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Markus Zusak’s “Bridge of Clay” approaches loss in a masterful blend of past and present

Markus Zusak’s “Bridge of Clay” approaches loss in a masterful blend of past and present

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Five brothers. One Murderer. One mother. One lover. One girl. An odd assortment of animals, including but not limited to a mule residing in the kitchen. From the first chapter, Markus Zusak’s book Bridge of Clay is a rich tapestry of characters and history, backstories and modern day conflict. It is a ...

Remembering what we’ve lost on 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor: Photo of the Day 12/7/16

Remembering what we’ve lost on 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor: Photo of the Day 12/7/16

by Beau Cameron, Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

It was the beginning of World War II, before the U.S. had  joined the fight. The U.S. Naval Base at Honolulu, Hawaii was moving about in its usual fashion. No one was prepared for the devastating attack. On December 7, 1941, over 300 Japanese fighter pilots bombed the Honolulu naval base. Over ...

Why should we remember the Holocaust?

Why should we remember the Holocaust?

by Jessica Steves, Reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Why do we remember the Holocaust? Why do we consider it important? Why are there memorials and museums, books and films, and numerical tattoos that are treated with the same reverence as saints’ relics? Why, why, why? Why do we care at all? It happened on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, and ...

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