In the reading of the text Braaksma is determined to get others to understand his view on blue collar work and college life. In his article Braaksma identifies factory work with torture while characterizing college with vivacious words such as lush and cavernous. “For a student like me who considers any class before noon to be uncivilized, getting to a factory by 6 o'clock each morning, where rows of hulking, spark-showering machines have replaced the lush campus and cavernous lecture halls of college life, is torture.” (5) As I reflect on my previous work experiences, college life was a regular daydream for me. Although, my intentions prior to finishing high school were to go to college, life, had a surprise for me in the form of a baby girl.
In October of 2014, Bill Nye, of “Science Guy” fame, spoke at Lewis & Clark College as part of the Speaker Series sponsored by Campus Activities Board (CAB), President Glassner, and Dean Gonzalez. The advertisement for the events announced that Nye would “talk about his early history, the importance of science education, and “[inspire] others to change the world through it.” Expectations were incredibly high; Nye did not live up to them. His talk lacked a clear purpose and was hard to follow at points. Still, many students left the event reasonably satisfied with the talk.
They affected their country and their lives because they inspired many people, faced life changing experiences, and made an achievement for their own country. Melba Pattillo Beals, an African American women, helped improving education for other African American kids. In paragraph 18, it states, “Step by step we climbed upward-where none of my people had ever before walked as a student. We stepped up the front door of Central High School and crossed the threshold into that place where angry segregationist mobs had forbidden us to go.” This quote explains that she was one of the first African American to go to the segregated school by protection of the “fifty uniformed soldiers of the 101st”.
David McCullough, in his Wellesley High School Commencement Address, utilizes imagery to convey to his audience that each individual possesses the same common potential. While addressing the graduating class of 2012, McCullough makes a point to emphasize how unexceptional the students are. By bringing to light the fact that the students are all wearing the same “ceremonial costume…shapeless, uniform, one-size-fits-all” (McCullough 1), he illustrates the conformity of the crowd. By depicting the cap and gown, McCullough demonstrates that each student at the ceremony are at the same level.
In the book Shattering Glass by Gail Giles Rob’s social class influences what others think of him. Everyone thinks of him as the best of the best and everyone does what he does. For example, when Rob walks into school on the first day, the author writes “When he walked into a room, there was a jolt and all eyes turned his way”(2). Bases on the fact that the author used the word “jolt”, it is reasonable to assume that because of his popularity everyone looks at him whenever he walks into any room. Another piece of evidence that shows his popularity is when the students were in the cafeteria, Giles writes “His blue eyes and big smile hypnotized one and all”(3).
We chose the subject of Harvey Milk, and his stand against LGBT oppression, because we had a personal connections to the LGBT community. We also wanted to expand our knowledge of the subject and how they came to be as open as they are today. We constructed the research portion upon Harvey by distributing the work evenly among ourselves. We did this by assigning a certain number of sources to all of us to keep the workload fair throughout our group. We eventually put all of our information together to form our board/project.
Retail giant Target will now allow transgender people to use the bathroom and fitting rooms in accordance with their gender identity and not their biological sex. "Inclusivity is a core belief at Target. It 's something we celebrate. We stand for equality and equity, and strive to make our guests and team members feel accepted, respected and welcomed in our stores and workplaces every day," the company said in a statement. Target has been in news for its policies on gender sensitivity.
Event Paper: Dirty Talk Introduction For this event paper, I chose to go see “Dirty Talk” a docudrama performed on the USC campus shed light into the rape culture in higher education institutions by sharing the life stories of individuals. The event provided many different themes related to political differences in higher education, such as gender construction, power, privilege and oppression. In this paper I plan to first discuss my experience of listening to the powerful stories of different individual from across the country, followed by relating my experience to topics that I have listed above and how the event assist me in becoming a better college advisor in the near future.
These bus rides led to great awareness of racism in society and created campaigns like ‘Vote Yes’ referendum for wage equality for pastoral workers and land rights. 3 Cases involving Aboriginal’s land rights often leads to the Mabo case and the Native Title Act. The Native Title Act’s purpose is to recognise the ‘existing land rights of all owners of freehold property, and land rights also for many people who held pastoral or other leases.’ There have been many arguments about the Native Title Act ever since, resulting Prime Minister John Howard to put forward a ‘ten-point plan’ to resolve the disturbed minority. From this period of change, it is perceived that progress of Indigenous people’s voices are being acknowledged by society and the Australian government, thus showing a sign that the government could implement more policies to stop discrimination against Aborigines.
Accessibility to all for all types of citizen group is to be the mantra in all corners of the globe, by all the stakeholders (NGO, officials, elderly, differently abled, United Nations etc.) to counter attack the discrimination and societal exclusion. Research undertaken in public buildings, particularly schools regard the physical accessibility in schools in 24 provinces across Afghanistan particularly Kandahar and balkh provinces to monitor and observe 1,725 public buildings including schools, universities, teacher training institutes, governmental organizations, hospitals, clinics, mosques and nongovernmental buildings (Hasanzada M. Taqi ,2002). A study conducted in Greater Boston for thirty public buildings regarding functional access to public buildings and facilities for persons with and without impairments using the variables like percentage of tasks performed, time, distance, barriers and facilitators and found variance in mean values of time and distance to complete tasks.(Thapar Neela et al, 2004). A study conducted in public buildins of Al Ain, UAE and found that highest compliance of mean 76% in the accessible route and 19% in the parking area (Daniel Rivano Fischer,
It is great to know that the Cafeteria actually has more gluten-free options. It is crazy how better design of a flyer makes for informed students all over campus.” If the University of Oklahoma has better design processes of their flyers and signs, students would actually take the time to see what the sign is trying to state. Through my observations, I learned the importance of
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I realized that I belong at George Washington University once I discovered the astonishing opportunities lying within and around the campus. When I learned that this university could fulfill my dream of studying World Health and was located blocks away from the institutions I always envisioned myself working for, I was instantly captivated. By excelling at GWU, I will have the opportunity to work hand in hand with organizations like the World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development through internship, research fellowship, and most importantly through daily interaction that only GWU can facilitate for its students. By being a member of a community where national leaders and global guests convene to share personal experiences, I will be inspired to follow in their footsteps.
To prepare for the roll out, webinars for chronic care was offered to all Nurse Practitioners. After 6 months of intense planning, the chronic care roll out went live in late 2012. The expansion of chronic care service completely changed how the public received care delivered in the retail clinic setting. Despite the huge opposition from some of the Primary care offices within the vicinity, the patients embraced this change and are grateful for the quality of service being provided to them conveniently located inside the retail store.
The Republican party is notorious for their Pro-Life beliefs, abstinence-only sex-education, anti-contraception, and anti-abortion and their support of President Trump only encourages the reversal of laws and amendments meant to provide equality. Conclusion Thankfully, there are millions of people willing to stand up for what is right. The massive turn out for the Women’s March in Washington D.C., all over the country and around the world on January 21, 2017, has demonstrated that the fight for equality and women’s rights will continue. There are several organizations and groups committed to the defense, including Women Human Rights Defenders, Senator Bernard Sanders, National Organization for Women, Planned Parenthood, Equality Now, and much