Category Archives: Humanities

Capstone Project

 The Capstone project was a great learning experience for me. During the research stage of the project, I learned new information about China’s energy production. It was really interesting to study China’s renewable energies and fossil fuels energies. This project … Continue reading

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The Power of Censorship

Book Picture by Austin Lu “IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN” (Bradbury, 1) In the society of Fahrenheit 451, firemen burn books rather than putting fires out. Montag, the main character, is a fireman. The people in this futuristic American … Continue reading

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Two Worlds Divided

The Karakoram Highway (23) Nature’s beauty is shrouded by human’s waste. The snowy mountain’s magnificence, hidden from our eyes. The sickening smog becomes an impenetrable barrier, blocking out the nature, never to be seen. The highway down below only sees … Continue reading

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Sacrifices

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay by Austin Lu “To survive, sacrifices must be made” The entire trilogy of The Hunger Games is based on sacrifice, whether it is Katniss taking her sister’s place in the Hunger Games, or killing other … Continue reading

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Chinese Cultural Revolution

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Chinese Revolution CommonCraft Video

What changed in China as a result of the revolution?  The Chinese Cultural Revolution setback China and its economy, creating 10 years of bloodshed, torture and disaster. Mao needed to devastate his enemies, so he falsely  claimed that the party was invaded by … Continue reading

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Russian Revolution

25/8/1939 Sergei (Austin) It has been 15 years since Vladimir Lenin died. In theses 15 years, Russia has changed a lot. For these past few years, I have worked ambitiously. My efforts have earned me a General rank in the … Continue reading

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Always Watching

1984 by Austin Lu In the year 1984, Winston Smith lives in Oceania, a place where everyone is controlled and oppressed by the party. The party eliminates human individuality with an always watching “Big Brother”. Defying the ban on personality, … Continue reading

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Maybe

Maybe by Austin Lu Anyone can turn in to anything, that is the theme of my book. My poem started off with describing “he” and his innocence as a child. The poem goes on with talking about “him” and how he … Continue reading

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The Boxer Rebellion Video

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