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    possible to examine Artprize with regard to what it was intended and recognized as, but also how it expresses hidden meanings that often go unnoticed. Understanding the manifest function is the first step to examining Artprize in terms of the present versus unrecognized meanings. As a whole, Artprize can be seen as an event that is intended to bring nothing but an enjoyable collective experience for everyone. Every year, tons of artists join this large and celebrated event in which they put their works on display around Grand Rapids for people to see for a number of days. This year, the event was held from September 21 to October 9 (Macaluso, 2016). During those days, there is a plethora of artwork scattered throughout the city, including outdoor displays such as sculptures (some being interactive ones), and music, as well as indoor pieces that were displayed in various city landmarks such as the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), the J. M. Marriot Hotel, and the city police department. By displaying art in such well-known staples of the city, people are easily able to find each venue and enjoy the art located at each. As a whole, Artprize is meant to be a collective activity. This meaning that these pieces of popular culture are produced by interconnected individuals who are all working towards a similar goal that is later experienced by audiences who each contribute various meanings to them (Grazian, 2010). As a…

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    The Grand Rapids Chair Company represented a partnership between Grand Rapids sawmills and lumber mills. The site is notable for its adaptation both to changes in ownership and the demands of the furniture industry, through which it impacted the surrounding community of laborers. Sanborn Fire Insurance maps show several additions to the building since its construction, the two largest being the expansion to abut Monroe Street, apparent on the 1912 map, and the Baker Furniture addition, built at…

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    learn more. Don’t let us down. My parent would say we left our family back home for you guys all, especially when they don’t know what they are getting into. With language and when you need to learn how to drive. Everything was too much for them. I understand where they are coming from, they have to leave everything and start all over from the scratch. Taking care of the family, working and learning a new language. When you are a lot older it is hard to learn a new language, they are still…

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    This hearing determines if there is sufficient evidence that exists against an offender to continue the criminal justice process. The judge in this step searches for a probable cause to prove a crime was committed and the suspect accomplished doing so. Nevertheless, if a probable cause is determined, the accused suspect is held for trial on the information, which results in formal charging. In federal cases and other states, there is a grand jury that is empanelled to determine if there is…

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    The Benefits Of Tourism?

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    tourism there would be a lot less economically stable countries, and people would be a lot less cultured. Revenue wise, tourism is a booming industry and has been for many centuries. Since modes of transportation became more available to go to other countries, people’s curiosity got the best of them and they began to travel. People also began to travel as a way to relax, which is how vacations initially got started. As industrialization took off, travelling became more popular as well. For…

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    My Pursuit Of Happiness

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    I’m currently a grand opening trainers for Chick – fil – a Corporate and a Manager for one of the Chick – fil – a’s in town. The first thing that people think about when they think about when they think of Chick – fil – a is fast food chicken, however it is about so much more than that. When I first started as a team member I say it as a day job, it was nothing more than a paycheck to help me pay rent. Well once I started digging and learning about the company and its vales and beliefs and…

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    This book explores one woman’s desire to find and live her life fully within her true self. Edna is devoted to the purpose even if it does cause friction and conflict between her family and friends. Edna Pontellier’s story begins to take place in the 1890’s Louisiana, her husband, two children and herself are vacationing for the summer on Grand Isle. They are staying at a pension which is like a boarding house where families have their own cottage, and eat together in a main dinning hall with…

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    Twelve Angry Men is a film about a jury of twelve men who are assessing a murder trial. The trial’s outcome would determine if an 18 year would be sentenced to death. The men went into the jury room with an assumption that the defendant was guilty. They did an open vote where everyone raised their hands to determine who felt he was guilty or not guilty. Every juror, but one, raised their hands for guilty, some of the jurors slowly raised their hands after seeing the rest of the room raise their…

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    prohibited by the New York Police Department in 1993 (Scheller). As a result of the chokehold, Eric Garner stated “I can’t breathe” which caused him to lose his life as well. Daniel Pantaleo was also not convicted of Eric’s death. The Staten Island grand jury decided to not indict Daniel Pantaleo (Lopez). As you can see just from those cases, neither of the officers were convicted of anything. They may have been fired as a result of their actions, but no one really served or did time for beating…

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    Criminal Trial Report

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    PLEA BARGAINING The defendant’s lawyer attempted plea bargaining with the prosecution due to the excessive evidence against his case and implored Wilson to plead guilty to robbery, breaking and entering, and trespassing in exchange for the prosecution not charging him with murder or assault and battery. However, Wilson was indignant in keeping with his account of the incident and continued to plead not guilty. ARRAIGNMENT After the indictment by the grand jury, Judge Brown recited the formal…

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