Essays Tagged: "Virginia Tech"

Dont ask; my english teacher assigned us to write this and i called it MY ITHAKA since that was the name of the project

pany, who is currently being tried for shoplifting at Macy's, a department store in Fair Oaks Mall, Virginia. The manager of Macy's says that when Ms. Stanger was about to leave, she walked through th ... tap my pencil against my table and I wonder what I should write for my application to University of Virginia. Finally, after 15 minutes of tapping my pencil, I decide to begin. "My name is Meg Dzeng, ...

(6 pages) 65 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Diary Thing

again. This is why I have decided to try some different ways of coping with my stress. According to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Stress Management) talking rationally to your s ..."STRESS MANAGEMENT: TEN SELF-CARE TECHNIQUES". Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

(2 pages) 37 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Wreckage At The Top Of The Atlantic

e television is on and so is her computer. The bed is unmade. An IM from Brian reads, "I'm going to Virginia Tech for the weekend, I'm gonna stop by to pick up some things." The bag of clothes he kept ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Higher Education

nd accusations leveled at school administrators and faculty. Indeed, Lake (2007) maintains that the Virginia Tech shootings "will change higher-education law significantly and permanently, much as the ... ate did nearly 40 years ago" (p.B6).The public and official debate that ensued following the tragic Virginia Tech murders surfaced a number of issues concerning higher education's legal liabilities an ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Justice for Michael Vick

teen, surrounded by people that refused to tell him “no.” From his coaches, his teachers, Virginia Tech, the Atlanta Falcons, Reebok, Nike, Rawlings, the National Football League, ESPN or an ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

College Shootings

eaths of 33 people, including the shooter (Smith). It took place on April 16, 2007 on the campus of Virginia Tech. This was said to be the largest mass killing in American history (Smith). Another inc ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Argument For Stricter Gun Control Laws

he wrong people and criminals are still able to obtainguns from illegal sources. Take a look at the Virginia Tech massacre last spring. Thisreopened the legislative debate over gun control that was ne ... s and Enduring Questions. Boston: Bedford, 1993.Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Families of Virginia Tech Victims and Survivors Call on U.S. Senate to Strengthen Brady Background Checks. 21 Oc ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Texting and Driving

tart setting the example of responsible driving.April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) and AT&T are coming together, along with many othe ... xting And Driving Worse Than Drinking and Driving." CNBC, 25 June 2009. Web. 17 Apr. 2013.Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2013.

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Gun Control and Mental Illness

cans seeing more violent events caused by guns in the hands of wrong people.The shooting rampage at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007 spawned debates over gun laws and control for school safety, mental ... eck to purchase a gun would reduce the amount of violence with guns. However, I find the tragedy at Virginia tech and similar events at Columbine, Tucson and other school shootings to be alarming. My ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights