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    several school shootings that have taken place all around the United States. The two that stand out the most according to the news are Virginia Tech and Lonestar College. The headlines in 2013 were 3 wounded and 2 detained. This was regarding the shooting that took place at Lonestar College in Houston, Texas on January 22, 2103. “The Houston shooting comes roughly a month after the deadly shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school that ended with 26 people –including 20 children ages 6 and 7—dead” (CNN news Dana Ford and Catherine Shoichet). Another shooting that took place was in Virginia at Virginia Tech. “Twenty-three year old Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, before taking his own life” (CNN news Library). With the shootings that have taken place, there is now a law…

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    Charles A. Johnson is from Blacksburg, Virginia. He graduated at the top of his barbering class from Christiansburg Industrial Institute in 1952 – the region’s only secondary and vocational institute for African Americans, until desegregation was made the law in 1966. After he graduated from the institute, Mr. Johnson was drafted by the U.S. Army to serve in the Korean War. He spent a year in Korea and Japan as a military barber, where he sharpened his skills as a barber, learning how to cut and…

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    Las Vegas Shooting Essay

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    Las Vegas Oct. 1, 2017 there was a shooting at a festival hosted at Mandalay Bay. 59 people are dead and 500+ were hurt in the shooting. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The gunman was found dead at the scene and was identified by Lombardo as Stephen Paddock. Authorities recovered a total of 42 guns belonging to the shooter. At least 23 firearms were found in his Mandalay Bay hotel suite. Orlando Florida, June 12, 2016 there was a shooting at a gay nightclub. The…

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    Lyons uses real life shootings, to connect on an emotional level. She starts the article telling a story of a very fatal day. “As students and faculty walked across the Ohio State University campus in Columbus on Nov. 28, third-year student Abdul Razak Ali Artan suddenly plowed his car onto a busy sidewalk, got out and lunged at bystanders with a butcher knife. In less than two minutes he had wounded 11 people before a university police officer arrived and fatally shot him.” (1) This excerpt…

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    Dr Hard Analysis

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    Dr. Hard, a minister, theologian, sociologist of 50 years, views himself as a generalists. His desires interests to learn and understand the way people behave are deeply rooted in the life of Jesus Christ. Hard went on to explain that Jesus was marvelous at reading and understanding crowd dynamics and group structure. Dr Bear went to Lee University for his undergraduate degree and after graduating with his wife and a degree in sociology, he applied and was excepted to The College of William &…

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    This week CSM Smith and I are make the last of the December circulation visits to MDW and New York Companies Stations; Blacksburg, Charleston and the Manhattan FEC. In conjunction with the visit to New York, MAJ Zeller, MSG Carter and I are conducting the ICI for New York. We also continue drive recruiting operations as we prepare for the 9 January board; for this board we preparing to send up 35 packets. As a result we are anticipating to close 4 RA AOCs (60N, 66P, and 67 HPSP 3 and 2 Year),…

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    The thought of mastering something such as a job, field of education, trade and many other things has long been sought for many generations. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "Unless you try to do something beyond what you have mastered, you will never grow." This is a bold statement that many would disagree with for good reasons. This statement says that a person can fully master in something which is false because to master something means to have a perfected the subject at hand. Not one person on…

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    Adjusted Cusum

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    Improvement of Risk – Adjusted Cumulative Sum (CUSUM) Charting Procedure for Observing the Quality of Hospital Service Introduction Hospitals across the country are searching for ways to improve quality of care and promote effective quality improvement strategies. With the growing emphasis and concerns on quality of hospital services, performance monitoring of care providers has received much concentration recently. Performance measures used as monitors are typically clinical outcomes,…

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    “The deadliest school shooting in U.S. history took place April 16th, 2007, when a gun man killed 32 people before killing himself at Virginia Tech, a public University in Blacksburg, Virginia.” (http://www.history.com/topics/columbine-high-school-shootings) On top of the 32 deaths that happened on this horrific day in our history, 17 people were wounded but survived. 30 of the deaths were students and 5 were faculty members of the university. Twenty-three year old Seung Hui Cho was…

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    I feel honored to be considered for membership in Blacksburg High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society not only because of the immense personal growth that would result of my participation with the National Honor Society, but also of the impact I could make in the community alongside other NHS members. I feel that although I can make an impact in the community alone, my involvement would make an even greater impact in the world if I were to work together with other members of the…

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