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    Last month, we crossed the 4th anniversary of the death of a man named Chris Hondros. Chris, an avid photojournalist, was killed on an assignment in Libya on April 20th, 2011. Chris Hondros was a man of many talents. Not only did he leave a legacy of photography, but he liked to wear tweed, listen to classical music, and play chess. Anybody who knew him would also tell you that he was an engaging storyteller. Todd Heisler, a friend and fellow journalist, in an article for the New York Times

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    Argument for Paying College Athletes Stephen Elting Mercy College Have you ever heard of a business that made billions of dollars, yet did not pay their employees? Seems pretty remarkable doesn’t it? Well this business is known as the NCAA. According to an article in the New York Times, the NCAA made $770 million from just the three-week Men’s Basketball Tournament, but how much did the athletes who participated in said tournament receive? If you said zero

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    Family Guy, an animated sitcom about a New England family and their everyday dilemmas, is a way for viewers to see the comedic side of a dysfunctional family. The Griffins consist of Peter and Lois, the patriarch and matriarch, and Meg, Chris, and Stewie are the children(Family Guy). Every character is different from the next character. They are also weird in their own way. The television show itself displays feminism, structuralism, and gay and lesbian criticism. Each character in the show also

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    INTEROFFICE MEMORANDUM TO : Prof Thomas Mcquaid FROM : Jackie Gonzalez SUBJECT : Summer Heights High Project DATE : February 28, 2014 Purpose: The purpose of this memo is to give detailed instructions on how to restructure the Austrian television show Summer Heights High to be appropriate, relatable and relevant to American audiences on the ABC Network. Objectives: Target Audience- The target audience for the American adaptation of Summer Heights

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    repeat button, whether it be the sound of the singer’s voice, the quality of their musicianship, or their heartfelt lyrics and the story they tell. The song “Hands Down”, by Dashboard Confessional tells the story of a day-in-the-life of lead singer, Chris Carrabba, in high school. Carrabba has said that this song is about the best day he has ever had, and introduces it as such at concerts. Dashboard Confessional effectively uses paradox, irony, imagery, and repetition, to enable the listener to create

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    In the book, “The Land of Stories A Grimm Warning” by Chris Colfer, the main character, Rook, changes throughout the book due to the conflicts he faces. To show this, in the beginning of the book Rook was helping out the fairies, or more importantly Alex; the Fairy Godmother in training. He would go on walks with her and he later helped her figure out why Little Bo Peep wanted to become the next queen on Red Riding Hood Kingdom. “‘I was going to suggest that if you’re curious about Little Bo Peep’s

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    film that demonstrates the honesty behind supporting a family. The production takes place in San Francisco, California. Chris Gardner, his wife Linda, and five-year-old son Christopher Jr. live check to check. After putting all of their life savings into “bone density scanners,” Chris learns soon enough that it was a bad investment. With Linda pulling double shifts at work, Chris comes home to disappointment from his wife when she sees he hadn’t sold a scanner that day. While the Gardner’s financial

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    The Nightmare Before Christmas starts off in a town that the movie revolves around the whole movie, which is Halloweentown. In this town, they have a “Pumpkin King,” who is the ruler of the town, and his name is Jack Skellington. Jack begins to feel bored of the same old holiday they have every year, Halloween, and he soon stumbles upon trees that are decorated with symbols for each holiday. Jack is intrigued by the door that has a bright green christmas tree on it decorated with little painted-on

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