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Shhhh….don’t tell Mr. Williams that I actually just read a transcript of the speech instead of listening to it. But I read it in Obama’s voice so we’re even, right? Anyways, I think this is the first time I’ve ever actually read or paid attention to a full state of the union address. Sure, I’d […]
A response to the blog prompt for English III AP at consolapiii.wordpress.com…. Perhaps the most interesting fact about The Great Gatsby –even more intriguing than the fact that it was as popular as pin-up girls during the sausage-fest of World War II –is the fact that the now-infamous book was considered a “dud” when it first came […]
Chien-Shiung Wu was born in Liu ho, China on May 31, 1912. Her father, formally an engineer, became a revolutionary during the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty. Both of Wu’s parents encouraged women’s education and even created their own elementary school. After elementary school, Wu then attended the Suzhou Girl’s School. Much to Wu’s dismay, […]