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How Would the Great Charlton Heston Fare in Today’s Cinema Industry?

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The effects of alcohol use on academic achievement in college

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Alcohol consumption becomes a controversial issue when it comes to its association with poor academic achievements. Indeed, there is no doubt that alcohol drinking may harm college and school attainment. Scientific research backs up this hypothesis by concrete data analyses. Besides, we put forward certain valuable solutions for the next decade that may help reduce the academic performance deficiency caused by alcohol use. Social environment and excessive drinking Research conducted by Lorant, Nicaise, Soto, and d’Hoore supports the idea that the environments in which college students are situated have to do with the abusive and excessive alcohol consumption. These social settings could be on-campus residences and student dormitories where uncontrolled parties and other social events might take place. Based on their data analysis results, out of 6,992 students 25.4 % are heavy drinkers. Only 6% of the participating students have never drunk alcohol in the last year. According to their research, college responsibles have to take action against immoderate alcohol drinking among university students and sensitize them to the importance of alcohol consumption etiquette. The very study sheds light on heavy alcohol consumption in relation with factors such as adolescence, antisocialism, and pleasure. In addition, Lorant asserted that this trend …

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5 Tips to Choosing the Right Band for Your Wedding

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Choosing the right band for your wedding spells half the stress of making sure the right music and songs are already laid out for your “big day”.  In spite of the rising popularity of DJs, many couples still opt to hire an actual band to serenade and entertain them on their wedding day.  This makes weddings a lucrative gig for these bands all throughout the year and which makes it not surprising to see a lot of live bands offering services in your area. It is easy to find a live band for your wedding, what’s challenging is to find a band that will perfectly suit your needs and preference. If you are clueless on how to find the right band for your wedding, you may follow these tips.   Start and Book Early   It is generally known fact that weddings require months of preparations and that includes booking your band. Bands for weddings are usually hired 10-18 months before the wedding that will give both parties ample time to prepare.  Start looking for the right band early so you will get a shot at those that are most in demand and are known to offer the best services. …

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Healthcare For All, Y’all (We’re Already Paying For It)

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Please join us for a forum on the health, economic and social aspects of providing healthcare to all in the US. Joel R. Segal, who, as the senior legislative aide to Rep. John Conyers, was one of the lead staffers on the Affordable Care Act and co-authored HR 676, also known as “Expanded and Improved Medicare For All.” January 14th, 2018 at Blue Ridge Community College

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Asheville Yoga Center Fundraises for Asheville on Bikes

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Asheville Yoga Center is cycling into the New Year with Asheville on Bikes to help support eco-friendly transportation and bike safety in the community. Starting on January 1, there will be donation boxes in AYC’s studio and boutique locations for monetary contributions. On Thursday, January 25, 10% of drop-in and community-class sales will be donated to the charity along with a direct donation of $250.

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ROCK HARD FUNK FROM LANCASTER PA

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Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam from Lancaster PA returns to Asheville to perform at The One Stop @ Asheville Music Hall (55 College St) on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The show is at 10pm, 21+ and cash donation cover.

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10 Myths Related to Artists

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Have you always been fond of artists? If yes, then you may have heard some terrible myths related to them. The worst is, you might trust a few of these things, which are nothing but misconceptions. Life of an Artist It doesn’t matter if a person is a musician or a painter, a writer or an actor, all that matters is that he is an artist and is doing all that he can to entertain you. You have to be thankful for all the artists that you see on the screen, listen to in your earphones or admire for their words. It is not an easy thing to accept your art as a profession. Those who do it are quite courageous. Things may seem glamorous to you in the life of an artist, but there is no shortcut to success. When you magnify into the lives of artists, you notice how different they are than they seem on the screen or in their books. An artist’s life is not ordinary at all; he goes through storms to be where he has reached. You may have met an artist who had no idea about the term paper formatting during his college …

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Asheville Restaurant Week Jan 15-26 2018

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In its sixth year, Asheville Restaurant Week will take place over the course of 10 days during January 15-26, 2018 and kick-off with a reception at New Belgium Brewing on January 11 2018

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Sparking New Solutions to Aging in WNC

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Do you want to redefine aging? Join AARP North Carolina in the Mountain Region and the YMCA of WNC on Wednesday, January 10th from 4:00 – 6:30 PM at the Salvage Station in Asheville. We will celebrate those who participated in the Disrupt Aging Community Health Challenge and ignite a new year by challenging outdated beliefs and sparking new solutions so people can choose how they age as they live.

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First anniversary together: How to impress her

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Your first year of marriage was amazing and challenging in the same time. And now you are going to celebrate your first anniversary. Time can pass quickly when people are happy and your wife deserves the best on your first wedding anniversary celebration. You just need to organize the best celebration for your amazing wife. You need to choose at least two positions gift and restaurant and flowers of course. Also you have to decide what type of celebration you and your wife prefer a big family celebration or party for two.

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