Splash Biography


Major: International Relations

College/Employer: BC

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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Q2207: The Forgotten War in Splash Spring 2023 (Mar. 26, 2023)
Sandwiched between the tumultuous World War II and the infamous Vietnam War, the Korean War often gets lost in history. The Korean War, however, was a pivotal turning point in world history. It marked the start of the Cold War and began America's continued presence in Asia. Previously considered a consequence of communist expansion, the Korean War is a far more complex story of domestic tensions, nationalism, and international intervention. In this class, we will look at the context surrounding the start of the Korean War and the lasting effects of the war.

H2148: Intro to International Relations in BC_Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 10, 2022)
It's a crazy world we live in right now. Understanding international relations is a complex and imperfect science, but we can try. This course will cover the basic theories of international relations and we will try and analyze what is going on in the world.

H2103: Is Ignorance actually Bliss? in BC Splash Fall 2021 (Nov. 14, 2021)
This course will look at philosophical questions posed by Plato's Allegory of the Cave debate whether knowledge is actually worth pursuing.

X2073: A History of Sneakers: How Sneaker Culture Changed Fashion. in BC_Splash BC Splash Spring 2021 (Mar. 28, 2021)
Over the past century, sneakers have become an ever more important part of modern fashion, with prices skyrocketing into the thousands. This course will examine how sneaker culture, especially during the late 20th century and 21st century, has changed how we dress and view the most utilitarian part of our attire.