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  • Marisa Schwartz: Clothing Activist

    technical designer constructs the garment the designer has sketch. They include details for the production team, such as materials, final sketch of product, sewing details, and points of measurement. Marisa began her education in New York at the Pratt Institute where she enrolled in a "Pre College Program" and moving on to receiving a BFA in Fashion Design and finishing her education at Colombia University. During her time as a college student she intern every summer, one of them being for GUESS…

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  • Personal Narrative: RAW Art Work

    Exiting Pratt Institute with a degree in sculpture into the Big Apple, I held my breath and clutched the edge of my seat. I remembered how confident and prepared I had felt before beginning my college adventure. Having been a part of RAW Art Works for three years before entering Pratt, my RAW family had empowered and gave me skills that I still cherish today. But while studying at school, I quickly realized that the family I had at RAW was not easy to come by or to be recreated. The day I…

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  • Essay On Best Practices In Mental Health Care

    BEST PRACTICES IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN THE UNITED STATES – U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT Although the present research aims at facilities for severe mental illness in the Houston area, we find it relevant to get an overview of some of the best practices in mental health throughout the United States. It provides a reference of what good facilities have to offer and what can be achieved in this field. To build our list of excellent services over the Country, we considered two primary sources. The…

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  • Marianne Moore Poem Analysis

    Marianne Moore was a small town girl, born around St. Louis Missouri. She moved around alot in her life. When Marianne Moore was reaching adolescence, her father left her and her mother, leaving them with no money to keep their house. So they had to move to her grandfather's house and stay there until his death. Which was on 1894. They just moved from one relative to another until the big move to carlisle, PA. Moore graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a BA degree in biology in 1909. Following…

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  • Greer Lankton Essay

    After going over the “Between Archives and Aesthetics” art exhibition an looking up information about all the artists in the catalog. One of the artists that really stood out to me in both her life and art itself was Greer Lankton. Born in 1958 as Greg Lankton, Greer grew up in suburban Illinois. The youngest child of a Presbyterian minister and his wife. Greer's earliest desire was simply to feel pretty like a girl. As a baby, she liked to put a washcloth on her head and pretend it was long…

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  • Duke Ellington Research Paper

    Duke Ellington was born on April 29, 1899 In Washington, D.C. At the age of 7 he started learning piano and got the nickname duke. He wrote his first composition ‘soda fountain rag’ at the age of 15. He was awarded an art Scholarship in the Pratt institute in Brooklyn, New York, Ellington followed his passion for ragtime and began to play professionally at the age of 17. When Ellington was 7 years old, he began his piano training He took lessons for the same from Marietta Clinkscales. His…

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  • Thimerosal Argumentative Essay

    found that thimerosal used in vaccines are at levels greatly exceeding the upper limits ordered safe by the US Environmental Protection Agency which was included in a scientific paper by Bernard et al. found on the website of the Autism Research Institute (265). Rimland in his article also mentions that Sallie Bernard, the principal author of the scientific paper states that “the symptoms which are diagnostic of or strongly associated with autism itself are found to arise from mercury exposure”…

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  • How Did John D. Rockefeller Accumulate Wealth In The United States?

    Throughout the 19th century the United States of America embarked in a vigorous expansion across Northern America. This expansion allowed for people to acquire new territory as they continue to migrate north. During this time of territorial growth there became opportunities for massive wealth. These various opportunities were from the development of new industries such as rail roads, steal and oil companies. These companies were not regulated by the government which made it easier for people…

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  • Leighton Pierce

    Leighton Pierce is an American experimental filmmaker who uses sound design and hypnotic images to explore themes of surrealism, dreams, and hypnotic states. The theme of water and its hypnotic rhythm are present in many of his shorts and feature films. Outside film, Pierce experiments a great deal with sound and installation. His artistic style is similar to impressionism, an art style represented by fluid motion and obvious brushstrokes. Music is a large influence in his work, along with other…

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  • Effects Of Adderall On Adolescents

    Adderall and its Effects on Adolescents Christine R. Perrin Florida Institute of Technology Abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss Adderall and Adderall XR for the treatment of ADHD in adolescents. It will discuss the history of Adderall as well as present several case studies and findings including side effects both positive and negative on adolescents. Specifically this paper will focus on the history, case studies, and side effects adolescents have been known to exhibit with both…

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