October 2016

Classical History (600 BCE-600 CE)
Yesenia Cardenas

The Day Pompeii was Gone

During the First Century, war and illnesses were common killers in the Roman Empire. However, in the year 79 CE, Mount Vesuvius would show the

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Academic Explanatory
Celina Resendez

America Loves Lucy

Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Awards for Best Explanatory Article Most Captivating/Engaging Article Best Use of Multiple Images Best Introductory Paragraph Best

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Cultural History
Joshua Tinajero

Hunters of the Old Stone Age

Ever wonder how natural instinct aided in our species’ remarkable triumph against the endless dangers of the Paleolithic Age? We should not underestimate the amazing feat of

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Cultural History
Kimberly Rios

Shang Dynasty Oracle Bones

We have all had our fair share of curiosity when it comes to predicting our future. We buy magic 8 balls, and go to fortune tellers. This

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Cultural History
Ivanna Rodriguez

The History behind Noah’s Ark

Over the years there have been several adaptations regarding the biblical story of Noah’s Ark, whether the comedy film starring Steve Carell, or a film narrating

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Classical History (600 BCE-600 CE)
Nathan Cantu

Becoming a Spartan Warrior

Around 800 B.C.E., the Greek people were emerging as an Aegean power because of the growth of their many urban centers: city-states called poleis. These poleis functioned

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Classical History (600 BCE-600 CE)
Alyssa Almaguer

“The Way” of Daoism

With every bad situation there is a good side, but with every good situation there is a bad side. Everyone has heard some variation of

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Classical History (600 BCE-600 CE)
Priscilla Reyes

The Upanishads: Foundations for Hinduism

The earliest form of Hindu tradition occurred during the Vedic period in Indian history.1 The Upanishads, works of philosophical thought, were a major contribution to the

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