Humboldt State University

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  • Personal Narrative: A Hot Day

    me. It was the first time I had seen her cry in front of us, my mother was always brave and never let anyone see her be vulnerable. But I knew this time things were different. She was going to drop her baby, or like she liked to say “su tesorito” (her treasure). Inside the car I could see my little sister also crying, she hugged her princess blanket and wiped her tears. At last it was time to leave and begin our long drive to Humboldt State University. Our first stop was to drop off my middle sister since she wouldn’t be joining us. I had never gave her a long hug because we didn’t get along. But that morning I didn’t want to let go, she soon began to make fun of me for hugging her for a long time. We chatted before we had to hit the road once again. Driving away from her was like leaving a part of me. All through out the ride I missed the annoying little girl complaining about being too tight in the car or not having enough space to move her legs. After a long 16 hours of beautiful scenery we arrived to Humboldt County, not Humboldt State University. We had 30 minutes left and that’s when my panicking began. Everything became real, I was going to have to become a real adult. I was terrified, anxious, worried and just wanted to go back home and roll up into a little ball in bed. I kept imagining the worst scenarios in my head. What if I get super sick? What if I hated the food? What if I hate my living situation? I would also start to imagine how life back at home would…

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  • Universal History (Marx Vs. Hegel)

    This would not have been possible without the work of German historian Leopold von Ranke. He redefined history as a science, revolutionizing the subject through works of his such as Histories of the Latin and Germanic Nations , and causing history to be adopted by universities throughout the world. Yet historians after von Ranke have been critiquing him mercilessly ever since, such as Paul Veyne with his book Writing History: Essays on Historiography (1984). Veyne criticizes von Ranke for…

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  • Integration Of Research And Education: Alfred North Whitehead And Wilhelm Von Humboldt

    Whitehead and Wilhelm von Humboldt. This paper will present a succinct version of both of their thoughts on the integration of research and education within the system of universities, as well as a juxtaposition of their positions. In “Universities and their Function,” Whitehead writes that “[t]he universities are schools of education, and schools of research.” (Whitehead, “Universities,” 2). For the universities to properly serve these functions, they need to cultivate imagination in the…

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  • Argumentative Essay: What Are Students Like Customers?

    professor’s viewpoint, especially, they believe that this is not right and should not be a thing anymore. We have all heard the saying, “The customer is always right.” In these situations, we typically think of the customer consuming a product in a business. In this particular situation, the customer is valued as a student in higher education. If the student is resembling a customer, would we think that they’re always right? Although it might be crucial for universities to treat students like…

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  • Handicapped Students Essay

    Some Universities have broken elevators ,stairs without handrails, and inaccessible bathrooms. Some of these disabled undergraduates and graduates do not have the ability to access their classroom (Adams 179). Adams states, from a different article in the chronicle of Lennard J. Davis, that “universities don 't value disability as a form of diversity, as they do race and gender”(Adams 179). These instances of ignoring disabled student’s needs, and discriminating against them, tell the reader…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Letter To Barry University

    As I am writing this letter, I recognize my chance of successfully appealing is statistically against my favor. Like many students who received the same letter, I did feel disappointed. With a beautiful campus situated a few miles from the beach, with world-class professors and a learning environment capable of inspiring students to be greater, I can understand why there is high demand to attend such a remarkable institution. From visiting the school, I see how this campus can be any student's…

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  • Analysis Of The Pace Path Plan

    A representative of the Pace Path Plan explained the acronym of the Pace Path Plan, which stood for planning, academic excellence, coaching and mentoring, and experiential learning. A question was raised after the representative’s overview of this resource addressing a concern about how they could access the Pace Path Plan and ensure that students continue to receive the encouragement and support after UNV 101, which is the course that exposes students to make a Pace Path Plan for the next four…

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  • Effects Of Pressure On Students To Get Good Grades

    then previous generations. One of the problems being students are constantly under pressure. The biggest pressure they deal with is the pressure to get good grades. They get pressure from parents, coaches, and from themselves. Why is there so much pressure on getting good grades? For most students the answer is because they worry about their future. Without good grades a students may lose scholarships, not be able to participate in extracurricular activities, and not get the job they want in…

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  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

    One can say being a full time student and college athlete is like having two full-time jobs. Student athletes are working non-stop day in and day out to not only meet academic standards but to maintain their athletic scholarship. College athletes bring millions of dollars to universities, but in return, they only receive small monthly stipends for food. With every sporting event, each student-athlete gives their all not knowing if they will get seriously injured or not. Yes, they are students,…

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  • How This Professoriate Fit Into My Career Goals Case Study

    oratory and writing skills to address the inhumane conditions that African Americans faced in the United States. Indeed, African Americans and minorities still face a great deal of discrimination and injustices in American society. In particular, data and statistics reveal a historic trend of dehumanizing African American students in their pursuit of an education. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), African American students often score lower than their White…

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