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    The transition from high school to postsecondary education can be a stressful time for students. Many try their best at maintaining all their responsibilities as a student including their social, professional and academic lives. Students attending universities often report being overwhelmed or overly stressed, ranging from moderate to severe stress that can be difficult to deal with (Sax, 1997). In past studies, researchers believed that both men and women have differences in the way they deal with and experience stress - but it is important to take into account that there may be other elements involved, besides biological factors (Gadzella, 2006). In 1967 Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe created the Social Readjustment Rating Scale to study…

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    Zika Virus Paper

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    Introduction and Program Description This project is based upon the knowledge of undergrad college students living in Eagle Hall at Florida Gulf Coast University. The purpose of our project is to make the college students aware of the Zika virus and give them ways to prevent contracting Zika. Mainly Zika is a vector (mosquitoes) spread virus and it is becoming a prevalent virus in Florida, so it is important to inform fellow students. Our goal is to educate these students on how to prevent the…

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    The Florida gator football program was finally returning to relevance and consistency under new head coach Jim McElwain. The team is 6-0 with a huge upset over Ole Miss who at the time was ranked number three the polls a major win to prove they are back. For the good play they are now ranked number eight in the country couldn't get any better right? Well a selfish decision has changed the course of the season for the gators and a player’s reputation and future has changed forever. It was…

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    Ethan Hughes Biography

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    The excitement of college football fuels many lives of ardent fans in this country, especially fans populated in the South. Ethan Hughes is no different. Raised roughly 30 miles outside of Gainesville, Florida, Hughes grew up near one of the most prestigious athletic (and academic) institutions in the country. His love for the Florida Gators began at a much younger age than most people, growing up in Bradford, Florida, Hughes had many opportunities to attend the university's athletic events as…

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    Gatorade Controversy

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    According to official website for Gatorade, Gatorade is the one of the most famous sports drinks, which was formulated in early summer of 1965 at the University of Florida College of Medicine to help football players to facilitate proper hydration. A private company obtained patent to sell the drink publically and started adding chemicals to processed Gatorade in 1969 (Newsmax Health, 2013). Soon after, Gatorade spread out athletic fields and it became the official sports drink of the NFL in…

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    Gatorade Controversy

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    According to official website for Gatorade, Gatorade is the one of the most famous sports drinks, which was formulated in early summer of 1965 at the University of Florida College of Medicine to help football players to facilitate proper hydration. A private company obtained patent to sell the drink publically and started adding chemicals to processed Gatorade in 1969 (Newsmax Health, 2013). Soon after, Gatorade spread out athletic fields and it became the official sports drink of the NFL in…

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    The organization I chose is one in which I hope to someday work for, taking me back to my home state of Florida. University of Florida is one of the biggest and well known colleges in the state of Florida that has great plans in place for cultural diversity, UF is truly one of the biggest melting pots of cultures. I hope to show that in this essay. The reason I have chosen UF to write my essay on is to learn as much as I can about the university, in hopes that this will help when I apply to the…

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    Ufm Medical History

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    The University of Florida College of Medicine’s main campus is located in Gainesville, Florida. UFCM was founded in 1956 with the mission to produce competent physicians to provide exceptional health care to the Florida population and to innovate the field of medicine through research. Over five thousand physicians have graduated from UFCM. With twenty-six clinical and basic science departments and nearly a thousand faculty members, UFCM now stands as the largest college at the University of…

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    Gatorade Evaluation

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    A group of researchers at the University of Florida, led by Dr. J. Robert Cade, had to test the drink on the freshman team because the head coach would not let him test it on the varsity squad. At first, it made the researchers themselves really sick. After a couple of tries, the Florida Gators had loved the drink. The Gators had used the drink in their 1967 Orange Bowl victory. They first mentioned the drink after this victory, which had been known as Cade’s Cola back then. After…

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    The Tebow Controversy

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    Many times in life we find ourselves trying to please others. “But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, thus we speak, not as pleasing people but God, who examines our hearts.”(1 Thessalonians 2:4). Tebow was very well known for one pose that he did after every touch down. It was a pose in which he would get down on one knee and say a quick prayer. He receive a lot of hell from critics about that pose. According to the media, that pose was not appropriate to the…

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