With student activism recently in the news, it’s fitting that this month we are commemorating the first Barbara Rose Johns Day in Virginia.
The irony of our “blue planet” is that most water on Earth is unusable to humanity. Fresh water — which is essential for life and needed for agriculture, industry, and society — makes up less than 3 percent of the total water on Earth; and only 0.03 percent is easily accessible in lakes, rivers, and swamps.
In a ceremony Thursday, the Ninth Street Office Building that is home to the Virginia Office of the Attorney General will be formally renamed in honor of Barbara Johns.
In 2017, Longwood and Farmville have a tremendous opportunity to advance our strong partnership, working together to improve the intersection at Griffin, High and Oak.
The story of Farmville Baptist and First Baptist mirrors a story told across the country, especially in the South: that faith and history, while constantly evolving, is woven tightly together.
Improving early childhood education is a moral and economic imperative.
It’s no secret George R.R. Martin is a student of history—and a well-versed one at that. Echoes of medieval history can be found in nearly every storyline in Game of Thrones, and the storyline on Sunday was no different.
During its first two seasons, the popular History Channel series Vikings (2013) triggered a vigorous debate among scholars and amateur historians about the show’s authenticity—particularly the gore and violence.
Many Game of Thrones fans know what a student of history author George R.R. Martin is: Many of the plot’s themes have echoes in the War of the Roses and other historic events.