Synopsis of Portland College Portland College expects to expand and continue its excellence. We respect the freedom and individualism of each student. We strive to be a place where individuals and groups learn with and from each other. Our goal is to promote a sense of shared experience and common purpose, along with collective responsibility for each other's well being and for the well being of the institution as a whole. Size of Institution The student body at Portland College is...
Professional Wrestling The topic I have chosen to write about is the world of professional wrestling. There are many reasons as to why this subject has interested me. One major reason is that I grew up watching pro-wrestling on television. As a child, I was fascinated with the spectacle of the wrestling matches and wondered at the wrestlers themselves. At that age, I took wrestling for what it was. It was a full-contact gladiator sport filled with exaggerated and extravagant wrestlers, cocky...
Should College Athletes Be Paid? College athletes should be paid to play for many reasons. First of all, college athletes aren’t allowed to work. How are they going to pay for all the necessary expenses if they come from poor families? This also leads to players accepting illegal money, cars, clothes, etc. College athletes bring in millions of dollars through merchandise and games. Most of the athletes that have the opportunity to leave school and turn professional do so, because college...
Visual Appeal of the Chevrolet Malibu Arguments surround us everyday. Whether we are having a conversation, walking down the street, or simply reading a magazine, arguments are being made. There are two common types of arguments, verbal and visual. A print ad out of Prevention magazine advertising Chevrolet Malibu cars makes a strong argument using one of the four lines of argument; emotion. The first thing this Chevy car ad does to effectively grab emotions is picture a mother sitting...
Similarities between Mexico and Latin America Though not really considered to be a Latin American country, Mexico does share a similar history with other Latin American countries. Looking back over the last century, it would be fair to say that Mexico has been a typical Latin American country in the sense that it has had a history of corruption, instability, and has beholden more to foreigners than the will of its people. Like many other Latin American countries, corruption was an aspect in...
Education Administrators During the first week of school my freshman year, I was late to one of my classes. While I was on the way, a middle-aged man that I had never met nor seen before, stopped me. He asked me if I was a freshman and after I answered he chuckled and said that he knew I was by how concerned I looked. He told me that he could tell that I was late and that I was worried about what would happen. After asking what class I had, we started walking towards it. He asked me how my...
Review of Ken Griffey Junior Biography He leaps into the air, scrambles up the outfield wall, one hand on the padding, glove up, and makes the impossible possible. The crowd goes wild as he makes the marvelous catch. Baseball just wouldn’t be the same without Ken Griffey Jr.’s excellent personal qualities and his athletic ability. Junior has always tried and worked himself to the limit. In the biography book, At the Plate with Ken Griffey Jr., by Matt Christopher shows how Ken has...
So You Wanna Be A Boxer? Eric Phillipson Growing up, I’ve always been intrigued by classic fighters like Muhammad Ali, and Joe Frazier. I’ve also been amazed at the speed and power behind current fighters such as Arturo Gatti, Roy Jones Jr., Micky Ward, and even Heavyweight fighters like Lennox Lewis. Boxing is a sport that not many people watch, but all are intrigued by the dedication, the training, and the heart behind it. Professional Weight Class: Heavyweight: 190+...
This essay discusses labor and employment law, and the various areas covered by each. I Introduction II Further Discussion A Employment Discrimination B Pensions C Workplace Safety D Worker’s Compensation E Labor Law III Conclusion IV References I Introduction Labor and employment law are two different areas of the law. Employment law covers “all areas of the employer/employee relationship except the negotiation process covered by labor law and collective...
Spartans and Athenians Mountains, valleys, and water isolate Greece. Hundreds of islands are scattered along its coast. As a result of this type of geography, Greece could never become a large unified empire, so instead, small city-states were created. A city-state was known as a "polis". A polis was made up of a two different parts; the lower ground was the main city, which was housed within a large wall. The upper ground was the hilltop acropolis. These acropolis' were used as...