Author Archives: mnickels

Clear, clean water…yum


My idea to improve the world is to one day have clean water available for everyone living on our lovely mother earth.  Everyone should be able to get clean water from a source near them, especially since it is essential … Continue reading

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Where are my options?


From freshman to junior year, I lived in campus housing.  I went from a triple room to a mod to a large double in Lari Cottage.  Going from a dorm to a mod sophomore year made that year a whole … Continue reading

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In Denial


The case of Shell entailed more than just the oil company; the Ogoni people and the land they used to subsist were affected by Shell’s oil wells.  The company’s involvement in Nigeria caused many problems for the people there and … Continue reading

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Preguntas


1.  How instrumental are 0% interest loans to the success of Kiva? What would happen if interest bearing loans were created? 2.  According to “Campaigns and Movements,” “membership in a movement requires the ability to see particular campaigns for particular … Continue reading

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Fracking


I found this interesting article about fracking on Google news today about how an oil company in Britain might have caused earth tremors from fracking to find natural gas.  Check it out

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Wager…wages…?


For my final paper, I am thinking about writing it on the wage discrepancies between the higher and lower classes.  After reading about the Wal-Mart cases and their wages they pay their employees and playing around with the State of … Continue reading

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Going Back in Time


I saw Alfred Hitchcock’s move “North by Northwest,” and I, like Rick, have never liked old movies.  I have tried to watch older movies and I can never get into them. I feel like they don’t have much of a … Continue reading

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