April 2018

Academic Explanatory
Max Lerma

The Power of the WTO

In 1776, Adam Smith earned the moniker, “the father of economics”, upon the publication of his book, The Wealth of Nations.  This was the first

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African and African American Studies
Ana Gonzalez

Death by Ivory

Standing at an average height of 11 ft. and weighing 6 tons, the African elephant is the largest mammal walking the Earth. As they migrate

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Descriptive Article
Cristina Cabello

Betty Friedan: A Voice For All

In 1957, Smith College hosted the most important class reunion ever to be held in the history of America. Betty Friedan, a student of that

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Descriptive Article
Hector Garcia

Rachel Carson: The Downfall of DDT

Whenever one thinks of a real-life hero, one thinks of firefighters or policemen or even sometimes nurses. But we rarely imagine environmentalists as being heroes

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African and African American Studies
Belia Camarena

The Immortal Woman: Henrietta Lacks

It was January 29, 1951 when Henrietta Lacks found herself walking into the “colored” section of Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital. An African-American mother of five,

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Crime
Noah Laing

Michael Vick’s Secret

If there was one constant in Michael Vick’s life, it wouldn’t be fame, money, or playing football; it would be adversity. Ever since Vick was

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Crime
Destiny Renteria

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Capital punishment has been used in the United States since its independence from the United Kingdom and is still applied in many of the 50

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Cultural History
Suvesh Vasal

The Game Lost by Both Nations

The 1969 play-off match between El Salvador and Honduras (two teams that are not only neighbors but rivals) was filled with anticipation and aggression. This

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