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    Since coming to college, I have noticed that not all majors have an equal representation of both men and women. North Carolina State University is well known for diversity on campus and their attempts to raise awareness but I often feel that gender is often overlooked when diversity is discussed. Engineering has been and still is a male dominated field of study. Women have often been overlooked and seen as incapable of this type of work but in reality this is not true. Since NC State has a very large engineering program, I have had the opportunity to experience this on campus. Amelia Coley is a senior here at NC State and she is currently studying civil engineering. After meeting with Amelia and discussing her experiences as a female in the…

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    Students Struggle to Pay for College College is expensive and many students struggle with debt. The United States of America has a student debt total of $1.41 trillion (“A Look at the Shocking...”). That is extremely high, considering U.S. credit card debt is $620 billion less than student loan debt (“A Look at the Shocking...”). Although the government already provided $125.7 billion in 2016 for financial aid, students still struggle to pay for college (Federal Student Aid…). In order to help…

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    veterinarian office, and I already understood the complexity and difficulty of the job itself. My personality fits well with this job, because I enjoy helping animals, most only get one life, and I want to help them live it. I am also very interested in Veterinary medicine and how it’s been developing overtime. I’ve seen my boss do multiple surgeries, so the aspect of blood does not bother me. What really shocked me was the competitiveness; I never thought that this field would be as…

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    Pates Community Analysis

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    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has continuously represented the history and values of the local area. From the founding of the university as the Croatan Normal School in the late nineteenth century to its current state, the state supported university grew exponentially in numbers and capability. Originally established for the Lumbees of the area, then called Croatans, the Croatan Normal School served to educate a community lacking essential education. However, a testament to its…

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    Our Congress consists of the Senate and House of Representatives. Every state has two Senators and as many House of Representatives as there are for the amount of people in them. For the state of North Carolina our two Senators are Richard Burr and Thom Tillis. The House of Representative that we have may vary because of the different districts, the one that I have is Craig Horn. Craig Horn has been in the House since 2011 and is up for reelection in 2016. Prior to getting elected for the House…

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    the Nation, with Barbara Zelter, both authors talk about the historical context of the civil rights movement and the need for a moral movement their state of North Carolina and ultimately in the whole of the Unites States. Rev Barber sees this movement toward right wing extremists in the Republican Party; and sees them as coming to hurt minorities and poor through their policy implementation. The book progresses with historical background, addressing the moment they were in; which is a…

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    South Carolina Geography

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    South Carolina South Carolina, also known as the Palmetto State, has a history that dates back to the beginning of the country. Its large cities, universities, mountains, and beaches bring visitors every year. Many important people have influenced the state, and even the country. South Carolina is an important state to this nation. South Carolina was one of the original thirteen colonies, yet its history dates back to 1633. Royal nobles were sent by King Charles I to explore and settle the…

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    information about Black studies that the program provides, but also because of the life-experiences that such a program provides. This summer camp would provide me the opportunity to venture to another state like New York or Chicago (places that I have never been) and learn more about the world and myself. Additionally, since the program brings in students from across the nation, it is also an experience to meet new people and learn more about the experiences of Blacks and minorities from…

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    college student I plan on working extremely hard for the highest G.P.A possible. I have started off my freshman year on the right foot and hopefully I continue on the right path towards success. This school year with the help of my peer leader and my academic mentor, I have decided to also major in sports management due my passion of analyzing sports as well as managing the business side of things. Additionally, I have greatly appreciated my student mentors and shown me that leadership is an…

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    The passing of House Bill 2 (HB2) in North Carolina has been surrounded by controversy. Some groups have stated that the bill is designed to protect citizens of the state and therefore needs remain law. However, others believe that the bill is transphobic, homophobic, does not represent the state in the best light, and needs to be repealed. Both groups defend their positions by saying that the action they would like to see is the best course of action for the state and its citizens. Ethically,…

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