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The Final Chapter

Throughout this semester, our class has delved into the most talked about topics within the sustainability world. From the basic understanding of community involvement, to industrial ecology, our class has covered many topics I had not otherwise heard of. After … Continue reading

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Taking Biomimicry To the World

Biomimetic. Say whaaaa? Well, before this week of classes, I’m sure my response would be similar to this. Usually, scientific words turn me off and scare me away because generally, science/math/anything to do with either of these, are not exactly … Continue reading

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Nature Knows Best

What sounds like such a simple idea can become so complex that the human body becomes overwhelmed, therefore shutting down and turning into unproductive mush. Well mainly, that describes me when I feel as though I have failed to do … Continue reading

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Carbon DIEoxide

Do you like my play on words? I thought this phrase was fitting after the activity we participated in this past Wednesday. To be honest, I’ve never really thought about carbon dioxide or the way it is used within our … Continue reading

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Who Is Your Hero?

Throughout our class, we have a diverse group of students who grew up all around the region and world. And I would feel sure in saying that every person in our class has a hero. Although why we consider someone … Continue reading

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What Do We Need?

Broke college kid. I think that term defines most of the students within the class! During these past four years, I have come to realize what I really need versus what I just want. Goodbye manicures and new shoes; hello … Continue reading

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Simplifying The PROBElematic Package

Growing up, I caused a lot of problems for my parents. It’s not that I was a bad kid, but I was ornery, full of energy, and what you would call a “busy body”. Sometimes my parents just couldn’t keep … Continue reading

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Going for Gold!

As the Olympics have slowly started to consume our evening television time, the idea of “balance” is talked about on multiple television appearances. But balance isn’t only important to sporting events, but life in general. In order for healthy adults … Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Buttercup!

I’ve always heard frowning takes more muscle use than smiling, and after this week’s reading, I feel as though humans are made this way on purpose. I am definitely one of those people who finds it easier being happy than … Continue reading

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History In the Making

After separate readings about an array of environments, I’ve had an epiphany regarding that every environmental decision I make has an impact, one way or another, no matter how large or small of a decision it may be. The reading … Continue reading

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