American University in Cairo

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  • Auc Titans Research Paper

    On Saturday, February 27, the American University in Cairo (AUC) student, Omar Khaled, passed away after a common injury during an American Football game between the AUC Titans and the Cairo Bears. The 18 years-old freshman student, who was known between his fellows as the ‘Jumbo’, was an offensive guard at the AUC Titans. During the first few minutes of the game, Khaled got hit in the chest by his opponent’s helmet as it made him have difficulty in breathing. According to Omar Arafa, a member in the AUC Titans, Khaled removed the equipment of the game after being hit and this means that he knew that he wouldn’t be able to continue the game. Khaled stood on the sideline, then the medical staff on the field checked his blood pressure, but it…

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  • Project Ideas: Article Analysis

    article summarizes a tragedy happened in Rutgers University in February 1988. James Callahan, a 19-year-old freshman, died from alcohol abuse after attending a fraternity party. The whole university was in mourning and the authority had to suspend all social activities planned by fraternity and sonority. However, Callahan’s death did not stop the growing trend of alcohol abuse. One of the students who knew his death was still planning a party for next weekend. Many students did not believe this…

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  • College Students Should Be Allowed In College

    In a study involving 907 students at an unidentified public university in the midwest, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, it was calculated that on average a freshman student gains 7.8 pounds during their first year at college (Freshman 15 Statistics…). Many have come to know this weight fluctuation as the dreaded, “Freshman 15”. Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States affecting more than one-third of the population. With the increasing rate of obesity and the well known…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Safe Space

    An “Unsafe” Safe Space It is no secret that we are living in a world where we have to be careful of everything we say or do. We constantly need to think whether our words and actions will be offensive to a specific culture, race, religion, or anything else. We do not want to exposed to anything that marginalizes some crucial parts of our identity and to maintain these values that are so important to us. That is why the University of Chicago was met with harsh criticisms from throngs of angry…

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  • Fisher Vs University Of Texas Essay

    case Fisher v. University of Texas, rooting back to 1977 when Texas legislation made a law that required the University of Texas give admission to all high school seniors who positioned in the top ten percent of their class. When discovering the lack of diversity in the their college 's undergraduates and state populace, the University of Texas chose to change its previously unbiased racial acceptances . The new approach allowed all in-state students who graduated in the main ten percent of…

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  • Colleges Pros And Cons

    schools are two of the best colleges in the Midwest. When choosing which college I wanted to attend, I struggled deciding between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas. Despite their boarding state rivalry, I fell in love with both. The schools have their pros and cons, yet one is not better than the other. At the end of the day, deciding between MU and KU is a personal preference. Choosing between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas for my college…

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  • Personal Narrative: Missouri Western State University

    One of the toughest decisions of my life was deciding which college to attend because I had to leave my friends, family, and some of my belongings back home. When I was thinking about which college I wanted to attend, I was stuck between three choices: Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri, and Missouri Western State University. I knew whatever my decision was that it would have an impact on me immediately and for the rest of my life. I decided Missouri Western was the right…

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  • Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

    When your freedom is thievery stolen from your own home country, nothing feels like home anymore. Khaled Hosseini is an Afghani-American novelist born in Afghanistan. Living in Afghanistan he had said that he grew up in a very peaceful place which made the author get the inspiration to write most of his stories settings in Afghanistan. One of his stories that had been drawn to the reader’s attention was “The Kite Runner’’. Radwa Ashour is an Egyptian author born in Cairo. Many of her writings…

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  • Movie '42': A Brief Analysis Of Jackie Robinson In The Movie

    The leader I chose is Jackie Robinson. Jackie Robinson was an African American man who erased the color line by allowing African Americans an opportunity to play sports no matter what was said. Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, GA. Robinson went to school at Washington Middle School, John Muir High school, Pasadena City college, and ending with University of California, Los Angeles. Robinson’s occupation was an American Major League Baseball Second Baseman. He originally started out with the…

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  • Analysis Of Basrayatha

    historical aspects, which reach back through Iraqi/Basra memory. Later sections also reflect his life, exploring the art and philosophy that have shaped his consciousness and his fictional city. The narrator of the book is Khudayyir, though sometimes the book takes on a shared voice, that of the people of Basra from his generation. 1.5 About the translator: The translator of the text is William Hutchins, he was born in 1944; an American academic, author and translator of contemporary…

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