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  • The Negative Effects Of Water Pollution

    the most necessary ingredients in the life of a human being. Humans can’t go without water for long or they will die. A human may be able to last a week without water, but “three to four days… [in] difficult conditions like broiling heat” (Spector, Dina). Water is very important for humans as well as creatures in the depths of the oceans and lakes around the globe. Also, contaminated water can cause many health risks and can even lead to death. Water pollution can negatively affect many…

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  • Leg Injury Paper

    In Dina Fine Maron’s article published in Scientific American, she describes the first U.S. match of the 2014 World Cup, forward Jozy Altidore went down with a grimace. The audience would later find out that he had pulled his left hamstring. Scientific American…

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  • Empirical Characteristics Of Legal And Illegal Immigrants

    not be able to follow my dreams in the land of opportunity. As a college student it is hard to even think about my future, what do I do, earn my degree and move back? As quoted in, Illegal College Students, An Uncertain Future written by Hordwedel Dina and Christina Asquith,“ for many, the inability to attend college offers no incentive to stay in the game. And even those that can get into college have little incentive to finish their degree. They are legally unable to work once they graduate”.…

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  • Ethical Effects Of Bullying In Schools

    Bullying is aggressive behavior among people that involves a real/perceived power imbalance, which has potential to be repeated over time. Every day students are being bullied online or face to face. Over 3.2 million people are bullied each year with 17% of American students reporting that they are bullied 2 to 3 times a month or more within a semester. One in every four teachers will see nothing wrong with bullying and will only take action 4% of the time, which results in 67% of students…

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  • Universal Background Checks

    According to a study done by Harvard’s Deborah Azrael, “roughly 40 percent” of the share of gun holders did not go through a background check” (Masters). Having a background check is an extremely important factor when buying a gun. “When background checks are required, they are extremely effective at keeping guns out of the hands of prohibited persons” (Universal Background Checks). There are any other factors that keep guns out of the wrong hands. However today, it is possible for almost…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Antidepressant Medication

    If you were living in a dark world of sadness, worthlessness and hopelessness, and all it took was a doctor’s signature to find light again, would you take it? According to Proquest Database, depression is a serious mental condition, symptoms include; extreme feelings of sadness, worthlessness or hopelessness, fatigue, irritability, loss of appetite, inability to concentrate, and insomnia or excessive sleeping. This paper will examine the pro, con and my viewpoint on should antidepressant drugs…

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  • Stereotypes To Wear The Hijab

    “What do you think when you look at me? A woman of faith? An expert? Maybe even a sister. Or oppressed, brainwashed, a terrorist. Or just an airport security line delay” True words spoken by Dalia Mogahed, a practicing Muslim woman who chose to wear the hijab. The reality is that a majority of people have had at least one of those questions or words run through their mind when coming across Muslim woman in a hijab. But, not everyone wants to keep their thoughts to themselves. Whispering things…

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  • Affordable Care Act Analysis

    A major critique of the Affordable Care act pertains to the subsidies the policy has made accessible to low income, since they believe they are being taking advantage of. However, subsidies are the reason millions of people could pay for the Affordable Care Act, and without it many Americans wouldn’t be insured. Luhby implies, “Most Obamacare enrollees aren’t paying the whole full price. Few people pay the full original price for their health insurance due to subsidies. A majority of the 10.2…

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  • How Is Princess Diana A Role Model

    Princess Diana was known across the world as "The people's princess", and “The queen of hearts”. Throughout her life, princess Diana always had the public eyes on her, she was admired, respected, and a role model to many people around the world. Princess Diana was born on July 1st 1961, in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She was born into an aristocratic English family who were very close to the royal family. Her parents got divorced when she was eight years old and she continued to live with…

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  • Niamh's Identity In The Orphan Train

    She begins her journey by traveling by boat from Ireland to New York. Her name at that point in the story, the name her parents gave her, is Niamh Power. Throughout the story her name changes multiple times. This is because she went through a traumatic fire that she was told killed everyone in her family. Each time her name is changed so does her identity and the version of herself that she realizes she has become. Although she will always be Niamh Power from Ireland the names that her adoption…

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