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  • Masculinity In Disney's Animated Films

    “The idea that animation is an innocent medium, ostensibly for children, and largely dismissed in film histories, has done much to inhibit the proper discussion of issues concerning representation.“ (Wells, 1998, 187) Disney has had a great impact on our everyday lives. Every child, boy or a girl, and every adult, man or a woman, can say that they have encountered Disney's product at least once. Therefore, it is obvious how the certain features which Disney includes in the movies are important…

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  • John Lennon Memorial Research Paper

    On December 8, 1980 John Lennon was shot directly across from Strawberry Fields, by the Dakota building where he and his wife lived. In John Lennon 's memory, Yoko Ono, Lennon’s wife decided to create a memorial in his honor. She wanted to commemorate John Lennon as a rock legend and a peace activist, so Ono created the John Lennon memorial in Strawberry Fields, Central park. John Lennon’s memorial is an effective memorial because of its background, location, design, my individual experience,…

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  • How Did Baseball Change America

    On December 7th, 1941, the attacks on Pearl Harbor drastically changed life in America. Many lives were lost and many aspects of life changed once the U.S. entered the war. Sports played a role in keeping a sense of normalcy, but the war changed them. Therefore, baseball was affected by the attacks as well. Over 500 MLB players left the diamond for the battlefield (Weintraub). With so many players leaving, it was feared that Major League Baseball might become defunct. World War I had ended the…

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  • The Effectiveness Of Title IX

    Title IX- A Law Worth Keeping Title IX is a federal law created in 1972 that prohibits sexual discrimination in education and school athletics. Sexual discrimination in education can be interpreted as females not receiving equal scholarship opportunities as males, as well as women’s programs or men’s programs getting less funding so that the other gender’s programs may gain. The main reason that Title was created was to prevent sexual discrimination in places of education. Although some believe…

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  • Colin Kaepernick's Controversy In The National Football League

    Last season, Colin Kaepernick caused a lot of controversy around the world and especially in the National Football League. The controversy was not caused by his play or something off the field. It was caused by his decision to kneel during the National Anthem. Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem because he felt that African Americans were oppressed by this country, while people without color were being treated less harshly. He did not want to show pride to a country that did not treat…

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  • Surfboard Design History

    man named Pete Peterson in 1946, this surfboard was a hollow plastic mould, with a redwood stringer (a piece of wood running down the centre of the surfboard) and sealed with fibreglass tape. Other pioneering modern surfboard shapers of this era were Joe Quigg and Matt Kivlin. Around this time a very significant man in surf history called Bob Simmons was building balsa wood surfboards and travelling up and down the Californian coast to surf and sell his boards. It wasn't until 1949 when Simmons…

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  • Mein Kampf: A Film Analysis

    Film is one of the most influential modern mediums, Andrew Tudor (2013, 139-140) elaborates on the influence media can have on a general population, “The media tell the man in the mass who he is - they give him identity”. Throughout history there’s been many clear examples of the importance Film had during WWI and WWII. Hitler discusses the use of War Propaganda in his book Mein Kampf, he expresses the importance of the Art of Cinema in influencing his ideologies. “These films would be so…

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  • Food Insecurity Issues

    According to a USDA study, 14% of American households experienced some type of food insecurity in 2014 with 41.8 million Americans living in food-insecure households. (Feeding Am.) Obesity is one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide. Many have attributed the condition to a combination of excessive eating and lack of exercise, but new studies are suggesting a different cause, food. Not food per say, but what is in it. Food insecurity and obesity are rising trends among the…

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  • Miles Dew Davis: Sketches Of Blue

    Miles Dew Davis was an Iconic figure and trumpeter of the twentieth century in America, born in Alton, Illinois on May 26, 1926. Davis’ compositions changed the evolution of Jazz with masterpieces, such as, Kind of Blue in 1959, Sketches of Spain in 1960, and the Bitches Brew in 1969. Kind of Blue won the bestselling album of the year, and is one of the most sought-after recordings as late as 1998. It was the first Jazz album to reach double-platinum, in addition to being a Masterpiece, Kind of…

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  • Raising The Minimum Wage: Effects On Family Poverty?

    So making minimum wage higher to help these people out to get to the next step is what we want to do. In the article “Raising the Minimum Wage: Effects on Family Poverty” by Ronald B. Mincy, states that two men named Edward M. Gramlich and Terrence Kelly proved “that most work low wage workers are not poor.” (18). This study was reviewed…

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