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  • The Events Of Penn State Altoona 's Intramural Basketball Games

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    The event I went to was one of Penn State Altoona 's intramural basketball games. I chose this event because I wanted to observe the similarities and differences between intramural sporting events and extramural sporting events. At extramural sporting events, the players in the competition are usually extremely invested in the sport that they are playing and the competition itself because of the fact that the players have to be good to make the team. Players are also more invested in extramural sports

  • Historical Landmarks Of The United States

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    Throughout the United States of America many historical landmarks are important to teach, show, and preserve history. In Pennsylvania, many of these landmarks come from a time in which the small nation was just starting. Many similarities of these different site coincide to make up the history of our nation, while the portrayal at these sites differ from time to time. National and State Historical sites are important to show the history of our great nation in a personal connection. A National Historic

  • Understanding The Clothing Retail Industry

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    Introduction I am very interested in the clothing retail industry so I interviewed an entrepreneur who is in this field. She is Natasha McKnight who owns a boutique named Sapphire Nine in Hollidaysburg. It is around twenty-five minutes drive from Altoona Ivyside campus. Natasha was new in that she opened the store in August this year. Sapphire Nine is her dream since she was three years old. She has been planning it for thirty-two years. Finally in April this year, she saw the opportunity – the liquidation

  • A Report On The Retail Apparel Industry Essay

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    Introduction I am very interested in the retail apparel industry so I interviewed an entrepreneur who is in this field. She is Natasha McKnight who owns a boutique named Sapphire Nine in Hollidaysburg. It is around twenty-five minutes drive from Altoona Ivyside campus. Natasha was new in that she opened the store in August this year. Sapphire Nine is her dream since she was three years old. She had been planning it for thirty-two years. Finally, in April this year, she saw the opportunity – the

  • Hardships In My Life

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    emotional balance. The biggest adversity I had to face was from the end of my eighth grade year going into the summer I was going to be starting my freshman year. My family had moved to from Marion to Altoona, Iowa when I was just about to start eighth grade. The move caused a lot of emotional pain. Altoona was two hours away from the place that was always home.When my parents told my siblings and I about the news I didn’t want to leave. I didn’t want to to leave my friends, my school or our families

  • School Starting Early Research Paper

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    this happening the schools will get more grants. Therefore, it will help the students as well as the school to succeed. “We surveyed all sophomores and juniors students at altoona and chippewa Falls High School. Both are public schools in communities bordering Eau Claire, Wis. High School students begin classes at 7:50am in Altoona and at 8:35am in chippewa Falls…The students were surveyed on a single day in the spring of 2001-2002 school year. The average time slept was based on the response to the

  • Reflection On Joining The Schreyer Honors College

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    opportunities and research projects but also give me a chance to explore the with like-minded people. I am qualified for entering because of my knowledge to apply, desire to learn and passion to serve. For this academic year, I have participated in Altoona Honors Program and have taken Comm 374 and Math 414, which are associated with my minor and major, as honors options. Within these courses, I did some projects and challenging coursework. This experience inspires me to take more challenges. I learned

  • The Rise Of The Middle 19th Century Germany

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    In the middle 19th century Germany was going through difficult changes. Germany was going through a change of leadership and a change in the economy during this time (“History of Germany”). Many great men and women decided to make the great journey to a new nation to make a name for themselves and their families. Marianne Kim is my fourth great grandmother arrived from Germany in the 19th century to New Orleans, Louisiana with her family. To get to America they went from Baden, Germany to Le Havre

  • Personal Narrative: My Religious Center Experience

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    For my religious center experience, I chose an Islamic mosque in Altoona, Wisconsin. I chose to visit an Islamic site because I have never been to a mosque before or spoken with a Muslim about their faith. I was fortunate to speak with Sadie, a member of their community, and much of my information comes from our conversation. This experience was similar to other religious visits in the sense that I have been to numerous Christian churches and spoken with other Christians about their faith. Sadie

  • Broken Furnace Research Paper

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    their heat in hopes of staying warm till the weather changes. With a properly functioning furnace, keeping warm is easy, but when your unit needs a repair, the longer you wait to fix it, the colder you will be. Here's why timely furnace repair in Altoona, PA is important. Comfort: During the winter, people just want to be warm and comfortable. Ultimately, a broken furnace can decrease the amount of comfort you feel while you are home. This is the one place you should be able to go and relax, but

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