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    Chamoro Language Essay

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    is by far the most powerful and versatile medium of communication, all known human groups possess language” (Gumperz 1968). Chamorro is an Austronesian language spoken by about fifty-thousand people, in the Marina Islands. It is the language of Micronesia with the largest number of speakers and one of Micronesia’s two most endangered languages. The Chamorro language is spoken in the Marina Islands and by many Chamorro’s in the western states of the United States and has been a powerful symbol of

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    Guam is the largest island of the Micronesia and the Chamorro people have lived on the island of Guam for nearly 4,000 years. The Chamorro ancestors were the first inhabitants of Guam, who was expert seafarers they built fast-sailing canoes called proas for traveling and trade with the surrounding islands. They were also expert weavers and pottery-makers. Guam is one of five U.S. territory with an established civilian government and as of 2013 Guam has a population of 165,124 people. The majority

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rita Meher, Co-Founder of Tasveer, Awarded “Globalist of the Year” and “Rising Star” July – 18 – 2015 – United States- Recently Rita Meher, co-founder of Tasveer, received The Seattle Globalist “Globalist of the Year” and Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s “Rising Star” awards this summer. Meher received both awards due to her work with her local Seattle community, in particular her work with Tasveer. Tasveer is a non-profit arts and cultural organization, focusing on community

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    Survivor or The Amazing Race? Reality television is well known for its exhibition in unscripted dramatic and often humorous events that portrays real life people as opposed to professional actors. Reality television is mostly associated with the years after 2000. Television’s popular, long-running reality series Survivor, and The Amazing Race both have similar goals and outcomes, despite their themes, challenges, and ingenuity. Survivor is far more entertaining than The Amazing Race with its use

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    everlasting effect. The survivor will forever carry that moment with them, haunted by the injustice done to them. Robbed of the serenity that death may bring from bleak scenarios, life becomes devoid of the vibrancy it once possessed. The survivor becomes a ghost with a physical form, walking with the burdens of their past resting on their minds. Analyzing the events that these people encountered with this mindset can foster a greater sense of empathy toward the survivors. The concept of human mortality

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    Invisible Monsters, by Chuck Palahniuk, is a novel about an unnamed protagonist, the likes of which, was previously a model with everything: Beauty, a handsome fiance, Manus Kelley, and a loyal best friend, Evie Cottrell. After a horrendous accident while driving down the highway, she was admitted to the hospital while the nurses explained to her a revolver had shot her yhrough the jaw, leaving her horribly dismembered, or as our protagonist explains it, an, “invisible monster”. Her sexuality-questioning

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    Introduction: Survivor first aired in the Summer of 2000. This new type of show captivated audiences. A group of normal Americans left to fend for themselves on an island, as they build a new society, while they simultaneously voted each other out. In the end, with only three players left, a jury of the players who lost, vote on a winner. Survivor forever changed the face of reality television. Nineteen seasons later, in 2009, Russell Hantz forever changed the face of Survivor. Often called

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    The Reality of Reality Television "The winner of the first Survivor competition is...Rich." It was the name heard 'round the country the night of August 23, 2000, as 51 million television viewers tuned in to the finale of Survivor. The questions, the predictions, the bets, and the reality rested on that one name. For three months, America watched and wondered. Who could it be? Who is the ultimate survivor? With the unveiling of that single, now infamous, name, you could almost feel the

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    Imagine a distant post-apocalyptic future in which a large silver box has just been excavated from the ruins of what was once Los Angeles, a box that contains stack after stack of DVD’s with titles like Survivor, The Bachelor, Biggest Loser, The Swan, Real World, The Apprentice, and Hell’s Kitchen. What might anthropologists conclude about our 21st century society if these shows were their only glimpse into how we lived our lives? Francine Prose ponders this same question in her essay “Voting Democracy

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    Tessa Viola Mr. Jackson MSN10: Intro to Media Studies 26 July 2016 The Bachelor: A Heartthrob in the Pockets of ABC The show we have all watched at least once in our lifetime: The Bachelor. The show that women flock to every Monday night to see the hot bachelor, the dates, destinations, and of course, the drama. Even though most people have a love hate relationship with the show, we still tune in, live tweet about it and, maybe go to Reality Steve to see who ends up with the Bachelor. We would

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