Buster Keaton Vs. Mars

Today, a great quandary will be answered. A great mystery will be dispelled. That mystery is: Why did Buster Keaton never smile? A rumor in Hollywood spread that the famous funny-man and puller of great, hair-raising stunts, was contractually obligated to never crack a smile. Of course, the truth is far more sinister. Buster Keaton was, as many know, an immortal being. This w...
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Starting a Club at Your School? Here Are Some Tips

So you’re thinking of starting a club huh? No matter what grade you’re in or what school you go to, clubs are a fantastic way to meet new people with common interests. When I started high school four years ago, I was essentially one of the new kids, as I had transferred into a new district and didn’t know anyone. Looking back, the best thing I did to become more involved and ...
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The Myth of the Liberal Bias

Lately I’m sure you have been hearing a lot about the presidential debates and GOP candidates. The media has been ruthlessly attacking them, calling their bluffs and not letting them get away with lies or slander. I have to admit, it is refreshing to see the media have more of a skeptical attitude towards the candidates. We tend to glorify the leader (or potential leaders) of...
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A Majority Decision Doesn't Always Mean It's Right

Every year throughout middle school when classes ended and summer began, my mother would send me to summer camp. Due to her heavy work schedule, she didn’t have enough time to take care of me, and since the summer camp was run and created by my middle school- she knew that she could trust the teachers watching over me throughout the hot sunny months. An educational yet action...
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Surgeon In Training

Watching medical documentaries and medical shows started my fascination about the world of medicine. The sterile hospital no longer bothered me. Instead, the smell became something I felt comforted by. Growing up, I translated at hospital so many times for plenty of reasons,so I grew fond of the doctors, nurses and surgeons I saw. When you ask most teenagers and even some in ...
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Jaunts With Jeeves

Without a serious bone in their spines and well-stocked with adorably comical characters, Wodehouse’s books have always given my happier moments the highest quality and lent to the more trying ones an unassailable ‘sweetness and light’. It’s rare to find in an author’s work a world wholly alien and yet vividly imaginable. J. K. Rowling created one such place for us, where w...
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Crisis No.1 Writing review

The Revolutionary war had an abundance of outstanding political writers; who thrived to make change with their writings. One of these eminent writings was Thomas Paine. Paine wanted to persuade our soldiers to fight for their independence from Great Britain with his writings such as “Crisis No.1”. Paine writing style in “The Crisis No.1” is very influential and he uses common...
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My Life Case Study Analysis

6th Grade: I was just your average kid growing up in Elk Grove California. My school was pretty cool I met a lot of people that I ended up becoming really good friends with. I did quickly realize I wasn’t the smartest person alive though. All my classmates were already on the advanced math book while I was using the blue book. The Blue book was basically for stupid people. Bu...
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Feminist Literary Theory Of The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.” (Gilman, 1899) Charlotte Perkins Gilman lived from 1860 to 1935 and was an American author, lecturer, feminist, and also a social reformer. (Charlotte Perkins Gilman) One of her most famous stories was The Yellow Wallpaper. The story was about a woman who moved to a summer hom...
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Was the Age of Exploration Worth It? – Case Study Examples

The Age of Exploration is one of the most controversial and delicate times in the world’s history to date. This era is filled with discoveries and hope for a new future, but also mass murders and attacks. Natives against Europeans, tribes versus explorers. Both sides have a unique argument that shows different perspectives on an intricate subject.For centuries the talk of th...
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