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  • Importance Of Playing Water Polo

    which would be the opposite arm that the opponent is throwing with. When the player that I was guarding got the ball, I pressed at a distance so that I would not get called for a foul by the referee. I managed to grab the ball quickly as it was being thrown to another opponent player and I threw the ball to our goalkeeper. Our team was now on offense and we had to swim to the other end of the pool to set up and score. Everything was very fast paced and I tried my best to keep up with my opponent. My coach called me back to the bench and substituted another player in my place. I sat back on the bench with a smile on my face. “That was so fun!” I thought to myself. I excitedly watched the rest of the quarter play out. The buzzer went off indicating the end of the quarter and we were still in the lead with a score of…

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  • Uc Davis Spring Break In College

    I am a sophomore who has learned a lot of useful knowledge and loves my life in UC Davis. Yet, I am writing to point out problems with the quarter system. Similarl to many aggies, in my first college year, I had a hard time adapting to the university life because of the quarter system. To succeed in university, every UC student must spend a lot of time adapting this depressive and painful system. However, after acclimating this schedule, students still need to bear massive stress and many…

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  • Kateboard Scandal Research Paper

    kateboard Scandal Troy loves skateboarding, ever since he was two years old he would be on his skateboard everyday, no matter what the weather was like. When Troy turned 11 he was almost pro, he was one of the best skaters in Minnesota. One day that all changed, his mom told him that they were moving. Troy cried for three days, he didn't want to leave his friends. The day of the moving, Troy was kind of excited that he gets to see the beach for the first time. He is going to live in a nice…

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  • Immigration Work Reflection Paper

    people who are also oppressed and treated negatively due to their race, culture, and language. Being in this course for the past two-quarters I have seen not only myself but also my peers grow as a team. We have come up with new ideas that will hopefully create the story we want others to capture both the negative and the positives of being either an immigrant ourselves or our families. For many of us who are used to the quarter system, we are usually done within the ten weeks we have.…

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  • Why Sport Is Important To Me

    we were to lose the game it would make us undefeated and not be able to make the grand final. Making me really pressured to perform. I had one day to practice before the game, I got changed and ran outside. I spent nearly the whole day practicing and reviewing scenarios, making sure I was fully prepared for the game. As night came I began to get more and more nervous. As soon as I arrived I began less nervous, and less pressured. It hit 8:00 and the whistle went, I was sitting on the bench…

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  • Compare And Contrast Streetcar Named Desire And The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas

    We must learn to deal with reality. If we do not then we might become worse off and hurt ourselves. In “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”, a short story written by Ursula Le Guin, and A Streetcar Named Desire, a play written by Tennessee Williams, the reader is reminded that what we should not ignore reality; sometimes we think that the truth is harsh and we ignore it so that we do not have to deal with it rather than face the reality. By ignoring reality, we can let a problem grow out of hand…

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  • Seabiscuit Analysis

    Everyone loves a good underdog story. Throughout history there have been many stories of the little guy beating the odds. There are the famous stories such as David and Goliath, or The Tortoise and the Hare, that we pass on through generations. In all these stories of improbable victory the story of Seabiscuit rises above the rest in American culture. In Laura Hillenbrand's book an awkward, and stubborn horse named Seabiscuit becomes an unlikely hero as he is trained by an even more unlikely…

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  • Horse Racing Research Paper

    industry is now one of the most successful in the world, with racing contributing approximately $1.6 billion to NZ GDP – which comes in larger than the wine or seafood industry. Thoroughbreds dominate the equine industry in New Zealand; the environment we provide our thoroughbreds means they are much easier to breed and are kept in more natural environments than many of the racehorses that are stabled overseas. New Zealand is world renowned for outstanding Thoroughbreds and the knowledge that we…

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  • The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas Critical Analysis

    The idea of a perfect world is very complex and often confusing to understand; it becomes simpler to imagine such world if suffering existed within it. However, if a perfect world contains suffering, it then becomes flawed. In Ursula Le Guin’s The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, the narrator struggles with the problem of creating a realistic ‘perfect world’, and as a solution she has created two contradictory worlds in which the existence of one is dependant on the other. the narrator provides…

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  • Why Is Horse Racing Wrong

    Horse Racing: Right or Wrong? Horse racing may be considered an older American pastime but it is still alive and well in today’s society. Thousands of people watch each year as horses run, full speed, down a dirt track hoping for the ultimate trophy; The Triple Crown. Horse racing is an entirely different world. Little kids aspire to be jockeys while parents aspire for the horse they bet on to win. The horse racing industry appeals to everyone of all ages and that is one of the reasons it has…

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