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    Prawns In District 9

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    In the film District 9 by Neill Blomkamp, Prawns, known as aliens, come to our planet looking for a new place to call home, for their planet was dying . Unfortunately, the Prawns don't realize that their planet may have been the safer option compared to nesting on Earth . The government in South America is scared of the Prawns and contain the Aliens in projects on the outskirts of the city . The government created the MNU as a force to be able to control the Prawns in case they were a threat to society . District 9 portrays the injustice of the power between the Prawns and the Human race, which depicts Pratt’s idea of contact zones and transculturation in a fictional form . Humans see the Prawns as a threat to their society, but the humans…

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    District 9 Comparison

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    Contrary to what one might think when comparing Octavia Butler’s Dawn and the film District 9 they share more than just solely being in the alien science fiction genre. Though they indeed differ in many ways, both focus on themes regarding manipulation, alienation and xenophobia, consequently leading the protagonist to experience cognitive dissonance and subsequent reflection upon one’s sense of self-identity. Both protagonists, Lilith and Wikus, after experiencing alien genetic mutation exhibit…

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    Imperialism has been a prominent force in the world for centuries and centuries, shaping the way the world looks today. Imperialism is a system of control where the minority completely dominants the majority through the extraction and exploitation of the land and its inhabitants. Through a corrupt system of control, MNU, the film District 9 reveals the prominent downfalls of imperialism highlighting the subjugation of the “inferior”, personal benefit, and national oppression. Subjugation of…

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    The Lower Merion School District provided laptop computers to high school students as part of a one to one program. The program allowed the students to bring home a laptop computer provided by the school district. Unbeknownst to the students or their parents the laptop computers were all programed with spyware that gave the school district access to the computers’ webcam. The goal of the one to one program was to increase the connectivity between home and school for students. The access to…

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    The Greenfield Union School district is using a variety of methods to ensure adequacy and equity was attained in the development of the local control accountability plan (LCAP) for teachers, parents, and students. In reviewing the Greenfield Union School District LCAP there were clear needs and metrics analyzed that were used to set goals to support the improvement of student success and safety. During the first stages of the LCAP implementation process the goal of district personnel was to…

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    District Court Observation

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    I visited the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on February 10. This court is a federal district court and it is in the fourth position from the top, Supreme Court in the structure of the federal court system. District court has general trial jurisdiction. The Courthouse is consisted of 6 floors and each judge has his or her own courtroom. The district court and the United States Bankruptcy court are in the same building. Regarding a courtroom, when I entered there, I…

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    In 2008 a case was taken by the Supreme Court, that case was called Heller vs The District of Columbia. A special police officer whose name was Dick Anthony Heller had been in the service for awhile. Like all officers he was authorized to carry a handgun while on duty. Later that year he applied for a one-year license for a handgun he wished to keep at home, but his application was denied by the judge. Many cases has have to dealt with gun control, but many have not come in the favor of the…

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    The Distillery District

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    Introduction The Distillery District is a heritage building community located to the east of the downtown core in Toronto. Gooderham and Worts founded the site as a distillery in 1832, and by the 1860s, it was the largest distillery in the world. The deindustrialization of neighbouring areas subsequently resulted in the closure of all remaining distillery operations by 1990. By 2003, the Distillery District was transformed into a pedestrian oriented area, allowing for a dynamic public space…

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    Fire Marshall Essay

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    You no longer want to collaborate with the FOA page 8 31 dash 10 we will work collabration with the fire chief and county commissioner doesnt change the audience and doesnt change the membership. The next guy can come in next and say I dont want to work with the FOA and who he wants to work with. Has to define how the collaberation with the district chiefs. The senior staff meetings being manditory how low did we want to go on the officer list. There has to be away of collaberating. The staff…

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    In Suzanne Collins’ exciting novel The Hunger Games, the author depicts the struggle of two tributes from District 12 and their personal development as well as how they survive in the harsh wilderness of the arena. In the beginning of the Hunger Games the story takes place in District 12, which is a part of the nation of Panem. Panem was originally home of 13 Districts but the government took control and destroyed the 13th because the people tried to rebel. As a punishment for what they did…

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