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  • Communication Reflection Paper

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    At times, circumstances in life can unknowingly guide one on a path leading to a promising and rewarding career. Thanks to my family and sister, I am here today. When I was four years old, my younger sister Carly was diagnosed with a rare developmental disorder, called Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS). Of course at the time I did not understand what this meant, but as we got older, many of Carly’s challenges were attributes that came easily to me and other typically developing kids. One of her biggest

  • The Importance Of Civilization In Iowa City

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    and ethical behaviors. Iowa City offers multiple signs of civilization, including public vs. private land, religious vs. secular, and the presence of central control. Through these five characteristics we can identify and interpret what the environment is explaining to us. My area of choice is northern Iowa City, which has an environment that tells me it is a civilization through rhetorical elements provided in the use of space and materials that create it. In Northern Iowa City public space is common

  • Utopian Societies Impact

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    with commendable intentions, and their idea of the perfect cooperative society is an attractive conference, but they were all considered experiments because they all declined swiftly and hopelessly. The western concept of utopias stem in the age-old world, where fables of a carnal arcadia lost to history, linked to the human ambition to build an ideal community, abetted in forming the utopian notion (“Utopias in America”). Ideal communities have varied considerably in philosophy and design, and

  • Essay about Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Presidential Candidate for 2016

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    Democratic Party, yet a series of events and mistakes caused that position to slip from her grasp. One of Hillary's many mistakes involved her her decision to participate in the Iowa caucuses, despite warnings from Mike Henry. Henry, deputy campaign manager for Hillary Clinton's 2007 presidential campaign, predicted that the Iowa Caucasus would might drain. millions of dollars from the campaign while giving it very little momentum (Kuhn 2). As it turned out, Henry's prediction was all too accurate, and

  • Diverty And Poverty In Haiti

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    UCI Haiti “Manje? Manje?” With empty, open hands and pleading eyes, I am asked by a five year old Haitian if I have any food. His rounded stomach is malnourished from eating mud pies. It is mid morning, when this child should be in school, but instead he is at home. In the background, his mom and three siblings outside their one-room house with mud floors and walls, a thatch roof, and open windows. The poverty level in Haiti is at a heartbreaking high which can be lessened by becoming educated and

  • Dallas Cowboys and Indians

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    widely thought to have been the dominant culture in influencing American culture. We think that our ancestors brought the European way of life over to the New World and the old simply evolved a little bit. However, the idea that European

  • The Future of Renewable Energy and RE Policy Mechanisms

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    With such dramatic growth, is the PTC still necessary? In order for renewable energies to compete with the established fossil fuels, the playing field must be level. “The Congressional Research Service notes that fossil fuel subsidies are … as old as fossil fuels … and for more than 90 years have taken subsidies via generous tax breaks” (awea.org). One recent attempt to analyze subsidies on all levels pegged “2006 federal fiscal subsidies for energy at nearly $75 billion, with over 85% of those

  • Deserving a Better Tomorrow

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    With such dramatic growth, is the PTC still necessary? In order for renewable energies to compete with the established fossil fuels, the playing field must be level. “The Congressional Research Service notes that fossil fuel subsidies are … as old as fossil fuels … and for more than 90 years have taken subsidies via generous tax breaks” (awea.org). One recent attempt to analyze subsidies on all levels pegged “2006 federal fiscal subsidies for energy at nearly $75 billion, with over 85% of those

  • Essay on “Higher Education Without Higher Interest Rates”

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    women have difficulties finding jobs because of the market. As a result, they are straddled with student loan debt. This debt, coupled with consumer debt and dim job prospects, are a burden which can easily become overwhelming for the average 22 year old (Federal Student Aid). The fact that institutions of higher learning have added to their tuition

  • Essay THE LIFE OF SOJOURNER TRUTH

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    and reform. Bell was sold two more times, ending up with a wealthy landowner in New York in 1810. There she married an older slave and started a family. New York State had passed a law requiring all slaveholders to free slaves who were Forty years old or older in 1817, and to free all others by 1828. Bells owner promised to release her a year early, but he didn’t live up to his word. So, Bell fled with her infant daughter. The Van Wageners, a New York couple who eventually bought her freedom for

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