For the school year of 2013/14, the Honors Forum Lecture Series sponsored by the Maricopa Community College District was focused on the culture of competition. For the third installment of the series, Dr. Linell Cady stopped by Glendale Community College (GCC) in the spring to talk about religion and competition.
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Spring training baseball in Arizona is a tourist attraction in the early spring months. The players and coaching staff have benefited from the beautiful weather to prepare for the long season ahead. However, that is not the only benefit that comes from spring training. The Arizona economy is the ultimate beneficiary of spring training in the desert.
On April 2014th, Honors students from colleges around the west convened at the “mile-high” city of Denver, Colorado to participate in the 2014 Western Regional Honors Conference (WRHC). The WRHC is an annual convention held for three days during which Honors students get the opportunity to formally present their research projects in the form of a lecture or presentation board to their fellow peers from different colleges.
The theme for the Honors Forum Lecture Series for the 2013-14 academic year was “The Culture of Competition.” During the last lecture of the series, Kimber Lanning spoke about “Finding a Place in the New American Economy”. The lecture was hosted by Mesa Community College (MCC).
What happens when one drops an animal off at a pound? Picture this: a tearful child waving goodbye to his pet at the pound, distraught that he could not take care of it. As the animal walks down the corridor to meet its fate, whimpering cries bounce off the wall and a smell of dirt mixed with toxic moisture lingers in the air. It is at this moment, walking through this dank hall, that the animal knows. The animal panics, ears become flat, and its posture slackens.
She was nervous. She took a shallow breath. She thought of what she was going to say once the camera was on. She went to her room and picked out a book. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green seemed to be a good first video discussion. She let out a breath and turned on the camera. She was ready for this.