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Dec
14

Puerto Rico

Identity CrisisThe effect of colonialism on a colonized people can often result in a situation better known to us today as an “identity crisis.” Studying the history of Puerto Rico under Spanish rule helps us to identify the problems found within modern notions…

Dec
14

Adopted Children should Know t

Giving birth is like pulling your lower lip over your head-Carol LucawikzWhen a mother gives birth to her child it is the ultimate bonding experience. Andwhen a mother gives her child up for adoption, it is a selfless act for the childs bestinterests,…

Dec
14

Genetic Origins and Interventions of Insulin-Depen

dant Diabetes MellitDiabetesDiabetes is a disorder of metabolism-the way in which your body converts the food you eat into energy. Most of the food you eat is broken down by digestive juices into chemicals, including a simple sugar called glucose. Glucose is your…

Dec
14

School Trip 1

A High School Field TripKerrie Chesher Hew101-N3H Emet Wade Ivy Tech State CollegeAugust 26, 2004 School Trip 2When I was in high school, I was a four-year member of the BiologyClub. Every year we would take a trip to the Indianapolis Zoo at…

Dec
14

Religion and Terrorism

December 28, 2001RELIGION AND TERRORISMThe world is filled with different religions and different ideologies formed around governments and political organizations. The problem that arises from not separating church and state issues is that the government tends to force the citizens of the nation…

Dec
14

Steroids in baseball

The Greatest Players of All Time*In recent history American culture has become more and more dominated by sports. Out of all of these sports baseball is considered to be Americas pastime. Over the last couple years Americas pastime has come under scrutiny about…

Dec
13

The Cuban Missile Crisis

The world was at the edge of a third world war. This was the result of a variety of things: the Cuban Revolution, the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion, US anti-communism, insecurity of the Soviet Union, and Cuba’s fear of invasion…

Dec
13

Greek mythology

Since the days when man lived in caves and struggled to survive, he has wondered about the world that surrounds him. What makes the sun rise and set? Why are there seasons? Where do things go when they die? To the ancient Greeks,…

Dec
13

The Color Purple By Alice Walk

Alice Walker’s The Color Purple presents the life-long struggle of Celie, a black Georgia woman, who yearns to obtain confidence and self-esteem. During the early stages of the novel, references to wagons are made, signifying the “old days,” whereas towards the end of…

Dec
13

History of Basketball

A BRIEF HISTORY OF PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL1891 Basketball is invented by Dr. James Naismith, an instructor at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts. 1895 The backboard is introduced to prevent fans from interfering with play (baskets were often hung on balconies). 1898 The first professional…