In 1999/2000, there was a belief that ‘dotcoms’ were going to change business methods and replace the ‘old economy’. People thought that Internet based companies could eliminate the cost of real estate and sales staff, reducing average total costs therefore being able to undercut the costs of traditional competitors and make higher profit margins. It [...]
It began in 1947 when an alien race first contacted representatives of the United States Armed Forces in Roswell, New Mexico. What was presented was a fait accompli. The world would be taken over by the aliens. The human race could cooperate and survive or resist and perish. Chief members of the State Department chose [...]
For my parents, it was like building from scratch. Now, it just seems like yesterday, my family and I first stepped into Canada. Even though I am 17 right now I can still remember the day my parents left their native country, Bangladesh, with their two children ages three and four. Carrying four luggages and [...]
I would like to begin this paper by closely considering the term ‘subaltern’ to preclude any naive or one-sided understanding of the same as a purely economic category, before I argue for its representation and construction by focusing on one major mode of construction and representation, as I move on to the specifics. I propose [...]
It’s 11:00 p.m. and you’re driving back from a party, and your expecting a quick trip home. All of sudden you hear a small pop and your steering wheel starts pulling to the left.
Ja-lo and Ben, Michael Jackson, Botox, plastic surgery, McDonald’s, Burger King, and shopping ‘til you drop: What do all of these things have in common? As you may have already guessed, they are all part of our American Culture.
Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and transcendentalist, discusses several important subjects in the self-authored book Walden. A cardinal topic that keeps repeating in the book is that of maintaining a simpler -yet superior- existence, as this quote by Thoreau illustrates:
One can see that I am a very interesting and enjoyable person to work with. There are five interesting areas about my life that I think you will want to know about.
This piece of literature first appeared in the New Republic. It was written by former New York City mayor, Edward Koch. This essay was written primarily to justify his position in favor of capital punishment.
Born on February 8, 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas John Grisham dreamed of being a professional baseball player. After realizing he didn’t have the right skills for a pro career he shifted gears and majored in accounting at Mississippi State University.