The Guardian

One of the sites I most commonly refer to on my blog is The Guardian, specifically their environment section. Compared to similarly as large and important environmental sites, like Mother Jones, I reference The Guardian because it is concise, clear, and covers global and US related environmental issues. I  know for me, my scientific literacy is less […]

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King Tide

Within the past month, king tides have been making an appearance in Boston. As noted in a article, a king tide is the highest tide of the year, and occurs when the Earth, sun, and moon are as close to each other as possible. These tide can tide over two feet higher than average. […]

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More Bivalves, Less Bovine

I’d like to give another brief preview of my final project: Dan and Greg Martino are two brothers from Texas who somehow ended up on Martha’s Vineyard farming oysters. Turns out they’re also the first licensed commercial kelp farmers in the state of Massachusetts as well. And might I add that the oysters are delicious. […]

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The Poles

What is going on in the poles? A variety of headlines this week have added to the mystery of these icy deserts. For one, Arctic sea ice is as an all time low for this time of year. The area is experiencing an all time high for sea and surface temperatures, as reported by The […]

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Journalism and the Election

The morning of 11/9 I woke up with my boyfriend offering a sympathetic look as I asked if Donald Trump had won the presidency. I proceeded to make my way to Northeastern, and Boston seemed eerily quiet. Although this post was meant to be for extra credit, it has taken me a few days to unload […]

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Women in Technology

Although women have gained a serious amount of traction in the workforce, there are many barriers that still need to be broken. As said by Yvonne Hutchinson, the executive director of ReadySet, in an article for the International Business Times “For diversity efforts to be successful, we need a more complete understanding of who is getting hired […]

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As a vacation destination resident, I have my favorite local outposts; best homemade ice cream, best soft serve… you catch the drift. I love trying new flavors of just about anything, and although my main men Ben & Jerry never fail me with Chunky Monkey or Cherry Garcia, sometimes you just need to step out of […]

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