Benefits go beyond practicality to brain transformation, science shows Bilingual education has been a controversial topic riddled with misconceptions, up until recently. History is permeated with false assumptions that have long been disproven, the most prevalent belief was that learning another language at a young age would stunt brain development. …Read More »
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Trump quotes should alarm everyone
Derogatory statements on race reflect bigotry; Christians can’t ignore them Donald Trump has accused Mexican immigrants of being rapists, he has tried to ban people from Muslim countries from entering the United States, and most recently in an asinine flood of scandals from the Trump administration: Trump complained that we …Read More »
Studying, from room 240 to La France
Three Minnehaha alumnae are currently studying abroad in France. They learned French together at MA and parted ways at graduation, yet all ended up in France just a few years later It all started in room 240. “[Mr. Norlander] would pass around a sheet every year with names of former …Read More »
Playful or painful?
Words meant to entertain may be more hurtful than humorous “I was in my living room eating dinner by myself when the fire alarms went off. I was going around the house unscrewing them because I didn’t smell smoke. I called my dad and said, ‘Yeah, something’s wrong’ and he …Read More »
Body Language: Lost in Translation?
Digital communication leaves key gaps No matter where, if someone taps their patella just right, it’ll trigger a knee-jerk. If a sudden weight is dropped onto them, their knee-jerk reflex immediately causes their legs to contract, allowing them to maintain their balance without dropping the weight. Ample scientific evidence suggests …Read More »