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    Union Station

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    busy walkway opens before our eyes. The clacking of women’s heels, the hushed conversations of business men, the different languages being spokes, suite cases being rolled on the tiled ground, and people embracing each other for the first times in years, make up Union Station. Being one of Los Angeles’ central points, it unites people and takes them on new adventures daily. Now on its 75th anniversary, Union Station is looking into the future planning on expanding and growing, by still keeping its old time charm. Liz Swanson’s article “Architecture, Experience and Meaning” analyzes how space is created to make people feel a certain way. Union…

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    The movie Fruitvale Station is a strong movie that emphasizes the struggle of the poor-minority community, shows the prejudice that the police in our everyday society have, and walks through the life of Oscar Grant III, 24 hours before his murder. The ethnophaulism that is used is both derogatory and uncalled for; As well, the prejudice that someone encounters on a daily basis is unbelievably sad. The struggles of minority people in the United States often disregarded, and the outcome of hate…

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    We interact and experience architecture every day. It is physically impossible not to and because of this, it is incredibly easy to take it for granted and to forget about all the thought and care that was taken to create such huge feats. Worcester’s Union Station is located directly off of highway 190 in Worcester, Massachusetts. Thousands of people pass by it on a daily basis without even realizing that it is something more than a “pretty train station”. Before we begin, let’s answer the…

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    of waking up, getting coffee, and strolling all throughout Manhattan. As we walked out of Penn Station I knew summer was officially coming to an end because I could feel the cold air hitting my face. We took the train and headed to the Lower East Side, which is known to be fairly close to China Town and Little Italy. The Lower East Side is southeastern of the city. The area has been known to be home to many immigrants from China, Russia, and Italy. The area has historically been known as a…

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    The Bloor-Yonge subway station the busiest station in the TTC with hundreds of thousands of people going through it every day. These huge crowds create chaos within the station during rush hours of the weekdays, making the average commuter frustrated and annoyed. While these times are testing of one's patience, the subway would not be the same without this epicenter of Toronto's commuters. The beginning of the day for most commuters on the Bloor-Yonge is remarkably difficult, with the walk…

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    Yesterday I visited Grand Central Station- or I should say terminal, the famous station as changed its names many times throughout the last hundred years. Grand Central’s birth was from a tragedy and underwent many changes from presidents, to abandoned tracks to restaurants, to rebuilding this station is an American Icon. The chief engineer was William J Wilgus and build two version of the terminal before the third and final station designed by Reed and Stem and Warren and Wetmore had been…

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    I am an outcast in the flawed society I live in and try to improve it everyday. The space station is filled with jubilant citizens that feel minimal negative thoughts throughout the course of a day. It’s like their all being forced to be happy and cannot express any other emotion. Spreading pessimistic thoughts and feelings throughout the stations is the key to balancing the emotions of all citizens. In the station, I punched my joyful little sister in the face, and now am worried about how my…

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    Even though many people of the world may think it is a splendid idea to put time and money into building a space station on the moon or mars, it is not the brightest idea. It is not such a magnificent idea to put time and money into building a space station on the moon or mars because not many people fly to space, the space station could mess up, and asteroids could damage the space station. First and foremost, time and money put into building a space station on the moon or mars is not a…

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    Ever since 624 B.C., humans have always dreamed of space and all of its wonders. Thales was a Greek philosopher that theorized that the Earth was just disk floating in a dark ocean. Today humans are calling this dark ocean the universe. Ever since this discovery there are now astronomers, astrophysicist, and astronauts working towards mankind’s greatest achievement: The International Space Station (ISS). IT began as just an idea in the Industrial Revolution later being grown to a huge project.…

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    Station Lab

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    Lab/ Station Paper Last week, we had to do labs. I rotated with Scarlett, Callie and Mark. I dont remember all of the station names but I know there were 6 stations. The third one was called “ How many are magnetic?”. The sixth one was called “ The Maze”. The middle table was just a resting table. I thought i remembered the 4th station but Mr. Leavitt wont tell me. Staation 1 was to see how many paperclips would attract to the magnets. I dont know the teams hypothesis, but i wrote it down. We…

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