Articles By: Anna Schactler

A little less [his]tory and a little more [her]story

A little less [his]tory and a little more [her]story

by Anna Schactler History is taught in nearly every high school, but how many actually focus on women’s history? The answer is not many. We learn about general historic events and how countries and their economies were affected by various events. But we rarely go into depth on how women were affected. History teacher Erin Lynch is the only woman […]

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Conventional wisdom on Thanksgiving has been shaped by years of patriotism.

Myth Busters: Thanksgiving

by Anna Schactler Here in the United States, we interpret Thanksgiving as a day to commemorate the Pilgrims coming to America, right? Wrong. Over the centuries, we have built up an interpretation of this holiday that is far from it’s original meaning. For most people, Thanksgiving is a day to be thankful for all that we have and to spend […]

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