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  • Post-Secondary Education

    There are several different varieties of post-secondary schools for education and experience. A more logical choice would be to stay in one’s own state to attend a post-secondary school due to the fact it is closer to one’s own home and is often cheaper for instate residents. However, this is not always the case. Therefore, I have chosen to research an out-of-state university under the belief that it suits me the best. The following essay will detail the information that has been researched when deciding how and where to continue my post-secondary education. The University of Oregon is an ideal choice for post-secondary education for the reason that it has various options when deciding one’s major/minor, and it has various exciting programs…

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  • An Essay On Oregon's Hazelnuts

    A Oregon has a marvelous agriculture including many crops and animals. Oregon has two main crops; hazelnuts and pears. Hazelnuts are the state nut. Hazelnuts are high in protein and fiber. 95% of America’s hazelnuts are produced in Oregon. Another important crop is the pear, the state’s fruit. Oregon is 2nd in the nation for pear production. Cows are an important part of Oregon’s agriculture. Oregon is in the top five for milk quality. Cows produce 6.5 gallons of milk everyday! Milk is also the…

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  • Malheur County Community Analysis

    Political Culture of Malheur County To understand the political culture of a community, city, county, state, or even country-- one must first have a firm handle on the principles used to identify a political culture. As political culture stands, we have two models used to identify the bulk of the citizens in the political world. These two concepts can be labeled conservative and progressive. The conservative model correlates with a traditionalistic perspective, meaning, this view is best…

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  • Personal Narrative: Joining The Multi-Cultural Leadership Club

    My last two years of high school, I joined the Multi-Cultural Leadership Club, I was rather reluctant to be honest but I grew to love it. My first year in the club we started off with raising money to go to the Cesar Chavez Leadership Conference, (CCLC), at Western Oregon University. The CCLC is a conference where schools all over the state come to encourage kids to continue their education. To raise money we did car washes, sold clam chowder, and sold raffle tickets where we raffled off donated…

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  • Case Study: The Boys And Girls Club Of Greater Salem

    The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem (BGCGS) is a nonprofit organization which provides children of all ages a safe and positive place where numerous programs enable the children to reach their fullest potential. BGCGS operates with a strong understanding of what children need in order to succeed. For instance, all programs and activities are created to foster key competencies essential for youth to succeed, such as educational, social, emotional, cultural, health and well-being, positive…

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  • Geography: Space, Place, And Environment

    geographer would need to produce knowledge by exploration and observation in regards to a city. The central concepts of geography are the space, place, and environment. The three factors make up geography by explaining the physical and human characteristics of the place. Space is the location in regards to geographical coordinates or distance measured. It can be measured in longitudinal and latitudinal.It can also be measured to see where the location is compared to something else like a store…

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  • FFA: A Farming Organization

    Introduction and Overview For several years, the FFA has been thought of by many as the “Future Farmers of America.” While farming may have been the fundamentals of this organization, it has evolved into so much more. Therefore, the idea that FFA is merely a farming organization can be exceedingly misleading to those who have little experience or knowledge of this organization. Contrary to popular belief, FFA’s sole purpose is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing…

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  • Trail Blazer

    qualify me as a candidate for the Keystone Honors Academy. I have nothing but success planned for my future, I aspire to be a doctor. Not just any doctor, but a trauma surgeon, a field where there are very few minority women. I realize that I have a long journey ahead and I believe that the Keystone Honor Academy will give me the foundation, skills, education, and strength needed to endure the years of school and experiences on my path to fulfill my dreams and aspirations. I want my…

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  • Media Violence Essay

    media because it seems to be the easiest thing to blame it on, Yes it is the easiest thing to blame the violence on but is always the correct thing to do? Such as when people are shocked by a crime committed by a kid, such as the one crime committed in Chicago in 1998, “where the two boys raped and killed a little girl for no apparent reason” as stated by in an article written by (Ryan Harris), they want an excuse for why it happened. When one can 't be found, they are quick to blame it on the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Euthanasia

    The term euthanasia comes from the Greek terms eu, which means pleasant, and thanatos, which means death (Starr, 2014). There have recently been many debates and attention regarding right to die legislation in the United States. Currently, only six states have laws allowing patients to seek aid when dying, with California governor Jerry Brown signing the bill into law most recently, on October 5th, 2015. In February of 2015, despite dozens of people testifying in the legislative hearings,…

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