• November 29, 2017 - mh9868a

    Losing His Chains

    The Second City’s Nothing to Lose but Our Chains show written by Felonious “Dennis” Munk comedically documents the life of the playwright. That is, the autobiographical show episodically moves through Munk’s life from birth to marriage. Among topics discussed are his relationship with his mother, drug dealing experiences, and a six-year prison sentence. Munk outlined […]

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  • A League of Their Own is the 1992 film by director Penny Marshall about the United States’ first women’s baseball league established during World War II (Marshall). The film is based on a true story about the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1943. Jeneane Lesko of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball […]

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  • With the rising power of China and the threat of ISIS, President Donald Trump has created a plan to increase the United States’ defense spending to about $700 billion in 2018. When explaining President Trump’s reasoning for this significant increase in defense spending, in his Fortune Magazine article called, “Trump’s Defense Spending Increase Could Actually […]

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  • Typically, American theatre has portrayed women in a traditional way. Usually, the female character is shown as an innocent woman who wants to find a husband and start a family. As Helen Chinoy describes in her book “Women in American Theatre” she describes female characters as living dependently with her family until she meets a […]

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  • Introduction For my essay, I am interested in exploring the socio-economic effects a shopping complex has on the community in which it is built. Understanding the complex relationship between shopping centers and their towns can help developers and local politicians decide if building a mall is truly right for their community. Therefore, in my literature […]

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  • Germany and Ireland are two countries in the European Union with solid economies. However, it has been a long struggle for these countries to stabilize their economies because of the stock market crash in the United States on September 29, 2008. In fact, Kimberly Amadeo of a finance website called The Balance writes that the […]

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  • Not only are shopping malls are often enjoyed by groups of consumers, but also they are often overlooked. People enjoy being at malls and shopping with friends, but nobody thinks about what makes the shopping experience so enticing. Therefore, I want to investigate the allure that shopping malls bring for average consumers. This investigation is […]

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  • In his essay called, “The ‘Magic of the Mall’: An Analysis of Form, Function, and Meaning in the Contemporary Retail Built Environment,” Jon Goss argues that retail environment developers have intentionally designed shopping malls to diminish a sense of guilt that comes with spending too much money by eluding that shopping is not the primary […]

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  • Defining the Problem Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, located on a United States naval base in Cuba, is perhaps one of the most famous prisons in the world. In her Encyclopedia Britannica article entitled “Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp,” Jeannette L. Nolen explains that, although the United States has been renting the land for the naval base […]

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  • In today’s age, many people avoid the hassle of going to stores by doing most of their shopping online. However, despite the surge in online shopping, retail and outlet malls continue to be popular local spots for groups of people to socialize. While many people enjoy going shopping with their friends, often people do not […]

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