Category Archive: Culture


Happy Father’s Day: Thank You Dad

Happy Father's Day

  Originally celebrated only in the United States, Father’s Day takes place on the third Sunday of June each year. This day commemorates the role that fathers play and the contributions they make in their children’s lives. The first father’s day (origin) was a memorial service in the memory of men, most of them fathers, …

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Cinco De Mayo: Party Time

Mariachi Cinco De Mayo

I remember waking up to loud Mexican music on the 5th of May. I was in my dorms and the music was too loud for a car stereo. I got up, pretty mad, and got out of the dorms to see what was going on. The campus was overrun with loud Mariachi bands. Girls were …

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Shisha: The Trend and Anatomy

Anatomy of  Shisha

A friend of mine opened up a café (Earth Café). I have been to the place quite a few times. Last night, while at the café, he asked me to try one of his new Shisha flavors. Not a Shisha enthusiast, I told him I’d pass. He insisted and ordered two of the most amazing Shishas …

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How Tobacco Helped the Colonization of America

Starving Time, Colonists Turned to Cannibalism

America was a golden opportunity for the European Masters. However, England was falling behind in the in the race to occupy the newly discovered land. It was the dawn of the 17th century and England had not been able to make a viable claim in the new world. In 1606, King James established the London …

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Easter and The Easter Bunny

Easter Eggs in a Basket

For those of you who don’t know about Easter and the cute little bunnies with decorated eggs, Its actually the day when Jesus rose from the dead. Yup, that’s right. He was crucified somewhere in the six years following 26 AD. According to Canonical gospels, He rose from the dead on the third day after …

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