It is always an argument on whether or not college athletes should be paid. In this video Matthew Castillo tells his audience why he thinks college athletes should be paid. He makes a great argument and has plenty of details to back up his argument. Matthew states the majority of the college athletes use their sport as a gateway to the professional league. The graduation rates of college athletes are extremely low. One of the reasons being is that the NCAA makes it acceptable for college athlete to leave college early entering the professional league. The NFL only requires athletes to stay for only a minimum of two year before they could be drafted, one year for basketball player, and there are no restrictions for major league baseball. The less they have to worry about school the better; there main focus is the money and sport. In in is argument he stated that many college athletes come from poverty and cannot afford the expenses of college for too long so the only option they have is getting paid. If Universities paid their athletes a salary, beside the scholarship money than they receive then they wouldn’t have any reason to rush of to the professional league and graduation rate of athletes could possibly go up. His solution was to set a minimum wage for every college or get paid on how great the athlete’s performance is. This would help the work ethics of the players on the playing food. Athletes are the main source of income coming into the NCAA and don’t see one cent of it. It would only be fair to pay athletes a portion of what they bring in. This video was very information and had a great argument that many can learn from.
Should college athletes be paid? (by longhorn0412)
Living in today’s world, America has been a major influenced for other countries in the world, which mainly derives from our music, movies, food, and general attitude. Also, many countries have influence America as well. I believe that Japan has a major impact on the United States. There are many things we take from the Japanese culture, such as entertainment, electronics, martial arts, food, and one in particular is Japanese cars. Japan is well known for its cars and cars are one of the main sources of transportation in America. A great percentage of Americans drive a Japanese made car. The Japanese Automobile industry is the largest vehicle vendor in the world. Japanese cars overpopulated the streets, produced by companies such as Toyota, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan. Japanese car outnumbers America cars in the United States.
America has a great hip hop influence on the Japanese culture. Hip Hop being originated in the United States has spread all over the world. Hip Hop mainly attracts the younger crowd of Japan. Hip-hop music was proven to be a one-way street in Japan. Music from America travels to Japan and into the hands of Japanese youth, but Japanese hip-hop does not make it across the ocean to be bought by Americans. Although, this is so, the Japanese still continue to make their hip-hop music. The hip-hop culture of Japan is also influence by America’s fashion, with the trends of baggy clothes and all the come with the hip-hop fashion.
It’s really amazing how a country of any sort can have so much influence on another country. It fascinating to see how one country take from another and make it into their own, with the ideas and thoughts from where it originated. There are so many other world influences around the world, not just America and Japan alone.
All these persuasive games was pretty annoying to me, even while after reading the directions, they all had their own level of difficulty. The game, I will write about based on my research paper, is fat world, one that was somewhat okay. Fat World, the game, is about politics of nutrition. It explores the relationship between obesity, nutrition, and socioeconomics in the contemporary U.S. The game’s goal is not to tell people what to eat or how to exercise, but to help people manage things such as diet, budgets, the physical world, and regulation. Basically in the game you run your everyday live. It has little tutorials in which you can follow. At the starting of the game you chose your starting weight, your appearance, and health background. During the game you create menus in which you decide to eat, you can choose to exercise or not, and you have to run a restaurant to serve the whole town. The way in which you exercise, is by walking around the town, something I did the while game. Politics come into play because eventually in the game you can choose what can go on the shelves on the grocery stores. But, the way you live your life, will determine whether you live or die. In this game if you eat poorly your guaranteed to get fat; if you do not exercise you will walk around lazily. These factors eventually contribute to diseases and deaths. This game makes an effective argument, because it gets you to understand how obesity, nutrition, and politics, all come together. The setup of the game to me was somewhat weird, because although you collapse the tutorial menus it still seems to be in your way, and the way you could buy things also confused me. But I guess the overall lesson of this game was FIT OR FAT, LIVE OR DIE, YOU DECIDE.
Why do teachers always say do not use Wikipedia as source when doing research papers? Me, I personally think using Wikipedia can be helpful at times. Although it is a site that can be edited from people all over the world, it does have a factual approach to any topic in which you want to research. The goal was to see if Wikipedia and tumblr are good resources to use for the research topics in which we picked in our English class. The topic I choose was Obesity. As Wikipedia give and more scientific overview of obesity, Tumblr gives a more opinionated approach on why people think others are obese. Tumblr also shows lot of pictures dealing with food. This makes believe that most people think that obesity just occur from eating too much, when there are certainly other factors that causes it. Wikipedia gives facts about body mass and medical conditions it can cause. This is a more serious approach to me. Upon me searching through tumblr on the topic of obesity, it got a little playful at times. Some post were joking around about how much food they eat and how they don’t exercise and how they love their body. Other post where all about the statistics of obesity and how it has become a serious concern in the world. This leads me to believe that tumblr is bias. If Wikipedia and Tumblr were my only two sources to use, I do not believe my research paper would be as effective, although I could get some good information off both. I just think I that would have to go deeper into research to have a good research paper. So to answer the question, Wikipedia can be useful just as well as Tumblr, but it will not get you all the information you need.
Obesity in America is a growing epidemic? It is the condition of being very fat or fleshy. It is said that two out of every three adults are overweight and one out of every three children are too. Obesity causes numerous of health issues such as diabetes and heart disease. Obesity is most prevalent in the low-income populations of the country. In this paper I would like to examine the effects that obesity has on one’s life. Why is obesity so prevalent in the United States versus a country like France or Italy? Is it something about the way Americans serve or eat their food that causes our obesity rate to be sky high. When I look at clips or pictures from countries like France, it is unlikely that I see an overweight person, why is that so? I would also want to know what race, gender, and age are more prone to obesity and why. As I stated above obesity is most prevalent in low-income population, how could this be? These are the questions in which I would base my research paper around.
The sources in which I intend on using would be statistics on obesity rates in the United stated versus other countries. I hope to also examine sites with such information, first hand obesity victims, and also things such as medical analysis. I believe that this project will be fairly interesting, yet enjoyable because, although I know a little background about obesity, I don’t know as much as I believe I should know. Hopefully I generate enough information for 2500 words. The most difficult part of this paper for me would probably be coming up with a thesis statement that will convey my whole paper, and make an effective argument. Overall I am ready to dig in and see the results.
Ugg Boots commonly known for women’s wear can be quite expensive. I never knew that they were made for males too, until I watch the Tom Brady’s ad on ugg. Tom Brady a Super Bowl MVP, NFL player, has made some major moves across the football chats. He is also a model and a husband of a supermodel. Being that football is a tough masculine sport in America, would make you think that Tom Brady is the right person to use. I believe that this ad attracts football fans of his or football fans of the patriots, only. I say that because not everyone likes Brady or the patriots, but not everyone hates them. Although he has great football skills and has done great things to connect with the world, he is no Payton Manning in which I believe everyone loves. However this ad was one that I liked. The music and theme drew me in; it is one that could be remembered. When people look at this commercial, I still believe that they will still think as ugg as being overpriced. Just because they are now offered for men, doesn’t mean that the cost of them will change. This commercial is not as effective to me because of such audience that he is trying to persuade. Most people who watch Brady are males who don’t have much money, let only worry about a winter boot. If I was a male I would not buy these shoe, even if the world’s greatest football player try to persuade me. Although, I personally liked this ad, I think that some males may take this ad as being a joke or somewhat gay. I say that because they are for girls and should be worn by girls only. They should have gone about it a different way to try to persuade his audience.