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    Many families from the seventies and eighties remember Mikey, a young boy featured in a Life cereal commercial first shown in 1972 that aired until 1984 (Ng, 2001). "Mikey likes it!" depicts three brothers seated at the breakfast table with a large bowl of Life Cereal sitting on the table in front of them. The two older brothers discuss that the cereal is supposed to be healthy, but are unsure of how it will taste and neither brother wants to be the first to try it. The two come up with an idea to make their younger brother, Mikey, try it first and stating, "He won 't eat it, he hates everything" (Panbiscuit, 2006). To their surprise, Mikey eats the bowl of cereal. For a family searching for a healthy and delicious food for their children this short commercial is absolutely effective. The Quaker Oats company uses persuasive marketing expertise to ensure that viewers know Life cereal is just as delicious as it is healthy. The Quaker Oats company advertises Life cereal as being delicious by showing that even Mikey, the pickiest eater who hates everything will like this cereal. The director of the commercial wanted the viewers to know that Mikey was a picky eater and accomplished this when Mikey 's older brother insists during the commercial, "He won 't eat it. He hates everything!" (Panbiscuit, 2006). Then, when the brother passes the bowl of cereal to Mikey and he begins eating it, the brother exclaims, "He likes it!" (Panbiscuit, 2006). Mikey eating the cereal it portrays it…

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    He didn 't really like it or take it seriously at first. When he was in the seventh grade, he remembers that his mother, while preparing supper, spoke to his father and said, "if Jack didn 't settle down and become more focused" that she, "doubted he would be able to enter college let alone graduate from college. " Shortly thereafter, he challenged her statement. My grandfather decided not to live by that statement or to let that bring him down, but to the contrary, decided to disprove her…

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    them the mindset that hard work far exceeds reliance on natural abilities. To see the way Coach Beal has affected his athletes has reaffirmed my value that I should always place the development of the athletes over winning. I can see that an emphasis is necessary on creating good humans and good citizens to have a good impact in their lives and not on the temporary satisfaction of winning. I will try to instill positive values of cooperation, leadership, acceptance, and effort in all my athletes…

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    There haven’t been many constants in my life so far, but my love for and almost reliance on sports has been one of the most consistent things that I have come to know. Growing up in a huge, Catholic family of seven children was destined to be a place where athletics thrived; although we never quite had enough kids for even teams. I had an interesting introduction to sports; when I was about one-year old, my parents moved my whole family from our home of Akron, Ohio to Manchester, Vermont, where…

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    Sylvia Plath’s “Morning Song” explores a mother’s complex emotions towards her newborn child after giving birth for the first time. Although motherhood is often regarded as a joyous event that gives a woman’s life purpose and meaning, “Morning Song” instead depicts motherhood as a complicated event fraught with uncertainty and fear, but also with love and affection. Rather than expressing overwhelming love and happiness, the mother in the poem feels distant from her child and gradually learns to…

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    need to. But also I have to set a good example for my sisters because they look up to me. Some of them want to be me because they think that everything that I do is perfect. The reasons for attending Akron is a different story. I first wanted to attend Duke University but there was a $89 application fee and my ACT score was 21 so I was scared to get rejected by my dream school. So next was OSU which was great because my friend Joe was going there and we could hang out but at my school we use a…

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    the end of my sophomore year and it felt like I was just beginning to adapt to the high school life. I get called down to the office, as I guess I am going to discuss my schedule for next year with my counsellor. Instead, she informed me about a program that was interested in me. The program, named JLA (Junior Leadership Akron), is a non-profit that provides monthly leadership and community exposure to high school juniors from public and private schools in the Akron area. After contemplating the…

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    Episodic Health Benefits

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    The Akron Children’s Hospital is one such place, which provides services for patients with all types of respiratory illnesses, such as allergies, asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and chronic respiratory failure. The Akron General branch of the Cleveland Clinic, voted one of the best national hospitals in pulmonology in 2015-16, is another valuable resource. The Akron branch of the Select Specialty Hospital will also treat respiratory ailments. Finally, another Akron…

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    interest to protect human life. Although if an abortion is necessary to save the life of the mother, the State will allow the abortion. During the third trimester, the State can regulate an abortion with no restrictions due to the compelling interest to protect the child. The decision of Roe v. Wade were upheld in many cases, including the Supreme Court cases of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health and Planned Parenthood v. Ashcroft in 1983, and…

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    A Career In Chemistry

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    shocked by how few Polymer Science programs there are in universities nationally and internationally. My google search for Polymer Science programs lead me straight to the University of Akron. True understanding of polymers relies on their characterization, and so Professor Chrys Wesdemiotis’ research…

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