, The Constitution belongs to the living and not to the dead. Accordingly, it is
China
China
china China as Most Favored Nation Essay written by Luke Allison What is the debate on weather or not China should retain favored-nation trading status all about? Is it really a decision on what is best economically for the United States, and China. Or is it: the issue of Chinese human rights violations and the fact that if the United States where to revoke the favored nation status of China it would have a profound negative impact on the U.S. economy alone. (+)Most-favored-nation trade status s