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    The Art Of Knitting

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    I definitely was not a natural at knitting. I would drop stitches and generate gaps that undoubtedly made the entire project lousy. My first scarf, similarly, resembled a colorful flag instead of something that anyone would wear around their neck, but I did not give up. Throughout the years, I have improved substantially and I do not know if I could have done that without Donna’s encouragement. Anytime I became frustrated about a new technique or pattern, she would talk me through it and help me backtrack my mistakes. Ultimately, I realized that knitting resembles sports or other hobbies; it is something that takes determination to succeed. If I had determination when I was dancing or playing basketball, they could have become remarkable hobbies for me, but it took knitting and Donna’s help to cause me to realize something: to realize that you should not give up the first time you have a…

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    Most of the lines in the print are static, though lines near the knitting portion of the print tend to be more active, conveying a sense of activity and motion (her knitting). Many of the lines are assertive and give depth and color to the print. However, many other lines are subservient and create boundaries and form, such as the lines that create the hands and arms of the woman as well as the lines that create and sense of separation between her neck and her…

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    parents. What pains me to this day is that my dad feels as if he wasted the early part of his life, but I do not see it that way. He had the courage to want to do something that would benefit the Nigerian community. I guess this is where I get my ambitions from. Growing up I was your perineal athlete, but I also loved using my hands to turn something that was once nothing into something magical. I joined knitting club in elementary school and I remember one of the very first projects we had,…

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    VF Brands Case Study

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    The case study of VF Brands: Global Supply Chain Strategy makes excellent points towards their quest to decrease costs, increase efficiency while trying to stay ultra-competitive in the apparel market. Chris Fraser, president of Supply Chain for VF, states “We have to start finding cost savings by how we manage our supply chain.” (Kerin, R., & Peterson, R. 2013). This is the end goal for the Supply Chain segment of VF Brands. The first question of utilizing company- owned plants to using a large…

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    What are the aims of the Cultural Comprehension Resource, and how effective do you think the activities in the program are in achieving these aims? Aim: To improve and promote positive outcomes for young people through increasing harmony, safety, empowerment and wellbeing (O’Shaughnessy et al, 2011). Objectives: Decrease culturally related violence and improve safety for school students. Promote harmony, diversity, acceptance and tolerance amongst school students amongst school…

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    The Tyranny Of Choice

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    “The Tyranny or Choice” by Barry Schwartz and “Is Google Making us Stupid” by Nicholas Carr may seem to be as dissimilar as any two essays could be, but they’re not. Both Schwartz and Carr write about the increase of available resources leading to decreased productivity. Carr talks about the abundance of information available at our fingertips and how it is really causing us to be lazy and decrease intelligence, whereas Schwartz speaks of the amount of choices we receive day to day and how the…

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    Familias Unidas is located in California and consists of 18 affordable housing units that serve more than 4,500 low-income families throughout the state. Our work ethic and motivation revolves around our existing mission, which we proudly announce to be: To live up to the core values of the NASW Code of Ethics and honor and empower aspiring communities all in an effort to create lasting solutions to poverty and social injustice. Our program provides case management that consists of assessing,…

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    Kindness Week Analysis

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    Our first “Anti-bully Day Committee” meeting led to a goal: fight unkindness on a large scale. We called it “Kindness Is Contagious (KIC) Week.” Suddenly, I found myself the Director of the event which included thousands of students across six high schools. From the beginning, I imagined the actual event planning would be the hard part, but as a family member told me, “The hardest thing, not just in KIC Week, but in life is working with other people.” Over the course of a myriad of planning…

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    Focus Group Needs Analysis

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    Group: WCSU Recreation Department Group Members: Jackie Fernandez, Chris Mathews, Jared Willsey, Lucy Daniels, Allison Oakley Needs Assessment Purpose: Through the needs assessment we will determine how we can increase the physical activity of WCSU students through the understanding of health needs as a campus community by use of the WCSU Recreation facilities. Focus Group Purpose: Through our focus group we will determine the best possible way conduct our project by identifying the mission…

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    “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” - Ernest Hemingway. In the book, “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, Charlie Gordon, the protagonist, has low mental ability. This story takes place in the 1960s, and during this time period, people used different ways to measure intelligence. Charlie faces the decision to artificially increase his intelligence by having a surgery performed on him. Intelligence is not worth it when your happiness is at risk. Charlie Gordon should…

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