It may have been the first official week of summer break, but I spent the majority of this last week writing my term papers. They’re not actually due until the end of September, but because I don’t want to have to deal with them while I’m at home, I’ve decided to finish them before I leave in mid-August. 1,290 more words
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The photo immediately above shows the altar in the 6,000 square-foot Hall of Remembrance on the second floor of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, which is on 14th Street in Washington, DC. 554 more words
Now, I’m not a booktuber nor a youtuber but the booktuber community is doing a pretty cool thing this week. Booktubeathon is a week where you challenge yourself to read seven books pertaining to an array of categories: a book with red on the cover, a book that’s been made into a film, a full series, a recommended book, a book with pictures and a book from a genre you’ve read least this year. 142 more words
Mr. President, Mrs. Clinton, members of Congress, Ambassador Holbrooke, Excellencies, friends: Fifty-four years ago to the day, a young Jewish boy from a small town in the Carpathian Mountains woke up, not far from Goethe’s beloved Weimar, in a place of eternal infamy called Buchenwald.