Gentrification: Aint what its cracked up to be
Gentrification is the renovation of impoverished areas with the hopes of attracting middle
class and wealthy citizens. Although it is seen as a way to improve the community, gentrific
Running head: The Marijuana Industry
The Marijuana Industry
December 8, 2016
The Marijuana Industry
The Marijuana industry has the potential to create the largest economic boom seen in
recent history if legalized. Because of the revenue it alre
This topic is one that can be broken down to one simple idea. If the federal government gave
everyone one million dollars, what would be the tangible value of one million dollars? It would be worth
nothing. Now replace one million dollars with
CCS120 Thesis Statement
The topic I chose for the writing assignment is the Marijuana Industry. My thesis statement is; The
Marijuana industry has the potential to create the largest economic boom seen in recent history if
legalized by the federal governm
a. The state of Colorado saw a revenue of $996.2 millions dollars last year in
medical and recreational sales of marijuana.
b. The Marijuana industry has the potential to create the largest economic boom seen
in recent hist
Welcome by John Ebersole
Why did you choose Excelsior College?
What major points were covered by John Ebersole that were inspiring
to you and why?
What do you think of the comment John Ebersole made in regards to
Excelsior College placing the students at
2. 02/29/2016 04/24/2016
3. Humanity, Diversity and The Liberal Arts, On Course: Strategies for Creating
Success in College and in Life, and Issues for Debate in Sociology.
4. Starts on Monday, ends on Sunday
1. After assessing each one of my classes that I have to take and have taken I
have determined that English I and English II have been the most off-track
courses I have taken for my degree. Many co-workers have told me that I
Values and Their Diminishing Qualities
Gino, F., & Mogilner, C. (2014). Time, money, and morality. Psychological
Science, 25(2), 414-421.
Reed, A. I., Kay, A., Finnel, S., Aquino, K., & Levy, E. (2016). I dont want the money, I
just want your
I have chosen to write my paper on the topic of teaching values. This topic
was intriguing to me because I see this topic diminishing in our society every day.
Many people would throw out their values (or lack there of) to gai
I found that the Smarthinking service was VERY helpful. They were very
quick to respond and with that quick response time, still managed to provided 2
pages of useful tips, criticism, and compliments. They also provided links
Day in and day out, class after class, information is remembered, and
information is forgotten. Most of the time the forgotten information is math, science,
history, things of that nature. Few people realize that with knowing
Many people would throw out their values (or lack there of) to gain something
that traditionally would come after values. An example of this would be throwing
out values for money. Some men and women would give up the
Journal Entry 13
I have learned that I spend a lot of time either at work, or doing homework. Most
of my time was spent in the Not Urgent, Important quadrant. The reason for this
is, almost everything I do throughout the day
1. Sentence Stems
a) An outer obstacle that stands between me and my success in college is
the pressures of work. The pace that we are working at becomes very
demanding at times and requires me to stay later than usual
Journal Entry Question #2:
I found that I had higher scores in all the areas that have to do with taking
responsibility for how I perform and how successful I am. I find that it is no one
elses responsibility other than mine
I found that Googling the author was a very helpful question. The reason for
this is most people wouldnt think to want to know the credentials of the
author, however this can play a huge role in how credible the article really
Throughout the keyword search process, I have learned that OneSearch is a
great tool to use to find credible resources that will help with the research paper.
While it is a great tool, it also takes a while to get the right co
Seeing this as the first assignment I was worried if I even had the time to give a call to my academic
advisor. I have spoken with her in the past but I never felt the need to ask these specific questions.
There were a few things I wish I would have asked
For this assignment we are to choose what our final paper will be on. I am choosing the topic of
My thesis statement will be Womens rights have come a long ways over the past century not only in
The search process for me was a little bit of a surprise. I am use to the conventional google search.
Google will give you a little bit of everything and you have to sift through a lot to get what you want.
OneSearch helped me na
Looking through all my assignments, there are a few things I have learned throughout this class. The first
one was about the assignment about the time management. Typically most of my time was spent in
quadrant 2, importan
This weeks assignment was to submit our first draft to Smart thinking. This is the first time I have used
this resource. In the past, I have had to use Turnitin for other classes. The first time I was a tad confused
Which questions from the reading were the most helpful in evaluating your sources?
The best question from the reading was Is the coverage of the topic complete. I found that I
unconsciously do this while looking for sour
1.1 An outer obstacle that stands between me and my success in college is working a full time job.
Finding time to complete homework as well as find a work, home, and school life balance is difficult.
1.2 Someone besides m
The most challenging course I am taking this semester is Ethics HUM300. It is not necessarily the fact
that the material is hard that makes it difficult. It is the fact that there is a lot of reading, and that you
By doing this self-assessment it clarified my strengths and weaknesses. The areas where I scored the
highest were pretty close between discovering self-motivation, accepting personal responsibility, and
adopting lifelong learning. I agree with the results
By using the last two days, it doesnt exactly reflect normal day to day activities due to it being an
eventful weekend. So I used Thursday and Friday instead. I would like to say that I have done this
exercise previously in a 7 h