Homework. Almost every student has had to endure it, and about that same number has complained about it all the way through – myself included. For these countless victims, homework, after a while, can begin to feel like a Groundhog Day of stress. Hour after hour, day after day, weekContinue Reading

With all the turmoil and unrest this year, it is worthwhile to sit back and reflect on our lives… and our cultures. Our country is very diverse, and sometimes it is important to appreciate the values of it. As many Americans know, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from mid-September toContinue Reading

The zero-sum fallacy is the assumption that economic transactions are based on a fixed pie in which what is gained by someone is indefinitely lost by someone else. The political left often wrongfully believes landlords extort tenants, and the government must act as a third party. This couldn’t be furtherContinue Reading

Recently there has been a lot of talk about climate change. We have people on both ends of the spectrum who believe that we need to take action to try to reverse the effect of climate change and we have people who are in denial about climate change and claimContinue Reading

How often have you heard this narrative? A hardworking student pushes through school for thirteen years, taking all the advanced and honors classes they can, doing well on exams, captaining varsity sports teams, leading clubs and community service organizations, and their parents spending a fortune on tutoring and extracurricular activities.Continue Reading

Stupid, retard, freak, fat, gay; these are the words that the average bully uses to make his or her victim feel weak and alone. All over America,  kids are being bullied at schools, sometimes to death. But with the use of technology we now, not knowingly carry the bullying homeContinue Reading

Important changes in the way we tell history have occurred simultaneously with major changes in the technology of the press. In the early years of the Republic, politicians created, sponsored, and controlled newspapers to further their interests. People who spoke out against these interests were often discredited. John Peter Zenger,Continue Reading

Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my! Flashing lights, cheerful music, children and families together to enjoy a show filled with excitement. The first circus to open in the United States was held in Philadelphia, 1797. Horses were being used in circuses since the late 1700s. Over multiple years, theContinue Reading

What will you tell your children about how life used to be when you were a kid? Will you reminisce about going on a school field trip to the zoo? What about your summer vacation? These simple yet memorable events are the foundations of childhood. However, the world around usContinue Reading