Month: October 2009

John Quincy Adams

Homeschooled by his gifted mother and tutored by his distinguished father at the time of the American Revolution, this teen was already an experienced foreign diplomat at age 19!  John Quincy Adams was the oldest of John and Abigail Adams’ five children. His middle name “Quincy” came from Abigail’s maternal grandfather, Colonel John Quincy, […]

Lewis & Clark College

Lewis & Clark College is a private, independent, coeducational liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 1867 as the Albany Collegiate Institute by Willamette Valley Presbyterian pioneers. (While affirming its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church, Lewis & Clark has been an independent institution since 1966.) From its beginning, the college has […]

The Technological Terror

By Peter Olsen For my high school senior science project, my dad challenged me to build a computer from scratch – and he offered to foot the bill. I couldn’t believe my ears! Once I overcame the initial surprise, I started thinking about what I needed to do: research computer hardware, decide what to get, order the […]

Fellowship of Heroes

Webcomix A column by Peter (age 19) Another RHJunior comic. Surprise surprise. What happens when a superhero appears– who is a devout Christian? Well, I guess you’re about to find out.  Fellowship of Heroes follows the adventures of a hero named Crusader. In a world where the superheroes of old have gone away, and their […]

Code Geass

And now, the second anime in my series: Code Geass. At its heart, Code Geass is about giant robots fighting each other. There, I bet you’re interested already. 😀 Code Geass is set in an alternate universe, where three superpowers control the world: the Holy Britannia Empire, the Euro Universe, and the Chinese Federation. Britannia […]

Teen Read Week: Read Beyond Reality

College Bound Reading List Teen Read Week 2009 will be celebrated October 18-24! This year’s theme is “Read Beyond Reality @ Your Library,” which encourages teens to read something out of this world, just for the fun of it. The following books in the genre of science fiction, fantasy, and alternate realities are recommended reading […]