Author Archives: knriggins

Throw Out Bad Apples!


Make kids Appreciate their education by… throwing out the bad apples.

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Does reliance on technology make us too vulnerable?


It is no surprise (especially after this week’s readings) that technology and informational processing play a big part in our lives. From the global corporation to the individual, we rely heavily on information in our decision making. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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P-Safe Parking Department Needs a Serious Attitude Check


Honestly, I don’t know how I could possibly put in to words how disappointed, frustrated, and embarrassed I have been by the Public Safety Parking Enforcement Department. I am ashamed to have then associated with my University and am somehow … Continue reading

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The True Colors of Royal Dutch Shell


A corporation is like a person. Who they are is defined by the decisions they make and the actions they take. The same goes for the reverse. Not acting says just as much about a person or corporation’s character. The … Continue reading

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Brain teaser Questions


Robert Kaplan describes “people like ourselves — middle-class American and European readers of magazines like this one—as similar to riders in a stretch limousine, making our way through a mob of ragged and desperate people moving in the opposite direction” … Continue reading

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Too Big To Fail (TARP)


I decided to do my final paper on the issue of “Too Big to Fail.” The saying itself is a little misleading because it is not the actual size of an institution that threatens financial stability but rather the interconnectedness … Continue reading

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Our obsession with Fame.


‘Sunset Boulevard’ is a 1950s American drama named after the boulevard that runs through Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. The plot line stars an unsuccessful screenwriter  and a movie star named Norma Desmond who has fallen out of the spotlight … Continue reading

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