Entries by Ginny Gaylor

Research topic: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement in Selma

Selma, the movie, the recently released film inspired by the events of the Civil Rights Movement as led by Martin Luther King Jr., not only offers a chance to reflect back on the history of segregation in the U.S., but also is an opportunity to address the continuing racial inequality our nation struggles with. However, […]

Research topic: The true story behind American Sniper the movie

What is it like to be a soldier, particularly a sniper? American Sniper the movie, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper, tells the true story of Chris Kyle, based on his memoir, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. It is a complex telling of one soldier’s […]

Research topic: Time capsule buried by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams opened

Think a time capsule is something fun that you buried in your backyard as a kid? Well think again. What is believed to possibly be the oldest time capsule in the country, buried by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams over 200 years ago, was recently removed from the cornerstone of the Old State House Boston […]

Research paper topic: Terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo

The January 7, 2015, terrorist attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris has left that city and country reeling. Known for being left leaning and anti-clerical, Charlie Hebdo had previously published several Muhammad cartoons that incensed some Muslims. The massacre of 12 employees has received ongoing coverage in the news as the search for […]

Discover historical aspects of “Unbroken” for your research paper

Some people’s lives are simply bigger than others. Louis Zamperini may just be the poster child for this. Director Angelina Jolie has made his harrowing tale of World War II survival, documented in the nonfiction bestseller Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, into a film. The book, the film and the man’s life offer a range of […]

Research healthcare issues for your next term paper

The doctor patient relationship used to be sacred, but can we still say that? The latest news about healthcare issues centers around whether or not the advice that TV doctors, such as Doctor Oz, is good or even factual, while others are reporting on the cyber security of our healthcare information. Still other news outlets […]

How to cover the NHL mumps outbreak for your health research paper

Sidney Crosby has joined 13 of his fellow National Hockey League members in an unusual new club: They are all victims of the latest mumps outbreak. Vaccines and immunizations have already been in the news of late due to recent measles outbreaks around the country, but the Pittsburgh Penguins player had received his mumps immunization, […]

Research topic: How the Philippines’ typhoon affects climate talks

The latest extreme weather news is all about the Philippines’ typhoon, Hagupit. At least 21 people are believed dead and close to 1 million were displaced from their homes as they sought safe shelter. The storm, which had sustained winds of 85 miles per hour when it made landfall, may still cause problems with ongoing […]

Use “Wild” as your research topic in literature

Dealing with death and the accompanying grief is different for everyone. Cheryl Strayed shared her own personal journey after the loss of a loved one in her memoir, Wild. The film adaptation, starring Reese Witherspoon, brings Strayed’s story to the big screen. Does Wild the movie do justice to the book, and what can it […]

Government research topic on Hong Kong protests

The ongoing Hong Kong protests for free elections have brought attention to the conflict between the Chinese government and the pro-democracy movement. Although Hong Kong has been under the rule of mainland China for 17 years now, the student protesters are upset about China’s interference in upcoming elections. What started as peaceful demonstrations in the […]