September 2016

Cultural History
Jeanette Wimberly

Indo-European Language: The Origin

Communication among humans is essential, and as we evolved, we have come to master the art of speaking. Through time and research, linguists have come to

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Descriptive Article
Rafael Ortiz Salas

Jericho: The First City

The Neolithic Era began between six to twelve thousands years ago, when our ancestors discovered that instead of hunting and gathering, they could live in one

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Cultural History
Oscar Sepulveda

Witches: The Hocus Pocus in Salem

Why would adults in Salem, Massachusetts in the 1690s take the accusations of nine year old girls seriously? During the seventeenth century, New England had grown diverse.

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Cultural History
Alyssa Almaguer

Set in Clay: The Origins of Writing

Written language, which is perhaps taken for granted in the 21st century, was not common for early civilizations. Around 3,000 B.C.E. the first writing system was

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Catholic Heritage
Trey Whitworth

The Peace of God and Truce of God

The Peace of God was a medieval religious movement that aimed to keep the constantly warring nobles of Europe in check.1 The Peace of God movement originated in France during the

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Descriptive Article
Kassandra Guillen

The Hammurabi Code: Amelu vs. Muskenu

Within the years 1792 and 1750 BCE, one of the most influential rulers known in ancient history emerged in the Babylonian Empire. Hammurabi took the throne as

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