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Reflective – Rory O’Connell

In the beginning of this semester I had no idea what to expect from this class. I knew that it was a writing class that would have me think differently, and I knew that there would be several smaller papers that would … Continue reading

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Research Position – Rory O’Connell

Having Safety without Helmets It’s not surprising that countries with without helmet laws see much higher numbers in bikers. When it becomes a cultural norm to ride bikes many people chose to join in on a healthier lifestyle. In countries … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Essay – Rory O’Connell

Wearing Helmets for less Risk Helmets are designed to effectively protect the head of bikers in case of an accident. When bikers fall helmets have been show to reduce chances of head injury by 85%. In hospitals, 7% of head injuries in … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Causal Argument: Team O’Connell

The Weakness in Bitcoins Team Leader: Rory O’Connell 3 Members: Chris DiSarcina 4, Nicole Clark 1, Daniel Primavera 2 Our Thesis: Bitcoin’s inevitable failure will be caused by its vulnerable and unstable market value. Our Argument:  Bitcoin sites, because they are online, are vulnerable to DDoS (Distributed … Continue reading

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Causal Essay – Rory O’Connell

Helmets Providing Safety by Preventing Biking It’s not surprising that countries with no helmet laws see much higher numbers in bikers. People tend to feel more criticized about their helmet hair and as a result many people choose to drive when they … Continue reading

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Definition Essay – Rory O’Connell

Safety is a large concern for many bikers but there’s a point at which it can actually make biking more dangerous. Helmets only address a small area of concern with biker safety, creating bike only lanes provides a safer and … Continue reading

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