Category Archives: Event

Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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GenMe

Generation Me Jean M Twenge, 2006 Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans are more confident, assertive, entitled and more miserable than before. Millennials, Net Generation, iGeneration, GenMe. Gen X are born in the 1960s and 1970s. GenMe was born in … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Why

April 28, 2017 Thirteen Reasons Why 13 Reasons Why is a Novel by Jay Asher. It came out in 2007.  Netflix released it as a 13 Episode Series on March 21, 2017. Since then, it has created much controversy.  While … Continue reading

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Las Cruces 2016

Las Cruces Las Cruces is the City of Crosses.  It is 3,908 feet above sea level.  The Rio Grande provides the Mesilla Valley with water for agriculture.  It has an estimated population of 101,643. It is 56% Hispanic or Latino, … Continue reading

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Nuclear

January 28, 2016 Nuclear The past couple of weeks have been nuclear in nature. I thought it fitting since I was writing about the natural nuclear explosion over Tunguska and watching the TV show Manhattan about the first Atomic Bomb. … Continue reading

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Weightless

April 25, 2003 Weightless As a child I would stand at the edge of the pool—usually at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Then I would let myself tumble forward into the water. The warm water would surrounded me and for a … Continue reading

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Arts and Sciences

July 16, 2002 Arts and Sciences Arts and Sciences is a good theme for the week. Generally, the term applies to a College of Arts and Sciences. It is a department or unit within a University and focuses on liberal … Continue reading

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