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Words by Sarah Hovet, Illustration by Erick Wonderly Despite professors’ urges not to cite it as a scholarly source, college students consult Wikipedia every day. Scrolling through my browsing history, my recent Wikipedia searches include Hypatia, Laura Kipnis, and “Parks and Recreation.” Serendipitously, these searches hint at an important aspect of my identity: I am...

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Memes and Internet Culture

July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Iago Bojczuk It is undeniable that the Internet has changed the way we perceive the world. With increased access to the World Wide Web, people are now able to exchange information with family and friends around the globe without geographical boundaries. Either by using a smartphone to share a 140-character message on Twitter...

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Building Nepal’s Future

February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words by Erin Coates, Photos by Hetta Hansen   Moving across the world to pursue a master’s degree in sustainable architecture was not an easy decision for Dristi Manandhar. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake had just shaken her country of Nepal, and the graduate student was not prepared for how badly she would miss home, and...

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Words by Andrew Tsubasa Field / Photo by David Zupan / ‘Crisis Inherited’ documentary   When Department of Justice attorney Sean C. Duffy, representing the federal government, argued that a lawsuit against the government for climate change was unconstitutional, he needed only 15 minutes. The opposition’s lawyers, speaking on behalf of 21 youth suing the...

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Words and Photos by KJ Hellis and Mackenzie Moran  Up to my chest in frigid bog water, I cling tightly to my waders, hoping not to flood them, as I trudge through thick clay that covers the bottom of the ponds. “Where is the elodea?” I ask one of the members of the Alaskan Forest...

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Wilderness in the City

June 16, 2016 | 1 Comments

"While the Delta Ponds are a regression to original Oregon wilderness, they are also a progression toward the sustainable cities of the future. In a world of disappearing wetlands and natural areas, this neighborhood conservation effort stands as an example of community sustainability in practice."...

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"'There’s the problem of the farmers in the pipeline,” Stephenson says. “Who’s going to step up and take over some of these farms? Because most of this transition is going to happen within multigenerational farm families.'"...

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McBee: Chasing the Wild

April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A photographer's love of nature captured in stunning detail. ...

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