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  1. Mar 2016
    1. Last year, after the California Dream Act was signed into law, Sofia and other student activists began fighting for a Federal Dream Act.

      It did not stop there, it wont stop now

    2. It took her five years, but Sofia graduated with a double major in international developmental studies and political science.

      her perseverance is so inspiring her family must be very proud.

    3. At that point, Sofia says her mother revealed to her the family's secret: They had overstayed their tourist visas

      Its true that some parents do not share the news to the students, so they don't feel different

    4. Sofia says that hate is a powerful reason for undocumented youth to speak out and share their stories.

      I will not fight an old hateful lady or man one day but I will kindly inform them that beyond an immigrant I am a human just like them.

    5. "That hateful language, you know, like 'illegal, alien, wetback, leach,'" she says, recalling opponents. "People were talking about my brother, my sister, my mom, my dad. How can these people, who don't know me at all, who don't know the love that exists within my family, how can you be just so hateful?"

      Blow off the haters! Some people think they know so much about immigration but they do not live it!

    6. he 22-year-old is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, and heads United We Dream — a national network of youth-led immigrant organizations. She's part of an outspoken generation of activists who've lobbied lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans alike, for changes in immigration policy

      such and inspiration, her intelligence and bravery helped so many

    7. And whether Sisa's other dreams come true — of ultimately becoming a citizen and one day voting herself — could be determined by who wins the White House in 2016.

      hopeful its a democrat

    8. "What the DREAMer movement has done, the way they have organized themselves proves them to be enormously effective political organizers," Johnson said. "They are good at what they do."

      They really are!

    9. Praeli said there is "nothing more beautiful or powerful" than finally being recognized by the country she calls home.

      love this statement I will use it in my paper

    10. Republican governors blocked the program in the court.

      Its a never ending war!

    11. DREAMer activists Erika Andiola, 28, and Cesar Vargas, 32, head Latino strategic outreach for Bernie Sanders. They are co-founders of the Dream Action Coalition and have been at the forefront of DREAMer issues in their respective home states of Arizona and New York. They joined the campaign this fall and helped craft Sanders' position on immigration.

      DACA is here to stay even if some Republicans come by to try to scare it off.

    12. The term "DREAMers" was coined as a way to describe the immigrant youth who would have benefited from the bill. DREAMers came out of the shadows, told their stories, traveled to Washington, D.C, and engaged in acts of civil disobedience.

      it will be a pity if this had to come to an end do to the work it had been given

    13. "The way that I see it is, I am one person and I can't vote, but if I get 10 people to vote that means a lot more than my vote alone, whenever I can vote," Sisa sai

      love the statement, she wants to be heard so she looks for a way.

    14. "Somebody can drag me out of my chemistry class at 10 a.m. and deport me," Park says. "That is a real possibility, and it's scary, you know."

      It is a possibility every DACA student should take into consideration and a distraction while in school.

    15. He notes that the temporary work permits they receive through DACA have allowed many to stop working under the table.

      We could work just like anyone else thus helping us save for college.

    16. Garcia is by no means the only one who has taken on more responsibility in the family since DACA.

      DACA is beneficial is so many ways we could help or families more with such a great program.

    17. (There's also a lawsuit against an expansion Obama planned to make to the DACA program that has been appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.)

      DACA has many people skeptical this is why I wish to inform the public to state that it should not be eliminated.

    18. and since it was instituted, it has temporarily protected almost 700,000 people from deportation

      The numbers should be taken into consideration so DACA does not end

    1. We must provide equitable postsecondary educational opportunities for undocumented children. And as we wait on public policy to match up with the depth of our moral imagination, we must not remain silent either in our words or our actions. We must do our part in our workplace, in our religious institutions, and in our communities to close the chasm between the ambitions of undocumented youth and the opportunities they need to actualize those ambitions.

      The community should help because there are so many talented students that can be a help to Americans in the future.

    2. Equally important, what does our country lose - in both human and moral capital - when we postpone or completely blunt the dreams of our undocumented youth?

      this statement makes so much sense. This students have learned in american school but America has blocked them thus making them lose capital

    3. - that Jessica is legally barred from due to a decision she had no choice in making.

      Most immigrant students migrated against their will, it was not their choice to make but they must live with the consequences

    4. By the end of this semester, she will have earned over 50 college credit hours. Jessica remains involved at her school as a member of Student Government and the Year Book Club, while working to better her community as part of a youth group focused on increasing the voice and feedback of young people in the city's decision-making processes.

      Students like Jessica are the reason why I wish to write this paper. I want to inform everyone why DACA can make a difference in a student's life, also it is such a great program but needs improvement.

    5. Jessica grew silent. Her countenance shifted in phases, quickly moving from shock to discomfort before finally settling on a hybrid between disappointment and embarrassment.

      Yes it is unfortunate DACA students cannot apply for federal aid, but we are still hopeful.

    6. children who have spent most of their lives living, playing, and learning in the United States.

      I can personally connect to this. Yes I was born in Mexico but I was raised here in the US.

    1. Like people say if you have a 10 foot wall everyone is going to have 11 foot ladders and still be climbing over no matter how.


    2. They can't even speak our language so how are we supposed to communicate with them.

      the "no" side: immigrants don't speak English which was the primary language in the United States.

    3. After 911 immigrants can't be trusted and at least half of the Mexican immigrants have crossed the border illegally, that is a big problem.

      the "No" Side: immigrants can not be trusted after the 911 incident that put the United States in danger and killed many.

    4. The reason people immigrate can be from shortages in food, land, medicine, etc, and even from dangers back in their own country. They just want somewhere safe and with a reasonable number of resources, but others try to push them away. It's pretty stupid trying to push them away and beat them down just because if they're a different race/culture/sexuality/etc. After all, we're all humans. So why push each other away?

      The "Yes" Side: Immigrants just want a better life and are being discriminated because they aren't "Americans". Everyone is human and should be given the opportunity to have a good life..

    5. Immigration is helping the US become a bigger and unique country. Also immigrants helped start the country and made it what we are now. The immigrants are helping boost are economy.

      The "Yes' Side: The immigrants helped build the United States are continue to make it a stronger country.

    6. I can not find work here and suffer horrible discriminated because I am a white American who does not speak Spanish. My children are teased with racist comments daily at school!

      the "no" side : Americans are now becoming teased in the United States by Latino Immigrants.

    7. My heart truly bleed for the individuals that are suffering abuse from drug cartels and sex traffickers

      The "No" Side: Immigrants only come to abuse Americans and are drug cartels.

    8. There are some immigrants out there in the world that are living homeless and have children who need food so how bad can it be to come to the U.S and support them help them in any other way that we can and help them feel like they are at there own home, us citizens are good at that, some of us even get awarded for that if you can't support them then don't help them its that simple. Like people say if you have a 10 foot wall everyone is going to have 11 foot ladders and still be climbing over no matter how.

      The "Yes" Side: immigrants are only in search for a better life and are willing to fight to get it.

    9. founding fathers were immigrants

      The "Yes" Side : Those who entered America were immigrants so the United States should be more open to allowing immigrants into the country.

    10. America is a land of opportunity, but it won't be if we cannot control immigration and allow for our taxpayers to have jobs, not the people who swam the Rio Grande.

      The "No" Side: Believe immigrants are taking their opportunities away and hurting the economy by not paying taxes and for just wanting to work.

    11. uilt the first transcontinental railroad, who picks the grapes in the fields, who inspired food like tacos, who also pay taxes to the U.S economy, and who brings new ideas to the table.

      The "Yes" Side: describes Latino Immigrant inspired ideas that benefits the United States.

    12. plus the ideal of having many opportunities with immigrants can still extend to the community such as making the new shops that may need some workers (most likely non-cultural shops) and new companies started by immigrants still helps many American workers everyday and helps pull America out of its debt.

      The "Yes" Side: believes that immigrants want to make the United States a better place for both Latinos and Americans.

    13. They use up America's resources and steal your jobs. The more immigrants there are, there would be a higher supply of labor.

      The "No" Side: View immigrants as just invading in their space and taking away their life created with resources and jobs.

    1. The US government monitors her husband's movements through an ankle bracelet - a Department of Homeland Security alternative to the detention of women and children. The family now awaits hearings before an immigration judge.

      It is true that they came here illegally but they should have some other way to monitor other than this.

    2. This is a great point to make in my paper, these children are not migrated because they simply want to they want to escape the violence in their country.

    3. Thanks to DACA many illegal immigrant children can be safe from human traffickers that have lured them b lying and telling them they have no rights.

    1. People with dementia often suffer from depression, paranoia and anxiety

      Another good quote to add to my information and also add that Psychologists help patients through this time and help them cope with their stress and anxiety.

    2. Current estimates suggest that 1 in 8 persons over 65 has Alzheimer’s disease; a total of approximately 5.4 million older Americans. This number will continue to grow as the proportion of the U.S. population over the age of 65 increases (Alzheimer’s Association, 2012).

      This is also another good statistic to add to my information to explain how many people are affected with these awful diseases everyday

    3. Dementia is an umbrella term describing a variety of diseases and conditions characterized by decline in memory, negative changes in behavior, and inability to think clearly. In Alzheimer’s disease, these cognitive changes eventually impair an individual’s ability to carry out basic bodily functions (e.g., walking and swallowing) (Alzheimer’s Association, 2012). 

      This would be good to explain and use in my paper to explain what dementia and Alzheimer is and what is does to people as the age.

    4. stimated 20.4 percent of adults aged 65 and older met criteria for a mental disorder

      This is a good statistic to know about the amount of older people that actuality have mental issues.

    5. Geropsychology is a field within psychology devoted to the study of aging and the provision of clinical services for older adults.

      This sentence would be good to add to the paper just as background knowledge about what type of job people can go into to make a difference.

    6. an astonishing 15.1 percent of American adults over the age of 65 are living in poverty

      With 15% of elders living in poverty is a serious issue. With all these elderly people coming to nursing homes and hospitals for help with mostly mental issues its going to be hard to pay for and take of of all these people with the shortage of Psychologists. I can use this to talk about mental issues related with seniors and explain how we need more help to treat all these people.

    1. According to White, "The exact amount will vary, but ideally consume a variety of types of protein, both plant and animal-based, distributed throughout the day. This will not only combat hunger, it will provide the body with the amino acids it needs for things like muscle health, immunity and hormone production."

      It seems as if dietitians have questioned the new high protein diet and stand by the fact that people need different forms of protein in their diet each day and should continue to worry about all the nutrients instead of just protein.

    2. "individual studies are often conducted in small populations or with different approaches that can make interpretation of results challenging. Our study combined multiple experiments to confirm the presence of an effect,

      Sometimes it depends on who does the studies, and where the studies are done. Different locations and groups of people may give different results making it hard to create a conclusion.

    3. Many people boost their uptake of meat and other protein-rich foods when trying to shed excess pounds, because they believe it will help them feel fuller while consuming fewer calories.

      This new study of a new high-protein diet has probably led people to consume more protein by supplements. This isn't for sure, but many people don't have the time to make a lot of natural protein heavy meals so they most likely turn to protein powders.

    4. "While this information may be useful to spur additional studies on this topic and how it relates to calorie intake and weight, we cannot conclude that more protein means more weight loss

      People seem to be believing the first thing they hear when it comes to diets and losing weight when studies and experiments haven't even proved them yet. This gives an understanding of why people may start taking supplements.

    1. Keep a record of the supplements you take in one place, just as you should be doing for all of your medicines. Note the specific product name, the dose you take, how often you take it, and the reason why you use each one. You can also bring the products you use with you when you see your health care provider.

      There are many ways to determine if a supplement is safe for you it is just a matter of people actually DOING it. There is in fact a safe way to use them, it just takes extra work.

    2. Don't decide to take dietary supplements to treat a health condition that you have diagnosed yourself, without consulting a health care provider.

      Best ways to be safe with using supplements is to consult a doctor first to make sure it is right for you. Not many people do this. Useful for supporting side. people are just apparently doing it all wrong.

    3. The FDA has established quality standards for dietary supplements to help ensure their identity, purity, strength, and composition

      Notice that they do not add the word safety to this list.

    4. If you don't eat a nutritious variety of foods, some supplements might help you get adequate amounts of essential nutrients.

      However, some supplements are needed for people that can't get the right amount of nutrients. Not ALL supplements are fitness related. Useful for the supporting side that is for supplements.

    1. The NCAA is often referred to as a cartel. But its power has historically been dependent on its symbiotic relationship with the NBA. The NBA prohibited its teams from signing college players before their class graduated, guaranteeing the NCAA a steady supply of unpaid labor whose performance could be monetized in the form of tickets, T-shirts, and TV rights. And the NBA used college basketball as a free minor-league system. So it worked for college basketball and the NBA. For the players? Well, not so much.

      shows how the system takes advantage of players

      great article to shows that the system makes it impossible for college players to receive revenue for their actions, when they are the one competing in the high dollar competitions.

    2. The name says it: the NCAA Elite Eight, the eight best teams in college basketball, survivors of a long, highly competitive season and three hard-fought rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament, March Madness. And yet players from seven of the eight colleges, underclassmen with up to three years of eligibility left, won't be back this fall. What's more, nine of the top ten picks in this year's June NBA draft, six of whom played in the NCAA tournament, are leaving college basketball before exhausting their eligibility.

      by payig players you will get a better work ethic out of hem

      great argument used to show how the athletes deserve to get paid.

    1. While investments in athletics are huge in dollar terms, the relationships between coaches and players are built on core values like trust and leadership. Management consultant Roger Herman, who writes about this subject in his book How to Become an Employer of Choice, says all companies should try to instill these core values in their workforces if they want to attract and keep top talent.

      this shows how the players values and relationships should be carried on to our corporations and workplaces.

    2. Sanderson calls college athletes "the most exploited workers in the U.S. economy," and argues that just about everyone in the system benefits more than the players. He believes they should be paid.

      say colleges athletes gets taken advantage of.

      for the kids who play these sports and thrive and really bring the school some revenue, they deserve to get pid

    3. But somehow that doesn't jibe with billion-dollar network contracts, celebrity coaches paid $1 million to $2 million and football stadiums packed with fans paying Broadway-show ticket prices.

      how coaches are paid

      shows how the athletes pay the coaches salary

    1. For now, the NCAA is digging in its heels. It plans to appeal the O'Bannon ruling. It insists that paying student athletes more than the cost of their education would ruin college sports and expose players to "commercial exploitation", which is an odd way of saying "being paid for your labour". It would take a determined goal-line stand for the colleges to resist the forces now ranged against them. By refusing to concede a few more yards, the NCAA risks surrendering a game-ending score.

      this shows the downfall of colleges paying their athletes

      great opposing view.

    2. on. The effect of this decision may at first be modest: it allows the NCAA to cap payments to players at a modest $5,000 a year. However, it sets a precedent that could shake up one of America's most popular and lucrative forms of entertainment.

      this allows the ban to be lifted and give the star players who bring in money through endorsements to get paid 5000 a year and they cant touch it until graduation.

      good point to show the adorableness for colleges to pay these small fees

    3. But such policies tend to be honoured in the breach. Many athletes spend far too long training to have much time for classes. Some are functionally illiterate but somehow manage to turn in well-written essays, the contents of which they do not appear to remember. Academic fraud is rife. For example, an investigation into the University of North Carolina found that athletes were often packed into "no-show classes". At the average member school in the NCAA's five highest-grossing "conferences" (subdivisions), just 44% of men's basketball players graduate within six years.

      shows how distracted players get when completely focused on sports.

      if college athletes got paid this would worsen the problem. good opposing view.

    1. Eighty thousand fans watched in person, and 21.2 million watched the game on television--the fourth NCAA championship in a 14-year TV contract worth around $11 billion. Sponsors like Coca-Cola and Capital One ran constant ads on the air and even on the court; they had paid so much they weren't even called sponsors anymore but "Corporate Champions." Nike plans to give both Kentucky and Connecticut, the two schools facing off in the title game, more than $60 million so that players wear shoes branded with their swoosh.

      gives stats about how much money they bring in

      used to give valid stats that college sports bring in and who they are endorsed by.

    2. ESPN is paying reportedly $5.64 billion over 12 years for the upcoming College Football Playoff--six games each season. It is one thing to say that a $50,000 scholarship package is sufficient compensation for players when teams play 11 games a year on local television; it is quite another when the TV contracts are exceeding those of professional sports. The money has turned an abstract argument into a moral one.

      great stat to show how NCAA men's football is benefiting greatly from all the major sports TV networks.

      great stat to show other sports being widely broadcasted and players no getting any of the profits.

    3. We as student-athletes get utilized for what we do so well, and we're definitely blessed to get a scholarship to our universities. But at the end of the day, that doesn't cover everything. We do have hungry nights that we don't have enough money to get food ... It may not have your last name on it, but when you see your jersey getting sold ... you feel like you want something in return."

      this shows that even with paid college these athletes are going to bed without money for food to eat.

      this can be used to give valid argument that the school its self is providing all they can for the athletes and it still isnt enough.

    1. "too much of a particular vitamin can actually lead to health problems."

    2. "adulterated pharmaceuticals" This means some are not real or that they are a knock off of the safe drug or supplement.

    3. "Dietary supplements are classified as food." This classification makes a huge difference in how the "food" is looked at and how closely the food is looked at. if it was classified as something else or had its own category then maybe they would be safer.

    4. The only section in the FSMA that creates any administrative rights for the FDA is section 113.8 Section 113 gives the Secretary rights to notify the Drug Enforcement Administration if any ingredient in a dietary supplement may be or may contain an anabolic steroid.9" This is scary to know considering I am an athlete. If i were to take a supplement that hasn't really been looked at i could put my whole sports career at risk if I'm suspected of taking an anabolic steroid when i didn't even mean to. This strengthens the argument for people to not take supplements.

    1. The inclusion of current athletes in the lawsuit means a much bigger source of revenue is now at stake: a college-sports broadcasting deal with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting worth $10.8 billion over 14 years.

      shows that massive amounts of money that the broadcasting deals make.

    2. The University of Texas had the highest athletics revenues, at $163m, but most institutions do not earn enough to cover the costs of their sports programmes. All would stand to lose large amounts if they had to pay star athletes according to their pulling power.

      says that evenwitht he money earned from being publically telivised they wouldntbe able to afford to pay the athletes.

      great opposing viewpoint.

    3. It argues that paying athletes would corrupt the spirit of college games, and that the players are students first, athletes second--despite the fact that few star players finish their degrees.

      good oposing point.

      easily used to show how paying college athletes would be awful.

    1. Northern Valley Regional High School recently implemented a dual-enrollment program so students can graduate with college credits from Seton Hall or Bergen Community College.

      I believe that dual credit is more beneficial than AP courses due to that fact that it is a college course they pass they earn credit not some crap where they have to take an exam on everything they crammed to learn in 9 months. I can use this quote to show how there are alternatives (possibly better alternatives) to AP courses.

    2. Some have asked schools to cap the number of AP courses students can take each semester. And some private schools have even eliminated AP offerings altogether.

      Reference to what I stated earlier when I talked about limitations or other courses offerings that don't train students too much

    3. Anthony Tasso, a Fairleigh Dickinson University psychology professor and psychologist with a private practice in Morristown, also argues that the AP's heavy workload has questionable educational value: "The focus tends to be on the outcome rather than the learning," he said. "Students may not end up caring as much about the learning -- they just want to pass the AP exam."

      AP courses are meant for passing the exam thus teachers are teaching the test to students which leads to them not caring about the material or actually applying the lessons learned. I can use this quote to show how AP courses aren't college prep or advanced learning classes but potential college credit.

    4. "Students may push themselves into an AP when they aren't ready and end up unhappy." Many students take the AP in a quest to get into an Ivy League college, but "it's not a path that will lead every child to success."

      The necessity to look desirable for colleges leaves students in the position where taking AP courses is the best option whether they want to or not. This leads to students that aren't prepared to handle the course which leads them to failure. I can use this quote to reinforce that AP courses produce a tremendous amount of pressure for all high schools students that are looking to enhance their image.

    5. To be eligible for college credit, a student must usually pass the AP exam with a score of 3 or higher out of 5 points, although credit is at the discretion of the college.

      Earning a passing score doesn't amount to earning credit in college therefore puts more pressure on students to earn a higher score than 3. I can use this quote to demonstrate that passing the exam, which theoretically should grant a college credit in that course, does not guarantee earning college credit since colleges can decide whether to take them or now.

    6. AP students are expected to perform at a faster pace and have a quicker grasp of material, a demonstration to colleges of seriousness and capability of handling college-level work.

      High school AP courses and college courses are not the same courses. High school students must grasp an array of aspects rather quickly and cram it all for one test where as college courses you pass the class and get the credit. If AP courses were college courses then one exam shouldn't determine whether or not they deserve credit. Passing the class is equivalent to passing a college course. I can use this quote to demonstrate that AP students are held at a unfair standard of having to pass an exam to determine if they deserve credit, which may or may not be acceptable based on the score and college, while college student that can pass the class an earn credit. If it is truly a college level course then the exam should not matter.

    7. In AP classes, it's all geared toward passing an exam, so much of the work revolves around how to "ace the test,"

      College preparation? Teachers teach the test so students can pass the exam. AP courses aren't meant for college prep. I can use this quote to demonstrate that AP courses are meant to earn college credit not prepare students for college.

    8. "When you go to a good public school, there's an expectation that you will take the most rigorous classes possible, even if you aren't interested in the class," she said. "A lot of kids are taking APs just because it looks good on our college applications. Some kids get really overworked. ... If you want to go to a top college, you have to have AP classes on your resume."

      Those students that know that their best chance at getting into a prestigious college is by having multiple AP courses force themselves into taking them. The pressure to look good for colleges is enough to get students to load their schedules with AP courses. I can use this quote to demonstrate that some students only take AP courses to look better for college admissions rather than to earn college credit. AP courses are deemed the highest and most prestigious classes to take along with being the best place to learn. There should be other classes where students can learn without being held back and not being pushed so hard.

    9. "It's really stressful," she said. "I'm tired a lot. I'm up every night late doing homework. But that's what you have to do to get into a good college: Even a B in an AP class looks better on the transcript than an A in an honors class."

      The amount of work is tremendous and takes a toll on the student. AP courses have become such a desirable trait for admissions that students force themselves to partake in order to look better than someone who hasn't taken an AP course. I can use this quote to demonstrate that students believe going through all the stress is beneficial when in reality it is harmful to them as the stress amounts and the performance diminishes which there are no longer functioning at their best.

    10. All the teens interviewed, from several high schools, agreed that there's high stress, but they said it's far outweighed by the benefits. Most said schools tell them they must take the demanding courses if they are to get into the best colleges.

      Students believe that the intense workload and stress is worth it to look desirable for colleges. However, high stress can cause students to buckle and fail the exam and then lose out on the essential reason for taking the course. I can use this quote to demonstrate that receiving the college credit is worth the stress, but not receiving credit leaves even more stressed.

    11. critical observers also are pointing to the amplified stress that AP courses put on already high-achieving students with packed schedules.

      Students pack on AP courses to earn college credit, but each course has a tremendous workload. If students can succeed in passing the exam than the stress the developed would pay off, but if they don't then it adds more stress because they now have to take the course in college. I can use this quote that stacking on AP courses is too stressful for students and that there should be a limit of the amount of courses a student can take.

    1. Public recognition of superiority is especially important to performance-oriented achievement.

      when a reassured that the player is doing good or is a good player, it's a boost of self confidence.

    1. he quality of coaching isn't as good.

      No coach wants scrappy players handed to them so they can mold them into better players. They want kids who are already talented, so they don't have to teach of or coach much, they want to win with the talented, already prepared team.

    2. even though studies show this leads to injuries, burnout and athletes who aren't well rounded.

      The child can never escape the parent. "Daddy-ball" coaching is a term used in elite softball, where the dad coaches his daughter to showcase her, but that also means she will never escape the constant talk and comments of her performance, because the coach is everywhere. He tells her she needs to work harder, even on top of everything she already does, and play through that injury. He is breaking her because she has no off time of this one sport

    3. Yet the No. 1 reason why kids quit sports is that it's no longer fun.

      it's not fun because of all the hard work, mental breakdowns, and non-successful outcomes. why work so hard for nothing in return?

    4. Number 48: winning.

      That's the main reason all kids play at the elite level, because the teams who win are the ones who get college scouts to look at them, which leads to scholarships, who cares if your mental health isn't all that great, what matters is that scholarship, that's what the parents see anyways.

    5. private coaching, expensive equipment, swag and travel to tournaments.

      thousands of dollars a year to get this college scholarship, in all honesty, it feels like you're putting in more than you're receiving in the long run.

    6. wholesome loop.

      and some say, I will never be as harsh on my kid like mine was to me, but there is no escaping it, at least that what it seems like. Every athlete turns into the psychotic, obsessed parent they try to avoid.

    7. "They could somehow point out that he hadn't been playing since he was 4."

      When you've played at high level competition for the majority of your life, you know when kids play rec league or sit out a year because their skills aren't so developed

    8. There were pickup games with friends and leagues at neighborhood parks, with the focus mostly on fun.

      That hardly ever exists anymore, and even if it did, the two teams would still compete like it's a championship game because they hate losing.

    9. physical and emotional needs of kids first

      I can agree with the physical and emotional, some parents push their kids so hard and teach them to fight through pain, which can potentially make the injury worse. As for psychological state, they beat up on their kids and make them quit because their dreams of being an all-state, all-area, big league players will just be dreams.

    10. "We no longer value participation. We value excellence."

      all the attention is put onto the more talented players because that's where the champions are, where the scholarships are given, where the greats could potentially be, and the less talented are over look, not that they don't work hard, they just don't have the look or skill.

    1. supplemental funding sources will be needed to support such an endeavor An understanding of where community colleges stand in our society would indeed help, but where is the money going to come from to fund these colleges?

    1. Eliminating tuition would probably do very little to untangle the sailor’s knot of inequalities Going back to racial inequality of today's issues, trying to get into a good college can be based on more than just academic status and that is at fault.

    1. class of disproportionately well-off people without securing any reciprocal benefit to poor and working-class people who so often do not attend college, I understand how if the plan does proceed through then the students that would be receiving the help would be the most of the students who are able to attend college because they can afford it.

    2. Richer students currently receive much fewer tuition and living grant benefits This might be arguable because rich kids can get as much benefits as those who are not as rich as they are. However, it is understandable that students who may not have much money apply for grants.

    3. the richer your parents are, the greater the likelihood that you are in college at age nineteen Cannot argue with that. College costs way too much even for a middle class family, let alone those who are in poverty.

    4. One could write at great length about these different conceptions of "free” and the policy proposals that have formed around them Everyone has their own opinions of the issue, and we can't please everyone. The difficulty of making college students happy and tax payers happy does not balance.

    5. For others, it means subsidizing tuition to zero and providing living grants high enough to completely cover room and board I don't quite understand what they are trying to argue here.

    1. but it costs more money.

      The only consequences on providing these courses is the cost that goes along with them. It is funny how they are trying to provide free education but almost all the issues have to do with money.

    2. dents who are very close to mastering the skills for college-level courses, the system has a shorter, intensive "boot camp," meant to brush up academic skills that adult students, for instance, may not have used for several years, Mr. Skidmore said

      These strategies would definitely benefit students, but would there be enough of these classes around the country?

    3. Many of those new students are likely to need help with college-level courses, which are often a barrier to completing a degree

      Some people are so set on not going to college that if this opportunity happens it would be difficult for them to develop the right education and mindset to help them throughout their college experience. Therefore, making them not want to take advantage of the free tuition.

    4. ittle has been written about whether such students would be prepared for college and how institutions would handle a big increase

      I never thought about this aspect of the argument. Are high schools doing enough to prepare students for college since many would start attending if the the possibility of "free" community college happened?

    1. *This table was created using data from 2 large retrospective studies in dogs by Snyder, et. al. that reviewed 172 dogs with primary brain tumors and 177 dogs with secondary brain tumors. The data for the cats came from a study by Troxel, et. al. that reviewed 228 cats that had 244 brain tumors (10% of the cats in the study had multiple tumors).

      This table covers the testing that was conducted over the dogs and cats that had brain cancer. From these results, meningioma was the most common cancer. i will take a screenshot of this table and use this in my paper.

    2. Meningioma average survival times in dogs Surgery alone: approximately 7 months Radiation alone: approximately 7-8 months Surgery followed by RT: approximately 18-24 months Hydroxyurea: 6-12 months  

      This is also additional numerical information for canine brain cancer. This covers the estimated lifespan for surgical removal, radiation, and hydroxyurea. I will use this in my statistics section of my paper.

    3. For most brain tumors, patients treated with palliative measures have an average lifespan of 3-6 months.

      Palliative treatment provides an average lifespan of 3-6 months for most types of brain cancer. I will use this information as a statistic during the explanation of my prognosis.

    1. " In a community sample of non-demented Swedish persons age 85 years or older, 16% of the sample had either active thoughts of taking their own life or passive suicidal ideation (e.g., wishing for death or feeling like life was not worth living) within the previous month (Skoog et al., 1996). Also, in the community-based Great Britain study cited above, 16% of the sample age 81 years and older endorsed a strong wish to die (Rao et al., 1997)

      This is a long quote but will be useful when explaining how many people or what percentage of people actually think of committing suicide at an old age.

    2. The author at the end of the article tries to explain some factors or key components that can help catch signs of someone who is suicidal. He explains that depression is one the the most common diagnosis when dealing with suicide. But other factors can play a role in determine someone for suicide including physical looks (Illness, not eating, etc), Mental health(Anxiety, hopelessness), and not communicating with the society.

    3. "It is crucial that nurses use terms endorsed by the Institute of Medicine, Mrazek & Haggerty (1994) when discussing the prevention of suicide. Preventive interventions are classified as either “universal,” “selective,” or “indicated.”

      This section of the article i can use to talk about different ways the author believes needs improvements within Older citizens lives, and within nursing homes.

    4. ", there are approximately four attempts for each completed suicide " This is a really good quote to add to show the amount of people that attempt to commit suicide compared to how many actually do commit suicide.

    5. ". Suicide is the thirteenth leading cause of death in persons age 65 years or older (National Institute of Mental Health, 2004) and these individuals are at the highest risk for completed suicide"

      This is a good quote to start off the topic of suicide involving seniors.

    1. They joy of having normal bodily functions. The ability of the body to do what it is supposed to do is a joy in life.  Try taking away your ability to urinate if you don’t believe me.  The discomfort is excruciating. How about removing the ability to obtain oxygen? Breathing is a joy in life.  When normal biological functions are lost, life quality goes down. The joy of having a healthy mental state.  Pain, having unmet needs, dementia, distress, depression, compulsivity, fatigue, and other unpleasant mental states take away this joy. Having a mental state that is normal is a joy in life that is underrated.

      These two points are able to relate with one another. In the simplest of forms, they are stating that when a dog is suffering from pain, distress, has trouble going to the bathroom and breathing, these may be some key factors that it's time to let our loved ones go. I will use these two points as counterclaims against my argument.

    2. They joy of athletic stimulation and movement. Most dogs enjoy the use of their body and physical movement.  Not all are athletes, but all enjoy choosing a destination and getting there. Many like walks and play, enjoying the stimulation these provide.  Immobility and a lack of desire or ability to move are negatives.

      When I read this caption, it immediately reminded me of Riley. He was always the type of dog that loved to run around the yard, go for long walks, and play with his companion, Izzy. Since I was able to connect this caption to Riley's life, I will provide this reason in my introduction as I explain why I decided to write about canine brain cancer.

    3. The joy of social relationships with humans and other animals. The love and bonding experiences are joyful for your dog.  Depression, loneliness, and the loss of these social interactions are negatives.

      I can understand why some people may view this as a factor if cancer treatment is worth pursuing. All dogs love to interact with people, so when the times comes that a dog has been diagnosed with cancer, they are suffering in pain and don't have the strength to interact with others. I will also use this reason as a counterclaim.

    4. The joy of eating and drinking.   Having hunger satiated and thirst quenched are delightful and are joys.  Cancer cachexia (weight loss due to cancer) and dehydration are negatives.

      From my perspective, this caption is stating that dogs LOVE to eat and refresh themselves. When they have been diagnosed with cancer and these senses are taken away from them, some people may jump to the conclusion and say that treatment isn't worth their time; the senses of a dog's life has already started to deteriorate. I will use this information as a counterclaim against my theory of brain cancer treatment.

    1. r it with a series of taxes -- including one controversial and short-lived proposal to tax 529 college savings plans. Tennessee Promise is being paid for with state lottery funds

      There is no such thing as "free", there is always an opportunity cost and that is having to raise taxes.

    2. students have the chance to earn a degree or certificate

      Would a bachelor's degree not be as worthy anymore if everyone was able to earn it?

    3. he 21st century, it's not enough to graduate from high school

      Not anymore. Only a hand full who are lucky enough to have a high school diploma and be successful.

    4. Institute found that only 9 percent of students from the lowest income bracket obtain a bachelors degree by age 24, compared to 77 percent of the wealthiest

      This statistics brings up the issue of the staggering amount of students who have the potential to go to college but cannot afford it. Only 9 percent of low income students obtain a bachelors degree, that number should be much higher.

    5. m and board, books and incidentals.

      Personally going through these financial issues for college is intimidating, and it is understandable if people don't want to go.

    1. "In fact, dietary supplements do not even require pre-approval before being released for sale to the public" this quote makes the market of supplements really sketchy because some people don't know that it hasn't really been approved so they THINK they are completely safe when in reality they could be at risk.

    2. Dietary supplements use to be just vitamins and minerals at the time. That's why the FDCA never really questioned the dietary supplement organization.

    1. For example, it is possible for a coach to yell at your child without this yelling having a detrimental effect.

      huge factor, the tone of the coach's voice when yelling can be perceived differently on the athlete's point of view. A intimidating, threatening yell breaks confidence. A re-directional, instruction yell reassures the athlete of their mistake or how to fix it or what to do in that situation, not harmful but helpful.

    2. Yelling at kids usually distracts them from the game, turns them off to the sport and shuts them down, performance-wise.

      I know this happens to me when my dad yells off on the sideline he distracts me because I begin to think about what he's telling me and end up making a mistake

    3. Don’t do it to prove him wrong. Just simply do it for YOU.

      occurs when athlete's know their own potential and think that this factor doesn't matter, they know they don't have to listen to them because they know the player they are.

    1. pages 4, 5, and 6 with results and reaons

    2. Refer to table 6 for reasons

    3. Further explains what most articles are saying, eating disorders are more common among female athletes. The highest prevalence is in those who compete in in sports where leanness and/or specific weight are considered important for either performance or appearance.

    1. Even if those kids don't do well on the AP test and don't get credit for an AP class, just the fact of their sitting through an AP course in high school makes them do better in college," Catron said. And this is exactly why the Advanced Program Initiative is trying to increase enrollment in AP courses.

      The workload is extensive and provides training for college. Allowing regular students to participate in AP, however, is foolish because they're in the classes they are in because they choose them or cannot progress higher. College is college and people who want to go go. Now, students need to deal with dilemmas as they come, the college workload being one of them, therefore AP courses are a privilege to be in not a preparation. I can use this quote to demonstrate that students who truly want to succeed will do anything in their power to do so.

    2. a 2007 Crux Research report also found that 31 percent of colleges and universities value AP scores when making scholarship decisions, and over 85 percent said AP scores have favorable impact on a student's admission

      AP scores are now part of the criteria of getting scholarships or admitted. I can use this quote to demonstrate that AP scores have become a necessity to categorize students and admitting them into college. This shows an unfair advantage to those that pass AP exams to those that don't take the exam as well as those that don't take the course altogether.

    3. Being around kids that are more interested in learning and trying to do well in school has been helpful

      Being surrounded by other students that participate and want to be there is helpful to students' learning environment. AP courses are wonderful for working at a nice pace because most students who can't handle it drop out. This allows for the active students to be more engaged. I can use this quote to demonstrate that active students are the ones taking AP courses and that they benefit because their seeking to learn to pass the exam instead of passing the class to graduate.

    4. Santa Fe High School was selected as one of four schools in state to receive a grant from the New Mexico Advanced Programs Initiative to reward students with $100 if they receive a 3 or higher on a math, science or English AP exam.

      Adding incentives, money, to score well on exams. The AP exam already offers an incentive of earning college credit. I can use this quote to demonstrate that students that see earning a $100 is more motivating then earning college credit aren't looking at their AP course the right way.

    1. A BOY'S LIFE

      I plan to use this source in order to present the traditional expectations given to men from society and the aggression they have developed as a result.

    2. While the new curriculum catered to behavior and activities traditionally associated with males, the center's aim was to allow boys to explore any and all of their needs and talents. One boy, for example, displayed an ear for music, while another showed proficiency at dance and movement, recalls Cathy Waller, the center's administrator. Teachers also reassured boys that if they were hurt or felt sad, it was all right to cry. Society often teaches boys to internalize emotions and suppress tears, Waller notes, "and that takes its toll on boys."

      By providing boys with an array of activities to choose from and emotional encouragement from adults, they are less likely to become aggressive and controlling.

    3. Older boys have issues with aggression and violent behavior, which some researchers believe is rooted in depression and an inability for boys to express themselves emotionally, King says.

      Aggression and violence in boys can be directly linked to their inability to express themselves.

    4. "If we're going to improve the social conditions of women by ameliorating the levels of violence or discrimination or attacks on the rights of women, we must look not only at women, but men as well."

      Women will stop being mistreated once men are able to express their emotions and lessen their levels of aggression.

    5. Some argue that men have long been a subject for researchers and fear that masculinity studies will shove women out of the scholarly spotlight

      Inequalities of men should be explored alongside the inequalities of women. If men don't feel the need to control and obtain power, women won't need to be submissive.

    6. Schools, families, and peer groups need to allow young men greater flexibility in expressing their emotions and sharing their feelings without responding with ridicule, Hatty suggests.

      If men's emotions were welcomed rather than denounced, their controlling behaviors could be prevented.

    7. Men view their bodies as weapons and instruments of will. Pushing the body to injury, then overcoming the pain, as seen in sports, is considered courageous. However, this can make men feel detached from their bodies, which then become targets for disgust. They may project those feelings onto women, sparking violence.

      Due to the portrayal of men as machines in many movies, advertisements, and athletics, they become aggressive and channel their violence onto women.

    8. In the classroom, boys are more likely to repeat a grade, receive special education, or be prescribed Ritalin to control aggressive behavior. And in the past few years, young men have acted out their frustration through a series of shocking school shootings, a mirror of the type of workplace violence carried out in recent times by adult men.

      Since many men feel unable to express themselves, they act out more frequently and show anger and aggression more commonly.

    9. The recipe for manhood was simple in the first half of the 20th century: Men were hard-working breadwinners, respected fathers, chivalrous gentlemen. Soldiers flexed their brawn in two world wars and athletes were cultural icons.

      The perception of men as dominant, strong, superior figures began decades ago. These traditional gender assumptions continue in many people's modern-day mindsets. Individuals born in the mid-20th century are raising their sons with the same ideals they grew up around.


      I plan to use this source to present the opposition's view that the two sexes are inherently different and that boys' toughness can be seen as beneficial more than hurtful.

    2. Children have lived through war; they have survived abject poverty; they have worked 18 hour days at the age of five or six in the foulest conditions.

      This is not acceptable. Just because children have lived under unjust circumstances in the past does not mean we should repeat it in the future. Society should learn from these mistakes and provide further support to children.

    3. But children who never meet a challenge will never feel the satisfaction of accomplishment.

      This is true in certain cases, but it falls short when it comes to the male advocacy argument. No child should be forced to face the challenge of emotional neglect. Every male and female should be given the support they deserve and be given the opportunity to communicate their feelings. By giving adolescents an outlet for expression, they would become more successful in the long run, not less.

    4. The boy advocates, who are disturbed by the differences between males and females, want to persuade us that normal male traits are personality disorders. This is clearly wrong. We should acknowledge that the sexes are different and work with what nature has provided.

      Nature and biology are not the primary reasons for the differences between men and women. Family and society influences are the primary reasons for their differences. If men were not made to hide their emotions and toughen up, women would not feel the need to be submissive to their male counterparts. We should not merely accept that the two are inherently different; rather, we need to take steps to ensure that males feel comfortable expressing themselves and women feel comfortable being assertive. This starts by educating the general population and encouraging parents to raise their children to be androgynous rather than feed into gender-based stereotypes.

    5. Parents of aggressive boys tend not to take an interest in their sons' friends and do not keep track of their activities. Aggressive boys tend to have parents who use halfhearted and inept disciplinary techniques. They threaten, scold, and nag without backing up their threats with effective action. Families of aggressive boys employ confrontation instead of negotiation to resolve conflicts.

      Family life and one's upbringing can be a huge influence on their aggression later in life. If they are always disciplined and taught to hide their emotions, men are likely to develop anger problems and crave positions of control.

    6. Even with respect to aggression--where the most robust sex differences are reported--a person's gender is responsible for only 5 percent of the difference. This means that general human variation is usually the result of such factors as genetic heritage, temperament, child-rearing experience, personal values, attitudes toward life, and so forth and so on. Sex, in the final tally, just doesn't count for much.

      Biological makeup accounts for minuscule differences in men and women. It is their upbringing, heritages, experiences, values, and pressures from society that shape the behaviors of each sex.

    7. if we buy into the fantasy that boys are china dolls, we risk eventually making them into just that.

      What's so wrong with allowing boys to express themselves? Both girls and boys should be able to do so, and nobody should be labeled as a "china doll" or weak because they have natural feelings that come along with human life.

    8. Only a small minority of boys and girls is afflicted by the kinds of problems described by the boy advocates.

      I strongly disagree with this. I believe most - if not, all - males are affected by the pressures society has placed on men. Most people are not diagnosed with anything, but they still continue to shield their emotions and demonstrate aggressive behavior as a result. Even if they are subconsciously hiding their feelings, the majority of men are made to feel ashamed of their sensitivities. This is a serious problem that must be addressed.

    9. if we have a boy problem, then we have a girl problem too

      If men are not able to express themselves emotionally, it causes them to act aggressively and make women feel inferior. The two sexes affect one another.

    10. Men who, as adults, are preoccupied with the pursuit of money, status, or some other real or illusory power, are only trying to fill the empty void inside themselves that is the result of our cruel demands that a little boy should just shape up and "take it like a man."

      GREAT QUOTE: Men adopt controlling and aggressive personalities is a result of their inability to express emotions. They try to put on a stoic front in order to appear strong and insensitive. If men did not feel the need to fill emotional voids with powerful positions, women would not be oppressed as a consequence.

    11. just as we have been stifling female development, beginning at adolescence, so we are undermining the emotional development of four- and five-year-old boys

      Many young males are held back by their fear of emotions and communication. They learn to suppress their feelings from a young age, and this leads to control problems and depression.

    12. We fail to give them the emotional support that they need--which we are willing and eager to provide for our daughters. We do not encourage boys to express their feelings, and we do not provide them with the necessary support for emotional growth.

      This is the reason why many boys suffer emotionally and have vulnerability problems. Girls are given permission to show their feelings, while boys are not shown this same sympathy.

    13. Feminists had a solution to this "girl problem": Raise both little girls and boys to be androgynous. Androgyny, a grab bag of masculine and feminine traits, would liberate not only females but also males from the tyranny of sex roles. The androgynous person would exhibit a blend of desirable male and female characteristics--for instance, assertiveness and nurturing. In an androgynous world, females would be assertive and males sensitive, and everyone would be better off, for equality between the sexes could only be achieved when females acquired masculine traits and when males softened their rough edges.

      By raising children to have well-rounded personalities with various positive traits, there wouldn't be such a large divide between the sexes. Boys and girls should both be expressive and assertive.

    14. Many boys who SEEM to be doing well are actually living lives of quiet desperation.

      Many men will put up a front in order to hide their deeper emotions. We should make boys feel comfortable expressing themselves.

    15. they haven't got the emotional resources, or support from others, to cope with the pain.

      Many boys are not given the resources or encouragement needed to express their emotions. They are taught to shield their emotions from others and remain strong. However, males should be taught that true strength comes through opening up and being vulnerable. If boys were given the opportunity to share their feelings, they would experience much less stress, frustration, and sadness.

    16. boys today are plagued by depression, isolation, despair, and fragile self-esteem. Boys are performing poorly in school

      Many boys feel extremely isolated due to the pressure to hide their emotions. Many males feel humiliated if they express their feelings due to the many gender stereotypes within society.

    1. Depression's Machismo Mask

      I plan to use this source to show how men are often pressured to shield their emotions from others, and in many cases develop depression and anger issues as a consequence.


      I plan to use this source in order to show than men and women reach the same outcomes equally as successful, regardless of the small differences in their brain activities.


      I plan to use this source to prove that the small differences between men and women's biological makeups do not account for the primary differences between the two sexes; rather, it is society's pressures on men to hide their emotions that accounts for their aggression.

    1. but it shed some clarity on whether Roxy was enjoying her life as a dog should. She was still content laying her head on my lap, but the physical struggles were hard and I felt that she was very tired from the simple task of (fully assisted) getting out of bed to the sofa. I was fearful that her brain was shutting organs down as well as her  motor function. I am not sure if it was fear or premonition that something global was going to go really bad and she wouldn't have the luxury of having some last moments of enjoyment.

      She is very right...Roxy still loved spending time with her owner, but her physical state was deteriorating very quickly. She couldn't care for herself on her own, and I can't imagine how much pain she was in while her organs were shutting down. On top of that, what could have happened if Roxy ended her life in a restless and painful state? I will use this point when I wrap up the story of a dog who battled brain cancer.

    2. I feel horribly guilty, racking my brain for something else I could have done. It has been confirmed by her veterinarians that there was nothing that we could have done for a different outcome.

      In other words, of all the time, effort, and money that was put into this project, it made no difference on the outcome of this disease. Anne wanted to try and find a cure to this cancer, but it only expanded Roxy's life with the pain and suffering that she had to endure. I will use this information for a personal story on a dog that battled with cancer.

    3. her body was shutting down piece by piece. Her left legs did not know what they were doing, and as hard as she tried, her body was not working. Her sleep was restless and thrashing.

      She explained that Roxy was not able to function on her own anymore...she was in so much pain and sorrow, the time finally came for Roxy to be at peace. I will use this information as a backboard in my counterclaim for those who don't agree with brain cancer treatment.

    1. "This guy trudges into my office, collapses into the chair and says, 'My wife/partner/friend sent me. She says I'm depressed.'"

      Men are so afraid to confront their emotions, and this needs to be stopped. If men can express themselves, all individuals will be affected positively. Open communication fosters healthy relationships and overall happiness.

    2.  From the time he was small, "I was told that I had to be a man"--and that meant no crying, no admission of the sadness he could not escape.

      Many parents and other dominant figures in children's lives try to combat crying and emotional outbursts by telling their sons to "be a man." This makes children subconsciously connect crying and sensitivity as feminine, and thus connect femininity with weakness. By stopping these unrealistic pressures, men would not feel the need to hide their emotions and act aggressively.

    3. depression as a predominately "women's disease,

      Men can have emotions too, and it's about time that society starts realizing that.

    4. Among tradition-bound Asian Americans of his parents' generation, "depression is a sign of weakness and that weakness is a shame on the family," says Maruyama. "And to bring shame on the family, you may as well just commit suicide."

      This is a devastating truth. Men should not be driven to suicide simply because society's gender assumptions make them feel insufficient and worthless due to emotions. Feelings are unavoidable and men should not be held to impractical ideals.

    5. Pollack, author of "Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood." In the American ethos, Pollack says, "a man who's vulnerable is not even a man any more....It's the equivalent of being psychologically castrated."

      Emotions are seen as feminine and weak, which leads men to keep their feelings secret. If they were given the chance to express these feelings, the gender assumptions of men and women would be weakened as a consequence. This would allow women and men to be who they want to be, instead of being whom society wants them to be.

    6.   "It's embarrassing to be sad," he says. "And the difference between being sad and lazy is hard to distinguish."

      This is the thought process of many men throughout the world. They feel embarrassed to show emotions, and thus hide their feelings until they reach severe unhappiness.

    7. Instead of acting like they are filled with self-doubt, depressed men may bully and bluster and accuse those around them of failing them. For many men, anger--a masculine emotion that one "manages" rather than succumbs to--is a mask for deep mental anguish.

      Men turn to anger instead of words. They are not properly taught how to communicate their feelings from a young age, which must change in order to prevent the tragedies that have come from society's unrealistic pressures on men.

    8. In the United States, a man is four times more likely than a woman to commit suicide, according to government statistics. Yet, he is only half as likely to be diagnosed with depression.

      Traditionally, women are given society's permission to show emotion and expression while men are taught to be tough and insensitive. Rather than continuing this trend, it is imperative for boys to be given the opportunity to share their thoughts. By doing so, they would feel refreshed and free while girls would feel free to rise up and emulate strength.

    9. a muscular mixture of fast-driving, heavy drinking, hard-charging cussedness. For perhaps 3 million American men yearly, that's the plot line for depression.

      Since men are unable to express their deep thoughts and emotions due to society's pressures of men to be strong figures, many try to block their feelings and often become depressed as a result.

    1.  When asked whether women or men are more intelligent, the essayist Samuel Johnson responded, "Which man? Which woman?" In fact, there is greater variability in cognitive skills among women or men than between the sexes. Intelligence per se appears equal in both, although on tests they may well take different routes to arrive at the same answers.

      Men and women are ultimately equal in their capabilities although they make take different routes to reach their goals. One sex is not superior to the other when it comes to overall intelligence. If men and women are equal when it comes to brain function, the two should be given equal treatment and equal opportunities to express their emotions.

    2. As adults, women's vocabularies are no larger than men's, but we tend to be more verbally adept.

      Society teaches men that expression and communication is a sign of weakness rather than a beneficial outlet for help. Women are more able to voice their emotions, while men are more concerned about people's perception of their strength and toughness.

    3. Most male brains "idle" in an evolutionarily ancient region of this system--sometimes called the "reptilian brain"--that gives rise to unsubtle, active expressions of emotion, such as aggression and violence.

      Men's brains make them more prone to physical outbursts of emotion rather than being able to communicate their feelings.

    4. the sexes clearly respond differently to emotions, especially sadness. In his experiments, melancholy feelings activated, or turned on, neurons in an area eight times larger in women than men.

      Part of the reason men respond hesitantly to emotions in comparison to women could be the pressures they face growing up. They are constantly taught to suppress their feelings, which eventually causes them to be insensitive to emotional triggers. Although their biological makeup may be part of the equation, it is undeniable that all human beings are naturally emotional and men are bred to ignore their emotional temptations.

    5.  Some studies have found that this connector is thicker in females, allowing more "crosstalk" between the emotional, intuitive right hemisphere and the rational, just-the-facts left.      Because the male brain is more compartmentalized, George notes, men may be better able to focus intensely, a possible advantage for tasks like higher mathematics that require cognitive "superspecialization."

      While women's brains tend to see the larger pictures, men's brains traditionally focus in on one thing at a time. Even though the two sexes may have different perspectives, their ability to get the job done is not lessened.

    6. "Male and female brains do the same things, but they do them differently," says neuropsychologist Raquel Gur, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania.

      Even though the brains of men and women are not identical, they are able to do the same actions and activities in equally efficient ways.

    7. Men's and women's brains are, in fact, more alike than unlike, but they are definitely not the same--in size, structures or sensitivities.

      Although the biological makeup of men and women may be slightly different, the two sexes are more similar than they are different. On top of this, their varying sensitivities and habits may be to blame for small behavioral observations, but do not make them incapable of success in the workforce.

    1. Despite having comparable BMI, and likely less body fat, CFBBs reported greater body dissatisfaction characterized by stronger drive for bulk and muscle tone compared to their recreational weight-training counterparts.

      Shows that they really do feel distorted, despite what their measurements are

    2. Perhaps in response to the lean and toned feminine ideal portrayed in many health and fitness magazines, more women are gravitating to weight training and bodybuilding (Andersen & DiDomenico, 1992). Brownell (1991) and others have noted that many people strive to achieve these aesthetic ideals not only for expected benefits, but for what the ideal symbolizes: control; self-discipline; competence and sexual desirability

      Different from all the other articles. Talks about how female athletes who don't have a necessarily athletic body type feel the need to gain one considering they are in fact an athlete.

    1. If it doesn't benefit the average kid, then maybe the average kid shouldn't take AP. AP are college-level courses, not college preparatory.

      No restrictions on who should be allowed in an AP course may not be beneficial to those students taking the course. An AP course is not suppose to prep for college, it is a college course. I can use this quote to demonstrate that AP courses are meant for the strong willed that are willing to take the exam to earn college credit and not prep for college.

    2. former students who didn't pass the exam have told her how much her class helped them in college.

      Although they failed and didn't receive the credit they benefited from taking the course. Since the class has a heavy work load it helps students to prepare themselves for future challenges. I can use this quote to demonstrate that even though AP courses are meant to earn college credit those that don't pass are prepped to deal with heavy coursework.

    3. But administrators are concerned that subsidizing the cost means less-motivated students are taking the exams

      The cost of the exam is a motivating factor for those that want to pass and subsidizing it would allow those that aren't motivated to pass to take the exam. However, if the student wasn't forced into the course then they should already be motivated because in theory passing the exam would save them money in college. I can use this quote to prove that the cost of the exam doesn't affect those that are determined to take the test to get a college credit.

    4. Universities can award college credit to students who score a 3 or higher on an AP exam, but more schools are setting the bar higher because of concerns that a 3 doesn't show a student has mastered the subject.

      Passing scores aren't accepted because it doesn't show complete mastery. Then what's the point of taking the course if you don't receive the credit. I can use this quote to demonstrate that the purpose of taking the exam is almost meaningless since passing scores aren't credible.

    5. preparing students in middle school for the AP courses and offering more training for teachers.

      The system is changing where active students are not the only ones being introduced to AP, but now being prepared for AP courses. I can use this quote to demonstrate that AP courses are no longer just for active students but schools looking to "prep" students for college.

    1. Many problems in nursing homes affect the happiness of residents "These concerns included lack of continuity of care, the use of agency staff, staffing levels and lack of resources. Some of these factors may be related to the current economic climate and are difficult to tackle."

      Basically, becuase economy is so bad and nursing homes don't have the money to staff, the residents don't have the money to pay, and the family has problems staying connected, these residents are stuck in these homes with a hard end to their lives.

    2. Sometimes visits aren't as easy as people think they are "Similarly, Maggie said: ‘I’m almost afraid to take him out because I remember the time he broke his hip. We can’t actually physically do it.’" The fear of even hurting them just to go out to have some quality time with them outside of the nursing home is a sad thing.

    3. ", Liam described an administrative role in caring for his father: ‘I suppose we’re very active in terms of his care, outside of the physical side of things... We’ve transferred all the stress from aspects of day-to-day life away from him; he doesn’t have to worry about paying insurance or his bills.’ "

      Liam is a good example of times when family can help Seniors of the family in other ways than physical and mentally. He helps his dad economically which takes a lot of his fathers stress away.

    4. "Eileen described supporting her husband who had cognitive impairment: ‘Well, I come in the afternoon to see him... and sometimes he’s grand and sometimes he’s agitated but I think I have a calming role." I would like to use Eileen's quote to show some of the effects that family can have on the residents.

    5. Knowing that families want to help and those that do some things that stop them are what the author calls "Barriers" and explains that "Main barriers to family involvement include negative staff attitudes and poor relationships between staff, families and residents"

    6. The author says that most families want to be included in the residents life, knowing about their well being, and knowing gernarl knowledge of their daily life but "family members often feel excluded and disempowered when a relative is admitted to residential care "

    7. "Barriers identified in the literature include resistance to change in the institution, inadequate staffing, ineffective communication, uncertainty of families, and lack of support from staff " This quote explains some of the problems when it comes to keeping a relationship with family members when they go to nursing homes.This could be implemented into my paper when talking about what its like dealing with family in nursing homes.

    8. "When a relative is admitted to residential care it can be traumatic for family members and they might experience feelings of guilt, loss of control, sadness and disempowerment" This is a good quote to show how families can feel as parents grow older and have to be sent to a nursing home because the younger generation cannot take care of them.

    1. One provocative study showed babies happily tugging a string in order to change a projected image; when the string no longer worked, the girl gave up and cried, while the boy became angry and pulled harder.

      From such a young age, the two sexes show distinct differences in their reactions and behaviors. To combat these systemic problems, parents and guardians must stress the importance of assertiveness and strength without forgetting the value of kindness and expression.

    2.  Some believe that society has already started making remedial adjustments through upbringing and education, such as encouraging assertiveness in girls and placing more emphasis on co-operation and empathy from boys.

      Schools breaking down barriers between boys and girls would allow both sexes to freely express themselves rather than trying to hide their true emotions in order to fit gender-related pressures.

    1. I can use this article as a source in my paper to show the importance of caring for the elderly. Not only medical caring and need, but the small things that make people happy on a daily basis.

    1. Lockhart, the medical director, said there's even a new term describing an eating disorder born not from a desire for thinness, but from a desire for health and proper nutrition. It's called orthorexia and, translated from Greek, means "correct appetite."

      Orthorexia, the desire for good health and proper nutrition (not thinness) probably what a lot of athletes have