Archive for June 2007

The Globalization and Localization of American Folk Music

June 9th, 2007

This is a paper I wrote in 2005 for a globalization class at Virginia Commonwealth University that basically says that globalization is a Good Thing. This class was my second favorite class in my college career. My favorite class was Buddhist Reason and Debate. Globalization refers to the rapid dissemination of people, ideas, and goods

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Navigating the Interstate Highway System

June 6th, 2007

The Interstate Highway System, initiated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, connects most major cities in the United States. Primary routes are designated by a one-digit or two-digit integer with odd numbers representing north-south routes and even numbers representing east-west routes. The origin for numbering interstate highways begins in the south-west corner of the

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An Evolving Process

June 1st, 2007

A master plan is a written document, generally supplemented by illustrations, that documents a vision and acts as a framework for future decision-making regarding development of the physical setting. While most master plans consider long-term options for the purpose of avoiding doing something in the near-term that precludes future possibilities, master plans are usually only

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