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  • An Essay On The Role Of Sports In College

    sports can bring in quite a bit of revenue, making it to some, a priority above other important necessities and programs in education. Not only does college sports create revenue, but the fan-bases for these teams are very involved in these events, creating a unique and symbolic identity for each school. This essay will provide photos that help explain the influence athletics have on the institutes of education and the social theories that can help explain this phenomenon. Photo number one was taken with my cellphone and shows a UW-Badger football game. I used this photo to show how many people (80,000+) go to these games. With that many people, and the cost of tickets, food and memorabilia. You can see the finical impact these games have. Not only that, but the symbolic gestures shown in the photo that everyone there knows, for example wearing team colors, and the easy recognizable “W”. Photo number two was taken with my cell phone at high school football game. This photo was taken during the last game of the season, so tensions and emotions were high. You can see the ref making a call on a play while the players wait eagerly. Games like this create a sense of community. One of the coaches shown is actually the principle of our high school, showing that academics and athletics are sometimes intertwined. Photo number three was also taken with a cell-phone and again shows the symbolic intertwining of athletics and the general identity of an educational institute. The name…

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  • Raph Armstrong Case Study

    resulted in her assailant, Richard Armstrong, receiving a life sentence. On June 24, 1980, the body of 19 year old UW-Madison student Charise Kamps was found shortly after noon in her apartment in Madison, Wisconsin. Her boyfriend Brian Dillman had been trying to reach her for several hours but repeatedly got a busy signal. He called Kamps’ friend Jane May, who was Armstrong’s fiancé, to go check in on her. When May had entered Kamps’ apartment, she testified that the phone was off of the hook…

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  • Sympathy In Steven Avery's Making A Murderer

    He says, “I am really stupid” (Ep.4) twice in this conversation, capitalizing on his mother’s feelings of hopelessness and his inability to understand the complete situation. For the viewer to offer sympathy, just like the case with Steven Avery, he or she needs to examine his personality in conjunction with the accusations. Just like Avery, Brendan is portrayed as incapable of critical thinking and is similar child that has to be interrogated by the contrastingly intelligent police. Although…

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  • Character Analysis: The Once And Future King

    The book, The Once and Future King, shows how Arthur learns to become king and also his time as king. In the “Sword in the Stone” Merlyn utilizes Arthur’s experiences to teach him leadership. Merlyn accomplishes this task by transforming Arthur into various animals, such as a perch, merlin, ant, rook, wild goose, and badger. He teaches him through both positive and negative examples to further him in his education to become king. Arthur’s first transformation was into the form of a perch. As…

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  • Edward Gein: The Psychology Of Edward Erikson And Sigmund Freud

    deviance. Ed Gein psychotic behaviour can explained from the psychological perspective of perception and mental illness because he was nurtured into developing different mental illnesses and perceiving women differently than regular people do. The psychological perspective concerning brain research and mental illness is a critical factor in determining the way a psychopath thinks. Mental illness can be a cause for many behavioural problems as Ed Gein suffered from schizophrenia and was…

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  • Bridge War 1845

    Eventually these three towns came together and formed the city of Milwaukee. Byron Kilbourn and Solomon Juneau In the end put their differences aside after the war, and decided that unification would be the best resolution for everyone. Their quarrel came to a complete halt; Juneautown, Kilbourntown, and Walker’s Point ceased to exist and in its place stood a united city of Milwaukee, the largest metropolitan of Wisconsin. This brief moment in history proved to be entirely significant it…

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  • Essay On Black Hawk War

    THE BLACK HAWK WAR? OR THE WAR FOR CHICAGO The Black Hawk War was one of the most vital parts of Chicago history. Chicago would not have happened if not for the Black Hawk war. Chicago was formed after the events of the Black Hawk War. This war was the most vital part in Chicago history.The war began in May of 1832 and ended in August of 1832. The battle was fought for land, a tale to reclaim something that was taken. Black Hawk had surrendered after being caught and many of his people were…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Ll Be Upward

    “We’ll be OK. We WILL be OK” but, would we? In the back of my mind I questioned it. I debated our ability to continue our relationship with so many miles between us. Five hundred thirty-seven miles, 8 hours and 5 minutes from his doorstep in La Crosse, Wisconsin to mine in Topeka, Kansas. All this travel time, all these miles did not even take into account pausing for essentials of life like food, gas, or even so much as a bathroom break or leg stretch. How would we be able to do it? Was it…

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  • James Madison By Gary Wills: Summary

    Gary Wills is the author of the book James Madison, which details the life of James Madison through his career as a politician. The focus of the book is Madison’s presidency, which Wills brings to the forefront as the major topic. Wills states that most other books do not focus on Madison’s presidency saying, “Madison’s very presidency is semi-forgotten. When Madison expert Jack N. Rakove published a selection of his writings in 1999, only 40 of its 864 pages came from his presidential years.”…

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  • Denise Spooner's A New Perspective On The Dream

    The Midwest, a place in the world where communities are closely aligned to one another. These small, rural communities rely on every person in order to create that community. It seems as though that knowing everyone around the small communities was what made a person successful in life. Additionally, these communities valued hard-work and honesty when it came with almost everything they did in their lives; whether it was working in the farmlands or spreading information throughout the…

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