letter to the mayor

Dear Mayor Cory Booker, Picture this, 16 year olds and kids under the age of 16 on the street after 10:00 o’ clock. What would you do if that person were your son or daughter? That is why I feel as though that 16 olds and kids under the age of 16 should have a 10:00 pm curfew. My first reason is if 16-year-old girls and/or girls under the age of 16 do not have a 10:00 cur...
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Of Expertise

“What makes an expert and expert?” It is the first result when searching “expert” in Google. It is the question on the mind of every child, teen, and adult in the search for perfection. It is an unanswerable question. First, expertise seems to begin with mastery. As defined by Dictionary.com, mastery is “expert skill or knowledge.” Within one definition, we have come full c...
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Financial Scandals

There has been a lot of collapsing corporations and financial scandals that have led to investors’ losing large sums of money. Auditing financial statements is normally done in order to reduce risks of investments losses and aid information users in making sound decisions. At the same time, audits help management identify risky aspects of their organizations and take remedial...
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Death by Fast Fashion

Literally, thousands of people are dying from the fast fashion industry. This is all being brought to people’s attention by an organization called, Fashion Revolution. The week of April 26, 2017 was Fashion Revolution Week. This revolution started right after the incident at Rana Plaza; just 4 years ago. On April 26th, 2013, Rana Plaza, a factory in Bangladesh, collapsed. ...
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Walt Whitman and Transcendentalism

Transcendentalism was a movement that focused on the examination of humanity as a whole. Transcendentalists believed that the human senses could not communicate profound truths; they were limited to knowledge of only the physical aspects of life. They also believed that it was through the observation and appreciation of nature that the human soul was enlightened. The last ma...
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Prison Data

According to the information obtained from the United States of Bureau Statistics, thirty nine percent of the prison population comprised of the non Hispanic African Americans, while Hispanics accounted for around sixteen percent. The report further stated that the incarceration prevalence for the blacks was the highest compared to other races. Young African Americans had the...
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Do Video Games Really Have Benefits, or Are Parents Right About Everything?

“Stop playing that! Go do your homework,” or, “I’m taking that away from you for a week,” are two of the most used sentences in my family. With ten year old brother, it is rare for me not to hear these words casually fly out of my parents’ mouths daily. There is only one cause to this disturbance: video games. Many parents, similar to mine, believe that video games contribut...
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Grade Inflation

High School is stressful. High School is competitive. But why? Is it because we are focusing more on getting an A+ than we are actual learning? Is it because we have to do well in order to get into a good college? The other day my mom mentioned to me the idea of grade inflation. When she was in high school, a ‘C’ was considered a good grade. Not excellent, but average. Now a...
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Finland Business Profile

Through overlooking European economy the Finish economy and its increasing rate draws our attention. Finland as the 6th largest country in Europe is big and vivid part of European economy which consolidates the financial power of eU. In this paper I would like to present some facts that supports my point and prohibits the components of Finish economy such as globalization of...
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Essay about Literacy

“I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted. ”-Frederick Douglass. Literacy was a double-edged sword within the times of slavery in America, and in Cambodia in the time of the Khmer Rouge, from 1975 to 1979. Anyone deemed intellectual was immediately murdered to protect the regime. Anyone wearing glasses was deemed intellectual...
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