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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 kind of tragedy would happen to them. This article could be a basis for a good…

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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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  • Antitrust Exemption In Sports

    whether these stoppages really were caused by the antitrust exemption. Now revealed is the problem that the antitrust exemption has caused not only by money but also by work stoppages. (Smith) Some other solutions explained by Mr. Fehr that could help the league from including the fact that players without contracts would be protected against the arbitrary imposition of greatly reduced contracts if the owners tie the law with court challenges. Also, he explained that it would tie the law to…

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  • The Tuskegee Syphilis Study

    African Americans were not always viewed with equal opportunities that they might be able to receive today. Historically, they have experienced a myriad of multicultural and multiethnic challenges, making it difficult to pursue psychology as a traditional practice. For several years, African American psychologists had limited job opportunities and other psychologist often held broad assumptions about African American’s intellectual “deficits". This oppression and dehumanization of African…

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  • Francis Cecil Sumner: The Father Of Black Psychology

    did this in a time when the United States was overall callous, uncaring, and hostile towards minorities. Sumner became the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in psychology, he overcame racial and discriminatory adversities, and he made lasting contributions to the field of psychology. Background & Education To begin, Francis Cecil Sumner was born on…

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  • Writing 101 Reflection

    taken the writing 101 has really helped me when it comes to writing essays in a fast pace, as well as leaning how to work with different writing styles. To begin, I learned about using American Psychological Association in my writing and how to format my essays as my professor requested. Secondly, the fast pace class showed me how to manage my time successfully in order to focus more on my school work rather than other stuff. To finalize, the class overall help me out on how to find scholarly…

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  • Mouth Guards Research Paper

    mouth-guards were primarily used for boxers during the early 1920s and 1930s to prevent a range of dental injuries, most notably cracked teeth. Known by their nickname of “gum shield”, mouth-guards were originally constructed out of gutta percha, wax, cotton, and yella rubber. In 1947, Los Angeles Dentist Rody Lilyquist constructed sport mouth-guards through the use of transparent acrylic resin and acrylic splints (Soleimani, 2015). The American Dental Association started conducting research…

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