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  • Parx Casino Case Study

    Road in Bensalem Township is that largest casino in Pennsylvania. Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. purchased the racetrack and original building located at 3001 Street Road in December 1990. The facilities new owners added simulcasting horse racing and six Turf Clubs, which currently operate seven days a week within the state. Parx boast over 200,000 square feet of gaming; 35000 slot machines; 130 live table games; a premier poker room with 80 poker tables that are located on the third floor of the original racetrack-Parx East. Parx East is a 280,000 square foot five story facility. Parx is in the final stages of unveiling a 1500 capacity amphitheater circa 2017. Both buildings have designated smoking and non-smoking areas and offer complete handicapped accessibility. There is free parking for over 5,000 vehicles on the four hundred acres of land the casino owns. Parx…

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  • Conduit Of Social Media Essay

    “Never judge a book by its cover”, this age-old proverb has been passed down from generation to generation. In this era of technology and social media, society often finds itself judging people’s lives off of profile pictures, status updates and the short paragraph biography often found on social media. Children and adults post about there daily lives, personal interest daily. Often people connect online through perceived common interest or physical attraction. However the notion that someone’s…

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  • The Influence Of Social Media

    Compared to previous times when the main intermediaries used to spread information were letters or mouths, the proliferation of social media has accelerated the spread of information dramatically and has enhanced the efficiency of the society noticeably. Although the increased exposure causes a short-term backlash in the communities such as the people who are blackmailed for money, covering the topic of the people who are blackmailed for money frequently in the media and discussing the idea…

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  • Importance Of Children And Media Devices

    Children and Media Devices Our media devices have become a valuable part of our everyday lives and the way we communicate; we get text messages for our dentist appointments and e-vites for birthday parties. Mostly this is viewed as a helpful and informative tool for staying in contact with friends and family or receiving news updates and for educational purposes. But, as with most things, there is a limit; how much is too much? My goal is to look specifically at children and the short and long…

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  • Discrimination In Media

    Modern media is made by a small number of people and usually relies on technology. Storage and transmission with media began more than 30,000 years ago such as cave drawings. Modern media must go out a mass amount of people which means mass production. Gutenberg Press which is the first printed press and it printed 180 copies in Europe. Which started newspaper in the 1960s in England. The idea of photographs is more than 1000 years old. Radio was invented in 1894 and became a wireless…

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  • Obesity In Clarion

    Obesity has proven to be an issue on a wide enough scale as in to say the national level, but the issue seems more sever when it is seen closer towards home. According to Open Data Networks and Data USA Clarion County has a population of approximately 39,437. About 33.40% is considered to be overweight. Now narrowing to the town of Clarion with a population of roughly 5,000 people. About 19.5% of the 5000 people living in Clarion are considered to be overweight. That’s 975 people who are…

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  • Gummy Candy Research Paper

    Neşe Ümit S005003 002- Technology behind the processing of a food product: Gummy Candy 28.12.2014 THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE GUMMY CANDY Gummy candy is a type of soft confectionery that has been first produced by Hans Riegel in Germany in early 1900s. First gummy candy was in the shape of bear and it was called “dancing bear” by its inventor, Hans Riegel himself. Both the dancing bear and the gummy candy factory are called HARIBO which is an acronym for Hans Riegel, Bonn (Hartel, 2014). Turkish…

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  • The Cosmopolitan Canopy Analysis

    In Elijah Anderson’s The Cosmopolitan Canopy, he delves into the diverse city of Philadelphia and observes how people of different ethnicities and backgrounds experience and interact with each other, as well as the city itself. Many areas of the city are segregated, whether it be by socioeconomic status, race, or background. However, within the city, there are many areas of harmony. Elijah Anderson calls these pockets, “cosmopolitan canopies”. A cosmopolitan canopy is viewed as public space in…

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  • Analysis Of Susan Page's Divided We Now Stand

    What do people think about when they hear the word politics? To further that, what do they think of when they hear the term polarization? Congress is in a constant battle between parties, and this, in turn, keeps us in an almost constant state of gridlock. Susan Page, Jim Douglas, Brian Resnick, and Norman Ornstein have all written articles explaining political polarization, civil discourse, or the solutions to these problems. In Susan Page’s article “Divided We Now Stand,” she mainly focuses on…

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  • Social Media Crisis Analysis

    With technology taking over the world of today, it is no longer unusual for worldwide news stories to be broken through social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter rather than being circulated by traditional medias like Associated Press and Reuters etc (Aeur 2011). The evolution of social media have widely changed the way that people interacts. This new form of communication is considered as most dynamic and powerful communication channel till date as it has the potential to spread message…

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