dario

“The Prince of the Castilian Letters”

“El príncipe de las letras castellanas” “The Prince of the Castilian Letters” Félix Rubén García Sarmiento was born in Metapa (now known as Ciudad Darío), Nicaragua in 1867. He was the initiator and the greatest…

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Greytown

Greytown: The Unknown Place

It all began during the Spanish conquest. Alonso Calero, a Spanish captain, arrived looking for route into Lake Nicaragua, and a way to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The discovery of this potential route…


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How to: Write

What do you need to do to write something good? I don’t mean ‘good’ as in following a rubric, or adhering to a certain set of parameters, but ‘good’ as in making others want to…


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From Me Time to iTime

The world has come a long way since the last century. In the 1920s, inventions like the washing machine, the assembly line, the radio popped up and brought about massive changes all around the world….


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Tab-do’s and Tab-don’ts

Earlier this weekend, my brother had to do the dishes. So he left his room, passed mine, and was just about to head downstairs when I yelled at him to ‘put on some clothes, jeez!’…


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15th of September

As the festivities begin, so do our classes related to the subject. This year, one of our writers was in Texas during this time of the year. We had the opportunity to ask people around…


axolotls

The Axolotl, a Freak of Nature

The axolotl, also known as the walking fish or Mexican salamander, is a creature of supernatural abilities. You may be enthralled by their cute pink color and derpy toothless smile, but this water monster hides…


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History of the Independence

Since 1811 Central-America, then known as the Captaincy General of Guatemala, was full independence fervor. At the beginning of September 1821, the Mexican independence was known in Guatemala. On September 15th of that same year,…


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Thanksgiving Blues

Something that’s been on my mind a lot lately is how often we tend to forget about Thanksgiving. There’s this big windup to Halloween, one with spiders and mummies in department stores. Then, Halloween happens,…