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Environment

Satellite menacingly headed towards Earth.

Forecast Shows Falling Satellite

Erin McGinty, Columnist February 27, 2024

According to NPR, European Remote Sensing 2, (ERS-2), a European satellite launched in 1995, was recently retired in 2011. Since then, it has slowly been making its way back into the atmosphere.  On...

Two people walking during one of the storm surges.

Winter Storms Whip the Country

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist January 12, 2024

The winter months bring colder weather, shorter days, and snow to many parts of the country. Some years, winter storms raise these attributes to the extreme. The 2023 to 2024 winter season has experienced...

Jonathan, the worlds oldest tortoise.

World’s Oldest Tortoise Turns 191

Erin McGinty, Columnist December 12, 2023

As of 2022, Jonathan, a giant tortoise, became the world's oldest living tortoise and land animal. He’s believed to have been born in 1832, but that estimate is not exact. Jonathan is a Seychelles giant...

Human composting is a controversial but environmental practice.

Human Composting: An Eco-Friendly Way to Die?

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist May 23, 2023

Human composting is gaining traction, which has led to its legalization in six U.S. states and counting. People unfamiliar with the concept might be confused or even disturbed by the idea, but it’s actually...

The Line - An Idealistic Future

The Line – An Idealistic Future

Claire Satiroff, Columnist April 27, 2023

Throughout history, utopian societies have been depicted in novels as mere figments of imagination. Yet, Saudi Arabia is attempting to make this fiction a reality. The Line is a linear smart city being...

The entrance to Arizonas own Phoenix Zoo.

The Phoenix Zoo: A Good Destination?

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist March 24, 2023

The Phoenix Zoo is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and has been open to the public since Nov. 12, 1962. It has changed a lot since then, from opening up new and larger enclosures for animals such as orangutans...

Electric cars arent as ecofriendly as they seem.

Think Again About Electric Cars

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 9, 2022

Electric cars are being considered one of the only ways to save our environment from climate change. Electric cars have existed since the 1890s, but modern electric cars didn’t become popular until around...

The supercharged tree has the ability to change the fate of the climate.

The Spectacular Supercharged Tree

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist November 21, 2022

The "supercharged tree" is a hybrid poplar tree that has undergone genetic alteration in order to absorb more carbon dioxide and decrease the consequences of climate change, says ABC17 News. Climate issues...

The Nebraska Road 702 fire.

Western Wildfire Worries

Grace Freed, Columnist April 29, 2022

Two large fires in New Mexico, named the Calf Canyon and Hermit's Peak Fires, recently combined as they consumed every building in their way, says CNN. Firefighters have only contained 12% of the vast...

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