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Discovering Mesoamerica

The archeologist Ivan Šprajc investigates his surroundings in the jungles of Mexico.  The Slovenian man began exploring the wilds of the region in 1996 in search of ancient Mayan ruins.  “On several occasions we've had two, three weeks of just cutting through the bush to get to some location, without knowing what we would find… When we get to the site it feels like a big victory.”

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015

Of every trade a person could think of, archeology typically comes across as the least interesting option available.  That maybe so in most situations, but not if such a profession entails exploring desolate jungles, fighting nature for survival, and discovering worlds lost to history.  Of anyone who...

Friday Links: What’s Happening in the World?

Junior Deborah Welch glues over the red, white, and blue of the American flag, morphing the top superpower’s national symbol into its close competitor’s flag.

Lacy Hamilton, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

Syria Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, the refugee crisis within the country has become an international matter. In July, the United Nations declared that the crisis is so horrendous that it nears the refugee crisis of Rwandan genocide in 1994. Because of the drastic results of the c...

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