Browse by Topic: History and World Culture

Happy Nowruz

Happy New Year! (Seriously!)

No, we didn’t lose our minds. We’re talking about the spring festival of Nowruz, which is a celebration popular throughout many areas of the Middle East and Central Asia. Nowruz

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Cobblestone Magazine

Meet Cobblestone Editor Meg Chorlian

Have you ever wondered about the people behind your favorite Cricket Media magazines? These talented editors and designers work hard to make sure each page of their publication delivers “the best of

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What’s the Deal with this Leap Year Thing Anyway?

Every 4 Years…

Once every four years, we elect a new president, watch the Olympics, and experience the bewildering phenomena of Leap Year.   We have a family friend whose daughter was born

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Meet Grandfather Gandhi

By Elizabeth Huyuk   “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi was a great leader who worked

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Presidents Day

Presidential Pardons

The third Monday in February is when we typically celebrate President’s Day. In my experience, this holiday has been reduced to the following:   An excuse for retail locations to

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