Traveling The Trail of Tears-Walking past paths today for a historical understanding

By Nathania Sawyer :: Illustration by Micah David [dropcap]F[/dropcap]ollowing the path of history can lead down some difficult routes—especially when looking at European exploration, settlement and expansion in relation to the indigenous peoples who lived here first. But, as Socrates said, “An unexamined life is not worth living,” and understanding the struggles of those who…

Champagne!

By Alexia Elichiry :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     [dropcap]A[/dropcap] man walks into a wet, stone labyrinth of dusty bottles worn by time and place. His family has been here, in Champagne, France, for over 250 years, meticulously tending to the fruits of their labor. Today, just like every day, his job is to…

A Romantic Chateaubriand for Two

By Kat Robinson :: Photography by Grav Weldon   [dropcap]C[/dropcap]andlelight. Music. What delicious meal makes the perfect at-home dinner date for Christmas or New Year’s Eve? Chef Billy Ginocchio at Pulaski Tech’s Culinary Institute shows us how to prepare Chateaubriand, an extraordinary dinner for two.     WHAT IS CHATEAUBRIAND? It’s the center section of a…