Valley View Middle School Case Study

The guided research questions helped provide reflections to aid in discussions on the Valley View Middle School case study. Several of the guided research questions pertained to whether the leadership behavior that Superintendent O’Brien, Frank Becker, and Earl Radburn demonstrated was consistent with the three tenets of transformational leadership and what motives prevented them from … Read more

Anabolic Steroids In Professional Sports

The use of performance-enhancing drugs, commonly abbreviated as PEDs, in professional sports has been around since the 1960s and since then, there has been numerous situations in which Olympic athletes have lost medals, or platers were given lifelong bans from professional sports because of testing positive for these illegal drugs (“Performance Enhancing…” 1). The several … Read more

Ethnocentrism And Cultural Relativism

Connecting various subject matters serves as a beneficial option for explaining complex ideas through factual information and theories that expand across multiple academic disciplines. A theory is a collection of ideas that intends to explain a complex idea, but there still remains uncertainties. On the other hand, a fact is defined as a concrete piece … Read more

Islamic Iconoclasm

In March 2001, the Taliban destroyed the Buddhas of Bamiyan which Finbarr Barry Flood said would define Islamic iconoclasm for many decades to follow. The author argues that the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas does not represent Islam’s attitude towards figuration, but rather a response at a particular moment in time. This point is still … Read more

Ancient Greek Inventions

The smell of freshly smelted metal lingers in the air as the latest contraption of the great Archimedes is pulled up and set in its place. Checking his designs and equations one last time, Archimedes gives the ready for his latest invention, preparing to make history once again. Inventors, scientists and early mathematicians were prevalent … Read more

The Jedi Council Meeting Chamber: A Short Story

The Jedi Council Meeting Chamber was abuzz with activity. The twelve members of the High Council were urgently making their way to the chairs in which they sat every meeting. The chairs were custom made for each Master. Once the room had settled down, the Grand Master, a short, long-haired man with his dark hair … Read more

Aiolia Island: A Short Story

Before making landfall on Aiolia Island, a strong north wind blew the ship briefly off course towards the island of Delos. In an attempts to rally the moral of my companions after the loss of our friends, I ordered the ship to be docked for the night, and they were more then happy to oblige. … Read more

Mayan Civilization

The Mayan Civilization was once an Ancient Native American civilization which eventually expanded to become one of the most “cutting-edge”, developed civilizations in the Americas. Those that were part of this civilization were called the “Maya”. The Maya people lived in the eastern and southern areas of what we know today such as Mexico. They … Read more

Creative Writing: The Coal Trailer

The squealing of the tires around me is not a pretty noise; most will find it obnoxious and just bat an undaring eyelash at it, thinking more about how their tax dollars will go to the eventual repair of the road rather than the events taking place. Then again, these races weren’t anything new, they … Read more

The Cause Of Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s Disease is a homozygous dominant neurodegenerative disorder caused by a mutation in the HD gene. The mutation involves the basal ganglia, striatum and cerebral cortex parts of the brain and causes a CAG trinucleotide repetition. This repetition then proceeds to cause involuntary chorea, mood disorders, mental instability, and eventually leads to death. Since this … Read more

Summary: The Seattle Supersonics

The Seattle SuperSonics would represent an on-court product that targets the greater Seattle area but would be nationally marketed through the NBA. Even if the NBA feels they have enough teams and do not wish to split up the revenue any more than they already have, Seattle is still a great place for a team … Read more

Why Is Harry Potter Banned

Measured by the American Library Association Harry Potter has been the most challenged book since 2006. According to source “Ross, Shmuel. “Harry Potter Banned? ” Infoplease. Infoplease. Web. 24 Apr. 2016” parents want to band Harry potter for “The Trouble with magic,” “Setting bad examples” and “scary stuff. ” According to another source is Rowling … Read more

Genesis Five: The First Genealogy

Genesis five is the first genealogy listed in the Bible. I used to glance over the genealogies and not pay much attention to them because, to be honest, I thought they were boring. I remember asking my mother once if I had to read them and she told me that God put them in His … Read more

A Small Free Kiss In The Dark Chapter Analysis

What was your first impression of the book? My first impression of the novel titled “a small free kiss in the dark”was ,that it would be a bit weird. Because the title made absolutely no sense to me, and it still doesn’t make sense to me in chapter 11. Aside from that after reading the … Read more

Ignes Gonxa Bojaxhiu Research Paper

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, or Anjeze in Albanian, was born to a family of four, on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia, which is now Yugoslavia. Her name, means “rosebud” or “little flower. ” Agnes was born from Albanian descent and as an Albanian citizen. Though her true birth took place on the 26, she considered … Read more

The Consequences Of Sugar Addiction

Tyler was a normal guy but he had a problem. He did not like his body; he would consider himself “large”. Therefore, Tyler would start on a new diet. His diet would go well until a couple weeks in. That is because he really liked sugar. It is not Tyler’s fault. In fact, almost everything … Read more

Nutritionist Personal Statement

A clinical Dietitian and Nutritionist’s job is to keep up to date on the latest Food and Nutritional value to help provide patients with the best possible care. Building a relationship with the patient’s need’s, and taking the proper steps to provide a meal plan that is both beneficial and takes the patients preferences into … Read more

Perfect Body Image

“Until now he had not been aware of the tyrannizing influence acquired by one idea over his mind, and of the lengths which he might find in his heart to go for the sake of giving himself peace” (Hawthorne qtd. in James and Merickel 508). Many people like Aylmer in this story would not think … Read more

Murder By Roald Dahl

Author Roald Dahl wrote this dark humored story about a married couple in the 1950s, Mary and Patrick Maloney. This story begins with Mary waiting for her police officer husband, Patrick, to getting home then ends with Mary killing Patrick and getting away with it because she fed the police the murder weapon. This ending … Read more

Road Not Taken Annotation

Poetry has graced the world of literature for centuries. Writers have entertained their thoughts on paper with their use of language, symbols, and imagery. For as long as there have been poets writing poetry, there has been people trying to interpret their meaning. Often, these interpretations are based on what the reader wants to see … Read more

Noodles And Company Business Analysis

If you are ever thinking of dining at the restaurant Noodles and Company, you might want to consider going elsewhere. Although it is not the worst restaurant in Waterloo, it is definitely not one of the best. Noodles and Company was founded in 1995 by Aaron Kennedy in Broomfield, California. Aaron Kennedy felt there were … Read more

Post Event Mentoring Research Paper

Following your weekend at GIRLS Academy, your chapter will engage in a post-event mentoring program with the middle school girls who attended the program. Within one year following GIRLS Academy, your chapter will hold at least two events to further build upon the mentoring relationship established at GIRLS Academy. At least one of these events … Read more

Why Is America Losing Its Greatness

Some may view America as a country who is losing its greatness. In fact, republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump campaign slogan is to “make America Great Again. ” Meanwhile, professional American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick stated for the Republican nominee Donald Trump, “Let’s make America great again, for the … Read more

Alex Kosseff: Outdoor Leadership

1. When we talk about outdoor recreation, I don’t think that people understand even half the benefits they get while participating in programs that gets them outside and moving. Whether people do it to make friends, complete challenges, or exploring the world as well as their own limits, it can have a profound effect on … Read more

Renascence Vs The Last Supper

In history there have been many different art styles and periods that reflect these various styles. One such period was the Renascence, in this period of art; European artist used many revolutionary techniques for the first time. For example, one technique developed in this period was linear perspective. Linear perspective is one of the foundations … Read more

Personal Narrative-Lying With Snow

The icy cold snow brushed against the bottom of my board. My hand, gloveless, shivering in the 23 degrees outside. I lean on my heels and turn around the towering tree standing in my way. I see it. I see my glove. Sitting there, brushed in snow, waiting for my chilled hand to finally reunite … Read more

Poem Analysis: This One Summer

This photo was taken while I was on a dog sledding trip in the forests of North Bay. The dog in the photo Moose, paid no attention to me. This was very challenging, because my original idea for the photo was a close up of him so I could remember his cute face. As soon … Read more

John Cage Research Paper

It is not a stretch to say that over the years music has evolved in both predictable and unpredictable ways. While there are still plenty of songs that utilize familiar theory approaches, such as the tonic-dominant relationship and basic concepts of harmony, there are also numerous songs that can only be described as noise. While … Read more

Zie Retails: Business Analysis

Zie Retails is a retail business and has been operating since 2000. It has headquarter based in Melbourne. However due to the business and economic growth and the cost cutting pressure from the competition, Zie Retails has determined to close some underperforming companies in western Australia and Tasmania and merge them to Victoria, south Australia … Read more

Endurantism And Perdurantism

Endurantism and Perdurantism are the two traditional accounts of the persistence of object through time. In this essay I will compare and contrast these two accounts, determine which account is more coherent. Assuming objects do persist through time I will argue that Perdurantism is a more plausible account of persistence and manages to solve Lewis’ … Read more

Informative Essay: The New Diet

Thesis statement: A traditional Asian diet is proven to be healthier than the standard American diet, but Americans prefer their own diet of mostly fried and sugary foods. Mixing the two diets together will make the American diet healthier and will make Americans more willing to eat healthy. I. Traditional Asian Diet A. Pros of … Read more

Anne Shitty First Draft Analysis

One semester and it is all over. We have been given this limited amount of time to learn valued writing traits to take with us the rest of our college career. Teaching “Writing, Rhetoric, and American Culture” with the theme of “Women in America” seems to be no easy feat for any professor, but somehow … Read more

A Doll House By Henrik Ibsen Essay

Throughout the 1800s, women faced the harsh reality of being forced to conform to a predetermined image. In his play, A Doll House, Henrik Ibsen delves into the roots of this hypocritical culture. The play discusses how women were treated like second-class citizens, but were ridiculed if they acted as such. Due to his involvement … Read more

Kant Rationalism

For this lesson, for chapter 6, I will describe philosopher Immanuel Kant’s integration of both philosophical beliefs of rationalism and empiricism, and why both “experience and reason” are important for “…constructing our knowledge of the world” (Chaffee, 6. 5, Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)). Kant wanted to bring together both the different thought schools of rationalism and … Read more

Multi-Agency Operational Plan

Experience and leadership are important in developing and executing a multi-agency operational plan. This involves giving the Detectives, Officers, and Agents from all of the agencies assignments. It also involves guiding and directing the Detectives, Officers, and Agents at the scene to achieve the mission’s goal and to assure the safety of the officers. I … Read more