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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Cultural History
Karissa Aguilar

Mummies: Behind the Wraps

From pyramids to hieroglyphics, it is no surprise that ancient Egypt is known for its strange, unique, and specific rituals that tie into their spirituality. Many

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Classical History (600 BCE-600 CE)
Analina Devora

An Inside Look at the Brahmin Varna

The caste system separates many individuals of the Hindu religion into social classes known as varnas. This system, though traditional and thousands of years old,

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Cultural History
Trey Whitworth

The Tale of Izanami and Izanagi

The story of Izanagi and Izanami is the creation myth of the Shinto religion that is told in the Nihonshoki, Kojiki, and Kogoshui, which are “collections

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Cultural History
Victoria Sanchez

The Mandate of Heaven

According to historians, the Shang Dynasty in China lasted from 1766 to 1122 B.C.E., and it had a big impact on setting the fundamental characteristics of early

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Descriptive Article
Bryce Cardwell

The Birth of Jamestown

Death, illness, and rebellion: these are a few of the effects that came about during the early years of settlement at Jamestown. It began in the year 1607.

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Cultural History
Sergio Avila Roque

Ransom E. Olds: Drawing the line

Few people know the name of the person who was awarded the very first United States patent for automobile carriages. Even fewer people know that this person was also responsible

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Academic Explanatory
Celina Resendez

Frank Capra’s Cinematic Therapy

Films like, “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” and “It’s a Wonderful Life” have been enjoyed by American audiences for decades and

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Political History
Maranda Avina

The “Shot Heard Round the World”

“BANG!” The first shots were fired on the village green at Lexington, Massachusetts on April 18, 1775. The British initiated the battle at Lexington, followed by Concord, Massachusetts.

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Art History
Priscilla Reyes

Figurines in Europe and China

Since the early stages of human life and prosperity, art has used by different societies to display their craftsmanship and to demonstrate their beliefs. Two types of

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