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  • Albin O. Kuhn Library Case Study

    Location of the Facility The Albin O. Kuhn Library (AOK) and Gallery can be found on the campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). UMBC, an honors college, is located at 1000 Hilltop Circle in Baltimore County, mostly in the community of Catonsville. Spanning across over 500 acres of land, UMBC is three miles outside the Baltimore City limits and is surrounded by BWI Airport, Amtrak train station, bus lines, business, restaurants and other conveniences. The library is…

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  • Disneyland Informative Speech

    Imagine your happy place; imagine how much money it costs to get into that place and how you feel when you arrive at your happy place. Imagine only having to pay $1 as an admission fee to your happy place. Back in 1955 that was the cost you would have to pay to get into a place that many people adore (Blasingame). Disneyland makes a ton of money a year solely based on how much money it takes to actually get into the parks. To gain a better understanding, I will first preview the history of…

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  • The Influence Of The American Flag Protest

    On April 17, 2015, a protest group, which included Eric Sheppard, walked on the American Flag in the front of Odum Library at Valdosta State University. This was in an effort to protest racism in our country. Shortly after, a local veteran, Michelle Manhart, was detained for taking the flag from the protest group in what was her attempt to be able to dispose of the ripped flag properly. She was not charged but was banned from VSU in the future (ValdostaDailyTimes). I could not believe what I was…

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  • The Role Of Global Warming Trends In Yuba City

    trends of Yuba City because, even though I may move away soon after graduating college, it is where my parents will continue to live and I would like to have an idea of future climate changes in their city. Yuba City is a fairly small town in Sutter County with a population of 65,416 people (United States Census, 2013). It is located on the Feather River 45 miles north of Sacramento at latitude: 39.140 and longitude: -121.617 (LatLong.net, 2015). It was founded in 1849, established as a…

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  • A Rose For Emily Essay

    “A Rose for Emily” In the town of Jefferson, Louisiana, Miss Emily Grierson grew up as the only child of an upper classman. Her father sheltered her from the outside world. Leaving her a pauper and alone when he died, because she didn’t know of the outside. So the townspeople of Jefferson felt that was going to be crazy as it ran in her family. William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily”, the townspeople knew that after her father passed, they were creating an empathic character of Miss…

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  • Dennis Rader Research Paper

    Dennis Lynn Rader was a serial killer born on March 9th, 1945 in Pittsburg, Arkansas (see figure one.) He was the oldest of three other brothers born to William and Dorothea Rader. At a young age Rader’s parents moved the family to Wichita, Arkansas. Growing up Dennis Rader was a normal child. He was surprisingly involved with organizations such as the boys scout club and church activities. According to interviews Rader admitted he had thoughts of strangulation as a young child, it is known…

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  • Chief Joseph's Last Years Summary

    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Clementon

    t 's been a few years since I 've been to Clementon, so having the day off last Wednesday I took a ride up to see the town. In the 1970s I lived in an apartment on Blackwood-Clementon Road in Lindenwold and had a friend who lived on top of the Park Grill. The town had a distinct look, with its older buildings, pool hall, and feed store – something you don 't usually see at the mall. Most of my time there was spent drinking beer in the Park Grill or drinking beer and eating seafood at the Palm…

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  • Why I Volunteer At Feed My Community

    second, and myself last. I love volunteering at Feed My Starving Children. I have a passion and heart for volunteering and this is one of my favorite things to do. I actually went there for my first time with my Volunteer Club from College of Lake County. I learned the importance of being humble and helping causes such as child hunger. It taught me to value everything I have at home meaning a plate of food in my hands. Being thankful to God for everything he has given me. It empowered me to talk…

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  • Riverside City Case Study

    Riverside, CA—General Plan Analysis and 30-Year Strategy Context Riverside City is located in Southern California. It was founded during the mission days under Spanish rule in the early 1800s, when ranchos (land grands) were offered to citizens of high standing. The downtown design was a grid iron pattern borrowed from the design of downtown Philadelphia . The city benefitted from the “second gold rush” of California; navel oranges were a cash crop in the area. The citrus industry assisted in…

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