Category Archives: Humanities

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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Living Life to the Fullest

 For my multimedia blog post, I decided to do a podcast on theme. This was a new form of media that I have not really explored before, so I thought it would be good to give it a try. … Continue reading

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Imminent Death

It isn’t rare for your favorite book character to die, especially for avid readers such as myself. It hurts a lot every time, but authors seemingly enjoy killing off their best protagonists. I believe that under the false explanation of … Continue reading

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The Innocence Behind the Bloodshed

 A short documentary on the Boxer Rebellion.

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Burn. Kill. Destroy.

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I was Born with Water on the Brain

In my multimedia, I created a found poem. I tried to make it resemble the book cover of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, which is also the book the poem is about. You can … Continue reading

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The Rarest Indian in the World

Different cultures, races, traditions and more exist across the world. They may not understand each other completely and be conflicted, but we can all overcome those differences eventually with an open mind.  There are many themes throughout The Absolutely True … Continue reading

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The More I Love, the More He Hateth Me

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Sweet Home Alabama

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