Holy Spirit Southern California
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Community College Students Create A In Their Life
1,469 wordsCommunity College Students Create A Self-Image In Their Life Swimming with the current is much easier than swimming against the current. If people are not able to follow the trend, they will not belong to this time anymore. Most of the time each of us is a member of a group, sometimes a member of several groups, and at different times of different groups (Katona 55). Moreover, their feeling, thinking, and acting will be profoundly influenced when they are in a powerful group. Because the people ...
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Soviet Union Republican Party
1,429 wordsRichard Millhouse Nixon, 37 th president of the United States (1969 - 1972) was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon was one of the most controversial politicians of the twentieth century. He built his political career on the communist scare of the late forties and early fifties, but as president he achieved dtente with the Soviet Union and opened relations with the People's Republic of China. His administration occurred during the domestic upheavals brought on by the civil ...
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Dance Clubs Southern California
795 wordsSouthern California parents, do you know where your teenage daughters are? Do they spend their Saturday nights at dance clubs? -like The Palace, Florentine Gardens, Kokomos. Do they sound familiar? Well, you should be aware of what really happens at night clubs; you may be shocked, outraged, or upset, but you may end up saving your daughters life, her innocence, and her virginity. All the dance clubs are fairly similar, but let me walk you through a typical scene at "The Palace" dance club on a ...
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488 wordsIn the world of professional sports there is a lot of drive for agents to get a piece of the action if you will. They will go to almost any length to see that they get the best players coming out of high school and that they get first pick. We all know that agents can bend the rules and a lot of times can be very manipulating in some form or another. Technically, if a player talks with an agent about anything dealing with future plans to form a partnership with the agent and have the agent promo...
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Involuntary Euthanasia Passive Euthanasia
1,557 wordsAt some point in our lives we will all depart this fine world, but do we have to suffer until that day comes? Unfortunately a vast majority of our society believes its wrong to consider euthanasia an option. Throughout history we have fought for the freedom of choice, like abortion, the right for woman to vote, and the right for gays and lesbians to marry, just to name a few examples. Euthanasia should be considered a pro-choice decision, as long as physicians have guidelines that they must foll...
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Seismic Waves Southern California
463 wordsSeismologists... Scientists and Mathematicians Beno Gutenberg was the foremost observational seismologist of the twentieth century. He combined exquisite analysis of seismic records with powerful analytical, interpretive, and modeling skills to contribute many important discoveries of the structure of the solid Earth and its atmosphere. Perhaps his best known contribution was the precise location of the core of the Earth and the identification of its elastic properties. Other major contributions...
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Los Angeles Clean Air
1,210 wordsMany do not know the exact definition of smog or why it is dangerous. Smog is defined in Scott Monds' "Smog, Let's Clear the Air" as the "brownish-yellow haze" found hanging above large cities. Smog is mostly a part of the "ozone gas", which can be harmful when found at ground level. Small amounts of ozone gas can be good, but when mixed with pollutants, it creates the smog (Monds). Nitrogen Dioxide and tiny debris such as soot give smog its distinctive color as well as VOCs or "volatile organic...
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Los Angeles Economic Growth
2,443 words... has no such districts, just a very few funky venues strewn about empty streets, with nothing connecting the dots. Often, these places come and go too quickly to form a walkable enclave. People-watching is important, too -- just being out on the street at any time of the day or night, seeing life stream by, is stimulating. A city needs a vibrant music scene, art scene, film scene, nightlife scene and outdoor recreation scene. And it's important for clubs and restaurants to be open late -- cre...
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Fast Food Part 1
1,852 wordsFast Food Nation "Eric Schlosser's book on the economy and strategies of the fast-food business should be read by anyone who likes to take their children to fast-food restaurants. I shall certainly never do that again. He employs a long, cold burn, a quiet and impassioned accumulation of detail, with calm, wit and clarity. (... ) Fast Food Nation is witness to the rigour and seriousness of the best American journalism, readable, reliable and extremely carefully done. " - Adam Nicolson, Daily Tel...
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Helen Hunt Jackson Indian Tribes
2,278 words... of this board included encouraging the Indians to independently strive for their rights, ensuring that the Indians had access to lawyers, ascertaining that the money allocated for the benefit of Indians was used for that purpose only. Several smaller organizations were affiliated to the Board and generated funds for the board by arranging events and memberships. By 1924, Indians made up the bulk of the auxiliary organizations and these organizations had close to 11, 000 members. However, the...
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Earthquake Studies For Southern California
615 wordsEarthquake Studies For Southern California Earthquake Country. info claims that earthquakes are as Southern Californian as waves at the beach and traffic on the freeways. Lets dwell on earthquakes in Southern California as well as the faults associated with our area. The San Andreas fault is one of the most significant faults affecting our area. We know that the San Andreas fault produces large earthquakes and that many other faults are also hazardous (Earthquake Country. info n. p. ). So, lets ...
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Music And Punk Culture
2,866 wordsMusic and Punk culture In the mid-to-late 1970 s a radical youth culture called punk emerged out of the larger rock 'n' roll scene, and developed its own music, attire, and ideology. The Sex Pistols are the best known of the punk bands; their music, like all punk rock, was aggressive, fast, and loud. Punk attire is characterized by dark clothes, outlandish costumes and ornamentation such as colored hair and earrings and bracelets made from assembled items (the quintessential punk earring was a s...
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20 Century Architectural And Urban Part 2
2,204 words... the irony and complexity which enrich historical architecture. This dissatisfaction was translated into direct action in 1972 with the demolition of several 14 -story slab blocks that had been built only 20 years earlier from designs by Yamasaki as part of the award-winning Pruitt-Ie housing development in St. Louis, Mo. Similar apartment blocks in Europe and North America were demolished in the following decades, but it was at St. Louis that the postmodernist era was begun. (Drexler 74) Ven...
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Ozone Depleting Air Quality
1,751 wordsFederal Clean Air Standards Should Be Strengthened For Title: Federal clean air standards Academic Level: College Content: beef up air quality or we will die Description: debate prep Federal Clean Air Standards Should Be Strengthened For Californians, not a day goes by without hearing some remark referring to smog or the quality of the air they breathe. One becomes accustom to shrugging such remarks off without a second thought after a while. Sure the air is getting cleaner, manufactures and peo...
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Alcohol Consumption Behavioral Disorders
2,805 wordsWhen one suggests that a behavior is determined genetically, then one horribly oversimplifies the situation, and negates the importance of culture and free will in determining how a person behaves. One behavior that has gained large-scale acceptance as having a partial genetic cause is that of alcoholism. This genetic cause I expressed in terms of risk factor. It has often been noted that the children of alcoholics are more at risk of becoming addicted to alcohol than are other children. in the ...
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End Of The World Southern California
968 wordsThe Y 2 K scare has gotten the entire world s attention with the radical headline that the world may come to an end. Although disputable, January 1 st 2000 or January 1 st 2001 is the deadline which electric appliances, computer databases, and many other necessities in our culture will cease to work. There is another date very little attention has been given, however. May 5 th 2000 has been speculated for many centuries as an important date for mankind. It is the day five of the nine planets and...
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Teddy Bear Political Correctness
1,413 wordsPolitical Correctness: Essay submitted by Joshua Lewis The University of Southern California: The Teddy Bear Massacre Like so many other traditions, the burning of the bruin was put on the chopping block recently. The long running University of Southern California spirit activity consisted of throwing a large stuffed bear in a bon fire the night before the football game against their rival, the University of California at Los Angeles. The Black Student Union and other student organizations recen...
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African American Families National Institute Of Mental Health
1,466 wordsPsychology experiments are usually long, painstaking surveys and tests that sometimes take years to complete. They do, however, give us some insight into how the human mind works and develops from the day we are born to the day we die. Deciphering the information these experiments generate is sometimes just as hard as performing them, and to a person with no background in psychology it is almost impossible. The following three experiments were found on the APA website and are good examples of mo...
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San Jacinto Southern California
526 wordsStudying Seismic Activity California has 200 or more faults capable of producing large earthquakes. Some of the faults are hidden and some visible at the surface. The biggest concentration of faults are in the San Areas fault zone and the San Jacinto fault zone. Because of California s large amount of Fault lines the United States Geological Survey, the California division of mines and Geology, the California Institute and other agencies have developed the Southern California Earthquake Center a...
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