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    Oprah Winfrey is an American proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist, but most of all Oprah Winfrey is a powerful speaker. Oprah has been an inspiring part of many who need her words of wisdom to get through a tough day. What makes her so inspiring is the way she speaks. Oprah always speaks in such a way that she gets her audiences to feel and act upon her ideas without having to bring it out in black and white. As in her Golden Globes speech Oprah invites the audience…

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    The majority of Kansas State University students are able-bodied. While many of them groan when faced with a steep hill or lots of stairs, they are still capable of making it to their destination. This might not be the case for the disabled demographic on campus. There are many handicap accessible buildings on campus however some locations and entrances are unreachable for the physically handicapped community. General Richard B. Myers hall is located on the North West side of campus and is one…

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    I had been on pins and needle all day, today was the day. The day of the big game. I was relieved and terrified when the final bell blared. I hurried down the stairs and around the corner, my feet pounding on the purple and white linoleum. “Hey Sarah.” Someone called. I didn’t even attempt to turn around to see who called. I swung open the locker room door to change into my gear and then head off to the field. As I walked down the hill, which lead to the field, I checked my watch it was only…

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    Dust, dirt, and wood shavings covered the linoleum that had been laid over manure-covered boards.” The example from the text shows how Japanese-Americans in these camps had horrible living conditions and were treated unfair. During this time Japanese people living in America were seen as the enemy…

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    John G. Anderson, the youngest son of Walter Anderson, deliberates about the eccentric perspective of the unique beauty in the paintings and craftworks of American watercolorist and ceramicist Walter Inglis Anderson in context of his mental illness. After several months of careful observations and treatments, Walter was diagnosed with self-destructive depression and schizophrenia which led to his strong self-expression of nature as a peaceful escape from irksome responsibilities and duties of…

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    “Three, two, one … victory,” but instead of feeling satisfaction I’m mainly feeling aggravated. This was due to the fact that I continually perished to my adversaries; as a team we did great, just some examples would be , being on the objective, seeing our enemies in effective formations, and our team worked in unison or together. I instantaneously deactivate my console and stop playing… this got progressively worse almost to the extent of enragement. I didn’t desire to have this sensation so I…

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    Stanley Fish wrote Getting Coffee Is Hard to Do, to talk about how hard it is to get a cup of coffee today. It used to be that when you wanted a cup of coffee you went into a nondescript place fitted out largely in linoleum, Formica, and neon, sat down at a counter, and, in response to a brisk “What’ll you have, dear?” said, “Coffee and a cheese Danish.” Twenty seconds later, tops, they arrived, just as you were settling into the sports page (Fish, n.d.). He then continues on to say how the…

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    children shouting and the screech of car brakes. A funeral march, the Headstone of a child. Bottles, all kinds of bottles. Broken beer bottles, empty vodka bottles, all strewn across the floor. Pills scattered along the counter falling onto the stained linoleum floor. Clean hospital beds with empty IV’s waiting at their sides, the sound of daytime sitcoms playing monotonously from the T.V. set. A tarnished wedding ring sat hopeless in the…

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    Every 100 minutes a teen commits suicide, suicide is the the second leading cause of death in teens. Twenty percent of teens have gone through depression by the time they reach adulthood. This depression can be caused by bullying or not having friends. In the book Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson, the main character is a girl named Melinda who is going through depression because she called the cops on a party, lost all of her friends and is getting bullied for it. The theme in this book is…

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    materials. After taking a tour both through and around the building, we kept a record of any structural and aesthetic materials that were used. For this report, however, we excluded such typical interior materials such as drop ceiling tiles, drywall, linoleum, et cetera. 3.1 Aesthetic…

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