Thursday, May 16, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thought of you folks as I listened to this.  It makes reference to several thing we have talked about such as old and new immigration.

https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cubnByLm9yZy9yc3MvcG9kY2FzdC5waHA_aWQ9MzgxNDQ0OTA4&episode=NjU4ZWVmZWYtMDJjZi00ZGI1LWJhZGUtZTg2OGQwMDNhZmQ1&at=1557414030331

Journalist Daniel Okrent says that the eugenics movement — a junk science that stemmed from the belief that certain races and ethnicities were morally and genetically superior to others — informed the Immigration Act of 1924, which restricted entrance to the U.S. Jews, Italians, Greeks and other Eastern Europeans were targeted. Okrent talks about the parallel between the xenophobia of the early 20th century and President Trump's hard-line stance today. His book is 'The Guarded Gate.' 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Check out this website for a list of obsolete jobs- think technological unemployment.  One of the jobs listed is ice cutter.

click here for obsolete jobs slide show

Slide 28 of 31: During much of the 20th century, companies employed pools of typists to produce and edit documents, until the widespread adoption of computers and photocopiers in the 1980s and 1990s. These days, jobs for straight copy typists are almost impossible to find in Western countries, where admin staff are expected to have a variety of office-related skills.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Tomorrow is our last day for contributing to Pennies for Patients.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Study early and study often.

Second Semester
Midterm Exams: April 10-12


Wednesday, April 10 A Block Exam, D Block Exam
Thursday, April 11 B Block Exam, C Block Exam A,B,D,C schedule

Friday, April 12 Makeup Exams