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Gideon

Back in the year 2011, one of Northeastern University’s beloved students received the Gideon Klein Award for the years 2011-2012. Emili Kaufman got the award for her exceptional analysis of the artwork of Felix Nussbaum. He was a surrealist painter of German origin, who was killed in one of the Nazi concentration camps in 1944 at Auschwitz.   It was actually put forth to honour Gideon Klein...

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Paintings have been evolving and getting more colourful. Experts suggest that paintings are more complex in terms of brightness and contrast as compared to the paintings from the Medieval period. As a part of a study conducted on paintings, the digital analysis of nearly 9,000 paintings spanning 10 historical periods (over 800 years), changes in artists’ pallets and signatures can be observed. Their development corresponds...

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The Cold War between the USA and USSR, which had commenced in the year 1947, was the initial sign of the ever-increasing tension between the two countries. This was the war that had divided the whole world into two sides- the reds and the blues. All the countries which were involved in the previous wars had now become battlefields for the two superpowers.   Germany at the...

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Susan Ambrose, senior vice provost for undergraduate education and experimental learning at Northeastern University, uses 3Ms Mindfulness, Motivation, Mindset as three pillars of learning new skills. According to her, these can help the members of the Northeastern community to follow up on their resolution to learn anything. She gave five tips on how to make that declaration stick.   One should consider their motivation and the...

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Not everyone thinks of comics as a medium for literacy; it is more like a medium of entertainment. However, John Jennings is not everyone. He very much believes in the authenticity of comic books or even graphic novels. According to Jennings, “Reading and writing are two different modes of literacy and so are comics”. Who is he, you might wonder? Well, Jennings is an illustrator...

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If we take a look at the pressing and prominent problems that the world is currently facing, be it political or health-related, what we must understand is that a person’s ideology or discipline is simply not enough to find the solution for it.   The world has developed and expanded in unforeseen ways, - we are now looking at events and occurrences that we could not even...

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Among all the fundamental rights taught to us in school, one right that didn’t quite get highlighted enough was the ‘right to privacy’. It is because this right has gained its importance, as well as imperativeness after the dawn of the digital era. Our information is now ready to be sold, distributed, and analysed as bytes and raw data by organisations and media everywhere, yet...

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A Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature brain as it develops, most often before birth. These disorders start from an extremely age, often soon after birth and therefore require early reprimanding measures. As soon as the early onset of the disease begins to hinder everyday functions, physical...

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The digitisation of all media has forced the news to operate in cycles that are there for a moment, and the next moment not. To catch up with these trends, and thanks to the human instinct of milking every cow we are offered, many theories, concepts and methodologies from the instantaneous yet appealing nature of these media platforms have arisen. One of the most ridiculously...

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