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Final thoughts

After arriving back to Elon, and taking time to process my experience in Hawai’i I am surprised by how much I learned. While I had very few expectations going into the class, I was anticipating that I already had a basic understanding of most of what I was going to learn. I felt that after the fall class, I had … Continue Reading

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January 18th

In the article, A Making of Cook’s Death, Howe suggests that, “there is no final judgement for history”. This implies that there are multiple truths in every story, as each person interprets a situation differently. In class today we discussed the importance of biases in the telling and retelling of the Hawai’ian story. This discussion gave me perspective on my … Continue Reading

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