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    Many authors have different ways of writing. Some write as soon as they think of an idea, but some spend time adding onto that idea in their minds, or drawing pictures. Bill Watterson , an author of the comic strip, “Calvin and Hobbes,” and Roald Dahl, author of “Lucky break,” are both very successful writers. Although they write different types of literature, their work habits are similar. Bill Watterson draws if he can’t think of a topic. The cartoonist admits , “If I don’t have a ready topic, I try to think of what I would like to draw (Watterson). The author writes all his ideas in an ordinary school notebook. Watterson says, “ I write in pencil, and go through erasers at an alarming rate.” After several days the author looks at his rough draft when he is “ fresher and more objective” (Watterson). He then decides if his writing needs to be revised or if he should just “ cross the whole thing out”(Watterson).…

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    Writing a persuasive essay can be done in various ways. In Libby Hill’s essay “Calvin and Hobbes: The Voice of the Lonely Child”, she uses methods such as emotional appeal and testimony to connect to her readers. In Melissa Rubin’s essay, “Advertisements R Us”, she uses a very different approach as to how she persuades her reader. Rubin concentrates on logical appeal and historical facts to prove her claims. Both of these essays present reasonable arguments in different techniques as to what…

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    Since the beginning of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbles in 1985, I have been one of the great fans. The Calvin and Hobbles comic strip is about Calvin and Hobbes imaginative world. The book was first published in November 1985 and held a wide popularity until December 1995 when it was sent to the printing press. It has appeared in more than a decade and the readers have been delighted by its incorrigible twosome. Their adventures and conversations of the pair make the case one that is used…

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    The student government body is similar to that of the House of Representatives. Each person on the governing body gets to express their view points. Also like the House of Representatives, the student legislative body is overseen by an assembly or legislative chair. The legislative chair is responsible for setting an agenda to be discussed each week at the general body meetings. On the agenda, bills are up for vote and discussion. Usually, a member of the legislative body will propose a bill to…

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    Alex Lin help the environment and help the ecosystem by recycling 300,000 pounds of ewaste because ewaste holds chemicals in it he been doing it when he was in 5th grade and it all started when he watch Tv about ewaste he create computers and made media centers he had some help with his friend also a recycling company to when he call them to give them broken electronics then recreated them and donated to families students and won the bill now everyone is recycling ewaste. Iqbal Inspires the…

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    Cyberbullying Is Wrong

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    While their opinions are to be respected, to simply state it, there is a better option that exists. Some believe that this bill implies that the “First Amendment should be treated ‘not as a right but as a privilege’” (Sigmon 1). What is false about this belief is that all legislation can be deemed unconstitutional if it is. The lawmakers of America want to protect citizens while respecting the rights granted to them in the Constitution. It is part of their job to use the Constitution as a…

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    process requires the president and congress to work together to create laws. Article 1 of the constitution states that “all legislative powers granted herein shall be vested in a congress of the united states” (Fisher 2007, 84). Congress is made up of two chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate, both of these chambers share an equal role in creating legislation (Chamberlain 1946). The president also has an important role in creating legislation at the beginning of the process and…

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    brutally executed by Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley who committed the acts under the motive of revenge for the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and others who died due to police brutality. Prior to the shootings, Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend, who reported the incident to the Baltimore Police. Baltimore authorities then tracked Brinsley’s and warned NYPD, minutes later the officers were killed. Violent Acts such as this can be prevented, if such programs like the Blue Alert were to be adopted…

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    I spent it. Next week another paycheck, I spent that too. My phone bill hasn’t been paid in over 3 months due to no money. And I was having family problems. My car was my get away for all of this. I would go for random rides listening to music, contemplating. Until the recent accident. I woke up on a Sunday, told my parents I was heading to church but I just wanted to drive around. The weather was crazy, raining non stop. I was speeding and lost control on a turn, my car started spinning I over…

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    “California equal pay bill may be toughest in nation” (Masunaga 2015). This article was written by Samantha Masunaga and published in the Los Angeles Times. The Los Angeles Times has been in circulation for more than 130 years and has won over 40 Pulitzer prizes. The paper has been accused of having a liberal bias, but I do not feel that it has any bearing on this particular story. Samantha Masunaga attended UC Berkley Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to joining the staff at the Los Angeles…

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