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    J-term 2018: Cyprus

    Hello! I was very fortunate to be able to go on a school trip/class to visit Cyprus. Cyprus is a small country located in the Mediterranean directly under Turkey and near Syria. I learned so many new things about cultures that i was not familiar with and it was one of the best experiences of my life. Here is my Journal I wrote in during the duration of my trip! Cyprus Journal Jan. 4th             Coming into Austria was very different from anything I thought it was going to be. I expected to see the city of Vienna but ended up being the countryside. The houses were so bright and…

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    Story time

    I wrote this story for a creative writing class, enjoy! To: Earth From: Hell Sydney Heisler             Lying in a hospital bed at the prime age of 22 is never the best-case scenario but here I am. I have been here for well over 2 months in an induced coma that the doctors chained me to but in all honesty it has only kept me from crossing over. It’s like I am dead but not totally dead yet? Apparently there isn’t a single other person in this hospital that is in a coma that I can see or interact with so I’ve been totally alone with my own thoughts. I…

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    Policy: Global Warming and Emissions

    A brief introductions to what Global warming is and how the US has tried to implement policy             Global warming is the result of human activity that releases Greenhouse-gas emissions. Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are emitted from burning natural resources, such as oil and coal, which enter into the atmosphere and trap heat. Because of the large amounts of these emissions worldwide, the earth is warming at an accelerated rate, referred to as Global warming (National Geographic, 2019). There are policies, that are determined by congress, to regulate the levels of emissions but there are some policies that disagree and have doubts about the legitimacy of global warming.…

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    Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality

               “If history helped prove that sexuality was a social construction, it could also show how we had arrived at our present arrangements…” pg. 13 Anne Fausto Sterling, Sexing the body: Gender Politics and the construction of Sexuality.             I chose this quote because I think it is the most important sentence written in this excerpt considering that the entire theme was focused on gender, sex, and sexuality that was formed through history and evolved during time through different era’s.             This is tricky to understand because to me I don’t feel like I have to label myself as anything when I know most people want a label. Most would…

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