Trans-Am Series

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  • Personal Narrative: Wrong Time In Mexico

    With the peak of cartel crime and warfare among each other, a tourist must keep this in mind, be smart, therefore one is naturally paranoid. The first time when my family and I got off of our vehicle to eat breakfast I had a need to scope the environment, who was around, what was around, what was going on, everything. After I ordered my food, I had told my parents that I was going to the bathroom, while I was in there everything seemed unreal, looking at myself in the mirror, that we were finally in Chihuahua. A red head man with pale-white skin had walked in with his child of about my age only thinking, “Am I going to get mugged? Am I going to get jumped? Am I going to get mugged? What can I do, if I did?” I was observing them the whole time in any way possible, it was all in my head, nothing was going to happen and nothing did happen, all paranoia and what seemed like the longest time I have ever been in a…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Day In A Manager's Office

    no source of income. My brother and I kept up a decent charade for a few weeks to avoid having my parents find out. Who wants to be the child who leaves school and has no job? I was going to hold off as long as I possibly could. Despite my attempts, my father read through my excuses and called to figure out what was going on. Ultimately, he found out. If I had known how my parent’s would’ve responded, I would not have hesitated to call them. That gave me confidence by letting know that I will…

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  • Phfs Commonness In Food Case Study

    health. Natural versus artificiel trans fats As previously mentioned, trans fats can come from two sources, naturally and artificially via the process of hydrogenation. Natural trans fat is formed in some grassland animals and small amounts can be found in animal products (Food and Drug Administration, 2016). This is due to bacteria found in the stomachs of these animals that convert the fatty oils (Harvard Health Publications, 2008). In fact, it was reported by Harvard Medical School trans fat…

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  • Siriusxm Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

    – In an industry where free terrestrial AM/FM radio is still the primary source of listener entertainment, the bargaining power of buyers is strong. With widespread availability of free radio, SirisuXM is truly at a disadvantage when it comes to attaining new listeners as a result of their specific device platform requirement. To attain new customers, SiriusXM must get listeners to buy a device capable of receiving the unique satellite signal and pay a monthly subscription fee. If the device and…

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  • Saul Bass: Graphic Designer

    The arm was distorted and had a series of rectangular shapes to form the arm, which bass considered to represent drug addiction. Preminger however disagreed with Bass over which animated sequence with the arm looked the best. Bass argued that “the sequence fell flat without animation” but Preminger disagreed. The official compromise was “staccato-like movements as the arm segments maneuvered through the visual progression”. After this compromise, the sequence went down as a classic in American…

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  • Nt1330 Unit 1 Assignment

    I have worked as a Team Leader in a call center, customer service environment from 2002 to now. As a Team Leader, I am responsible for managing a team of 17-23 phones specialists and supporting the department issues, should any arise day to day. I field questions and help solve issues for specialists regarding customer interactions, employee relations, and development goals. The three aspects of my role that I enjoy most are developing people to realize their full potential and achieve…

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  • My Passions: The Emergence Of Modern Media Technology

    had a tremendous impact on how people access and listen to music. Moreover, music streaming has been extremely disruptive in the music industry. Before the Internet, the vast majority of music was listened to through CDs, cassettes and the radio. My mother Raj, a woman who grew up in the 60s, recalls, “during [her] childhood much of the music that [she] was exposed to came from the radio (Tewathia, 2014).” Today, I am able to access millions of songs from thousands of artists all at the…

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  • Political Situation Analysis

    In a political sense, precedent is important because it is often a belief of change. Take for example the New York trans fat ban. In 2006, New York city became the first municipality to restrict artificial trans fats in restaurants “and would not be the last as health officials across the US mobilized to enact similar bans of their own” (Brady, 2015). New York recognized a need to counteract the growing health concerns regarding trans fats, which in turn, raised awareness in other municipalities…

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  • Boys Don T Cry Essay

    “Boys Don’t Cry” was written by Kimberly Peirce and Andy Bienen and is based on the true story of Brandon Teena. Brandon Teena was born Teena Brandon, in Lincoln Nebraska. He is a transgender male and none of his family or people from his home town understand. In the opening scene Brandon is going on a date. Things go very well and when he takes the girl home they kiss. Unfortunately, some guys find out and chase Brandon back to his cousin’s house shouting obscenities, threatening him, and…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Food

    According to the FDA, food companies are allowed to say that their food products contains 0 grams of trans fat, as long as one serving contains less than .50 grams of trans fat. However, food companies should not be allowed to hide trans fats like these, as they are unhealthy for our bodies and health. As a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association Andrea Giancoli states it “Trans fats raise your bad cholesterol just like saturated fats, but they also increase inflammation and lower the…

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