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    My Major Academic Goals

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    wants to experience something new and different. Being abroad in Brussels will allow me to try to learn a culture that will be unique to me when I arrive, and distinct from anything than that I have experienced in America. I hope to have to opportunity to fully immerse myself in Belgium 's culture and the unfamiliar cultures that Europe has to offer. I intend to make the most of this fantastic chance to become a more cultured human being. On this theme of learning new cultures throughout Europe, I also hope that these diverse views on life will help me broaden my horizons and see how natives go through life in Belgium. Hopefully going abroad allows me to see how unlike Europe is compared to America, giving me a new perspective on living in America and how culture operates in the states. In order to do this I must approach going to these different places with an open mind, and it is a major goal of mine to do so. By living in Wisconsin my entire life I have always been able to fall back on my support system to get me through tough times. While I am abroad I will have to rely on myself for everything, and this will challenge me to be much more independent. This is another goal of mine, to rely on myself. Not only am I prepared for this challenge, but I welcome it with open arms. I feel as if going abroad could become a major growing experience for myself as I figure out to work through tough situations in Brussels. I’m sure finding living, making new friends and…

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    Walloons as the minority group have got support from French troops to have majority power in Belgium government. Walloon’s living area—Southern Belgium is participated industrial revolution brings Belgium booming economy and more advantage for Walloons. The majority ethnic group, Flanders, were not that advantaged on Heavy Industry resource like Walloons in the industrial revolution. They were resent by Walloon-Belgium government. For example, Brussel as the capital of Belgium that located in…

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    Since the Independence, the socio-economic imbalances have fueled resentment between the two regions. Elaborating the Problem There are some people who support the possible partition of Belgium and argue that the synchronized attempts to forge a national identity and culture have been unable to forestall ethno-linguistic rivalries (Gutenberg). This divide could grant Wallonia and Flanders with either independence or integration into France and the Netherlands respectively. It is a…

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    Exclusion caused by dualisation in Brussels. Dualisation in Brussels: Political dualisation. -“For cities there are no standard solutions. Urban policy is always a matter of hard choises, and in cities that were chosen on a democratic way, it is the politics that makes that choises.“ (Barber 1984; Hajer 2009) - Brussels suffer from a ‚schizophrene’* disorder because Brussels is both the national and the European capital. The city holds more than 173.540 inhabitants on a…

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    Brussels sprouts: Nutritional facts and health benefits Brussels sprouts are leafy green small buds resembling a cabbage, but in a miniature form. They are full of nutrition. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, antioxidants, and dietary fibres. Brussels come from the Brassica family, along with cabbage, broccoli, kale, and collard greens. Brussels sprouts are winter crops growing well under light frosting and cool weather. Their height can be about as tall as 90 cm and being about…

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    Fritz Brussel Biography

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    Mr. Dussel’s real name was Fritz Pfeffer. He was born on April 30th, 1889 in Giessen, Germany to two Jewish parents. He was a dentist, but had to give that up when the war started. He had to hide somewhere so that he would not be sent to a concentration camp. He knew Mr. Kraler and Mr. Kraler knew that he needed to go somewhere. So, he took him to the annex where the Franks and the van Daans were hiding. He had a wife and a son, but they weren’t allowed to have a relationship, with him being a…

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    Effective Parenting

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    actively ignore them then you are not giving into what they want, which is your attention, anger, and finally reluctance to stand by what you said. After they stop bothering you, you can approach them again and tell them that they need to follow through with what you have laid out before they can do anything they want. 4. Give Kids Some Choices When You Can If you want to save yourself a lot of headaches, create a rule that you will offer your kids choices when it comes to certain things.…

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    Animal Rights History

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    I'm more of an advocate of animal welfare because animals deserve to be treated humanely and not abused. They are already out of their natural habitat, make their lives as comfortable as possible with little to no pain. I am not vegetarian nor vegan, but I do believe that animals should be treated the same… However, people can have fears of an animal, or some are considered pests that should be removed from the home and mouse traps are a good example of that, or a mouse catching cat. Products;…

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    Reading: “Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too.” 1. Animals and plants react in similar manners when they are faced with their own demise. When we think of communication we often neglect to include plants. Plants have a complex communication system however, it may differ from what you thought. Plants secrete chemicals that serve as their cry for help when being pursued by animals. These alarms attract both large predatory insects such as dragon flies, and tiny parasitic insects,…

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    Preface For the quality management course we formed a consultancy team to conduct an audit for the case hotel, Marriott Brussels. The newly appointed general manager of the hotel received an order from the Marriott Head Office to improve the quality of the hotel. The general manager decided to obtain the ISO 9001:2008 certification within 12 months. The course is divided in 2 phases. During the analytical phase the consultancy team had one interview with the hotels general manager and one…

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