Day: December 9, 2007

  • Beowulf: The Hero Within

    Shakespeare had once said, “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born with greatness, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Stories about great heroes have been mentioned in folktales, legends, mythology, and even

  • The Act of Vengeance, Always Bad?

    The concept of vengeance is very important to clarify for the public and for this class because it is so over used in today’s society. The people that use this stereotype are not up to par or up to the caliber needed to use it properly. Vengeance is not

  • How A Roller Coaster Works

    Roller Coasters originated from the ice slides built in Russia during the 1400’s, today we see these large structures at Amusement parks across the country. Some roller coasters are those large steel or wooden structures that people like to sit in a

  • William S. Burroughs Biography

    American writer, painter, spoken word performer, and legendary persona, William S. Burroughs left behind a deep wave on popular culture that has rippled beyond the realm of literature exclusively. A preeminent figure of the Beat Generation, Burroughs

  • The Poor American Child

    Child poverty is an alarming problem in the United States that affects every person in the United States, regardless of economic status, age, race, or gender. In 2001, 11.7 million children, or 16.3 % of