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    I was placed in charge of makeup application, instruction, and management for a number of shows including Summit University’s The Miracle Worker, Cinderella, and 3 Irish Plays. As well as aiding Salem Baptist Christian School in their productions of The Perfect Idiot and The Curious Savage. My education on special effects makeup is very limited; however I adore it and am anxious grow in it. While at Summit I was privileged to have two makeup application sessions with Jim O’Hora a professional makeup instructor and entrepreneur mentored by a relative of Ben Nye from Ben Nye’s makeup. Although makeup is my favorite medium, I also dabble in set design, dressing, construction, and hand props. This gave me an appreciation for all aspects of the artistic backstage world and an understanding of the vitality of…

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    I’ll be right back. Watch from behind the trees.” Nancy then proceeded to walk to the front steps of the impressive house. When she knocked, almost immediately a maid answered the door. Betty and Ben couldn’t hear a word that was being said, as they were at least half of a mile away. “Momma, who’s house is this?” Ben curiously asked. “We don’t know, baby. We’re just getting some more food for us.” Betty kept a close eye on her sister. After the maid left the front door, a burly man with…

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    in keeping its position as the global supremacy. As a group, we spoke about how we saw power today playing out as more of a hard power, rather than soft. With countries growing and building, it is not as easy to use persuasion or compromise to resolve issues. Even Joseph S. Nye, Jr., in his article The Future of American Power: Dominance and Decline of Perspective, states that “power is the ability to attain the outcomes one wants, and the resources that produce it vary in different contexts”…

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    Peter Ediger was important to the Nevada test site because he was one of the founding committee members of the Pace e Bene which was a nonviolence service. His committee was in charge of fighting against the test site to try and stop the bombing going on. Ediger and three other people, Louis Vitale, Alain Richard, and Julia Occhiogrosso, started the committee in the mid-eighties and got groups of people together to shut down the Nevada test site. Ediger is a religious man, which many people were…

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    Riding With Staph “Let ‘er buck boys!” and the chute gate swung open and the beast blew outta there like Mr. Sweeney’s temper when he feels he is being ignored. He exploded into a series of spins and belly rolls. My thoughts were stuck on making the eight second ride, as if it were the only thing that mattered in the world. In great disappointment, I felt a quick pop and recognized that my hand has blown outta the handle on my rope. One, two, almost three more jumps I ride without anything to…

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    As according to (Nye, Jr., 2004), Japan’s strategy in its rebuilding process focused mainly on targeting strategic industries for development, financing major projects, exporting fiercely and protecting infant industries. It appears that the Japanese government puts trust to their industries since then and relied from it in the rebuilding process up to the country’s promotion of positive impression with the rest in the international level up to now. Japan is known for its influential popular…

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    election a wild rollercoaster ride which allowed students who have been following the election to understand and relate to his opinions on the election. He then starts to elaborate on how congressman are not recognized and then proceeds to reference Mark Twain’s quote, “Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of congress.” Once again, laughter bursts throughout the hall. Afterwards, Updegrove, in essence, tells students that young voters have not been participating in polls and…

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    international relations through the lens of neoliberalism becomes a battle of objectives and prevailing truths, rather than solely a tug of war for power. For example, imagine a hypothetical situation where Pakistan has been threatened by India and preemptively attacks India. China, seeing India as an up and coming rival which it wants to weaken, might come to the defense of Pakistan, supporting Pakistan in the international community, knowing that a weakened India will benefit China as well.…

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    arth Island Journal, Autumn 2015, Online. The Earth Island Journal’s cover is a striking contrast of black and white with the white creating a native woman with a tree and a tower in the background as she leans over a stream. The title of the issue is stated in large, bold, red letters: “Return to the Native” above that title is the name of the publication in white. The bold contrast of black, white, and red on the front page shows signs of attracting readers that are passionate in their cause…

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    Markets Soar as Japan Starts Up Rotors for Helicopter Money Following Bernanke Visit Markets Soar as Japan Starts Up Rotors for Helicopter Money Following Bernanke Visit Despite worrisome economic indicators, markets recently soared to all-time highs based on speculation that Japan plans to inject helicopter money into its economy to combat the country 's deflation. This best-guess prognostication was fueled by former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernake 's dramatic visit to meet with Japanese…

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