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The Silence Between Us

The room is always cold
silent
when my mother turns on the light.
It’s too early, too bright
and my temper is relentless.
My voice is hoarse as I tell her to go away. 114 more words

Family

Mimesis in metal : the fate of Greek culture on Bactrian coins

Holt, F, “Mimesis in metal : the fate of Greek culture on Bactrian coins“, in Moorton, R. F, Titchener, F. B. (eds), The eye expanded : life and the arts in Greco-Roman antiquity,  Berkeley 1999, p. 97-104. 

Works In Disorder

Alcoholism in Hispanic youth the result of identity confusion?

Recently immigrated Hispanic youth experience high levels of stress when it comes to acculturation, and while they may seem to adapt to life in a new cultural setting better than their older counterparts, experts indicate Hispanic youth deal with their fair share of resulting health consequences. 655 more words

Latino Health

Education for Refugees

Introduction

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency known as the UNHCR, a refugee is defined as:

someone who, owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it…

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Social Research

Fez, the Américan

If you’re looking for a good laugh while watching some late night TV, That 70′s Show is always a great option. The show follows six friends, and each episode typically features one of them doing something crazy and hilarious. 439 more words

Sandy and Danny acculturation

Becoming a Pink Lady and a Jock

Throughout the movie Grease, Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko forego their identities in the hopes of being like the other. 554 more words