Business Essays

A Racial/ Cultural Critique if "The Man Who Was Almost a Man"

“Kill anybody, black or white. And if he were holding his gun in his hand, nobody could run him over; they would have to respect him” (Wright). Richard Wright an African American writer, poet and author of The Man Who Was Almost a Man was born on Sept. 4, 1908 (“Richard Nathaniel Wright”). Wright was […]

Racial Profiling: Who Gets it Worse When the Gavel Comes Down?

Racial Profiling: Who Gets it Worse When the Gavel Comes Down? As of 2013, there are over 1,617,478 people incarcerated across the United States (Federal Justice). Almost 50 percent of all males incarcerated across the United States are non Hispanic Black males (Federal Justice). Of all the ethnic groups, Black Americans, Puerto Rican Americans, and […]

Cause and Effect of The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China was built in 221-206BC and served as a source of protection from the nomadic groups and Mongols, a civilization up north. It is two thousand years old, amazingly, and it still holds. The Great Wall was built during the reign of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. Over […]

Stem Cells

Stem cells come from two main sources. The first are theEmbryos which are formed during the blastocyst phase of embryological development (embryonic stem cells).The second is the Adult tissue. (adult stem cell) Both types are able to split into different types of cells like the skin,muscle and bone cells. Adult stem cells can be found […]

Nagawicka Lake

Waukesha County is a wonderful place, full of rich history and great people. Others may argue that Lapham Peak is the best treasure of Waukesha, or even Downtown Delafield. But to me, there is no place more beautiful or full of memories than Nagawicka Lake. Located beside my neighborhood in Nashotah, it could not be […]

Past Influencing the Present

Famous German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “The future influences the present just as much as the past.” This quotation validates my idea that events from the past can influence people in a way knowing that history repeats itself. Humanity has many encounters of history repeating itself. First, every single civilization and country that has […]

World War 1 Origins

Since 1914, German and American associations had fallen with several German naval attacks on neutral ships and sparked into hostile warfare with the Arch Duke Ferdinand’s assignation. Prior to the official declaration of war, President Wilson promised a “neutral name” for America, keeping the states out of conflict with certain European powers, particularly Germany, wishing […]

The World is Dying!

Everyday more and more time passes without a single person thinking about it besides those who are paid to think about it. For every waking moment it gets worse. I’m talking about global warming. With every person worrying about things like Isis, wars, and politics, the amount of effort to change anything about it is […]

Martin Luther King, Jr's Path to Success

“If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward”. We’ve all seen and known of successful leaders in our country and have learned a few about them.Captivating people’s attention, Martin Luther King, Jr. was important to […]

Field Trips Take over Arrowhead

On the weekend of December 5th, many events were going on at Arrowhead High School including the Spanish and Chinese Chicago trip and the DECA trip to Minneapolis, Minnesota. The students who went to Chicago for either Spanish or Chinese left on Friday morning to head to the windy city. The Chinese students spent the […]

Sir President

While he is stubborn and thinks everyone should agree with his views and morals, he is a good leader because he doesn’t care what other people think of him, he knows how to navigate in the real world, and he wants the best for his country. First, he is a good leader because he doesn’t […]

U.S. Education: Reaching for the “Finnish” Line

Dr. Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator and author, holds numerous discussions on how schools in the United States of America can learn from Finnish public education. He is the former Director General of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation (CIMO) at Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture in Helsinki. Currently, he is a visiting […]

World War 1

In this essay, I am going to answer the questions; should you always support a friend, no matter what he or she does? What might be the long-term consequences of refusing to help an ally? And In your opinion, what are the reasons for going to war that might justify the death and destruction that […]

Tim Burton Film Analysis

Tim Burton’s playfully grotesque style, seen in movies such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Nightmare Before Christmas (Burton), makes his films easily distinguishable amongst many others. Burton has a way of telling stories that captivates the viewer and takes how one would normally view something, then twists it into something eerie. His […]

Smallpox: Not a Small Problem

Smallpox is a contagious disease that at one time was very common and deadly. It was a huge problem that wiped out many communities and areas. While there is no clear origin of the disease, smallpox appears to date back to ten thousand years ago, around the Egyptian Empire. Smallpox-like rashes found on mummies indicate […]

Huck and Tom's Treatment of Jim

Have you ever been called a mean name? In the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn everybody treats Jim bad and calls him names. The first reason that they are mean to Jim is by playing tricks on him. I think they should all treat people equally and by doing that they can take out […]

The Dangers of Texting and Driving

In December 2009, over 110 billion text messages were sent (Texting Increases the Risk of Having a Crash in Both Trucks and Cars). Obviously, text messaging has become a way of life for teens all over the world. It has been proven that about 50% of teens and young adults from the ages of 16-24 […]

The Marvelous Advances of Fishing

How are we ever catching, moving and distributing enough fish in order to quench the desire of seven billion people? Over the last few decades the fishing industry has applied various new technological changes in order to keep up with demand. Before the modernization of fishing was a primary consumption for those who caught the […]

Genetically Modified Foods

Walking through a grocery store, you see all kinds of food but do you ever wonder if that food is genetically modified? Most Americans don’t. Genetically modified food is filled with hormones to fight off diseases in order to produce a larger product on a larger scale. This often helps places with large population and […]

Modern Romeo and Juliet News

A FIGHT BREAKS OUT IN VERONA SQUARE Verona has always been a calm place; not much much violence, not many crimes. However, there is one thing troubling the city’s peaceful environment and has been for quite some time. The trouble between two powerful families. Both hold a grudge towards the other. The Montagues and the […]

The Manhattan Project and The Atomic Bomb

Joe Mckibben was a physicist at Los Alamos; he was the last person to leave the test sight of the first atomic bomb. He witnessed the first explosion of a weapon that would eventually cause more than 200,000 deaths and change the circumstances of war forever. The Manhattan Project was the scientific study that produced […]

Longer Zzz's For More A's

The alarm goes off with a monotonous, repetitive beep; it’s 6 AM. Waking up from what seems to have been five minutes of sleep is merely impossible. Just the idea of getting ready seems like a strenuous task. Lack of sleep leaves teens feeling like they are starting their days on empty fuel tanks. Teens […]

Families: What We Grasp from Structure

As I was rummaging my way through piles of what seems to be “ancient” photographs I stumble upon a family portrait taken at Christmas time. Mom decked in ruby red and kelly green, Dad in a forest green thick cable knit sweater accompanied by a wide smile, my brother in a green ensemble and my […]

Cannibalism

Cannibalism: the ingestion of your own kind. It’s known as a disgrace and disturbance to modern day life. Imagine being stranded on an island with no food or water, would you go far enough to eat human flesh? Or would you rather starve and die within two weeks? Do you believe that desperate times call […]

The Man Who Was Almost a Man: Naturalism

?The short story The Man Who Was Almost a Man written by Richard Wright is a short story about an African American slave who struggles to find respect. Throughout the story, the slave, Dave, wants to buy a gun and when he finally is able to get his gun, he loses respect by committing a […]

The American Dream

The American Dream is the very foundation of this land’s success, without this ambition, this hope, this dream, this land’s wealth and power withers. Countless immigrants come to the U.S. with great aspirations and fulfill them due to the opportunities and chances this nation offers them. These great aspirations are based upon the American Dream, […]

Stress

Do you remember a time when life was free of stress? A time when burdens were lifted away and you laughed without fear of the future. Think back: before things got difficult, before life got hard. When you think of this sweet bliss do you imagine childhood? Running. Playing. Living. Life should be lived to […]

On America's Global Role

Having eliminated the threat of global communism, America entered the 21st century soaring. With a towering economy (though shaken during Reagan’s presidency), rising businesses large and small, and continuing happiness, America was at its prime for a decade. Nevertheless, after the tragic attacks on 9/11, America has changed its role in the world. Once a […]

What's the Matter Here?

“His mother, I never see her, but her screams and curses, I hear them every day! Threats like “If you don’t mind I will beat on your behind!” “Slap you, slap you silly!” Made me say “Oh, what’s the matter here?” I’m tired of the excuses everybody uses, “He’s your kid, do as you see […]

Ogden Nash

“I’ve never seen an abominable snowman, I’m hoping not to see one, I’m also hoping, if I do, That it will be a wee one. ” The Abominable Snowman, by Ogden Nash This clever poem illustrates Ogden Nash’s unique style: always either thrillingly long or blessedly short—and usually rhyming. Fredrick Ogden Nash’s amazing life began […]