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SUE Is Whose?: The Controversial Story Behind the Largest T-Rex Fossil Ever Found

SUE is the name given to the largest, best-preserved, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil found to date. Over 90% recovered by bulk, her skeleton looms 13 feet high and nearly 45 feet long, with a head that weighs over 600 pounds. She currently resides on exhibition at the Field Museum in Chicago.

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Paving the Way: Colin Powell’s Career and Legacy

Colin Powell, former secretary of state and at one time the highest-ranking Black person in the nation, passed away on Monday, October 18 from complications of COVID-19 at age 84. Despite being fully vaccinated, Powell’s fight with multiple myeloma had significantly weakened his immune system.

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Same DNA but Born this Way: A Look Back at Transgender History

Although to many the term transgender seems relatively new, its roots can be traced back to ancient civilizations. This Pride month, we’ll take a look at the history of transgender people and how they are impacted by law today.

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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

The greatest number of Medal of Honor recipients are from the American Civil War—including the only woman to date to receive the honor, Dr. Mary E. Walker. Join us during Women’s History Month, as we explore history’s memory of this controversial figure.

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The Elephant in the Room: Animal Welfare in the United States

In 1948, the United Nations declared that freedom, justice, and peace rely on a respect for human rights. A few decades later, a global campaign surfaced, advocating that this respect be extended to other animals, as well. Follow along to see how to research this topic with HeinOnline.

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Tip of the Week: Researching the Career of a Senator

The ability to analyze the activity of Congress and its members is crucial for any American citizen. Discover a few ways to research the life and career of a U.S. senator, in particular, with this tip of the week.

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Where the Wild Things Are: Hunting Regulations

Using HeinOnline, let’s point and flush out some of the laws that both regulate and preserve a hunter’s wild heritage in the United States and the history behind this ancient tradition.