Category Archives: Arts & Culture

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

#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

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

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

What Does Lady Gaga’s Asia Tour Say About the Global Economy?


Lady Gaga recently kicked off her “Born This Way” tour in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, and will travel to Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Taipei,…read more

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