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    Santa Monica

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    Santa Monica’s politics are largely progressive and they translate to the types of people (such as artists) and businesses who call the city home. One resident says Santa Monica is what happens when “hippies get rich”. Thus, there are many upsides to living and working in this community. Primarily, the various government departments and social agencies, which make up some of the fabric and networks of this community, are plentiful and available. In addition, the city’s economy is strong, which allows for further development of its infrastructure. Despite a bus system that runs throughout the city, most residents drive their own cars or ride bikes. In contrast, the newly built metro system attracts riders from all across the socio-economic…

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    I am one of them. Santa Monica College was my first stop after high-school, almost 20 years ago. Growing up it seemed that I was always marginalized. I was the “darker skinned kid” who didn’t speak English and whose parents had funny accents. I recall being 7 years old and being cornered by a bunch of kids my age, and being told that my skin color was not liked by “God”. I realized early on that I was different. This difference, for an immigrant, is a hard pill to swallow. My high school…

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    much confidence that it would intimidate you if you saw it. Her young acne covered face may lead you to thinking she is just some other girl in college that is trying to get by, not in this case, she has goals to accomplish. She was seeking to pursue a career in graphic designing because “It was a fun pathway in high school and something that I loved to do during class, I looked forward to having that class everyday’’ she said with enthusiasm. Her intentions after graduating high school were…

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    Recently, the early morning birds singings have awaken me from hazy beach dreams, feeling as if the beach has been using a luring force. Although, the beach is not 8 minutes away anymore, but 8 hours away, the fulfilling wonderful memories as a child remain as if they were created yesterday. Nearby congested Los Angeles International Airport, in California, is Santa Monica beach where countless memories were created as a child. In spite of the congested highways of Los Angeles, the uncertain…

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    I was on the beach with my partner, George. George and I were on holiday in Southern California to get away from police life. The Santa Monica Beach was stunning. I got up and had a quick glance at the pier. Later on, we went to eat some food because of the nice smell wafting in our noses. George and I had French fries and burgers. When we had finished eating, we were ready to go. Then, a mysterious man passed the stall as we were leaving. The man looked shifty and was carry a rucksack that had…

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    As I walked into the Santa Monica Boys And Girls Club (SMBGC) for the first time, it was lunch hour. I noticed many kids, roughly between the ages of six to sixteen, jumping around, laughing, eating, and talking to Charnelle Ruff, the education coordinator. I tried to approach Charnelle to greet her and ask for my volunteer shirt through the diversely populated crowd of children that I would be interacting with for the next few weeks. However, getting ahold of Charnelle was not as easy as I…

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    Santa Barbara History

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    Background Info. Santa barbara is a city on the central California coast. The population in Santa Barbara from 2013 was 90,412. Santa Barbara is known for many things, but one in particular is its arts, and how it has aspired artist for generations. It all started approximately 13,000 years ago, when the first native americans arrived. With this there were many impacted events of Santa Barbara, the Mission period, The rancho period, The victorian period (SARC), The Earthquake of 1925, and the…

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    Tv Show Culture

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    guys or the girls in the group are dating each other, but that quickly changes with the emerging love story of Ross and Rachel and eventually Monica and Chandler. The theme song is telling of what the entire show is about, “no one told you life would be this way. Your job’s a joke, your broke...you’re always stuck in second gear. It hasn’t been your day, your month, or even your year...but…

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    Blow Job Queen Essay

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    the event of what happened between Bill Clinton and herself is deeply regrettable. The cause of humiliation to herself could also be called as constant harassment. She was branded, name-called, and was defined as a sexual object by the media. She argues that she’s a woman and she’s a real human being that made a mistake like any other people would. She wants to help the people who have been shamed on the internet and not let them go through the same shameful process she has been. At her age of…

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    All eyes were gleaming upon me, watching my sins placed before my bosom, the scarlet letter. My heart was pumping out of my chest, palms beginning to sweat as I walked up the creaky, vintage stairs on the way to my punishment. Public shaming. There are many long lasting effects as shown in Source A, The Scarlet Letter, Source B, Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk, and Source C, an article entitled “Is the Internet a Mob Without Consequence?” In The Scarlet Letter, Governor Bellingham requires Hester…

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