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Recap (June 22 – July 6)

So, I’ll be doing something I’ve never done before here. I’ll be doing a recap of roughly the past two weeks. Because a lot of notable stuff has been going on, and it would be wrong to talk about just one of these stories. First thing’s first… Salvador Dalí’s daughter. In late June, a Spanish … Continue reading

The Black Anniversary

In June 2015, I had the opportunity to visit the British Museum while in London with my family. While there, my father and I entered a room that he would later describe as “an entire room dedicated to thievery.” The room that he spoke of was the Duveen Gallery, which houses the famous, or rather … Continue reading

Sign the Bloody Thing

Recently, the British House of Lords has been pushing the House of Commons to act on a significant issue that has become more consequential since the beginning of the wars in the Middle East. The House of Lords has become aware of the destruction of artifacts of cultural significance, and has requested the House of … Continue reading

The Jewelry That’s Funding ISIS

I’ve been on  bit of a holiday break for a while now, but this should jumpstart the process for the new year. So, we’re going to talk about ISIS. Over the past year that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been a household name, it’s become apparent how ISIS is getting its … Continue reading

Lost and Found

I know that my previous article is about a similar incident, and I usually don’t cover the same subject for two articles in a row; but I think this one is worthy of recognition. When someone steals something from the library, it’s probably for a couple of CDs to pirate the music, or maybe the … Continue reading

Stolen Renoir heads back to the Baltimore Museum of Art

After Marcia “Martha” Fuqua, of Lovettsville, Va., claimed to have bought a Renoir (unknown at the time) for $7 at a flea market in 2009, the art world dialed in on her story; questioning how did a 19th century masters work end up there in the first place?  Well, according to the court ruling made … Continue reading