In this age of technological advent, it is inevitable that education spans across many platforms. Gone are the days of sitting in a classroom, listening to your teacher drone on about topics you just simply do not care about. Technology has said so long to bone dry textbooks with horrifyingly phrased sentences like “african’s immigrated […]

History as subject has always been something that I enjoyed greatly, but this would not be cultivated as a serious passion of mine until I became an undergraduate student at SUNY Cortland. It has been argued for years now that the way history is taught to k-12 students is in need of restructuring. History teachers […]

The Baby Brigade’s Brilliant Businesswoman

November 28, 2018 | Comments Off on The Baby Brigade’s Brilliant Businesswoman

When we think about women who left an impact on American history, names like Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and Margaret Sanger come to mind. Without a doubt, all of these women have rightfully reserved their places in American history as intelligent and powerful individuals who have left an impact not only on American history but […]

Saturday Night’s Alright (For Walking)

November 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Saturday Night’s Alright (For Walking)

“What have I done?” “Have I just doom myself to a lifetime of teaching children questionable, curriculum mandated American history?” “Why didn’t I just go for computer science like the rest of my friends?” “I love history, but what kind of idiot goes to school for something they love?”   21 years old and at […]

Review of Historical Fiction Novel INÉS OF MY SOUL by Isabel Allende

October 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Review of Historical Fiction Novel INÉS OF MY SOUL by Isabel Allende

Inés of My Soul was one of Isabel Allende’s first steps away from her carefully cultivated craft of magical realism, a form of story telling that was created by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, and into the realm of historical fiction. A stark difference from her other novels, Inés of my Soul has failed to gain […]

Saul Friedländer’s FRANZ KAFKA: THE POET OF SHAME AND GUILT Review Analysis

October 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Saul Friedländer’s FRANZ KAFKA: THE POET OF SHAME AND GUILT Review Analysis

Franz Kafka is potentially one of the most discussed and simultaneously most ambiguous authors of contemporary literature to date. The author’s identity as neither fully Czech, German, or Jewish was a perpetual source of his own internal conflict. In this book published as part of Yale University Press’s “Jewish Lives” series, Saul Friedländer attempts to […]

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