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  • Personal Narrative: A Forbidden Journey

    A Forbidden Journey Ever since I was in middle school my friends and I always talked about what college was going to be like. The responsibility of finally being on your own without parental supervision. I always wanted to go to a university, stay in a dorm, and even join a sorority. Having that freedom as simple as eating ice cream for dinner, staying up late, and having friends stay over on school nights was what I was looking forward too. I had the perfect vision from the color of my dorm to…

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  • African American Football Research Paper

    Massillion, Ohio had a payroll of $1,000 by 1904. (Crepeau 4) The first African American, Charles Follis, to be payed in football was paid in 1904. American football had spread all the way to the west coast now. On August 20, 1920, four teams from Canton, Akron, Dayton, and Cleveland, formed the American Professional Football Association. (Crepeau 6) In the next meeting, eleven more teams joined this association. This league did not succeed. Any of the teams struggled to make money or draw any…

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  • Ku Klux Klan Research Paper

    The Ku Klux Klan played a huge role in the United States. A state that was popular amongst the Ku Klux Klan was Ohio. But, how did the movement of the Ku Klux Klan come to Ohio? The Ku Klux Klan was a very well known group throughout many periods of history, but who is the Ku Klux Klan, and what did they believe? The Ku Klux Klan, also known as the KKK, is a secret society made up of purely white, male and female, protestant, christians. They believed that they were superior than all other…

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  • Becoming Myself In High School

    much as I like at these three places, I still enjoy the little amount of time I get to spend. Overall, these exposures have prepared me for not only college but life as well. I am beyond ready to start the next stage of my life at The University of Akron. I’m ready to change up my involvement somewhere else and continue to grow as an…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Sojourner Truth

    In 1851 at the Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio, an African American woman named Sojourner Truth gave a speech defending women’s rights. In this speech, she proved that women were capable of doing tough jobs like men. That they had the ability to go to school and get an education, and make the world a better place just like any man can do. Truth proved that the stereotypes given to women were inaccurate, and showed the audience what women were capable of doing. She fought for the rights of both…

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  • Effect Of Energy On Campus

    Spencer Brodie Dr. Angela Bilia English Composition One December 2, 2016 Energy Usage on Campus When we use the amount of energy we do in today’s times, we sometimes take it for granted, considering how much it takes to make the world spin. When a college campus like ours have thousands of students here on campus, the amount of energy we use can add up quickly. Investing in something like solar and wind energy would do wonders for our campus. Thinking about the amount of electricity our…

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  • Lebron James: A Hero's Journey

    Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, all names that come to mind when thinking about basketball’s greatest players. But LeBron James, is perhaps the one that stands above them all. His trip from a hard childhood in Akron, to high school stardom and becoming one of the most decorated NBA players of all time is often regarded as a hero’s journey. The concept of this 12 step journey was originally created by Joseph Campbell as an archetype for heroes in literature, particularly mythology.…

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  • How To Become Successful In College

    To become successful in college it is essential that one excels academically, but more importantly one must absorb all the knowledge four years at a university can provide, including but certainly not limited to academics. A portion of college success lay in the ability to properly live an independent lifestyle; this includes maintaining a healthy independent living place which will become the central hub of all future success in one’s college endeavors. Living an independent life style also…

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  • Kolcaba's Theory Of Comfort

    nursing. During her doctoral education, she focused her research on the concept of patient comfort. She is a recipient of many awards and honors for her research and theory development. She currently works as an emeritus professor at the University of Akron and continues to work with students and colleges to help with designing comfort studies (Comfortline,…

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  • Anatomy Class Reflection

    The beginning of my first semester at the University of Akron, has been a complete roller coaster. I have made friends, lost friends, dropped classes and of course, slept through classes. Being five hours away from my home in South Bend, Indiana has affected me more than I thought it would. I came into college thinking that I would make a ton of friends, get excellent grades and maybe even go to a few parties. I did not think that I would be close to almost dropping out of college as a whole.…

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