Every month, we at HGU have decided to read a book and break our “under 5 minutes” rule to discuss it. The book for August was Pride & Prejudice & Zombies–see the original video here.
Well, we read it. Sort of. Brittany got the farthest, reading a little past halfway. The general consensus of the book was “if you have something better to do, do that instead. If you’re bored with nothing better to do, read the book.”
It was definitely entertaining, in a very grim sort of way. Did you end up reading the book, or have you read it before? If you’ve even finished it, you got way farther than we did.
Join us next month for our September Book Club read: Remains of the Day <<— That’s a link to Amazon.com page for the book.
You have to read it by September 30th (plenty of time, right?) and send us your review by then! We’ll be posting our video that day. Join the conversation! We want to hear from you guys!
The famous poet Walt Whitman has been brought into the public eye even more with the recent shout-outs from TV series Breaking Bad. Learn a little more about this guy beyond “Leaves of Grass” with our short video on his life & legacy below:
Honors Grad U is trying to provide teachers and students with the resources necessary to help better the education system–but we can’t do that without knowing what it is that needs to be change! No matter if you’re a teacher, student, or former student, please fill out this brief form and let us know what the world needs to know.
The French decided to put the Metric System into place because almost every country in Europe had their own system of measuring. It made it difficult to communicate for trade and business purposes, so the International Metric System (SI) was begun…
It seems pretty straight forward that most people would like to appear intelligent. A great way to not appear intelligent is to mispronounce words, phrases and cliches. You might be extremely smart–even a book worm, but could you be doing it wrong? Keep reading to see our collection of words & phrases you might be saying incorrectly: