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Tattoos in the Academic Setting: A Student’s View

December 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In high school, I had an English teacher named Mr. Heyl. He was one of the best teachers in the English department. On the first day of class, he put a Jay-Z song on the SmartBoard and gave a lesson on the rhetorical devices Jay-Z used in his lyrics. Throughout the year in Mr. Heyl’s […]

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Coping with the Pain

December 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Aminta Burnett Professor Fox EN 101   Ballet is as much of a sport as any other, and I would know because I was a ballerina. I used to do ballet when I was younger, I started when I was three and stopped when I was twelve. I always loved going to ballet classes as […]

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Long term bodybuildling effects

December 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

  Kyle Wilson Professor Fox December 14, 2015 ENG 101 Research shows that body building could be beneficial when one reaches old age but could also be unfortunate. Useful outcomes like stronger bones from gaining muscle as well as feeling good and learning self discipline. Harmful outcomes are bad knees and joints, and sometimes communication […]

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Are Facial Expressions Universal?

December 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

There is a massive debate throughout psychology and different fields of science about whether or not facial expressions have remained universal, or they have evolved to become culturally driven. Different studies have proved different ideas and theories in this area, however everyone has their own interpretation of these studies: a prime example of this is […]

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Benefits of Music Education

December 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For the past couple of years, the link between music education and increased test scores has been the main focus of advocates and politicians who wish to promote music education in schools, but they may be talking about the wrong benefits. In a 2013 study done by Kenneth Elpus, an assistant professor at the University Maryland, […]

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Preceptions of women with tattoos

December 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For centuries humans have been finding new and interesting ways to transform their bodies in order to express beliefs and moral of a group or the beliefs and morals of an individual.  The art of tattooing has been used for thousands of years as a way to permanently mark the body to show devotion to […]

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Miss Represented

December 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Over the years, men and women have been expected to adhere to certain expectations created by American society. Women weren’t expected to make as much money as men or be politicians or strong leaders. As time moves forward, women attempt to defy these boundaries more and more. But there is one stereotype that continues to […]

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The Price of Happiness

December 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Can you imagine how empty museums would be, how uninspired poetry would be, or how vapid and empty lyrics would be without the Van Gogh’s, Nina Simone’s, and Edgar Allen Poe’s of the world? If depression didn’t exist, we’d have a taste of such an artless world. Aristotle once said, “Why is it that all those who […]

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Tattoo Acceptability in the Medical Setting

December 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Millions of people in today’s society have tattoos. Recently, it was discovered that tattoo have become more popular by 13% since 2007 and that about 42% of adults have tattoos (“Tattoos in the Workplace Statistics”). Due to this trend, tattoos are becoming more prevalent every day. Since my junior year of high school, I have […]

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Is Diversity on Television Actually Improving?

December 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

When I was younger, I remember watching an episode of “Hannah Montana” and thinking to myself, “Why don’t I look like Miley or Lily?” Of course, I loved this show but I couldn’t help and ask myself questions like this one often. How come the only diverse characters on the show were the two mean […]

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