Iowa Essays

  • Iowa Farm Bureau Essay

    587 Words  | 3 Pages

    The Iowa Farm Bureau mission is to create a vibrant future of agriculture, along with farm families, and their communities. My field of study will help support this mission of the Iowa Farm Bureau by defining agriculture’s brand to the masses. I am attending Iowa State University in the fall to major in Ag Communications and minor in marketing and sales. I hope to maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA, join clubs and organizations on and off of campus, and to expose myself to new people and things. In the

  • Personal Narrative-The Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament

    1631 Words  | 7 Pages

    Dreams 16,000 people, 3 mats, 2 wrestlers, do you know what this great venue is? The Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament Finals. I have been dreaming of this opportunity since I was a little kid. But as you may know, you do not just get handed these opportunities. You have to work for them. Once the season started I knew what I had to do to get my chance to win a state title. I started the season off, being ranked first at my weight class which was 106 lbs. That was a huge confidence booster

  • My College Admissions Essay: My Experience At Ames, Iowa

    491 Words  | 2 Pages

    I live in the very middle of the United States. If you were to point to the middle of a map you would be very close to where I live. Ames, Iowa is a college town full of competition and opportunity which I have gladly accepted. Being a senior, I am beginning to reflect on what I've accomplished so far, what I would like to get out of my own college experience and where I see myself in the future. My high school career was very involved. I enjoy being a part of what’s happening at Ames High School

  • Bruce Harreld

    685 Words  | 3 Pages

    The University if Iowa is having an election for a new president for the University of Iowa. Once Novemeber comes the University will have it's new president. Iowa board of regents unanimously chosed Bruce Harreld as the 21st president. The community isn't to happy about Bruce as president. Harreld only gathered about 1.8 percent approval from the university's faculty and about 2.6 percent from the university overall. Even with these numbers, Harreld was still able to beat other candidates such as

  • Leon Festinger's Social Comparison Theory Essay

    907 Words  | 4 Pages

    a critic child (Gazzaniga, 2006). While in New York City, he attended Boys ' High School and then City College. He received his master’s and Ph.D. at the University of Iowa State University. Originally, Festinger had no interest in social psychology and his focus was on child behavior (Schachter, 1994). While Festinger was at Iowa

  • Compare And Contrast Dubuque And Des Moines

    603 Words  | 3 Pages

    Major #3 Compare and Contrast Who is the Best? Iowa has a lot of great cities. The population of these cities can range from 200 to 200,000. The cities in Iowa have a lot in common, but also a lot of differences. Des Moines and Dubuque have a lot of similarities and differences. One way Dubuque and Des Moines are the same is that they are both in the top ten biggest cities in Iowa. The cities have some of the same stores and companies. Both of the cities have Target, Kohls, Walmart, Dicks

  • Statement Of Purpose: Joint YSEALI

    427 Words  | 2 Pages

    of Dubuque, we leave fot the Iowa City. Love at the first sight? Correct! The old building architecture was so awesome. The University of Iowa is the first place that makes me curious more about this city. A bit different from peaceful place in Dubuque, The Iowa City offering a multicultural life style. The students come from around the world, many restaurants from different countries, book store and some cultural exhibitions are becoming my point of interest. Stay Iowa City make me feel going back

  • Catt Hall History

    933 Words  | 4 Pages

    Iowa State University is home to many astounding buildings that have tested the sands of time. As you walk through campus you may see the Old Farmhouse building that houses a great museum or the grand buildings of Beardshear and Curtis halls, but one building that you should direct your attention to rather than just walk by every day, as I had done in the past, to truly understand its history and meaning, is Catt Hall. This building has gone through many decades of change and accomplishment and is

  • Steve King Speech

    999 Words  | 4 Pages

    serves the purpose to shed light on the people who represent Iowa on our behalf and their duties. Each state has two senators. Iowa’s senators are Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst. Both of Iowa’s senators are of the Republican party, similar to all but one of our house members. Iowa has four members in the U.S House of Representatives, each member represents one of the four districts in Iowa. My district representative is Steve King(Iowa). Steve King is a hardworking man who understands the struggles

  • Old Man In The Raven

    1287 Words  | 6 Pages

    In the poem, The Raven, written by Edgar Allan Poe, there is an old man. The old man is very sad and depressed because the love of his life, Lenore, has died. It is midnight in December and there is a terrible rainstorm outside. There is a melancholic feeling because of the storm and also because of how depressed the man is. He is sitting all alone in a room reading and all of a sudden, he hears a knocking at his door. He thought that it was a visitor so he opens the door and no one is there so he

  • Nelson Brooke Research Paper

    1109 Words  | 5 Pages

    Black Warrior River, named after Chief Tushkalusa, is very important to the Alabama community. It spans 300 miles, starting from the Appalachian Highlands to the Tombigbee River. The river serves as a good source of drinking water and hydroelectric power. It flows through more than 17 counties and gives water to surrounding communities such as Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Bessemer, Cullman, Jasper, and Oneonta. The river houses “over one million residents” (cite). This river, that is a lifeline for

  • Dubuque Speech

    952 Words  | 4 Pages

    City on the Mighty Mississippi “WELCOME TO DUBUQUE” might be the first thing someone reads when he or she enters the city of Dubuque. Which in my option is one of the best big, small towns in Iowa. Dubuque has a lot to offer whether that is the countless amount of views of untouched nature, the upcoming business that are being introduced into Dubuque, or the mighty Mississippi that has so much to offer. I have lived in Dubuque for all nineteen years of my life so I can say I have been around a

  • Value Of Multicultural Education

    940 Words  | 4 Pages

    According to Tylor (1871), culture is a complex of a whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, moral, law, custom, and other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member in a certain society. There is an extended definition of culture defined by other individuals. According to Scarborough (1998), culture is a set of values and attitudes shared by a group that sets standards for the acceptance and successful participation in a certain group. Actually there is no exact definition of culture

  • Personal Narrative: Five Little Monkeys Jumping On A Bed

    918 Words  | 4 Pages

    My pretty scar How many of you remember reading Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed? That reminds me what happened to me when I was preschool age. My experience was a little bit different, and most of the components as the story. This whole accident led to my hospital visit while I was passed out. That hospital visit gave me a scar near my eye and under my eyebrow. It feels like I just came out of the hospital. My grandma, grandpa, mom, dad, 2 brothers, and I decided to go down to my uncle

  • Community Identity

    1801 Words  | 8 Pages

    Grand Mound and Davenport are two places with a strong sense of community identity. Community identity refers to how people define themselves by social interactions, values, religion, and other norms among their neighbors. In today’s age, fitting in appears to be an escalating desire, and keeping up with the Joneses is a modern developed habit in which residents keep the same appearances as their neighbors. This is typically noticeable in higher income neighborhoods, as wealthier people have the

  • My Piano Autobiography

    789 Words  | 4 Pages

    I was born in Japan and lived there for nineteen years before moving to the United States two years ago for study abroad. I have played the piano since I was three years old because my thought it would help with school grades as well as social activity. I did not like practicing piano, but my mother was strict, and made me practice almost three hours every day. When I could not play properly, my father and brother complained about the noise. I do not know if practicing the piano affected my school

  • Meet The Winchesters: Case Study

    454 Words  | 2 Pages

    Meet the Winchesters. Ella, 35, is the mom. Sam, 7, is the daughter. Ella is a psychologist in Kansas City, Kansas. Ella chose this job because she enjoys helping people and discovering how people think. Ella earns $77,985 annually. Her gross monthly income is $6,498.75. Each month, she pays $1,061.74 for federal income tax, $280.35 for state income tax, $420.94 for Social Security, and $94.24 for Medicare. In addition, she pays $324.95 for retirement. Her deductions per month total $2,164.22, and

  • Mollie Burkhart's Cases

    1453 Words  | 6 Pages

    Osage to white settlers, however, they could be inherited. This was a loophole that outsiders used to their advantage in their mission to gain Osage headrights. In many cases, those who were not Osage would marry an Osage spouse purposely with plans to murder them and inherit their headrights. This was just one of the many sinister tactics used to come after the Osage people and their wealth (Klein). One by one, the body count of the Osage people continued to rise through the early 1920s, although

  • Princess Of Iowa

    1343 Words  | 6 Pages

    The book that I chose to read for the first quarter is called “The Princess of Iowa”. This book was written by M. Molly Backes. I was really excited to read this book because it mentioned Iowa on the front cover. This book is about a teenage girl named Paige who is from Iowa. She is very popular and her life seems to be perfect. That all changes, when one day, she gets in a crash and her friends begin to treat her like an outsider. All of the sudden, her dreams of becoming homecoming queen change

  • Pros And Cons Of Rural Iowa And Urban Iowa

    765 Words  | 4 Pages

    difference between small town, rural Iowa and urban Iowa is staggering. Compared to the big city, ‘everybody knows everybody’ in small towns-- especially with high school graduation classes that can be in the low thirties. But still, it’s hard to say that most rural Iowa natives wouldn’t like to be closer to a shopping mall or movie theater. On the other hand, many cityfolk are charmed by the idea of small town life. No matter how one looks at it, each part of Iowa has negatives and positives, and it’s