When someone mentions spring break, we imagine beaches, parties and music. A week where we can step back from all the work and have fun again. Well if you were to ask someone from the African American community, in let’s say…southern Alabama during this same week in March. You would get the exact opposite response. […]Read more "Spring Break in 1965"
Anyone who is anyone is familiar with the fact that the world’s continents once fit together into one huge supercontinent called Pangea. What many of us don’t know is that Pangea was only the last of a series of supercontinents that formed and split apart multiple times after the Earth formed 4.5 billion years ago. The very first supercontinent […]Read more "We Are Earth’s Experiment"
I remember first hearing the saying, “Beer before liquor, you’ve never been sicker. Liquor before beer, your in the clear.”, from my dad during one of his painfully long fatherly advice speeches. I never quite got to understand and find out for myself whether it were true until my freshman year of college. What? Of course I […]Read more "The More Liquor, The Sicker?"
It’s safe to say that many of us Americans know very little about why our society is the way it is and why we live the way we do. Yeah some European pilgrims found Plymouth Rock like forever ago. Yeah we fought, what was the greatest military force in the world at the time, the British […]Read more "Who Cares What Happened 212 Years Ago?…. You Should"
For the past decade and a half, since 9/11, there has been this belligerent animosity towards the middle east in general, the religion they believe in, what they look like, how they speak, even though the majority of Americans couldn’t name five countries in the middle east. We have been taught and coerced by propaganda […]Read more "Why’s Everyone Hatin’ on the Middle East?"
Quicksand?! Like the unescapable trench of sand that can pull down any object to it’s death?! Ehhh not exactly. Quicksand is actually more of an invention of the movies and the imagination. Quicksand is more dense then water, and I don’t know what y’all learned in chemistry class but what I learned was that the […]Read more "How Deadly Is This Killer Quick Sand?"
In honor of the big game, as many of you gnarly Pats fans know, or maybe you’re just a football guru in general, the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX, whatever the hell that number is in roman numerals, this past Sunday in Glendale, Arizona. What you may not know is that 13 years […]Read more "Thirteen Years Ago, Today, The Legacy Began"