Genealogist publishes on American roots

Susan Altman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2013

Some individuals can already trace their family back for several generations, and they can even name their third cousins twice removed. Others may not know the identities of their grandparents, but hope to discover more. No matter...

Harden’s account of prison camp

Susan Altman, Guest Writer

January 29, 2013

North Korea has long been a nation shrouded in mystery. Few from outside its borders may visit, and those that do manage to gain access are often only allowed to see a meager portion of the country. Its inhabitants are often unable...

George Takei: “Star Trek” to social media

Susan Altman, Staff Writer

January 19, 2013

While primarily known as Sulu in the groundbreaking science-fiction series “Star Trek,” actor George Takei has achieved quite a lot in his seventy-five years.  In addition to his acting roles, Takei has also served as an...

My Thoughts Be Bloody addresses sibling rivalry

Susan Altman, Staff Writer

November 13, 2012

A casual observer of United States history may be familiar with the name John Wilkes Booth. They may know he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln shortly after the official end of the Civil War, and that the ensuing manhunt...

The untapped potential of the introverted

Susan Altman, Staff Writer

October 16, 2012

Apart from their fame, did you know that Rosa Parks, T.S. Eliot, Sir Isaac Newton, J.K. Rowling, and Steven Spielberg have something in common? All of them possess (or possessed) a shared personality trait: the tendency towards...

Story of a rancid romance

Susan Altman, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

In his first published work, “Warm Bodies,” up-and-coming novelist Isaac Marion expands upon the world of literary romance in a rather shocking fashion: by throwing zombies into the mix. However, the zombies of this work...

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