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There are so many things to love about the holidays. There are songs, decorations, traditions, and of course gifts! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another winter holiday, there’s something special about giving and receiving presents. We all know the “12 Days of Christm…

The Great Depression affected all kinds of businesses, but it hit labor unions especially hard. In addition to these well-known organizations, many small local unions were also forced out of business. Some survived by merging with other unions, while others vanished completely.

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Are you a soccer fan? If so, the 2022 World Cup may be the perfect opportunity to explore your new passion further. The World Cup is the pinnacle of international soccer, drawing fans from all over the world every four years. It also presents an opportunity for smaller countries to rise abov…

Although women comprise half of the population, they are grossly underrepresented in the movie industry. In fact, only 11% of directors, writers, and producers are women. This is a major issue because it results in movies that lack diversity and female perspectives. Additionally, it reinforc…

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Zoos provide a home for animals that would otherwise be living in the wild. In many cases, zoos are able to provide better care for these animals than if they were living in the wild. For example, zoos can provide veterinary care, nutritious food, and a safe environment.

Engineers and other technology professionals can take their careers to the next level by pursuing graduate degrees. However, many of these programs are extremely expensive, which makes it challenging to pursue that path without being equipped with financial resources. The EquiTech Scholars p…

Joel Jackson sat down to design the Lettuce Lake Conservation Park with three objectives in mind: making it an enjoyable place to experience nature, providing environmental education, and preserving it for future generations.

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So many talented people have come out of Houston (or spent formative years here) and gone on to do great things. From Grammy-winning singers to blockbuster movie stars, we've produced more than our fair share of celebrities. And we're proud to call them our own! Think Hilary Duff, Michael St…