Rising junior History major Sam Ortega authored this piece in YES! Magazine, exploring the treatment of migrants at the border in her home town of El Paso across two pandemics: the 1917 typhus outbreak and our current COVID-19 outbreak. Sam had originally researched the 1917 typhus epidemic in “World Migration” with Professor Jose Moya, and returned to the topic this spring for an op-ed assignment in “Seeking Asylum” with Professor Nara Milanich. You can read the full, compelling article through the link below!
Junior History major and History Students Activity Council (SAC) member Phoebe Sanders gets into the pros of being a history major, who the History SAC are and what they do. (Spoiler: plan fun events!)Continue reading “Insight into the History Students Activity Council”