Tag archive for ‘studies’
By bmcsr On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Civil War History & Heritage

May 18-24, 1865 n May 19 — From Galveston, Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Orders No. 3, which declared emancipation in Texas. “Juneteenth” is now a recognized holiday. n May 22 — Jefferson Davis More...

By bmcsr On Friday, April 24th, 2015

New Studies Link Earthquakes With Oil, Gas Drilling

New scientific findings released Tuesday linked earthquakes to the practice of injecting wastewater from oil and gas operations deep underground, adding to a growing consensus among researchers that energy development More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Every Two Days A Woman In Tehran Is Raped And Murdered

It cited police statistics saying the number of runaways in the capital had risen 56% in the past year, with more than 11,000 girls being arrested. Police say that most of them were 16 to 19-years-old.   New More...

By bmcsr On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

The Debate Over Ethnic Studies

Author: Mike Sonksen A heated debate over Ethnic Studies has gripped the campus at Cal State L.A. over the last month. Dating back to 1968, Cal State L.A. is known for having the first Chicana/o Studies program More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

The Psychological Benefits of Political Participation

This paper asks whether political participation confers psychological benefits. Four hypotheses were tested: that involvement in volunteer activities reduces subsequent psychological distress, that resisting perceived More...