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Famous Explorers Series – 800 feet from “There”

History is kind to the winners. But it’s not so generous to the also-rans. Abraham Lincoln is one of the most famous US Presidents – his mug adorns the five dollar bill. 590 more words

Make Your Personal Statement Personal

Colleges don’t just want bodies.  The entrance process is about your grades of course, but there are other things that matter.  You and your friends might be in the same AP classes and have similar scores; does that make you exactly the same?  388 more words

College

The Last of Us: Left Behind - Case Study

The Last of Us: Left Behind – Case Study

Bunmi Hazzan
Copyright © 2014

Introduction:

The aim of this case study is to examine the relationship between Ellie and Riley using Left Behind and American Dreams and look at how it affects Ellie’s character during The Last of Us. 563 more words

Ellie

Standing in the crowd: Objectivity in Sergei Loznitsa's Maidan

A phone rings and an unseen voice speaks: We’re still fighting, we’re in the Maidan.

This is one of the few pieces of dialogue in Sergei Loznitsa’s documentary film titled Maidan. 1,195 more words

ESSAY

Social Justice: Inspiration by the People For the People

Lucas Ambrezewicz

Professor Krag

English 1A

27 February 2015

“Oh freedom over me, Oh freedom / I’ll be buried in my grave before I’ll be a slave / No segregation over me, No segregation / I’ll be buried in my grave before I’ll be a slave” (Reed 24). 1,571 more words

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The Children of Moll Flanders: Infanticide Run Rampant

When reading through Defoe’s Moll Flanders, one thing that struck me as a reader was the complete disregard Moll had for all of the children to which she gave birth over the course of the novel. 408 more words

Robin Jeffrey

Why Do We Watch in Silent Desperation Instead of Take Action Against Injustices?

Lucas Ambrezewicz

Professor Krag

English 1A

30 January 2015

Why Do We Watch in Silent Desperation Instead of Take Action Against Injustices?

“First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out/because I was not a communist; Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out/because I was not a socialist; Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out/because I was not a trade unionist; Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out/because I was not a Jew; Then they came for me/and there was no one left to speak out for me.” (Niemöller 1). 1,189 more words

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