- Babylon: Ambar Villar
In the ancient world, the Fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia gave rise to some of the earliest civilizations. Historically, the Assyrians and the Phoenicians rank as two of the most influential civilizations to during this period. Both kingdoms had tensions with the Israelites. Their religions may have caused these tensions and sparked the wars between them. Each kingdom worshiped their own collection of gods and goddesses. Assyrians served their Mesopotamian gods that they shared with their Babylo...
- Tips for curly hair?
efThe New York Times points out that the late ruler's birthday, Feb. 16, efwill be recognized as "the Day of the Lodestar." North Korean state media had used the term "lodestar" in reference to Kim Jong Il, as well as for the name of long-range ckets the country tested in 1998 and 2009, the NYT reports.
Sieffwence Kim Jong Il's dath announcement on Dec. 19, his son and successor, Kim Jong Un, has made a significant push to establish himself as the reincnation of his grandfather and North Kore...
- old vs new
Writing Assignment #1
Here are the topic choices:
• Discuss how the main characters change (or don’t change) in "A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” Do you think the grandmother undergoes a transformation? Do you think the Misfit undergoes a change? What do you think O’Connor is trying to suggest about faith?
• Discuss themes of the Old South vs. New South or resistance to change in “A Rose for Emily.” How does the setting in the story connect with either of these themes?
- The Epistemology of Cindy Sherman: A Research Method for Media and Cultural Studies
Humanities research is widely
considered to be the sole
province of academic scholars,
yet avant-garde artists practise
their own versions of humanities
research. As critics, we tend to
applaud the avant-garde for its
anti-linear, anti-rational, anti-Enlightenment qualities, but we do so even as we continue
to reproduce the same form of criticism, employing linearity, rationality, and
the rhetoric of scientific realism.
Avant-garde artists invent research methods by using media as rese...
- Pierre de Fermet
Pierre de Fermat Pierre de Fermat was born in the year 1601 in Beaumont-de-Lomages, France. Mr. Fermat's education began in 1631. He was home schooled. Mr. Fermat was a single man through his life. Pierre de Fermat, like many mathematicians of the early 17th century, found solutions to the four major problems that created a form of math called calculus. Before Sir Isaac Newton was even born, Fermat found a method for finding the tangent to a curve. He tried different ways in math to improve the ...
- Doughlas coupland
- Douglas Coupland was born December 30, 1961 on a Canadian military base in Baden-Solingen, Germany. He returned to Vancouver at the age of 4 in 1965, was raised there. During his childhood, he had no religious upbringing and sleep was very important to the family: he and other family members often missed class because of the need to sleep. Coupland graduated in 1979 from Sentinel Secondary School in West Vancouver. After graduating Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver in 1984 from...
- Armenian Genocide
World War I gave the Young Turk government the cover and the excuse to carry out their plan. The plan was simple and its goal was clear. On April 24th 1915, commemorated worldwide by Armenians as Genocide Memorial Day, hundreds of Armenian leaders were murdered in Istanbul after being summoned and gathered. The now leaderless Armenian people were to follow. Across the Ottoman Empire (with the exception of Constantinople, presumably due to a large foreign presence), the same events transpired fro...
- Thurgood Marshall
Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908 and was raised in Baltimore. As he got older he started to follow his brother William Aubrey Marshall. They both attended a historical black college which was Lincoln University which was located in Chester County in Pennsylvania. Near the time of graduation he got married to a woman by the name of Vivian “Buster” Burey. They were married for twenty- five years but it ended sadly with her death caused by cancer in 1955.
After he graduated he tried ...
- Battle Royal
The play Richard II by William Shakespeare is about a King who failed to perform his duties as King. Shakespeare illustrates the need for a change in the mode of power from that which privileges inheritance to that which values competency. A rule by inheritance is depicted through King Richard, whereas a rule by competency is illustrated by Henry Bolingbroke. The play Richard II is an allegory to the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and her controversial reign of power in England. She, like Richard, w...
- Sydney Crosby
Biography - Sidney Crosby
Sidney Crosby was born on August 7, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Troy and Trina Crosby. He got a knack for hockey at a very early age, shooting pucks in the basement when he was just two years old and putting numerous dents in the family dryer. His father was a goalie, having played major junior hockey with the Verdun Juniors and was a 12th round draft pick of the Montreal Canadians in 1984. Though he never played professional hockey, he did put his son on the righ...
When referencing basic human rights such as the freedom of speech and association, liberty, and equal protection for all citizens in court, the term civil rights is used. Civil rights are the rights belonging to an individual by virtue of citizenship. By nature, these rights include the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and by subsequent acts of Congress including civil liberties, due process, equal protection of the laws, a...
- My Life
My hands are drenched as I give my mother her last bag. She closes the trunk loudly then slams the car door. I stand by her window and our eyes meet for a split second but, in that second it feels as if my whole world is a glass being shattered, dream by dream. A silent tear escapes my eye and as it drops, the time seems to stop. September 1, 2003, three days before my tenth birthday, the day my mother left.
I grew up with four adventurous older brothers. In a world where climbing tr...
- Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks was born on June 7, 1917, in Topeka, Kansas, the eldest child of Keziah (Wims) Brooks, a schoolteacher, and David Anderson Brooks, a janitor, who, because he lacked the funds to finish school, did not achieve his dream of becoming a doctor. Brooks grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents often read to her and encouraged her to do well in school, but she was a shy girl. According to George Kent, she was "spurned by members of her own race because she lacked social or athletic...
Athletic Training is a very interactive and hands on major. Every high school, college, and professional sports team has an Athletic trainer. Their main job is to help prevent and diagnose injuries that occur from sports. Here at Salem State there is an CAATE accredited Athletic Training Department. CAATE is the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The department works very hard to make sure the students succeed and go on to successful careers. Most students pick thi...
- What's eating Gilbert Grape
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape portrays a family that is dealing with the trials, tribulations, and also great times of having a member with a disability. The Grape family consists of Gilbert, Ellen, Amy, Mama, and of course, Arnie. The Grape family lives in an isolated town of Endora in a house that seems to be in shambles since their father died. In the beginning, Gilbert’s voiceover states that “living in Endora is like dancing to no music,” which one can definitely relate to after viewing this ...