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Past and Present: Resurrection Chapel

“Create a clean heart in me, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.”– Psalm 51.10

Ever since Rivier’s beginning, the chapel has served as a place of worship and prayer for students, sisters, faculty and staff alike. 84 more words

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Past and Present: The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.


The site of the Alamo Mission in San Antonio helped give birth to Texas. Originally it was known as the Mission San Antonio de Valero and served as a Franciscan mission and fortress compound. 739 more words


qmunicreate #04: Past and Present

An anthology of creative writing from students at the University of Glasgow, in 7 parts under the theme of Past and Present:

Nostalgia Makes Us Silver… 52 more words

Talking to the Past

Talking about the past is important. Many historians and politicians (from Thucydides to Churchill) have emphasised the usefulness of the past due to its ability to teach us lessons for the future. 141 more words

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Past and present: The Regina Library

To improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often. –Winston Churchill

Florence Hall, the original site of Rivier College’s library. c. 1950… 132 more words

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How America looked like before the EPA cleaned it up

This is what America looked like before the EPA cleaned it up…It wasn’t pretty

Outflow Pipe from the Oxford Paper Company into Androscoggin River

❝ In 1970, Republican President Richard Nixon signed an executive order creating the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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Refugees and the definition of Syria, 1920-1939

The wheels of academic writing turn slowly.

It’s seven years since I first gave a talk at a workshop in Princeton outlining some ideas about how the arrival and settlement of refugees in Syria helped to define the modern state’s territory, institutions, and national identity. 878 more words