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The Different Types Of Students
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... myself would be a prep at our school. The typical jock at Osceola- tall,muscular,good looking for the most part and mentally challenged when it comes to grades. All they concentrate on is the particular sport there good at. All jocks think about is sports and what girl can they date next. Because I am a female I will also recognize that many of our jocks consist of the better sexes the females. Not only has our boys been on to states and in the newspapers but also many of our girls. Jocks at our school are praised as if they are the gods of the world. Anything they want is theirs. This group is one of the more popular groups when it comes to socializing and also da ...

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... do away with sex altogether. Sex has a way of bringing people together. for people who do not want to get claose to anyone for any reason, is a good preventive technique. There are things that one can enjoy even though they are celibate. they can enjoy kissing closeness as well as comfort. To some sex is not all that important. So they can do with out the cofinds of a sexual relationship. It is also known that women seem to be more likely to be celibate than men. this is mostly because of the emotional factors that ae involved with sex. men tend to not have as much of an emotional bond as women and are less likely to become celibate. One thing to keep in mind is th ...

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... drugs and our economic system. On the surface, are caused by peer pressure and greed. Many teens in will pressure peers into becoming part of a gang by making it all sound glamorous. Money is also an crucial factor. A kid (a 6-10 year old, who is not yet a member) is shown that s/he could make $200 to $400 for small part time gang jobs. Although these are important factors they are not strong enough to make kids do things that are strongly against their morals. One of the ways that kids morals are bent so that gang violence becomes more acceptable is the influence of television and movies. The average child spends more time at a TV than she/he spends in ...

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... be very good and not choose me. In fact, I play hard and am fairly good at several sports. I feel like I can make a strong contribution to a team, and am hurt when captains don¹t want me on their teams. In fact, there have been times when I have gotten on a team and done well. Then sometimes the kids that I have played with will choose me to be on their team again and the fat prejudice is broken. Because I have experience prejudice myself, and have been hurt by it, I try to avoid treating other people that way. Especially in sports, I try to give everyone a chance to prove themselves. Being the object of prejudice was very stressful for me, but I try to set u ...

Is There Romance Left?
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... times in these relationships. These people always seem to grow from these relationships, although at the end of each one, they always asked me “Where is my true love? I thought that this one was it.” During these times, I have come to formulate my own feelings on what separates a good relationship from the one that is destined to fail from the start. These observations have come from watching my friends, my own experience, and the movies and books that I have read. Call me a hopeless romantic, but I am a firm believer in lightning or bells sounding when you meet the “right one”. My ex-boyfriend and I started dating when I was fourteen years old. At that time, ...

Sociology And Its Aim
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... as race, religion, sex, social class, and so on. When a sociologist studies behavior the most important aspect they view is the interaction of people both within the group and with people that fit into other groups. This action can be what the individuals verbally say to one another or simply their nonverbal messages. There are many hand signs, both good and bad, that people exchange as well as facial expressions in reaction to an event or statement. Now that I have some of the terms described lets look at an example. I hate lawyers. This is a personal opinion of mine and a lot of other peoples. Its nothing personal against any one of them, I don't like ...

On Campuses, Students Confront A Growing Racial Divide
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... people are against him/her and his/her “ brothers.” That is not true. On campus at Ohio State I have seen discrimination quite often. White people walking by a group of black people and saying a racial slur or two towards them, but not loud enough that they would hear it. Or, I have seen the same thing vise-versa. Institutional racism plays a big role on campus. One example is at the Metropolitan Institution of Technology where a group of African Americans took over three dormitory floors and named it “chocolate city.” It is clear when an ethnic group of any kind says that their group can live there and nobody else, that is Institutional racism. One thing ...

Did Immigrants Have To Leave Behind Their Cultures?
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... ways. America took advantage of the naïve character of the immigrants. They knew that these people that came from different parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa would settle for substandard living and working conditions. The twelve to sixteen hour days may have left no time for the immigrants to focus on the family values that they had always know, yet they were in a new country now and they needed to learn to carry on traditions and cultures where they were the minority. On the other hand, these immigrants added their cultures to the American society; thus none were forced to give up their roots. If immigrants were not ready to start a new life then they shoul ...

The Effects Of Television Violence On Children
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... truth about television violence and children has been shown. Some are trying to fight this problem. Others are ignoring it and hoping it will go away. Still others don’t even seem to care. However, the facts are undeniable. The studies have been carried out and all the results point to one conclusion: Television violence causes children to be violent and the effects can be life-long. The information can’t be ignored. Violent television viewing does affect children. The effects have been seen in a number of cases. In New York, a 16-year-old boy broke into a cellar. When the police caught him and asked him why he was wearing gloves he replied that he had learn ...

Female Infanticide In China And India
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... a girl in China was a very unhealthy thing since female infanticide was very common, especially among the lower classes. Not only was a female child an expense to raise, but later she needed a dowry to marry, and her most productive years were devoted to her husband's family and not her own. Therefore, some parent's attitude to children is such that when they bear a son they congratulate each other, but when they bear a daughter they kill her. Both children come from the parent's love, but they congratulate each other when it is a boy and kill it if it is a girl because they are considering their later convenience and calculating their long-term interests. It ...

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