Added by Marcela Aguirre on November 29, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments
The other day in my International Relations class my professor lectured on the North-South Gap. The North-South Gap is the gap between the more developed countries in the North and the less developed countries in the South. The gap refers to the amount of resources available in those regions. During this lecture, she told us about some of the things that most developing countries lack. One of those things was clean water. I was disappointed to hear this because it made me…Continue
As Thanksgiving gets closer, I decided to write a list of the things that I am thankful for. There are many things for which I am thankful, however, I have narrowed it down to a list of ten.
1. I am thankful for being alive
2. I am thankful for having a loving and caring family
3. I am thankful for having such amazing friends
4. I am thankful for my…Continue
Added by Marcela Aguirre on November 18, 2010 at 9:22am — No Comments
Today, November 11, is a national holiday in which we celebrate and honor our veterans: Veteran's Day. Most of us don't know how Veteran's Day came to place and that's why I decided to do some research on how this holiday was born.
According to the web site of the Department of Veteran Affairs, on November 11th, 1918, on the eleventh hour the fighting between the Allied nations and Germany had ceased. However, World War I did not officially…Continue
Added by Marcela Aguirre on November 11, 2010 at 9:39am — No Comments
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Bullying is defined as "the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something." Bullying most commonly takes place in school; however, it can also take place in other places such as at a playground and even on the internet. It seems as though bullying is occurring more often than it did in the past. There are statistics that show how the number of suicides and the number of school shootings among bullied kids are on the rise.…Continue
The Social Network is a movie based on the creation of the most popular social networking web site, Facebook. Because of the increasing popularity with Facebook, many people of all ages are curious to learn how such social networking site was created. I must admit myself that I was curious to learn more about how the idea had been thought out. Before having watched the movie,the only thing that I knew was that the creator, Mark Zuckerberg, had stolen the idea from some…Continue