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  • Personal Narrative: My Pursuit Of The American Dream

    I spent the first few days of my vacation lying on the beach, relaxing after a year of hard work. Even if for the time being, that was my slice of paradise. I started exploring the island and mingled with the locals. Astonished by the way people lived their everyday lives, I asked them questions, “How is a typical day for you?”, and “How do you make money?” I was eager to get to know them better. It seemed there was much less off the extravagant lifestyle I was used to back home, nevertheless everyone had a stress-free smile on their face. I started to feel a change in my views, but even then, could never imagine myself living without the comforts of home. The switch in my perspective on life came after I signed up for a day tour to Maya Bay on the Shangri-la…

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  • Can Diamonds Be Girls Best Friend Essay

    that Alpha Delta Pi was established as the sorority’s official greek letters. The purpose of the sorority was to “bettering one another and themselves morally, mentally, and socially.” (“History of Alpha Delta Pi” 1929) and remains that way today. This is reaffirmed through our open motto “We live for each other.” In the early days only those girls whom came from a good southern family background as well as held intellectual achievements were granted entry. Even then the newcomers would have to…

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  • Character Analysis: Gamma Phi Beta

    Natalie Bantis is the type of woman who lights up the room the moment she enters. Natalie is a senior studying Education and is looking forward to devoting her life to helping others. Within Gamma Phi Beta, Natalie is very involved. She attends all chapter meetings, and other sorority events. At each event, Natalie checks in with the vast majority of the chapter to make sure they are feeling their best. Natalie loves to build her sisters up and encourage them to be who they truly are. Natalie…

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  • Men Influence On African American Society

    All throughout grade school, I have learned how African American men greatly influenced our society. Mr. Andrew Young, Mr. Thurgood Marshall, and Mr. Jessie Owens are all prime examples of men who were essential to the growth and development of the African American race. These men have played a large role in breaking social constructs within our communities. They are prominent figures in history, and furthermore, members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. The majority of the men I…

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  • Personal Statement: Alpha Fraternity

    disadvantaged neighborhood beset with drugs, gangs, and many life challenges. However, I was able to overcome those challenges and graduate from high school in the top 1% percent of my class. My success was influenced by many men that are members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. These men did not portray the characteristics that the men in my community displayed. They had the drive and determination that I wanted to model for myself. I realized at a young age that I had to be different from my…

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  • Skill Development Among Student Affairs Professionals Analysis

    increasing in different career fields, which is why knowing how to correctly use technology is beneficial to professionals. Communication is a skill needed to work with your employer and others, such as students to successfully complete tasks and cater to students’ needs. In student affairs, possessing the skill “student conduct” is important because you are working day-to-day with students. The skill “personnel management” would be beneficial for senior student affairs officers when managing…

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  • Case Study: March Of Dimes

    March of Dimes: Jose Jacques Name: Jose Jacques Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Exercise Science Instagram: hitmanlive5 Students across UWF are likely to see Jose’s positive and bright attitude around campus. What they might not know is how heavily involved he is. Jose is a member of the Beta Beta Phi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, the media chair for Collegiate 100, the Vice President of the Haitian Student Organization, and is going be a facilitator for the Leadership Gauntlet this upcoming…

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  • James's High School: A Short Story

    successful in life, so that meant that James had a name to live up to as a “Johnson man”, as his dad called it. His father made him promise that he would attend a HBCU (Historically Black College and Universities) like him and his ancestors did, and he agreed. In the past four generations most men in his family, not only his father and his father before that, but his cousins, uncles, and family friends who were men had one thing in common; they were all members of Omega Psi Phi aka Que Dogs. …

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  • Bellamy's Ideal Society

    to a society where the struggle for resources ceases to exist. There is no fear of war here, no worries of hunger or homelessness. Wealth inequality has dissolved and society is operating in a state of interdependence; the basic needs of its people are met through cooperation. Capitalism is a thing of the past in Bellamy’s view of 20th century Boston. The consciousness of the society, as well as the world seems to have evolved to include greater health, balanced wealth and more time for love.…

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  • Examples Of Dystopia In 1984 By George Orwell

    If Hitler had a Big Brother… it would be O’Brien The world would be a better place if everyone was happy, if the weather was ideal, if laws were created to reflect the ideal lifestyle. In a utopia, it is thought as a imaginary, and an indefinitely remote place but one person's utopia is another's dystopia (“utopia”). An imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives is a dystopia (“dystopia”).. This is what happens in most cases like in the book of 1984 by George…

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