Category Archives: Arts & Culture


Eight female authors your class should know for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’


By Gabby Shacknai Jane Austen is known throughout the world as one of the most prominent female writers in English literature. While Austen’s works are celebrated…read more

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75th anniversary of the Grapes of Wrath


This year marks the 75th anniversary of the American classic ” The Grapes of Wrath” written by acclaimed author John Steinbeck. Use this resource collection…read more

Arts & Culture

#MyZeitgeist: 2013 Student Challenge


zeit•geist noun, often capitalized \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place From the tsunami in the Philippines to Edward…read more

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Instagram Beauty Contests Can Be Harmful to Girls


While most photos shared through the social networking site Instagram are inoffensive snapshots of everyday life, pageants known as #beautycontest, are gaining followers and sparking…read more

Arts & CultureTechnology

Young Actors Achieve Big at the Oscars


Each year, the Academy Awards, better known as the “Oscars”, celebrate the best films and documentaries with categories ranging from acting, directing and screenwriting, to…read more

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