Monthly Archives: February 2011

Go West – Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas. That hyperbolic statement describes the mindset of Texans more than the physical aspects of the state. However, the drive through west Texas may be the longest and least scenic drive in the world. If Texas … Continue reading

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Tom Lowry’s Defense

I wrote previously about Thomas Lowry’s alleged fraud. Lowry has written a defense, claiming that he was coerced into signing a false confession.

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History T-Shirt Design

Thanks to Erin Pierce for getting this done and Southeast Impressions for designing the shirt with Erin’s input. Remember to contact Dr. Cheathem if you want one ($8 plus size). There will be a limited number available this semester.

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Black History Vigil, Feb. 16

CU’s Divas with a Purpose, a female organization that aims to inform students on campus of health awareness, social interaction, and academic excellence, is hosting a Black History Vigil to celebrate Black History Month. The purpose of the Black History Vigil is … Continue reading

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Preliminary Fall 2011 History Course Schedule

The preliminary Fall 2011 history course schedule is posted below. Please note that this schedule is subject to change, but I’m fairly confident that this is the final version. Two other notes of interest: 1. Prof. Pope’s HIS 201 course … Continue reading

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Go West – New Mexico

We crossed the border into New Mexico and immediately looked for a place to stay. We found one along the interstate in Lordsburg. It is not difficult to tell that not much happens in this part of the state. The … Continue reading

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Update on CU History Alum Keeley Locke

CU history alum Keeley Locke is updating her trip to Africa on her blog. Part of her experience so far: I have settled in at a nursery school… which is quite different here in Tanzania. I teach 23 children ages … Continue reading

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