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    The SAI Florence program I am hoping to attend in the spring runs from January 24th to May 12th at Florence University of the Arts. Tuition is $12,995 and includes housing, in either an apartment shared with other SAI students or a homestay, and many excursions including hikes, cooking lessons, day trips, biking tours, sporting events, and theatre performances around Italy. The program application deadline is November 1st. At the airport on the day of arrival students are met by an ISA representative who distributes apartment keys and an orientation schedule and directs you to a shuttle that goes directly to your apartment. The first week students arrive is orientation which covers local customs, safety information, program regulations, and housing details. They assist students with registering for their Permit to Stay and have a student visa office who provides clear instructions on how to be prepared for their time abroad. Once in Florence students begin their many included excursions to get students familiar with their new home. SAI offers many student services. Since my interest of the program began I have been communicating with Marilyn Etchell who is one of the program contacts in the US. All of my questions were promptly answered with kindness and information I did not even know I was missing. Once in Florence they have on-site staff to assist with academics and any other questions that may arise. They also have a 24-hour emergency phone line and provide students with…

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    Nintendo has positively impacted the world in many ways. Nintendo has had some pretty impressive inventions throughout the years such as the gameboy, nintendo 64, gamecube and many more. In 2006 Nintendo came out with the Nintendo Wii. The nintendo wii came out with many new games such as Super mario and super mario world and new Zelda games. The Wii also had hand motion features and new Wii sports which conducted hand movements of many sports such as Basketball, Baseball, Tennis and boxing.…

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    Sexism In Videogames

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    Anita Sarkeesian, feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker, was once sent into hiding by a death threat because of her views on women in video games. She created videos called Tropes vs. Women. In her videos, she explains how women are portrayed in video games. She says in one of her videos that most damsel in distress based games follow the Subject-Object Dichotomy. Saying that the subject, or main character that is usually a male, must find the object, or the girl. A great example of…

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    Why is a college education important? It opens many doors and provides many advantages and opportunities. Thus a college education to me holds the key to a successful career and a brighter future. Not only is Rutgers is close to home and comforting, Generally speaking the Newark campus is ranked third in New Jersey. Many people question whether college is really worth the money or the time. However, the reasons to invest in higher education extend past just the financial. Another attraction I…

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    Why Mario Lemieux is Better Than Wayne Gretzky Who do you think is better: Gretzky or Lemieux? Arguably, you could say Wayne Gretzky was the number one player ever. Statistically, Gretzky is the greatest player in the NHL by scoring 2857 points. However, Lemieux has faced more challenges and still manages to be 8th in all time points. People may say that Gretzky is clearly a better player purely due to stats. As stats do tell some info about a hockey player, they do not tell you…

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    Specifically movement of the corrugator supercilii muscle region. While this movement can be imperceptible to the human eye, Facial EMG can detect subtle changes in electrical potential in this region is activated by unpleasant, disgusting, and/or violent imagery. Pleasant imagery inhibits corrugator supercilii activity… Participants who played violent videogames would demonstrate reduced HR reactivity (beats per minute) to aggressive images compared to participants who played nonviolent…

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    self-sufficient, they had to grow their own food. “Depending on their size, monasteries had several types of gardens. There was always a cloister garth, a square garden at the heart of the monastery surrounded by cloisters, long passages along which monks could walk or where they might sit to meditate or read.” (Beswick, Early Horticulture of Benedictines and Cistercians) Within his gardens, Brother Cadfael not only produced food, but also medicines for the sick. The author speaks of the…

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    Lawn And Order Case Study

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    police or murder him but instead he did the exact opposite. Julian then grunted “ How do you know my mother? “ and Mr Adams explained in a strong stern voice that they have known each other since they were eight years old. Julian then finally answered the question and said “ Yes.” Mr. Adams then explained that the only reason that he is doing this is because he feels like he owes Nancy a lot in life because of what she has done for him. He also told him that he would take him off the hook…

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    Research one of the holy men or women from the early Church, and explain their contribution to the Church both in their own time, and as role models to us today. Write your essay starting here: Saint Scholastica was born in in Nursea, a mountainous part of central Italy in 480 Ad. She was born into a wealthy and very religious family, and her and her twin brother Benedict were faithful from a very young age. She was born into Christianity and her family revolved their life very strongly around…

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    to find God through prayer and good works, they commit to this way of life. Benedict was a very smart man and was also very dedicated. St Benedict has taught us so many lessons and helped us to live our lives in the right way with God. He overcame adversity and trials, this helped him build character, gain wisdom and maturity. St Benedict was also full of amazing perseverance. He showed this by never abandoning his duties even with so many difficulties that he faced, such as temptations and…

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