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T.S Eliot, The Hollow Men

The Hollow Men, by T.S. Eliot wrestles with themes such as emptiness, the after-life, and human existence, in a pessimistic view that can be seen throughout modernism. Even before the poem really starts there is an epigraph that says “A…

Emily Dickinson poem analysis: 236

In poem 236 Emily Dickinson feels as though she has found a greater sense of faith and better relationship with God in her home, than anyone can get from going to Church weekly and observing other rituals set in place…

How the Other Half Lives

The Photo series: How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York (1890), by Jacob Riis depicts how the lower class lived in New York City, and is a commentary on the class gap between the über wealthy an…

Making And Testing The Rocket

This week in STABLab Johnny and I built the first version of our final rocket. When we first tested the prototype we only had 6 grams of gunpowder in the rocket, and this amount of explosive material created a very…

Writing a Policy Brief

This week in STABLab one of the many projects was to write a policy brief from the position of a specific country, in preparation for a mock United Nations nuclear summit. My partner, Johnny, and I were assigned Israel as…

Gunpowder!

This week in STABLab Johnny and I made gunpowder. Don’t worry this wasn’t just for fun, it was for science (trust me). Our current project on the chemistry side of STABLab is to build a car that is powered by…

The Catcher in The Rye Essay

As Schuessler addresses in her article, “Get a Life, Holden Caulfield”, the protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield, is not as relatable with teenagers today as he was when the novel came out, but this only makes…

Progress Project: Week Seven

Because of this week, our photography project is really coming together. We are finally ready to take photographs, and are also ready to start assembling our exhibition. What allows us to take photographs is that we light sensitized our photo…