Month: October 2010

Southwestern College

Southwestern College Offers the Home School Learner Grant Southwestern College in Phoenix, Arizona, is looking for students who can think, speak, and write well. They want students who understand the value of academics and have a passion for the Lord Jesus Christ. The faculty and staff at Southwestern College recognize the qualities that homeschoolers bring […]

Rachel Starr Thomson

Rachel Starr Thomson of Ontario, Canada, is a writer of novels, short stories, essays, and the occasional poem. She was homeschooled for most of her life along with her eleven younger siblings. The family tended toward the unschooling method of learning from life experiences and traveling, although they also pursued some formal academic studies over […]


People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics. Incidents as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, gunshot wounds, slips and falls require immediate medical attention. EMTs and paramedics provide this vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical […]

Zombies: Unearthing the Meaning Beneath the Craze

By Peter Olsen A strange phenomenon is taking place in modern society: zombies are invading the popular culture. Even classic literature and comic book superheroes have been affected by the zombie takeover. While zombies have been around for decades in one form or another – either portrayed as mindless undead servants, cannibalistic walking corpses, or […]

Death Note

It is clear that the creators of Death Note know how to develop characters and tell a good story. In this anime, Light Yagami is a brilliant high school student who places first on every exam he takes. One day, he finds a mysterious notebook: the Death Note. According to the instructions inside the cover, […]

Australian Politics

It was probably with feeling of incredulousness that most read the appointment of former Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to the post of foreign minister by current prime minister Julia Gillard on September 11. What made it an irony was the fact that Gillard had only three months earlier seized power from Rudd after he […]

Noah Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language

College Bound Reading List Think about it… a dictionary is a tool that shapes one’s reasoning and knowledge as new words are learned. The worldview of a dictionary’s authors are reflected in their definitions. Does your dictionary reinforce and verify Biblical truths, or does it introduce conflicting values? Webster’s 1821 American Dictionary of the English […]