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Recess: Spring 2015 Syllabus

Recess (REC 100)
M/W 2-3:20PM
328 Hard Patch of Grass Behind The Library

Course Description:
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Lapu-Lapu Shrine

Lapu-Lapu is a Filipino hero and was the ruler of Mactan, Cebu who fought and killed the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in the Battle of Mactan back in 1521.

Travel

Book Of Da Week: Over The Edge of the World

HISTORY this week and one almighty story about the first circumnavigation of the globe! Now “circumnavigation” is a mighty big word and it took us quite a while of studying its etymology before we could begin American historian Laurence Bergreen’s tome. 347 more words

Entertainment

Portugal city of Sabrosa kicks off sisterhood agreement with Cebu City with business trip

Delegates from Sabrosa, Portugal with Philippine Ambassador to Portugal Philippe J. Lhuillier after their recent visit to Sabrosa sister city Cebu. (from left to right, front row) Regional Business Association President Dr.

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News

Magellanic Clouds

Known to ancient navigators of the seas

as markers in their endless night sky,

looking like starry clouds, distant heavenly mountains,

named by one on Magellan’s Earthly circumnavigation – 34 more words

Outdoors

Rempah, Sebuah Sejarah Mahakarya dan Identitas Bangsa.

Mereka yang tidak menyukai sejarah mungkin tidak tahu bahwa hasil bumi negara kita, dulu sempat digilai dunia, terutama Eropa. Ya, saya sedang membicarakan rempah-rempah.

Posisi rempah-rempah di kalangan bangsawan eropa setara dengan perhiasan. 1,100 more words