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    than those who had no college education and lacked these qualifications. His successor, the fiscally conservative Republican Governor John Engler, tried to cut taxes and downsize the government which resulted in a devalued higher education budget with the early 1990s recession. At this time, with less money available to fund higher education, the MET cuts dimmed destitute students’ college-bound prospects. Surprisingly, though, Engler nevertheless managed to expand financial aid and workforce programs at community colleges, reviving policymakers’ desires to expand college opportunities for underserved Michiganders. He proved that policy decisions can eclipse political labels. Similarly bucking party lines, former Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm implemented further cuts to the MET’s budget based on “public opinion.” Such fiscal conservatism depleted funds available to MET account holders. In fiscal year 2012, current Republican Governor Rick Snyder restored $213 million in cuts to the MET, yet a 2016 report claimed that “while college costs are rising across the nation, [they are] particularly bad in Michigan.” Thus, the cost-effectiveness of the MET’s family assistance is again uncertain. Reflecting upon this politically imbalanced recent history, one notes that funding fluctuations to the MET have destabilized indigent families’ finances. In order to assure needy families the means necessary to afford higher education under the MET, the Snyder administration must…

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    People today recognize Jennifer Lopez as a talented and well-known celebrity who is indeed a triple threat – actress, singer, and dancer. Lopez is also acknowledged for being an iconic Latina star amongst a traditionally white-dominant world. Her highly viewed music videos are proof that she is an expert performing and connecting with her audience through themes of race, sexuality, and class. In Jennifer’s “Jenny from the Block” and “I Luh Ya Papi”, race, sexuality, and class are hinted through…

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    The Breakup Every relationship is a one of a kind. Couples communicate differently, they go through different stages, and they have different expectations of each other. As communication is a big part of how relationships are, it is important for couples to focus on how they do it. Scholars have developed some theories that could be applied in the way communication is done in relationships. These theories could talk about couples coming together, their expectations of each other, or maybe…

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    between the black body and the sport of tennis. In the entire sport of tennis there has only been 51 black players and out of that 51, all have faced some type of prejudice. Whether it be Althea Gibson, who faced severe racism from the crowd every time she enter the arena, or James Baldwin, who was attacked by police officers because he looked like the “twin” of a suspect, black tennis stars have had to endure racial bigotry on and off the court. When these black athletes excel they are…

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    Gregory). As recordings continued to have strong sales , she won the Grammy Award “ Best Mexican-American Album” in 1993 for her album Live. Selena was soon known as “The Queen of Tejano Music.” Quickly after the release of Live, Selena started working on her first English-language album. Unfortunately, she did not get to the success of it. Selena died on March 31, 1995, in Corpus Christi, Texas after being shot by Yolanda Saldivar, president of her fan club and manager of her boutique.…

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    image of what they wished their skin looked like. This is an effective way to sell their products because even when women don’t feel pretty on the inside, we like to look good on the outside. The ad for Aveeno Active Naturals uses a popular celebrity, Jennifer Aniston to help endorse their product. Jennifer Aniston is your typical “girl next door”. She is standing outside in the sunlight with a blurry ocean view behind her. She looks stunning, but casual in a grey tank top while she is looking…

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    The Break Up is a movie whom its two main characters are Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn and it is about these two persons who meet on a baseball game on a regular day. They were sitting in the same row, but in distant seats from each other. He went with his best friend and she went with a friend. It all began when he turned his head and saw her; the hot dog guy was there and to call her attention, he loudly called the hot dog guy and ordered 6 hot dogs. He immediately offered her a hot dog,…

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    I was recently at a location and was asked “How do I get out of the truck and get to wear Shiny shoes”? I was a bit taken by surprise and never really considered the possible answer before. I gave the standard work hard and you will get there. Sitting in the airport I had to ask myself that question. How did I get out of the truck? Were my shoes too shiny? I take care of them just like I took care of my work boots in the industry and in the military. Only now when I’m in certain airports I…

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    Kim Kardashian. Jennifer Lopez. Kate Upton. Jennifer Lawrence. Taylor Swift. Carrie Underwood. Today, young women around the world idolize powerful women such as these. Whether these women are actresses, singers, or models, they have shaped current society’s definition of beautiful. The word “current” denotes a past or future change. This is due to the unwavering fact that beauty, in its entirety, is indescribable. However, media has made it their mission to attempt to write the public a…

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    In the film “Who am I this time?” and in the movie “Forest Gump”, both main characters are trying to find a uniqueness and are sometimes fantasizing to be what they really aren’t or wish they were. The focus or so called theme of these two films are, you are what you pretend to be. The narrator of the film “Who am I this time?” is directing his first play and doesn’t know much about theater and how it works. He wants Harry Nash to be the lead role, but also needs a women to be the other role in…

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