Posts by Amelia Cremer

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The Reality Behind the Peace Corps

Discussion by: Amy_Cremer on Wed, 2016-04-20 15:34 with 0 comments
We Are Connected

Throughout my research on EBSCO, I came across an interesting conversational article about the reasons why people (namely Americans) volunteer with the Peace Corps in the present day and for what reasons they do so, and it made me think back to my own research question: Is the Peace Corps Still Relevant Today?

The Peace Corps and Other Volunteer Agencies

Discussion by: Amy_Cremer on Wed, 2016-04-13 15:32 with 0 comments
Pope Francis as a symbol of peace

Through my researching of the efficacy of the Peace Corps in the modern day, I turned to Gale Resources and was able to find a story about the Let Girls Learn campaign in Ghana, which happens to benefit from the organization.

Waste of Resources: Wildlife Conservation

Discussion by: Amy_Cremer on Mon, 2016-03-21 01:36 with 0 comments
GEER Foundation World Globe Symbol
Minimal overview of leaving on appliances and allowing them to idle whilst wasting electricity will cost a small fortune when it comes time to pay the electricity bill, and also is an immense waste of electricity for the population

Is Political Correctness Correct?

Discussion by: Amy_Cremer on Tue, 2016-02-02 03:58 with 0 comments
See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil image.

What’s With Kids These Days?
I have grown up in an environment that is surrounded by growing adolescents,as any person does, but I have been blessed with the opportunity to observe people grow because my mother is a First Grade teacher. I often visit her class and other children at the schools’ Daycare, and have noticed an increasing trend: we are in a ‘New Age,’ and this ‘New Age’ is affecting our society’s government, political system, and -most of all- our children. This is the age of Political Correctness.

Xenophobia in America: The Dystopian ISIS

Discussion by: Amy_Cremer on Thu, 2016-01-14 03:08 with 0 comments
A gunman waves an Islamic State flag in Raqqa, Syria. Photograph: Reuters

Since the the year 1999, ISIS has been gaining popularity and posing a grave threat to not only the safety of the United States, but to all surrounding nations. This radical jihadist group gained major popularity when they obtained and beheaded hostages in late 2014, and these acts relate much to the complete dominion Big Brother accomplishes in the popular novel by George Orwell, 1984. As Big Brother is constantly changing laws and has complete reign over its citizens, " ISIS controls hundreds of square miles where state authority has evaporated.

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