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    construction materials is endless. Knowing the particular attributes of these materials allows for the most efficient and productive application which will lead to many years of satisfaction. Civil engineers must have an in-depth knowledge of the main construction materials available in today’s market so that their client receives the best end product for the lowest capital investment. To gain experience in material selection through observation of past construction projects, our group performed a material survey on the Critical and Creative Studies building at the UBC Okanagan campus. This survey allowed us to learn about civil engineering materials in a real-world application. We looked into the intended…

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    Anti-Bias In Education

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    The article which I have had the opportunity to read referred to an incident of racial discrimination experienced by a group of approximately 60 students on a recent recruiting visit to the Texas A&M University insinuated by a selected few student from TAMU. A small group of approximately twelve white college students approached two African American students from Uplift Hampton Preparatory; a charter public school mainly of students of lower socioeconomic status, and minorities. The article…

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    has become a norm throughout BC post-secondary institutions. Several The cycle of sexual violence is being facilitated by universities due to their lack of accountability and transparency. Many universities lack stand alone sexual violence policies and instead slot them into a general student code of conduct (Marshall, 2016). It is essential that all post-secondary institutions have a clear process to respond to and address incidents of sexual violence. Universities have more extensive policies…

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    Campus Sexual Assault

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    One and five college students experience sexual assault during their college career. Today, one of the most dangerous realities that young adults face is the risk of sexual assault (Colleges, 2016). Sexual assault on college campuses has always been a major issue. In the past, more often than not, sexual assault on college campuses were pushed under the rug, making it seem as if they did not occur. In today 's society the topic of sexual assault on college campuses is no longer being…

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    Campus safety has always been a major priority for most colleges across the country. This unfortunately wasn’t the case for some universities back then. On April 16, 2007, a Virginia tech Senior managed to kill a total of 32 people on campus. Campus safety soon than became an important issue for universities around the nation and the outcome of this incident is best described as a “trigger for the growing number of campus safety resources nationwide”, said by Jill Castellano. As every year…

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    Gun On Campus

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    I’ve always believe having firearms on college campus will have more negative effects that outweigh the positives. By having firearms on campus we are at risk at having another University of Austin or Virginia Tech incident. Supporters of the open carry argue that in the case of an active shooter on campus the students and faculty armed with a permit to carry a handgun can protect the lives of many. Which is true to an extent, but many shooters are normally not only armed with assault weapons…

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    Vernon Jaguar Case Study

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    while carrying Kawasaki, SEA-DOO and Can-Am brands (Banner Recreation & Marine, 2015). Other businesses in competition in the North Okanagan include Alpine Motorsports (Salmon Arm) and Shuswap Extreme (Sicamous). Current marketing activities The current marketing activities for Vernon Motorsports include: • Website (www.vernonmotorsports.com) • Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/vernonmotorsports) • On-hold messages on a loop • Castanet’s classified section…

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    James Joyce Family

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    Dublin (Kelly 607). After his death, James Joyce dedicated much of his time to writing poetry and giving lectures. Joyce went on to graduate from University College Dublin in 1902 and then moved to Paris to study medicine. Alex Paton took note on the matter by saying, “[t]he urge to get away from his indigent family and from ‘the soul of that hemiplegia or paralysis which many consider a city’ [is what] drove him abroad” (Paton 636). Joyce needed to get away from both the economy of Dublin and…

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    My poster/report today will be on the topic of John Wycliffe the evening star of scholasticism and the morning star of the Reformation. Wycliffe was born in Ipreswell, Yorkshire, England. Wycliffe had a very formal and exceptional education and Wycliffe completed his arts degree at the College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford. That same year he wrote a small treatise, The Last Age of the Church. In the recent events of the malignance of the plague that had subsided only seven…

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    College Rejection Letter

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    Thank you for considering The University of North Florida as your home for the next four years. The admissions team is very displeased to inform you that there will not be room here for you at our college. After reviewing your essay and application we were all very entertained but doubtful we would ever be able to meet you. My favorite part of your application had to be when you explained why you didn’t do very well in your Spanish three class, “I got a C- in Spanish because yo no hablo…

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