Bus terminus Essays

  • Satire Essay On High School Students

    1110 Words  | 5 Pages

    people melting me down to puddles and others building me up. I had friends once. Now, here I am wishing on every wishbone for a true friend. “Hurry up kiddo, the bus will be here in three minutes,” Mom said. “What ever,” I mumbled. I hate school, well not exactly. The teachers are nice and all but the kids are evil. The school bus to me is just another opening for kids to call me names and talk about me behind my back. Mom is always telling me, “Be yourself and don’t let others change that

  • The Rush Short Story

    1623 Words  | 7 Pages

    “April, could you be any slower?” “The bus doesn’t leave until 12:00, what’s the rush?” “I’m the rush, I’ve always been the rush, and you of all people should know.” April and Cassidy had spent the past twelve years of their lives living together. It wasn’t that hard to send straight A+ students to the same prestigious college when both of their folks practically ran their neighbor state. It wasn’t that Nevada didn 't have good schools, it was that California schools were just better, and anything

  • Stacey's Courage In Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    724 Words  | 3 Pages

    takes charge when Papa isn’t there, he strives to be the man of the house. He tries to take care of everything. Stacey shows courage when he gets revenge on the Jefferson Davis school bus, tells mama about the Wallace Store ,and protected Big Ma from Cassie telling about Strawberry,MS. Everyday the bus splashes the Logans on purpose, they have to go to school wet and home wet. The youngest of them all is Little Man, the cleanliness little boy in the book, loathed getting dirty. Little

  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Mexico

    657 Words  | 3 Pages

    where everything is nice and beautiful, I am going to experience something completely different. Traveling with me are about 30 other high school students, and 10 chaperones. We put our luggage in the under carriage of a large blue and gray charter bus and board one by one. When we have all taken our seats, the youth minister tells us that our trip will take about an hour and a half. We begin the long drive, and when we arrive at the border, we are told to sit quietly while the border patrol looks

  • Case Study: Carlyle Avenue Crosswalk

    725 Words  | 3 Pages

    However, there are issues with traffic before and after school on Carlyle Avenue, West Boulevard, and in the East parking lot. Students who live within a mile of the school have no buses provided for them by the school. Those students who do not have a bus to ride either have to drive or walk to and from school. The traffic before and after school is both crazy and dangerous. In 2013, a boy was walking on the Carlyle Avenue crosswalk almost got hit by a car. His bookbag had broken while he was walking

  • Nt1330 Unit 6 Case Analysis

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    amount s of data, and can analyze them to learn complex patterns and relationships that humans simply couldn’t process. It would allow the city planner to analyze things such as where are the bus tops are at highest/lowest usage, are any bus routes overlapping in locations, are passengers having to make bus route switches at higher rates that others, and so much more. It will allow the city to determine what they are doing right and what they can improve on, so they can alter the different pieces

  • Personal Narrative: Carolina Country Music Fest

    328 Words  | 2 Pages

    My first experience at the Carolina Country Music Fest was extraordinary. It all started Friday after my friends and I unpacked our stuff at the hotel. After we brief catching up we departed to the Carolina Country Music Fest. During the walk our anticipation grew; Keith Urban was going to plan in less than an hour! As we arrived to the venue, our wrist bands were scanned and we rushed to the stage. Keith Urban performance was spectacular; soon thereafter we headed back to the hotel. The next morning

  • Paige Marquis: A Short Story

    1909 Words  | 8 Pages

    Hi, I am Paige Marquis and this is my story from beginning to end. It all began in a hospital named Baton Rouge General on Bluebonnet in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana when a woman named Jennifer Welch gave birth to the most beautifulest angel in the world (aka me). As I was growing up I lived all over Louisiana, my birthplace. I switched from living with my mom, to my dad, to with my grandma and other family that was living with her, and then to my grandpa, with all of that moving around practically

  • Racial Discrimination In The 20th Century

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    After a troublesome and torrid time, the black people or what so called slaves, were entering the 20th century with hope of not being discriminated after the slavery had been abolished in the late 19th century. The beginning of 20th century had overseen the stampede of worldwide immigrants to America as they seek for a better life. As for African-Americans, they were entering the phase where they found themselves almost identical with the past century despite the slavery being abolished. Though the

  • Summary Of William Maw Egley's Omnibus Life In London

    844 Words  | 4 Pages

    Omnibus Life in London (1859). Painted on an oil medium, it depicts a scene of an omnibus, a horse-drawn carriage that acted as public transportation, pulled over at a certain stop along a particular route (Tate). In the painting, it features a crowded bus as more people attempt to board it. There are various people from every type of social class, which will be examined during the contextual analysis section to interpret the meaning historically. Also, this paper will analyze the formal structure of

  • Compare And Contrast Aunty Ifeoma And Children In Purple Hibiscus

    1051 Words  | 5 Pages

    Despite growing up in the same house, Aunty Ifeoma and Papa Eugene from the book, Purple Hibiscus, raises their children in contrasting manners. Papa Eugene oppresses his children from having individuality and results to violent punishments when his children go against his views. On the other hand,Aunty Ifeoma is more understanding to her children’s decisions in life and uses more peaceful means to bring her points across. Another clear difference between Ifeoma and Eugene is the teaching methods

  • Sleep Deprivation In Teenagers

    2035 Words  | 9 Pages

    According to a 2010 survey published in The Journal of Adolescent Health, only 8% of high school students get the recommended amount of sleep which is nine hours, 23% of high school students get six hours of sleep, and 10% get 5 hours of hours. After school activities and the amount of homework contribute to the little amount of sleep teenagers are getting. Most students have after school activities such as jobs and sports, so they get home later and still have about 5 hours of homework every night

  • Personal Narrative-Upward Bound In School

    538 Words  | 3 Pages

    being 5 in the morning on a summer day, I’m so excited nonetheless! Kinda wish they had planned to meet up at the college at a later time but I guess I can’t control how long the trip is! “Look at that! The bus has TVs!” a classmate shouted from the back, “that’s so cool!” It was cool, the bus was packed basically with a lot of teenagers who were tired but most likely hyped up on energy drinks. Upward Bound, a program that helps you get a first-hand college experience, really did go to the top with

  • Haines V. Hanes Case

    1265 Words  | 6 Pages

    SAMUEL S. HAINES v. HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION (This is our superintendent today) Imagine seeing you and your kids being struck by a bus that could’ve killed you. Mr. Samuel S. Haines had this happen to him. He was the victim,also the plaintiff whenever he called suites on this accidents. The case was held at the Tennessee State Court. In the Tennessee State Court website, the text states, “It is the mission of the State Court of Henry County to do justice, as nearly as possible, to all persons

  • Homecoming: My Experience In The Marching Band

    1004 Words  | 5 Pages

    to miss an entire day of classes, which is never a bad thing. We all arrived in the band room around eight. After receiving instructions, we gathered our instruments and loaded the bus to head to Smithville Elementary School, the school that houses the lowest grades. My friend and I grabbed a seat on the back of the bus and went on with our conversation as usual. Everything seemed completely normal at this point. We typically perform outside

  • Kite Runner Argumentative Essay

    903 Words  | 4 Pages

    In The Kite Runner, the arts of literacy, writing, and books are a big part of Amir Jan’s life, hence, why he is an author. Similarly, I too have the same love for books as Amir Jan. I feel as though both of us have the same love for our hobby, reading for many reasons, which, I will discuss in this essay. For this reason, I will also include how my life was prior to my found hobby of reading books. Last, I will explore how my love for reading even came about. Amir Jan and I are were not so alike

  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been Arnold Friend Analysis

    817 Words  | 4 Pages

    In Joyce Carol Oates’s “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, Connie is a fifteen-year-old girl, who does not necessarily get along with her family. During the week, she often times goes to a shopping plaza with some of her friends. However, they sneak across the highway to go to a popular diner where the older crowd hangs out at. At home, Connie is often times arguing with her family. One day her family is invited to her aunt's barbecue but Connie refuses to go. Reluctantly, her parents allow

  • Self Driving Negative

    1066 Words  | 5 Pages

    Positive of self-driving car Mobility for non-drivers Using public transport in KL area will face high inefficient service like high delay rate of train and congestion issues. (Mot.gov.my, 2014) This causes social has lost confident in local public transport service. By using a self-driving car, it can provide mobility for non-driver to travel without the need of a driving license and using poor public transport service in Malaysia. For example, everyone under age 17, elderly and the disabled are

  • Pros And Cons: The Economics Of Autonomous Vehicles

    1123 Words  | 5 Pages

    The economics of autonomous vehicles isn’t as clear cut as it seems. Todd Litman from Victoria Transport Policy Institute gives the expected benefits: reduced driver costs of using a taxi or bus, lower costs of roadways, better fuel efficiency, and supports vehicle sharing to reduce the total number of vehicle owners. Specifically, self-driving taxis or “micro-transit” services could become available to a lot of urban areas and would be cheaper. The drawback? There will be minimal luxury. For cleaners

  • Public Transportation Disadvantages

    982 Words  | 4 Pages

    Going by train or bus might result in a slightly longer ride, but you don’t have to drive, it’s much safer than taking your own car, and it’s better for yourself and the environment. Plus, taking public transportation lets you avoid all the hassles that come with driving your car everywhere you need to go everyday, like having to find and pay for parking, spend for fuel and vehicle maintenance, or deal with mean drivers in traffic. If the bus or train lines are not easily accessible