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    As college students, we are pretty short on money. College is expensive, but that shouldn’t be a reason for people to miss an opportunity for a higher education. That being said textbooks are way too expensive for students, and we should stop paying such high prices for them. Today I’ll be talking about the problem with high priced textbooks, how universities should fix the problem, and what you can do to help. Prices of textbooks are reaching an all-time high. According to the College Board, the average student spends 1200-1300 on books and supplies each year. That is an 812% increase from 1978. Textbooks are getting so expensive some students decide not to buy them even though it could jeopardize their grade. David Wiley, Co-Founder of Lumen Learning said "The degree of unaffordability is getting to the point that it 's hurting learning,". In a 10,000 person survey, Bookboon.com found that 75% of students are not buying required textbooks. Instead, they are searching for alternatives online or borrowing classmates textbooks to dodge the high prices. Instructors pick which textbook is used for their class, usually picking what works best for them without factoring in price. Many people believe students prefer hard textbooks instead of e-books, but the same survery done by Bookboon.com shows that 58% of students actually prefer digital e-books rather than paper textbooks. They are easy to carry, easy to read, and cheaper! Another problem with textbooks other than price…

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    Stride, Catherine Eddowes, and Mary Jane Kelly. (Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Victims) First, during the night of August 30th and into the morning of August 31st, Mary Ann Nichols was out drinking and planned to sleep with another man for some money. She was walking around with a roommate of hers, Emily Holland, the last person she was seen with. Her body was later on found by Charles Cross and Robert Paul. They soon reported the body to the authorities and Mary’s body was soon discovered by…

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    The Murder of Mary Jane Kelly Quite possibly one of the most well-known serial killers, Jack the Ripper murdered 5 prostitutes in Whitechapel, England. The final and most gruesome murder was a young prostitute named Mary Jane Kelly. For well over a century, people have done everything they can to uncover the identity of the infamous murderer. There have been dozens of theories of who the legendary serial killer was over the past 129 years. Ranging from him being a slaughterman or a surgeon to…

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    The fifth and worst murder of all of the victims was Mary Kelly, which took place in November of 1888; she was thought to be the last victim of Jack the Ripper (“Whitechapel”). In late December of 1888, Druitt was found drowned in the Thames River of apparent suicide (“Jack”). This event brought on a series of questions, to which most people answered with Druitt being Jack the Ripper. In the suicide letter found in his coat pocket, he said, “Since Friday I felt I was going to be like mother, and…

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    Glass Ceiling Myth

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    Is the glass ceiling a myth or a reality. In this casebook they talk about how women are treating different from men in their jobs even though we are in a century that supposedly accepts women as equals and not like a week and in defense creatures that you have to take care of. I decided to pick this topic because is really interesting to me how the culture is really hypocrite when it comes to women fight for equality. Nowadays you will find people thatbelievee thatwomens just belong in…

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    and the Prince and the identity of the baby and was peer pressured by three of her friends Mary Ann Polly Nichols, Annie Chapman and Elizabeth Stride into blackmailing the government. The Queens of England’s physician was once again called upon to “solve” the problem. He and a friend named John Netley ventured into the East End and killed the women according to Masonic ritual. But it doesn’t stop there; Catherine Eddowes murder was a case of mistaken identity, as she used the name “Mary Ann…

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    muscles, which were frozen so that they could be consumed later (Time Warner Books 235-236). He also demonstrated his need for control by sleeping with his victim’s dead bodies (“Jeffrey Dahmer Biography” 3). Similarly, Jack the Ripper’s murders were just as gruesome and petrifying. They both mutilated their victims, sexually assaulted them, and also showed signs of cannibalism. Jack the Ripper would grab women from behind by means of their throats and kill them by suffocation. However, he…

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    Aaron Kosminsk Essay

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    Of the three suspects mentioned in Sir Melville MacNaughten memorandum, Aaron Kosminski fits what criminologist now at days call a geographical profile. Three separate news article quoted Canadian Criminologist Dr. Kim Rossmo, who started his career as a Police Officer in Vancouver and is now based at the criminal justice department at Texas State University, as identifying Flower and Dean Street as the epicenter of Jack the Ripper residency. (Spencer) Kosminski was a known local of the…

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    Of the three suspects mentioned in Sir Melville MacNaughten memorandum, Aaron Kosminski fits what criminologist now at days call a geographical profile. Three separate news article quoted Canadian Criminologist Dr. Kim Rossmo, who started his career as a Police Officer in Vancouver and is now based at the criminal justice department at Texas State University, as identifying Flower and Dean Street as the epicenter of Jack the Ripper plausible residency. (Spencer) Kosminski was a known local of…

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    In the case of Casimaty v FCT 97 ATC 5135, the taxpayer was doing fencing and farming business, which his father inherited an amount of 998 acres land that was known as “Acton View” (Australian Tax Casebook p.162). He then purchased another 40 acres of land, which he built a homestead. As time goes by, he suffered some sort of difficulties as there were drought, severe financial debts, and as well as poor health condition. As he had no alternatives, so he decided to sell-off portions of the land…

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