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  • Graduation Speech Essay

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    Depending on who you talk to, you get different opinions on what subject that you’ve studied in high school will help you most out in the real world. Ms. Bow tried to tell you it’s being able to diagram sentences and understand Shakespeare. Mr. Roberts, on the other hand, has a picture of a toppling bridge that says "Engineer missed just one Trig assignment." If you’ve spent a lot of time staring at Mr. Groon's podium during lectures, you’ve read that "He who knows only his own generation remains

  • Social Media Addiction

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    Social Media is an ingrained part of today’s society. Students are constantly on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and many other sites that we adults are not hip enough to know about. The use of social media has also made its way into the classroom, leading many experts say that with the proper safeguards in place, social media use is possible- and even desirable- in the classroom. However, there is a limit as how often social media should be utilized both inside and outside of the classroom. It has

  • The Negative Effects Of Social Media And Its Effects On Society

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    In our modern day, 21st century social media has become integrated into the daily lives of many adults and teenagers. It is a phenomenon that has revolutionized the way we speak, think, and share information. Despite the bad rap that social media often is accused of, there are some definite benefits to it. One example would be that social media allows us and loves ones to keep in touch. Resulting in the development of strong and steady relationships between the people we know in real life and those

  • Severity Of Xenophobia

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    Understanding the Severity of Xenophobia in Singapore In 2016, it was reported that foreigners make up 40% of the Singapore’s population and is projected to increase to 50% by 2030. The influx of foreigners has caused Singaporeans to fear or hate foreigners even more. In other words, Singaporeans are becoming increasingly xenophobic. This is evident in the increase of xenophobic acts or events like the Hong Lim Park protest and Philippine Independence Day. Undeniably, xenophobia is a contemporary

  • Communication Privacy Management Theory

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    Communication Privacy Management Theory and the Internet As more people become dependent on the internet, fewer are forming relationships with the people they meet face to face every day. According to a study conducted by USA Today, more than one third of relationships are formed online compared to the traditional offline dating. The internet has given people the pleasure of communicating with others who they would have less likely met under circumstances including perceived “out-group” status or

  • Many Choices In The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost

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    Bailey Bolling Instructor Cheryl Remmers English 1020 CRN 13913 6 December 2017 Life’s Many Choices Robert Frost is a well-known poet; his writing is famous for its simplicity with a more in-depth meaning than what he has written down. In his poems, there is usually a choice someone must make, and these decisions represent real-life situations that most people are facing. The choices that are made could drastically change one’s life. “The Road Not Taken” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

  • The Internet And The Internet : The Emotionless Reality

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    Internet: The Emotionless Reality The internet revolutionized the way of communicating. Subsequently, social media transformed the way of expressing ideas, sharing feelings, and relating to people. While more young people connect online, they never seemed more socially disconnected with each other than now. Because of the emotionless nature of the Net young people find themselves dumbfounded when confronted with real-life events in the classroom and other social activities. As a result, teenagers

  • The Mindsets of Victims and Creators Essay

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    How many different types of mindsets are there? According to Dr. Skip Downing there are at least two major mindsets. He refers to them as Victims and Creators. What are the definitions of these types of mindsets? A Victim is someone who feels that they cannot influence their own outcomes in life and let things happen without trying to shape the result. A Creator is someone who consistently make choices that result in the outcome that they want. David Mirman has written an article that provides this

  • Online Friendships Hurt Adolescent Development

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    From these articles, I think that the basic argument that is being debated is psychologists Lauren Donchi and Susan Moore argued that online friendships hurt adolescent development. "It's a Boy Thing: The Role of the Internet in Young People's Psychological Wellbeing,” indicates the side effects to adolescents’ use of Internet. They conclude that "all well-being measures were negatively related to Internet focus." The article points out that time spent with online friends displaces offline relationships

  • Dangers Of Online Dating

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    Online Dating Threatening Relationships Most people would say they find it easy to date. For others, it does not come too easy. Some find it harder to connect with people to date because of the choices not being at a large variety. People tend to lean more towards online dating for a broader range, but what people do not recognize is that it can potentially ruin relationships. What is the downside of online dating? Online dating can threaten relationships because it is an unorganized way of dating