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24 Sep 2009
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Tasers - An accidental death waiting to happen

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Police by their nature seem to like new “toys” that make their work easier. When they are interested in bullet proof vests or night vision goggles, we see increased utility at no harmful cost to the man on the street. But when their interest turns to tasers, its...

23 Sep 2009
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Owen Muelder: Historian and storyteller

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Owen Muelder's office, in Knox's Old Jail, is something of a museum. A side table is spread with construction paper thank you cards from ROWVA East's 5th grade, offering crayon drawings of black stick figures darting behind trees, and lamps lit in certain houses, but not others. Four trowels,...

22 Sep 2009
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Is the rebellion within the characters' minds beneficial in their existence or harmful in the long run?

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Although it seems that the rebellion present in the story destroyed some characters for a lifetime, it also revitalized other characters and those around them. At first, Rowson wants us to believe that the story entails a head versus heart motif; however, it is apparent that rebellion against...

03 Sep 2009
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A research on women's health in relevance to their rights and freedom

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

In the span of our lives we have seen national crisis come and go: The Vietnam War in the 60's, the drug epidemic of the 70's, and the AIDS crisis in the 80's. Most of these conflicts were managed by government control with plans and policy making they slowly settled. Today, in light of...

28 Aug 2009
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The manufacturing process of sugar

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

The manufacturing of sugar begins when harvesting cane is received and cane is weighed on the plat form type weighbridges. The shredded cane is fed through the series of crushing mills to extract the sugar juice, which is then pumped away for further processing. The remaining fiber is called...

12 Aug 2009
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Media censorship

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

Children and teenagers like to be entertained. They like to run and play outside, play video games, read books, write in diaries, listen to music, and especially watch television. There are all sorts of different content on the TV that young people are exposed to; whether it is sports, cartoons,...

12 Aug 2009
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An American right: Hunting in America

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

I walk slowly, observantly, through the hardwoods stalking the white tailed deer I stumbled upon earlier in the hunt. I am focused to the left, on the other side of a patch of bramble, looking for the outline of a huge deer, straining my eyes more as I step closer and closer to the red...

10 Aug 2009
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The Role of the Gods in Achilles' Life

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Achilles is the central character of Homer's Iliad. The epic revolves around the decisions he makes and the epic turns on him. It is his anger that opens the poem, and because he is an epic hero, it is important for the reader to know it and what harm it can cause, the anger of this one man....

03 Aug 2009
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Tips for choosing a real estate agent

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

A real estate agent would act as your guide and help you take one of the most significant decisions you will ever take in your entire life. Therefore, it is imperative that you are absolutely sure that he has your best interest at heart and will always try to work towards fulfilling your...

31 Jul 2009
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Pop punk: Get out there and do something

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer and guitar player for the band Green Day, expresses how influential the media is in Green Day's hit single “American Idiot”. “Don't want to be an American idiot. One nation controlled by the media” (Armstrong). Political and social...

28 Jul 2009
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"The Solitude of Self" as a Humanistic Rhetoric

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

The discourse of human rights has been a pervasive topic of rhetorical analysis since the earliest days of America. As different groups of people have moved through social reform, the pursuit of natural rights is often the underlying desire. What makes a human being subject to the...

28 Jul 2009
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The toll of professional journalism

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

The nightly news is a ritual that millions of Americans are attune to from California to New York. For many people, their busy lives have slowed down enough to sit and watch the news: people are home from work, supper is over, dishes are done, children are in bed. This may be the...

22 Jul 2009
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A comparative analysis of nation state media access as a global welfare dilemma

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

One can define media as communication vehicles designed for mass transmission - including newspapers, magazines, television and radio. This definition allows for media to include such entities as K-12 schools, internet blogs. However, this paper will focus on the four media forms noted in the...

14 Jul 2009
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Under determination in science articles

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Within the field of science and technology, there is a realm of discussion that highlights the debate over under determination, and how it is used by scientists when they seek to present data in scientific reporting (by scientists, for scientists). Under determination is a concept that states...

13 Jul 2009
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Post modernism in pop culture and The Simpsons

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Attempts to define post-modernism can come in many different forms as different people have different ideas as to what exactly the term means. This being said, most people who take part in the debate over modernism and postmodernism share a consensus that postmodernism might be many things, but...

07 Jul 2009
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Customs and Border Patrol for Homeland Security

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

The Customs and Border Patrol is an integral entity involved in protecting the United States from terrorist activity, illegal immigration, drug smuggling and human trafficking. The Border Patrol has been around officially for many years, starting with 450 agents in 1924 when the agency...

06 Jul 2009
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Parody or parroting: Meredith Brooks' sub version of Bitch

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In 1997, Meredith Brooks' song, Bitch, burned up the charts and through verbal taboos. Was her use of “bitch” a reclamation of a pejorative title, or did it reinforce misogynistic machinations? An examination of the lyrics to Bitch, the music video, music reviews and Monique Wittig's...

03 Jul 2009
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Is 16 too young to drive?

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

More than likely everyone has seen the commercial for All State Insurance with the cars driving on open country roads full of teens doing normal things, with “I miss you” by Lifehouse playing in the background. Then the voiceover comes on and says “Every year nearly 6,000...

03 Jul 2009
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Wallace's wild world of women

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

I'm Wallace Kirkman. There's really nothing too wrong with me. Granted, I am scarred for life from my Mother committing suicide when I was six years old. But that only messed me up a little. I mean, coming home from school in the second grade to your mother half naked in a pool of blood is bad,...

03 Jul 2009
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Light vs. darkness

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Norse mythology is a mythology different from most modern religions today. It is a collection of stories about the supernatural full of surprises and twists. One of the most endearing themes among the Scandinavian stories that comprise Norse mythology is that of lightness and...

10 Jun 2009
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Jerry Seinfeld, the artist : What's his deal?

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

Mel Brooks once said, “Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.” Humor's never sounded so pure. Mel Brooks seems to be saying that what's funny is what's most extreme while truthful in the resultant unexpected pain of a circumstance. While it...

09 Jun 2009
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Data mining in financial crime detection

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

In this paper, we have discussed different financial crimes that are seen today i.e credit card fraud, card not present fraud, Loan default, Bank Fraud, Money Laundering, Insurance crime etc. Then we have discussed how data mining becomes helpful for detection of these types of financial crimes....

09 Jun 2009
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Wind energy integration in power systems

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Grid connection of wind energy sources is essential if they are to be effectively exploited, but grid connection brings a number of problems. In the paper, Distributed Generation and Wind Power integration problems are discussed. Many early wind turbines utilized a squirrel-cage or wound-rotor...

09 Jun 2009
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Reliable distributed generation: Key issues, challenges and roles in the Indian energy sector

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

In this paper the traditional approach in electric power generation is to have centralized plants distributing electricity through an extensive transmission & distribution network. Distributed generation (DG) provides electric power at a site closer to the customer, eliminating the...

09 Jun 2009
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Magic tricks

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

So what, I thought? It was really quite a simple move. When standing in the magic shop, among a group of thirty teenage magicians, their fathers, and the Director of the Society of Young Magicians, there are only two ways to categorize the miniature miracles going on in the hands of these...

08 Jun 2009
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Failures of the digital millennium copyright act and its threat to fair use and innovation

Thesis - 10 pages - Journalism

In today's society, technology has improved in a very short time, allowing us to perform acts that were not previously possible, such as calling from afar on a cell phone, connecting with someone from India via the computer, or storing what would be thousands of documents into a small flash...

08 Jun 2009
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Go green: Why Marijuana should be legal

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Marijuana is a drug that has been around for centuries and in recent history has been a subject of much debate. Currently marijuana is classified by the federal government as a schedule 1 substance, the worst classification it can possibly receive meaning that the drug has no medical use and has...

08 Jun 2009
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Privacy protection and copyright issues in networks and on the internet

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Copyright and censorship are access control issues, concerned with limiting access to some information to people in a particular group. In the former case, the group consists of people who have paid for the bits in question; in the latter, they meet some other criterion. Privacy is largely an...

08 Jun 2009
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Fatigue life comparisons of the manufacturing processes for a steering knuckle

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

The Paper describes a vehicle steering knuckle under time-varying load during its service life.Fatigue behavior is, therefore, a key consideration in its design and performance evaluation. This paper is aimed at assessing fatigue life and compare fatigue performance of steering knuckles made from...

04 Jun 2009
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The influential music of Puerto Rico

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

The music of Puerto Rico is more than a positive or negative influence, though it is more of a reflection of self, of emotion, and the lifestyles of the more poor than famous. This music, being partially responsible for the influences of the Spanish and as well as the American culture, has...