Monthly Archives: February 2010

What is Lunar New Year?

Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year, is the most important festival in Chinese culture. It is celebrated on the new moon of the first month according to the lunar calendar, and is a time for family reunions and scrumptious … Continue reading

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Farewell to People's Historian Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn, author of the monumental work, A People’s History of the United States, which revolutionized the way textbooks present historical research, died last week, on January 27, 2010, of heart failure. He was 87. Zinn authored more than 20 … Continue reading

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