e-Vision Journal of Undergraduate Writing

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If we peer through history textbooks or other mainstream history sources, we find that truth is often filtered through a gamut of interpretations and subjective emphasis. Such texts look past the truth in favor of abstract statements that hardly convey the impact of historical events. As a result, we lose both our personal and national identities, along with the context in which they are formed.

Michael Hickman is a sophomore English and Religion major. He enjoys the literary realm and taking advantage of any music making opportunities that come his way; he encourages everyone to find an artistic outlet. One of his favorite quotes is "Property is theft."



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