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The History of Witchcraft

Lily Pliske October 8, 2020

The Salem witch trials began in the spring of 1962 in Salem, Massachusetts. When a group of girls said the devil had possessed them. They went on to accuse several women in their village of witchcraft....

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The History of Diversity

Jess Winkler, Writer February 12, 2020

Diversity has been a problem for a very long time. We have been through thick and thin just to get to the point we are today. The history of when people were welcome and accepted is a very long list that...

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The American Revolution

Jess Winkler, Writer January 20, 2020

With Betsy Ross’s flag held high and soldiers slowly taking the high ground, we won the battle against Britain in Yorktown with many casualties and hard work leading up to the fight. In order to understand...

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Greek to Roman

Jess Winkler, Writer October 13, 2019

Greece and Rome have been at each other's throats for as long as Rome has been Rome. The Roman people were originally known as Etruscans until the Latins kicked them out. Rome has been to war with Greece...

History of the Christmas Tree

History of the Christmas Tree

Madison Rich, Writer November 16, 2018

Did you know that the use of evergreen trees was to celebrate the winter season before the birth of Christ? If so you might ask yourself, why do we decorate trees on Christmas? Well, Christmas trees were...

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