Odessa, Texas

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  • The Petroleum Industry In Odessa, Texas

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    The purpose of this research is to identify the impact of the petroleum industry on Odessa, Texas during the 20th century. The main objective of this research is to explain how the massive growth of the petroleum industry in Odessa came about and the social changes that had occurred as a result of the thriving oil industry. Beginning in North Texas, the boom then spread to West Texas when the United States became desperate for oil during and after World War I and II. This research drew upon primary

  • High School Football in Texas is Out of Control Essay

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    Abstract: High school football in the state of Texas has become out of control. The sport is no longer played for the sake of the school but rather has become a Friday night ritual to these small towns in Texas. The players are no longer just high school kids inter acting in school sports but have now become heroes to these small town communities. Communities simply no longer support their local high school team but rally in pride of their hometown rivalry against another team. School administrators

  • Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger Essay

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    it is clear that 1988 Odessa was swept up in the glory of football to replace the grandeur of the 1950s, which seemed to deteriorate throughout that hectic decade. While a modern reader may view Bissinger’s masterpiece as a tale from a dated and faraway place, several factors have kept it in the public’s eye. What is it about Friday Night Lights that still resonates today? The answer can still be found in the same rural towns of America. Though it may seem incredible, Texas is

  • Character Analysis Of Battleship Potemkin

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    Battleship Potemkin The Battleship Potemkin is a film that shows the images of anguish and suffering, even though the movie has no sound, one can understand the emotion and anguish behind the story. This film showed how the sailors are being mistreated by the higher-ranking officers on the ship. The officers take their anger out on the sailors in an abusive way and try to make them eat rotten food with maggots in it. All the sailors start getting sick of the way they are being treated and decide

  • Why I 'm Fine Rudolph

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    Imagine a Café in a quiet street with a European mood. A nice place, not a lot of people and it’s 10 am. There’s a table where three men sit, all of them very sharp. They are speaking in German. So how are you today Riccardo? says one. I’m fine Rudolph, how are you? The third man is concentrated in coffee and cigarettes. Riccardo Klement is a technician who works in a metal factory and lives with his family in the elegant Palermo Chico Neighborhood, in downtown Buenos Aires where the coffee place

  • AVID Reporting Case Study

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    in Odessa Texas. Julia mentioned the meeting was illustrative, innovative and problem solving, the idea of the Fab Lab is to fabricate items in a short period of time, what usually takes many years to learn the skills. • Marcy stated the Liaison meeting was a great opportunity and a learning from a different student experience. The academic advisors are called student success coaches, and they work with different students based on a specific major. • Marcy shared that the president of Odessa College

  • Friday Night Lights Movie Review Essay

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    The movie “Friday Night Lights” is based on a book by author H.G. Bissinger. It takes place at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas in 1988 when tension between races was still strong in some areas of the south. There is a focus in some areas of the film having to do with the racial tension and ongoing conflict between the student body and the city as a whole. Even though desegregation had happened by the time the book was written and the film was made, schools sometimes were still racially divided

  • The Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District

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    Conservation District will set a hearing for the company seeking a new water supply for Odessa as soon as this month, while a public battle over the proposal continues. Winning the hearing doesn’t mean Republic Water Company of Texas will win approval to export the water. Board members, for example, could dismiss the application as another version of a request the board already denied, prompting another lawsuit. But City of Odessa and company officials say they view it as a step closer to winning an export

  • Texas Geography

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    The geography of Texas is hugely varied, from beaches to mountains. You can break Texas down into four main regions, divided by rivers, escarpments and other natural features. Texas has all the locations you might need: forests, cliffs, mountainous desert that could pass for Mars, NASA's Johnson Space Center and even a coastline. The Lone Star state is often divided into four regions: the Gulf Coastal Plains, the Interior Lowlands, also called the North Central Plains, the Great Plains and the Basin

  • The First Governor Of The Great State Of Texas, Jane

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    the great state of Texas, Jane “Bitzi” Johnson Miller. Bitzi is a proud native Texan born in Odessa, Texas and is the granddaughter of former Governor of Texas Joe “Big Daddy” Johnson. She grew up on her family 's cattle ranch near Pecos, Texas. There she learned the value of a hard days work, that family comes first, a man is only as good as his word, and a firm handshake still goes a long way. After graduating from Pecos High School as Valedictorian Bitzi attended Texas Tech University were