Category Archives: Humanities

The Leaders of Tomorrow

 You’ve probably heard it a million times before: the children of today are the leaders of tomorrow. But the reason that phrase is so overused is because it is true. In order for those children to become strong, benevolent, … Continue reading

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Issue 22 of Indianapolis News

The protagonist of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is a cancer-ridden 16-year-old girl named Hazel Grace Lancaster. Canonically, she does not pass away at the end of the book (spoiler alert- her lover Augustus does, though). But because she … Continue reading

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Someday You’ll Learn

School has been the most constant part of every student’s daily routine for their entire life. It stresses them out. It makes them worry. But it is a necessity. Children have to be educated in order to be a powerful … Continue reading

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Love, Death, and the Void

My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.   I first read The Fault in Our Stars by John Green at the age of eight. Obviously, at that time I read it for the predominant reason of showing off … Continue reading

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Make Me Pretty

When you meet someone, it is likely that the first thing you notice is their face—hair length, eye color, smile, et cetra. But it is their personality, who they are on the inside, that you must become familiar with in … Continue reading

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See You on the Other Side of the War

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Stand Up and Stand Strong

It’s 1775, and the colonists are enraged over Britain’s unfair taxation. The book Give Me Liberty—a quote by Patrick Henry that sparked the American Revolution—by L.M. Elliott writes from the view of thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Dunn, who lives a difficult life … Continue reading

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The World Turned Upside Down

The American Revolution was the first instance in history where a country broke free from its ruler. The idea of independence came from the people, who realized that a tiny island across the sea should not be able to rule … Continue reading

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The Ten Dollar Founding Father Without a Father

In 2004, Ron Chernow published a great biography, Alexander Hamilton, on a man most people had never heard of. Some may know him from the genius musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton: An American Musical, which premiered on February 17th, eleven … Continue reading

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Soldier Segei’s Sad Story

What had changed in Russia from 1905 – 1939? The rulers were very different. In 1905, Russia was ruled by a Tsar (Nicholas II), and the power was passed down from generation to generation. The problem during this time was … Continue reading

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