Josiah McGee is a sophomore political science major who visited Israel this summer. Shortly after visiting Israel, I learned that Hallel-Yaffa Ariel, a girl barely a year older than my sister, was stabbed and murdered [more]
By David Thomas Department of History Some of what passes for common knowledge about the Civil War is not knowledge at all. We “know” that Civil War doctors performed thousands of amputations, many of them [more]
Two photojournalists died while covering the continuing violence in Libya, April 20, leaving behind mourning families and colleagues and providing a visual of the sacrifices and dangers photographers and journalists face while reporting on war. [more]
During the Vietnam War, the most adept Morse Code operators could receive upwards of 40-words-per-minute.
Take a moment to swallow that statistic: in 60 seconds, these operators could comprehend 40 words, composed of several characters, transmitted in a rapid series of blips. Can you imagine the level of concentration required? [more]