Besides being entranced with the golden dome, “touchdown Jesus” also found a place in my heart. The Hesburgh Library is one of the most beautiful buildings on campus. It is appropriately named as well. Fr. Hesburgh was an influential leader on campus and throughout the world; he was an advocate for peace rather than violence. Under his tenure, the first female class was admitted into the university, and after serving as president, he was able to witness the first African-American valedictorian. I am sure a dream of Fr. Hesburgh was fulfilled on that spring day. Even after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, he continued to fight for equality in housing, employment, and higher education for minorities. Hesburgh’s attitude toward equality
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Krepice, Poland, July 27, 1917 Joseph Sher was born to Simon and Felicia Sher. Simon was a tailor mainly for priest. Joseph had five other siblings, three sister and two other brothers. As he grew up he learned that Jews were disregarded and second-hand citizens in Poland. But little did he know that it would get much worse for them.
African-Americans in the South after the Civil War were new to the concept of freedom, yet that very small two syllable word meant a lot to them. Slaves were not considered as a piece of property that could be used and abused by their slaveholders anymore. Slaves families were separated by the effects of slavery, so the freed slaves immediately tried to reunite with their families. News finally reached Texas about slaves being freed on June 19th, 1865, also called Juneteenth. Juneteenth is considered one of the oldest known celebrations that commemorated the end of slavery in the United States. The news of the Emancipation Proclamation did not reach Texas until about two years after its public awareness because there was little Union
MILLERSBURG — A Millersburg man is in custody, charged with drug trafficking, after local law enforcement found drugs and evidence of trafficking during a Monday search of his home.
The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is a vast, state funded college in College Park, Maryland. The college was established in 1856 as Maryland Agricultural College. The five star started in 1989 on a 420 section of land grounds.
Hampton University history, Samuel Chapman Armstrong. He was a key factor in the construction of Hampton, and everything that it is today. He was born in Maui, Hawaii. He attended Punahou school, and at the age of 21 moved to Massachusetts where he graduated from Williams college. After that, he spent his life advocating for equality, justice, and education. From his outstanding leadership in the military, to his valiant efforts in promoting the education of blacks, Armstrong proved himself to be a man of character.
My grandfather, George Eveleth, was eight years old when he and his family survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Their house also survived, and on that day, George sat on the front steps watching the parade of refugee’s stream passed on their way to the tent city in Golden Gate Park. His father left the house that morning and when he returned, he brought with him two items - an antique clock and a banjo. George took up the banjo and by the time he was in high school, he was playing professionally. Along the way he met and was mentored by a local percussionist and bandleader named Art Hickman.
You shoot up from your warm bed. You rub the sleep from your eyes and glance at the clock, which strikes 6:10. It seems as though your heart skips a beat. The cozy blankets try to keep you enthralled in their warm grasp as you jump from their reach. The bus to Buffalo leaves in twenty minutes and you should’ve woken up an hour ago. You frantically toss on your oversized sweatshirt and leggings and race to the kitchen, in hope that you have time to sneak a quick bite to eat. As you run in, you see that your mother has made you two slices of toast, crisp and crunchy, spread with a thick layer of creamy, melted butter. While running around the house, munching on the perfectly toasted bread, you quick grab your swimsuit and bag, which
Washington was selected by the United States Constitution to be our National Capital. Hand-picked by George Washington and designed in a grid by a French architect, it became the center of our nation and a hallmark of tourism. The city is rich with culture and life. According to Washington.org, DC is a place “where people live and visit, where restaurants and pubs buzz, where cabs are hailed, hotels are busy and friends laugh.” Why is this? Three prime reasons -its areas, monuments, and other attractions- cause this city to catapult to the forefront of touristic places.
As Mike Singletary once said, “A player responds to a coach who has the best interest at heart.” This is true for me and the rest of my team whenever Greg Schwebach is coaching. He is an amazing person on and off the the field or court.
RING!! Yeah class is done but I have 3 minutes to talk to my friends grab my things and get to the next class. Heineman Middle School should have longer passing periods. There are many reasons that we should have longer passing periods but here are just a few. The students and teachers need a break from teaching and learning. We also need more social time. The last reason is if we have a longer time to relax and socialize we will focus better in class.
“Anything can happen child. Anything can be”, Silverstein was an amazing children’s poet. The majority of his poems are very positive, happy and uplifting. His poems have been read by multiple generations and they will continue to be passed by for many more years to come. His poems are relatable for children, teens, and even adults. Silverstein loved his career and was very good at it as well. Although he’s mainly known for his children’s poems or children’s books this wasn’t his original plan, however it turned to be a great path for him take and made for a successful, happy life.
Originally built as Loew's Penn Theatre in 1927, then renovated and reopened as Heinz Hall in 1971. Now known as Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, a center for arts and concert hall located in the Cultural District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This 2,676 seat hall presents symphony concerts, Pops concerts, children's concerts and national Broadway touring shows every year. A home to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Lincoln Memorial is a design of the architect Henry Bacon who took Greek influence from a temple named the Parthenon to honoring the 16th president of the United States. Although the construction of the Lincoln Memorial began in 1914; it was delayed by the WWI and was finished on May 30, 1922.
Continuing with the extraordinary designs of Andrew J. Sanford and other designers, many innovative and desirable patterns would be introduced. Four extensive pattern lines were 433 Greek Key, 473 Narrow Flute with Rim, 1184-1189 Yeoman and 1180-1183 Revere.