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  • Underage Drinking In Iowa

    In Iowa underage drinking has become a serious problem. Underage drinking is becoming more and more common throughout the state of Iowa and the entire US. It is now the norm for underage high school and college students to attend parties on the weekends where underage drinking occurs. We need to take more action against underage drinking to protect our youth against the harmful effects. Underage drinking in Iowa has become more and more serious as time has gone on. In some places underage drinking is almost expected from high school students. In Iowa, 66.3% of students in grades 9-12 have reported having at least one alcoholic drink in their life, 15.7% reported having a drink by the age of 13, and 23% have had a least five alcoholic…

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  • Similarities And Differences Of Drake University And Iowa State University

    Introduction Differing in structure, governance, and mission, Drake University and Iowa State University are each successful institution. Located only 45 miles from one another, in Central Iowa, these schools are structured to serve their student population, to contribute to society, and to fulfill their own mission statement. This report will review each institution and critically compare their similarities and differences. It will cover the schools mission, culture, administrational…

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  • President Leath's Violation At The Iowa Board Of Regents

    When the issue of President Leath’s misuse of school property was brought to the Regents attention, In a rare rebuke of an ally, Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter said during a meeting at the University of Northern Iowa that he was extremely disappointed in Leath’s potential misuse of the planes and that “additional action is warranted.” Rastetter called Leath a successful president during his five-year tenure but said regents must “ensure that our universities are run in a manner that…

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  • My College Admissions Essay: My Journey To Iowa State University

    come, I am beyond ready to start my journey at Iowa State University. All my life I have been surrounded with adults who tell me, “Education is key.” Over the years I have realized how true that is. Education is my main priority. Being accepted to college has been my motivation for earning good grades in school. My experiences, good and bad, have created the person I am. Who would I be without them? I did not have a normal childhood. Financial challenges have always been an issue for my family,…

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  • Eulogy Of John Papa John

    started off his lecture by giving us a little bit about his background. He is originally from Greece; he is an immigrant and takes pride in it. Him and his mother came to America on a boat with his mother speaking no English. He grew up in Mason City, Iowa where he started kindergarten. He said he failed kindergarten twice, mainly because he didn’t know much English. Childhood: In Mason City he lived with a diverse group of people. His dad owned a grocery store here during the depression and…

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  • Descriptive Essay: A Note On AAU State Volleyball

    wrong and went straight to the floor. In that moment we knew we just won our bracket. We were all screaming while jumping up and down. Some of us girls actually started to cry we were so happy. After we went through the line to shake the other team’s hands, we screamed a little bit more. Once we all calmed down for a little bit, we had to take a few pictures. When we got done taking the pictures we went to our ‘camp’ and started to take all of our gear off. When we piled into the van to head…

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  • Zombie Burger Research Paper

    The Walking Burger A Consumer Review on The restaurant, Zombie Burger Zombie Burger in Des moines Iowa greeted my family with the most realistic zombie statues and post-apocalyptic vibes while entering the restaurant. I definitely agree when critics claim their food and drinks are “to die for”. Some popular burgers customers love are “zombie unicorn”, “three little pigs as told by the wolf”. This Burger joint has way more than your standard juicy burger, and has been recognized on Food…

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  • Importance Of My Experience

    able to conquer it. Another thing that I gained from the upperclassman interview is that agricultural business has great opportunities. I just have to make the best of my experience at Iowa State to full get what I need. Taking the academic policies and procedures, has made me aware of the many academic rules Iowa State has. I have learned how to search for them on the Iowa State website, and find an answer to almost any academic question I have. The academic policies quiz has definitely…

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  • Personal Reflective Essay To A University

    My journey first began when I decided to attend The University of Iowa in the fall of 2013 after graduating from Urbandale High School. I attended Iowa for 2 years and then when it came time to choose where I would apply to nursing school at I was stuck between wanting to continue on at Iowa’s College of Nursing, pending on my acceptance, but also needing a change in my life. I decided to choose change and Mercy College of Health Sciences presented an opportunity for just that. There is a…

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  • Reflective Essay: Community And Community Connections

    also address the problems of partnering with colleges and universities while being in a rural setting. Last I will address the idea of sharing personal histories helping student connect to each other through their similarities and differences. This week’s topic of community connections has been a difficult one for me. Growing up I never had roots to one place. I moved all over the state of Iowa never living anywhere more than five years, and never in an ‘urban’ area. As a teaching professional…

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