Should animals be kept in zoos or aquaria?

Zoos and Aquaria: a Prison for the Innocent Halah Al Mohsen Professor’s Name Zoos and Aquaria: A Prison for the Innocent "Elephant dies in Islamabad zoo due to Staff Negligence." The shocking news was revealed at the Islamabad Zoo in Pakistan on May 2012. Saheli (the elephant's name), was brought to the zoo as a gift from Government of Sri Lanka. Such incidences of exploitation and negligence to animals occur across various zoos, but only a few are reported. Zoos and Aquaria are places that house various species of animals. These places provide us with aesthetic and academic resources. However, in these places animals are conserved in ex-site conditions, which are away from...

Plagiarism Prevails in Academic Writing

Plagiarism Prevails in Academic Writing Student’s Name University Affiliation Plagiarism Prevails in Academic Writing Plagiarism is a well known offense, In fact, scholars know that more than anyone else. Yet, some of the best known scholars have been found guilty of plagiarizing some of their work. Research in the recent past continues to reveal that plagiarism continues to be an issue in academic writing, especially in scientific writing. Many reasons have been put forward to explain this phenomenon. Among the reasons that have been put forward, pressure on the publisher stands out as the main reason that often leads to plagiarism (Angélil-Carter, 2014). This commentary will reflect on the...

Public right to information

Name: Professor’s name: Course number: Date: Public right to information I am a fifteen-year-old girl who lives on an island. I am not an avid reader of the newspaper; however, once in a while, an interesting headline may catch my attention, like the story of the group of girls accused of murdering a girl their own age (Joan 26). I saw them as a reflection of my friends and I. Part of me hated that you shared the story; while part of me was grateful, it made me realize that I was part of the problem. The public needs not to have access to all information. As one would say, too much information is in itself harmful. Providing just enough information to the public would seem crucial to...

Rick Perry Texan Politician

Name of Student Name of Supervisor Subject Code Date Rick Perry- A Texas Politician James Richard “Rick” Perry is the longest serving governor in the history of Texas. This Republican politician assumed his position of the governor of the state in December 2000, and has been succeeded by Greg Abbott in the month of January, 2015. Rick Perry was born on 4th of March, 1950, in a fifth-generation Texan family. He went to the Texas A&M University and graduated in 1972. He served the United States Air Force as a pilot from 1974 to 1977. His first step into politics begun in 1984, when for the first time, he was elected for the Texas House of Representatives from the district 64, as a...

NASPAA`s key pillars of public Administration

NASPAA`s key pillars of public Administration Name: Institutional Affiliation: Date: The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) argue that people can achieve equity for social equity by using the four pillars used in public administration. It points out that equity should be put at the same level of consideration as the other pillars, efficiency, economy and effectiveness when establishing and implementing public policies. Under public administration, the economy is arguably the most scrutinized pillar among the four pillars of public administration. During the discussion on the public expenditure in the public budget, it is expected that the public...

personal essay

Student’s name Professor’s name Course level Due date The darkest day of my life Betrayal, fear, and frustration clouded my mind when my mother told me that they were going to separate with my father. The same day at school I had lost my girlfriend, Angy to my best friend. The semester was coming to an end, and by the flow of events meant I was sure of failing in my examination. . All the relationships I valued were falling apart, and I had to seek for physical relief. My friend Mark offered a relief by taking me to one of his friend’s house parties ten blocks from our house. “Come on! it's going to be a relief, you will get another girl from the party, let’s have fun.” Mark...

Sociology

Games for Change Student Name Institute affiliation I chose the game Wonder City, an episodic game that is based in a high school premise. It follows the story of a high school girl, who has the ability of Quarta, that is, granting other people superpowers. Although it is meant mainly for teens of ages 8-13, my personal opinion is that one should either never have too much power, or learn to control it: this is why I chose to play it CITATION Won13 l 1033 (Wonder City, 2013 ). The game itself is elaborate, moving forward episodically, and requiring the protagonist to make decisions on every step of the way. These decisions may have future consequences, or sometimes, may topple the whole...

The role of race, ethnicity, and gender in the modern society

Name: Course: Tutor: Date: The Role of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Modern Society It is quite difficult for some people to distinguish between race and ethnicity, with some people assuming the two terms to be synonymous. Race refers to the people who share common biological characteristics. For example, being a white person means that you belong to the same race with all other whites. Other possible characteristics of people in the same race include, but are not limited to skin color, height, hair color, and eyes color. When people share such common characteristics, they are believed to be of the same race. On the other hand, ethnicity means that people belong to a similar cultural heritage....

Regression Analysis in Strategic Decision Making

Regression analysis is a powerful statistical approach that helps to predict the magnitude of one variable from the magnitude of other variables. Further, it provides a measure of how one variable is related to different variables. Thus, regression equations are plotted to estimate the value and direction of the dependent variable from the direction and values of the independent variable. The dependent variable is also called the criterion, while the independent variables are referred to as predictor variables. This is because the change in magnitude and direction of the independent variables will affect the dependent variable too. Hence, in brief the value of the dependent variable will be subjected...

Pros and cons of gay marriage

Pros and cons of gay marriage Abstract Gay marriage is a form of same-sex marriage and a topic that has attracted attention world over. The purpose of this research paper is to present the positive side of the topic and the negative side together with the weight the society has placed on each side. One side of the topic at hand is that gay marriage is right and should be upheld and legalized in the society without criticism and discrimination of those involved. On the other hand, a negative attitude on the topic is that gay marriage is wrong,against morals and society welfare and should not be legalized but abolished with the proper law to eradicate it. Research Content Gay marriage is figured as an...