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  • The Influence Of The American Flag Protest

    On April 17, 2015, a protest group, which included Eric Sheppard, walked on the American Flag in the front of Odum Library at Valdosta State University. This was in an effort to protest racism in our country. Shortly after, a local veteran, Michelle Manhart, was detained for taking the flag from the protest group in what was her attempt to be able to dispose of the ripped flag properly. She was not charged but was banned from VSU in the future (ValdostaDailyTimes). I could not believe what I was hearing or seeing on the news so close to home. A Valdosta State student was purposefully walking on the flag. I understand that they tried to show their frustration and protest against something they believe in, but handling it a different way outcomes…

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  • Essay On Southern Culture

    Diverse and vibrant, the city of Valdosta is a vivid example of authentic southern culture. Traditional values like honor, hospitality, and personal independence meld in perfect harmony with the pluralism encouraged by a modern college town. While some aspects of historically southern culture will likely never be destroyed, the very nature of culture is not static, but fluid, and constantly evolving. There are many preconceptions about southerners, but the Valdosta/Lowndes County region has…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Half Brother

    up some and write to us since he couldn’t talk with a ventilator in his mouth. His father and grandmother showed up and talked to him for a while. But because Grammy was 80 years old, she couldn’t stay very long. No friends were allowed to visit. Mom’s rules. She didn’t want to run the risk of someone giving him pills and us being in the situation where this all began. Although Michael was released from the hospital, it wasn’t the outcome we expected. Before he was able to be discharged, Michael…

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  • Essay On Buckeye Butterflies

    Researchers have found that larvae tend to have little dispersion, since they are focused on growth and consuming the nutrients needed for them to complete their full metamorphosis process (Bowers, 1984; Scott, 1986). We hypothesized that Buckeyes at both adult and larvae life stages will show distinct habitat utilization and be found in different areas on the False Foxglove plant. This study measured the height and distance of adult and larvae Buckeyes butterflies that were found on False…

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  • Transcendentalism In Ralph Waldo Emerson And Thoreau's Self-Reliance

    The two thinkers speak about what changes and reforms need to be made in society. According to Emerson, people are almost always willing to conform to society, and he states that “self-reliance is its aversion” (3). He tries to show the readers that they must be willing to speak the truth without being afraid of what others will say (Valdosta). Emerson says that to be a conformist in this world will get you nowhere and that “imitation is suicide” (2). Thoreau argues that each individual should…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Burning The Flag

    stand which gives them the wisdom to challenge. During the campaign of the Republican Donald Trump, the flag became a symbol among some Americans and college students as unfavorable and dishonor. After 2017 election per the National Election Poll 63 percent of college students voted against the Republican candidate and the day after and following days’ students protest on college campuses also some schools the flag was removed, burned, and ripped into pieces. Students from New Hampshire…

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  • Nursing Transition Theory

    post-discharged patients can lead to high readmission and poor patient‘s satisfaction with care. Effective transition of care with great patient education of care helps to achieve positive patient’s outcomes and improve patient‘s experience. References 1. Melanie McEwen & Evelyn M.Wills . 2014. Theoretical Basis for Nursing . 4th ed. Lippincott williams ,Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health. 2. Meleis I Afaf , Sawyer M. Linda, IM Eun-OK , Messias,…

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  • Essay On Becoming A Neonatal Nurse

    nursing, I discovered the educational requirements, universities offering the degree, the average salary, as well as job openings close to where I currently live. The career outlook and a typical day on the job summary encouraged me even more to become a neonatal nurse. In order to become a neonatal nurse, a person must be a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. There are typically a few certifications that need to be filled as well. The person must be certified in…

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  • What Is Creature Comforts?

    As a service member I found that even a well laid out system with many rules has flaws. Creature comfort wasn’t exactly a priority nor was it really easily achievable working in Valdosta, Ga. The heat combined with the uniform we were to wear combined with the 90+ % humidity sometimes made doing my job both challenging and uncomfortable. We were required to wear our uniform or full coveralls which were not exactly light weight. Working in a hangar we were able to address issues of sunlight and…

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  • The Problem Of Cyberbullying

    Xu 1). These power differences make discriminating against gender, sexism, or classism easy, since no one gets to see the other side of the situation. PUTT IN STATISTIC ABOUT WHAT COD GETS DISCRIMNATED AGAINST THE MOST. Unfortunately every person has come into contact with cyber harassment; in fact, most of the social media sites consist of discriminating posts and vulgar comments towards another person on a daily basis. For example, we all know about the world wide social media app Twitter…

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