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    Joplin Junior College was founded in 1937. During this time, it had 114 students and 9 faculty members (Archives Collection Guide). In 1968, it became a four year college and changed the name from Joplin Junior College to Missouri Southern State College in 1977. In 2005, it became known as Missouri Southern State University (In Pursuit Of Excellence). Missouri Southern is home of many notable alumni. Some of the alumni include Missouri State Senator Ron Richard, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Rod Smith, and another Missouri politician, Gary Nodler. When deciding where to go to college, it is important to keep not only the cost in mind, but the outcome as well. Joplin is a city located in southwest Missouri containing 50,180 people (Welcome…

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    Because Scott Joplin grew up in a musical family he was already exposed to the magic of music and how it made people feel inside. Scott Joplin was born on April 1, 1897 with African American parents. He was known as the “King of Ragtime Writers” for his talent of composing ragtime music that all loved. Because his family was musically talented, some would say that he was born with a little something extra when composing his music. His mother sang for a banjo singer and player and his father…

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    Camarin Georges and Brianna Ciasulli Mr.Jenkos Health Period 2 6/17/15 Janis Joplin Heroin Janis Joplin was born on January 19, 1943 in Port Arthur , Texas. She was born into a family that was very religious and went to catholic church frequently. She had two younger siblings. When she was younger she was in a group of outcasts who listened to blues music. She was influenced by these songs and artist. Some singers she liked listening too was Bessie Smith and Lead Belly. Around…

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    Living In Joplin

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    In one’s younger growing years, Joplin is a wonderful place to live. Living in Joplin can seem like a curse to some, but for me it’s a blessing in disguise. Joplin has plenty of great restaurants, a mall, and plenty of potential of growth. Working at a car dealership gives one plenty of valuable experiences that one can use in any career setting. One reason I live in Joplin is because of my current job and future career. As a business development representative at Fletcher Toyota I get hands on…

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    Janis Joplin Biography

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    My decision to read Alice Echol’s “Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin” was sparked by my interest in the 27 Club. The 27 Club refers to a number of popular musicians who died at the age of 27, often as a result of drug or alcohol abuse. Janis Joplin is the first of three members of the 27 Club that I am going to write my life studies on. Janis Lyn Joplin was an American singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the late 60’s as the lead singer of the psychedelic rock band…

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    Summary: The Joplin Effect

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    The Joplin Effect Natural disasters are defined as major adverse events that result from the natural processes on earth. These events include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic events that can cause loss of life or severe property damage. The severity of the adverse event depends on the affected population’s ability to recover from such an event as well as the infrastructure available. Weather (meteorological) disasters are adverse…

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    Joplin Tornado Recovery

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    United Arab Emirates Finally, the story of Joplin includes numerous mentions of volunteers and donors, yet conflicted opinions on the Middle East diminished the role of the United Arab Emirates in Joplin’s recover. Several newspaper and television reports highlight the general financial support the UAE sent to the Joplin School District for the recovery, but when citizens talk about support, they rarely mention the Middle Eastern country. However, when an arsonist burned the mosque in Joplin,…

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    Joplin Tornado Essay

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    Joplin Tornado Tornados can be one of the most damaging weather disasters aside from hurricanes. These spinning funnels of air become more deadly with the length of their path and the amount of debris that they pick up. Each year tornados create a path of destruction throughout the United States. In 2011, the city of Joplin Missouri and its near 50,000 residents had a tornado rip through the town for almost 38 minutes. The tornado was rated at an EF-5 magnitude with multiple vortexes. The…

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    Joplin Tornado Summary

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    The main idea of the articles is that the Joplin tornado was very traumatizing and scary for the people who survived it. A storm chaser named Jeff Piotrowski videoed the Joplin tornado and had to help lots of people out of the rubble, dead and alive. He said that it was like that house after house for three hours straight. He also said it was very traumatizing and you can’t just understand or make up how traumatizing it was. The effects disasters have on people who survive them can include the…

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    2011 Joplin Tornado Essay

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    Sunday, May 22, 2011 started as any other conventional Sunday morning. People waking up early to go worship their God, a few sleeping in, and others on their way to work. Expeditiously all that peace was ripped away from their souls. May 22, 2011 will forever have a hold of the hearts of many Missourians in Joplin. The 2011 Joplin tornado was a catastrophic EF5 multiple-vortex tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri in the late afternoon of Sunday, May 22, 2011. “The Enhanced F-scale, or EF scale,…

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