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  • Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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    The play I chose was Othello. I chose to recite from act 1, scene 3, lines 208-218 and played the character of Desdemona. While doing this assignment, I learned the tone of her voice has to be respectful because

    Othello Recording

    The play I chose was Othello. I chose to recite from act 1, scene 3, lines 208-218 and played the character of Desdemona. While doing this assignment, I learned the tone of her voice has to be respectful because...

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    Desdemona

    1.3.208-218

    My noble father,—– my aristocratic father

    I do perceive here a divided duty:—– I know we have different sights

    To you I am bound for life and education;—– I’ll always be t

    Othello: Close Reading

    Desdemona 1.3.208-218 My noble father,----- my aristocratic father I do perceive here a divided duty:----- I know we have different sights To you I am bound for life and education;----- I’ll always be thankful for the life you gave me My life and education...

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    I conducted an anonymous research study about the marijuana research I have been doing. 115 people took it, the majority being ages 17 to 20. 81.7% of people have used marijuana before and 60% have used marijuana

    Research on Marijuana Use

    I conducted an anonymous research study about the marijuana research I have been doing. 115 people took it, the majority being ages 17 to 20. 81.7% of people have used marijuana before and 60% have used marijuana more than...

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    • I really liked your article because you are informing many people about the marijuana. I loved it I read it and now it is something new I learned about marijuana.

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    There are many sources confirming that alcohol is worse for you than marijuana. A big reason why people think marijuana is not bad is because it has never caused an overdose death. The federal government has a

    What's worst for your health, drinking or smoking?

    There are many sources confirming that alcohol is worse for you than marijuana. A big reason why people think marijuana is not bad is because it has never caused an overdose death. The federal government has a scheduling system...

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    One worry people tend to have is that marijuana negatively affects your brain chemicals. The two brain chemicals it mainly affects are dopamine and serotonin. Dopamine is a chemical that is produced when you do

    Chemicals Control Us

    One worry people tend to have is that marijuana negatively affects your brain chemicals. The two brain chemicals it mainly affects are dopamine and serotonin. Dopamine is a chemical that is produced when you do something good. It acts...

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    • Hello Isa,
      I thought your article was very intriguing to read. I agree that using marijuana is not for everyone, although I do believe using marijuana is acceptable in medical situations- physical or mental. I thought you made a strong point on how the effects of a high dopamine level is “only temporary”. If you want to read more on this subject here is a website I found with very helpful resources tying marijuana and mental health together:
      https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673607611623
      Thank you for sharing; I look forward to reading more.

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    Marijuana is a drug being used very often in 2018. However, researchers still haven’t been able to fully understand the long term effects it has on your brain. Some of the short term effects that they have seen h

    Should we stand with or against the use of marijuana?

    Marijuana is a drug being used very often in 2018. However, researchers still haven’t been able to fully understand the long term effects it has on your brain. Some of the short term effects that they have seen have...

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    The minimum wage in the United States is normally $7.25 an hour. This makes it very hard for people to make a living especially if they are trying to pay for housing and food on their own. There are many different

    Do you want minimum wage to be raised?

    The minimum wage in the United States is normally $7.25 an hour. This makes it very hard for people to make a living especially if they are trying to pay for housing and food on their own. There are...

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    • The issue of whether the minimum wage should be increased seems straight forward (the minimum wage hasn’t been adjusted in years and inflation is leaving the workers who are paid minimum wage in horrible economic conditions). Of course it should be raised, its impossible to live on a salary of $15,000 a year! However its a much more complex issue. While it is quite impossible to live on the current minimum wage, raising it runs the risks of leaving those who need help worse off. Raising the minimum wage can change hours, needs, introduce automated systems and actually leave the workers unemployed. I wonder if these counter arguments are true, because you look at California and their new minimum wage and none of these counter arguments seem to be causing problems. This article may help you further evaluate the ‘pros and cons’ of raising the minimum wage http://time.com/4608394/15-dollar-minimum-wage-eitc/.

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    In our day and age, so much of our information is given away through social media. We allow others to get to know us through our profile telling people where you go to school, what you like to do, and even give

    What Don't You Know About Me?

    In our day and age, so much of our information is given away through social media. We allow others to get to know us through our profile telling people where you go to school, what you like to do,...

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    In the past few years there has been a large increase of issues with mental health. It is said that some don’t seek treatment, however, we still have a massive part of our population suffering from mental health p

    Mental Health Issues

    In the past few years there has been a large increase of issues with mental health. It is said that some don’t seek treatment, however, we still have a massive part of our population suffering from mental health problems....

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    • Dear Isa,
      I am interested in your post, “Mental Health Issues,” because i know people who struggle with depression, trauma,isolation and bipolar issues. I know personally that it’s hard to help someone who doesn’t want help. I think sometimes it’s difficult because they don’t know how to express how they feel.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is “Mental health doesn’t only affect your mind, but your body as well.” i made a connection with this because i notice that people who experience trauma or abuse might even forget about their basic needs. For example they lose their appetite and start losing too much weight. As a result, they might become more depressed and more isolated as well. This makes it even harder to reach out to somebody who needs serious help. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because it’s interesting and it could also help inform people about common issues most people face.

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    Afterlife is a common curiosity among the living. Many have different opinions about what happens after you die. Most of the ideas I have heard are related to the religion you believe in. There are ideas of going

    Transcendence

    Afterlife is a common curiosity among the living. Many have different opinions about what happens after you die. Most of the ideas I have heard are related to the religion you believe in. There are ideas of going to...

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    • Isa,
      You have a profound question which drew my attention. There is a lot of information on this topic, so I would love to see you maybe do a more in-depth look at this topic. Religion is different for everyone, also there are way more religions than just Christian or Buddhism (also Buddhism is technically a philosophy rather than a religion). Maybe look into Hinduism or all of the different African religions. I also think you could add some thoughts on whether you disagree or agree with some of these thoughts. If you want to keep your personal opinion out of this then I understand. If you want to keep your personal opinion out of the piece I would take out the last little bit of information you put in. Otherwise, I loved this and I say great job!
      Thanks.

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    I found that depending on when you were born in your family, you will most likely have a different personality. The first born tends to be a perfectionist and acts as a parent would by telling the other siblings

    How does being born as the youngest, middle, or oldest child change your personality?

    I found that depending on when you were born in your family, you will most likely have a different personality. The first born tends to be a perfectionist and acts as a parent would by telling the other siblings...

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