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    I had finally gotten everything figured out in my life in the year of 2015 in Iowa City, Iowa. For the first time in my life, my small world was looking up for me. That was, until my whole life imploded around me like it was swallowing me whole. Life was perfect. I was to transfer schools to Lemme Elementary before I went to South East Junior High. Although I was sad to leave my small private school could still visit all my old friends I had known since kindergarten. I had a wonderful softball team with all my new found friends. Then, the pivotal point in my life began. My family went on a vacation to Washington over the summer. Then out of the blue, my mom got a job offer and an interview in Everett, Washington. My mom went to the interview…

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    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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    Eulogy Of John Papa John

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    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…

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    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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    Palmer Museum Case Study

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    Making the decision to go out of state or in state or stay in state is probably one of the toughest you will make. Should I be staying in state or would it be my best bet as to go out of state taking some risks hoping for success. Take time to think about what you really want to do, because once you decide it’s not to easy to switch up. Attractions, activities, the environment, and cost are big role players when it comes to moving away for college. Go through a thought process before making…

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    Winnebago Case Study Summary

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    factors. Producing good quality products and excellent customer service are some of the main reasons this company is so successful. They have realized that employees, customers, and dealers play an important role in total quality management. Winnebago's mission is to exceed customer expectations by continually improving their products and services. They follow some basic values called the four P's to achieve their mission; people, products, plant, and profitability. The company believes that…

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    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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    In Broken Heartland, Osha Gray Davidson argues the “farm crisis” and the pain it brought to communities in Iowa was only part of a longer decline of rural America brought about by failed governmental policy and the rise of industrial agriculture, which is turning once prosperous small towns into what he terms as “rural ghettos.” He argues that without a substantial course correction rural America will continue to decline and the residents of these rural ghettos, “bitter, desperate, and cut off…

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    Broken Heartland Analysis

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    Davidson’s chapter on “The Growth of Hate Groups” begins with a depiction of the meeting of the Iowa Society for Educated Citizens, a far-right anti-Semitic hate group at Colony Village Restaurant off I-80. Davidson describes the German prayer above the doorway to the meeting room, the prayer’s message of acceptance is juxtaposed with the group’s hate. The sign and restaurant present a window for context into ethnic hate and the Midwest, through which he does not look. The Colony Village Inn…

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    Why I Want To Be A Mayor

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    “If I Were Mayor” Essay What is Iowa known for? Fields, corn, farming, that's it. Iowa should be known for something other than just farming, well maybe a change in its cities could help that. Council Bluffs, isn’t really known for anything, it doesn’t have tourists, or visitors, unless you count people from other cities in Iowa. A mayor could change this, A mayor could make Council Bluffs a place where people would go out of there way to visit. While more and more people are coming, and…

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