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A Holiday in Andalucia

Andalucia (sometimes spelt Andalusia) is one of the six autonomous regions of Spain. It is in the south of the peninsula with an extensive Mediterranean coastline. The dramatic beauty and fascinating culture of this region make it an ideal holiday destination. Andalucia is a treasure trove of historical sites, fascinating cities, and rural tranquility. There […]

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Dorm Life and the Importance of Sleep

When I was in college, I ended up rooming with a dude who was finishing out his senior year. He knew all the tricks and all the hot little tips to surviving college. Through what I can only imagine was a combination of imagination, innovation and internet research (hey, don’t knock it – you’re reading […]

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Using the Internet for Research

A good library is indispensable. The internet is rapidly becoming equally so for the academic researcher. However, there are a number of factors to look out for when doing a search and using information from the web. Here is some good advice to follow to find authoritative and valid information. Everyone can go online, create […]

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The benefits of a tutor

If you’re attending college online, chances are that there is a section of the student web site that offers tutoring. Take advantage of this service! It’s usually included in your tuition, so there’s absolutely no reason not to use it. Most of us have trouble in one class or another, the problems for many people […]

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Stephen Hawking: An Extraordinary Physicist

Stephen Hawking is probably the best known astrophysicist today. Born in 1942, he is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. His publications for the general public on time and on black holes are best sellers. The man behind the work is as interesting as the scientific theories he proposes. Stephen Hawking […]

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Jacques Derrida: A Short Biography

Poststructuralism and Deconstruction are what Jacques Derrida is known for best but who was the man behind these pivotal ideas? The philosopher who is most familiar to scholars in the area of Literary Criticism and who, together with Baudrillard and Foucault, has had a significant effect on recent thinking was adept at failing examinations as […]

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