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 […]Read more "The Poles"
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 […]Read more "Journalism and the Election"
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 […]Read more "Women in Technology"
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 […]Read more "Toscanini’s"
The end of the semester and my undergraduate experience is soon approaching, which means so are deadlines for final projects. I’ve really enjoyed covering this beat and am planning to continue it after this stage in my education comes to a close. For my final project I’m hoping to revive a project I was hoping to […]Read more "The Final"
Sadly this weekend a great white became stranded on Nauset Beach, in my hometown in Orleans. Although a passerby found the 12-foot-long creature in distress, by the time Greg Skomal and members of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy arrived the creature had died. Last year, three sharks became beached. As reported by the Cape Cod Times: […]Read more "Stranded"
Although this is not related to the ocean, Blackbird Doughnuts is near and dear to my heart. I’ve been working at Blackbird for the last 5-ish months, and not only are the doughnuts amazing so are the people.Read more "Who doesn’t love a good donut?"
For most, the sigh of relief regarding this presidential election is soon approaching. No matter what the outcome is, people will be upset and people will protest. I know in my case, the state of the environment is one of my biggest concerns and decision factors in voting. To me, global warming is the biggest […]Read more "Candidates and the Environment"
I absolutely love documentaries. Although I indulge in Game of Thrones and Stranger Things, documentaries are usually at the top of my list for recreational viewing. Documentaries are also a reason why I’ve become environmentally engaged. They’re a way for me to get concentrated information in an obviously visual and engaging manner. Here’s a list […]Read more "Watch, Don’t Read"
On Oct. 11, Outside published an obituary for the Great Barrier Reef, and it went viral. One of the most iconic and well known reefs in the world, its origins date back to 25 million years ago, and was/is the world’s largest living structure, clocking in at 1,400 miles long with 2,900 individual reefs and […]Read more "News Flash: The Great Barrier Reef is not Dead"