Posts by Samara Scott

Fun Summer Desserts

Samara Scott on May 22, 2024 1:58:23 PM

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Need fun Summer Dessert ideas? These simple recipes are a great way to try new recipes to add to your collection.

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International Biodiversity Day

Samara Scott on May 15, 2024 8:38:13 AM

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Many people are unaware that May 22nd marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity is the core of all life on Earth. Over the years, biodiversity has been declining rapidly. Defined as the "variety of life on Earth and all life," the decline of this biodiversity could spell hardships for our survivability if allowed to spiral out of control. 

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College Enrollment Tips for High School Graduates

Samara Scott on May 10, 2024 7:49:56 AM

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With the end of the school semester quickly approaching, a sense of relief comes knowing that we made it through another school year. But with the relief can come the stress of planning for college for many high school seniors. Planning for college doesn't have to be complicated.

Here are some tips to make your planning a little easier and less stressful:

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Mother's Day

Samara Scott on May 1, 2024 1:15:39 PM

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Mother's Day is a time to celebrate and honor mothers and appreciate all they do for us. Celebrated on the second Sunday of May, this holiday has been around as long as the mothers it celebrates.

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The History of Cinco De Mayo

Samara Scott on Apr 24, 2024 8:50:58 AM

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Everyone has heard of Cinco de Mayo at one point, but only some know the history behind this day. Cinco de Mayo, often confused with Mexican Independence Day (September 16th), Celebrates their victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. 

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5 Summer Ideas for College Students

Samara Scott on Apr 17, 2024 8:19:30 AM

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With the end of the school semester quickly approaching, students eagerly wait for their well-deserved summer break. But what are the best ways to spend these next three months? Many of us find ourselves unable to decide how to spend our summer days, often doing nothing for our summers. Here are some fun (and affordable) ways you could be spending your summer:

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April is Diversity Month

Samara Scott on Apr 12, 2024 8:58:31 AM

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Diversity Month

Many people are unaware that April is considered Diversity Month. It is important to embrace those around us despite our differences, and this month is a perfect time to learn from people from all backgrounds of life. Whether they're a different race, religion, sexuality, or gender, we can all learn something by hearing a different perspective.

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The History of Earth Day

Samara Scott on Apr 3, 2024 10:15:21 AM

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Earth Day

It's hard to believe that before 1970, there were no regulations for polluting the environment. A time before the Clean Air Act, with dark smoky skies. A time without the Clean Water Act with dark, murky waters. A time without environmental protection and no EPA to keep the Earth clean.

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The Origins of April Fools' Day

Samara Scott on Mar 27, 2024 8:41:42 AM

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Although not recognized as an official holiday, April Fools Day is celebrated internationally. For centuries, many people have traditionally pulled practical jokes to celebrate. But where did this strange holiday originate?

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The Origins of Easter

Samara Scott on Mar 20, 2024 9:22:55 AM

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The Origins of Easter

Easter has been around for centuries, but it wasn't always the chocolate egg-filled holiday we know today. Let's find out how this holiday grew into what we know today.

The earliest record found celebrating Easter comes from the 2nd century (over 1800 years ago). Bede the Venerable (an English Monk) from the 8th century thought the word may derive from Eostre (or Eostrae), a goddess of spring and fertility in Anglo-Saxon culture. 

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