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Holidays

A Holiday We Can All Agree On

I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream! Particularly on the third Sunday of July, which President Ronald Reagan declared National Ice Cream Day. It may sound silly, but here is one holiday that everyone can support and feel happy about. Like most valuable creations, ice cream has a rich history. Its start

Education

Governor Ducey Signs Holocaust Education Bill

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to ensure the next generation of Arizonans learns about the horrors of the Holocaust and the more than six million lives lost at the hands of evil. “Arizona will continue to stand with and support the Jewish community,” said Governor Ducey. “This bill works to educate our youth on the

Food

A brief history of the s’more, America’s favorite campfire snack

So gooey, so good. Chewonki Semester School, CC BY-NC-ND Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University This summer, millions of marshmallows will be toasted over fires across America. Many will be used as an ingredient in the quintessential summer snack: the s’more. Eating gooey marshmallows and warm chocolate sandwiched between two graham crackers may feel like a

History

A “Holy Cow!” History 4th of July Quiz

For 245 years now, Americans have had a red, white, and blue time celebrating the Fourth of July. We all know America’s independence was declared on that day in 1776. How many other things do you know that were associated with that landmark event? Find out in this short, fun quiz. 1  In one of

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