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“Yeah right.” That was the two-word response from my father after I forwarded him a link to SEA Semester. He didn’t think it was something I was going to be up for, he thought that spending six weeks on a sailboat would be miserable. It was a crazy idea, I acknowledged at the time, but […]

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Eat Vegan in College

First off, what is a vegan? A vegan is a strict vegetarian who consumes no animal food or dairy products, and can also abstain from using animal products. For example, vegans do not eat eggs, milk, or seafood. Why would you want to be a vegan? In the simplest of terms, having a vegan diet […]

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A Parched California

In January, a State of Emergency was declared by Governor Edmund G. Brown of California in response to a drought that the state is currently facing.  With this being one of the most severe droughts on record, State officials have been directed to take all necessary actions to prepare for water shortages. Photo courtesy: http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?CA […]

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Homegrown Tomatoes

With tomatoes, there’s very dramatic difference between homegrown and store-bought. Vegetable warehouses can stock up on green tomatoes because tomatoes can turn red while still hard and filled with starch if they’re exposed to a gaseous plant hormone, and when it comes time to sell them, the warehouses simply turn their tomatoes red. Add to […]

New Environmental/Sustainability Courses Offered for Fall 2015

Miami University is offering brand new courses related to the environment and sustainability for the upcoming fall semester. The courses are JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science, JRN429 and JRN529: Environmental Communication, and AMS/IES306: The Anthropocene. JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science (section A) Clinical journalism professor Annie-Laurie Blaire will be teaching section […]

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Homegrown Tomatoes

With tomatoes, there’s very dramatic difference between homegrown and store-bought. Vegetable warehouses can stock up on green tomatoes because tomatoes can turn red while still hard and filled with starch if they’re exposed to a gaseous plant hormone, and when it comes time to sell them, the warehouses simply turn their tomatoes red. Add to […]

Like everyone, I’ll easily admit that I have more stuff than I need. But if I had to rank my top 10 most important possessions from looking around my dorm room, here’s what I’d pick: Laptop Phone Backpack, because it’s like an extra limb at this point Ipod (I may be the only person who […]

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“Yeah right.” That was the two-word response from my father after I forwarded him a link to SEA Semester. He didn’t think it was something I was going to be up for, he thought that spending six weeks … [Read More...]

New Environmental/Sustainability Courses Offered for Fall 2015

Miami University is offering brand new courses related to the environment and sustainability for the upcoming fall semester. The courses are JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science, JRN429 … [Read More...]

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New Food Studies Institute at Miami to Farm, Feed, and Educate Oxford

Oxford foodies and environmentalists alike have a lot to look forward to with the creation of a Food Studies Institute, which was recently approved by Miami University. The Institute plans to educate … [Read More...]

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