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Flooding: Fight Against Climate Change

One of the most influential guest speakers, in my opinion, that we had visit our class was the talk given to us by Lara Fowler.  In this talk, Lara Fowler not only made me realize so much about the issues … Continue reading

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In The News #2: The hidden health dangers of flooding

In this article, from CNN, the author highlighted the health risks with flooding.  After the speaker in class, it really got me wanting to learn more about flooding and how it affects people. As someone who was affected by flooding … Continue reading

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Buying Milk Locally: Does It Really Make a Difference?

Jessica Dickey Math 33 Write and Respond  Buying Milk Locally In this paper, I will be analyzing the benefits in buying milk from local dairies as opposed to grocery stores.  Throughout this paper, I will be providing summaries of the … Continue reading

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The Real Unknown

In The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior author Justin Gillis of the New York Times talks about how climate change has unknown factors.  Gillis takes us through a number of conversations about how we need to really start focusing … Continue reading

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In the News: If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle

Air Conditioning: A Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle Lisa Friendman of the New York Times, talks about how if we were to change our air conditioners we would be able to change a major player in the climate change … Continue reading

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Jessica Dickey: Math Quiz

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0  \) \( (1+r)^n\) \( (5.7\times 10^{-8})\times(1.6\times 10^{12})=9.12\times10^4 \) \( \pi L(1-a)R^2=4\pi\sigma T^4 R^2  \) \[  12 \text{km} \times \frac{0.6 \text {mile}}{1 \text{km}} \approx 7.2 \text {miles}\] \(  4,173,445,346.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2 \times 10^9 \) \[  50 \text{m} \times … Continue reading

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Introduction for Jessica Dickey

Hello Everyone, my name is Jessica Dickey.  I am a double major for Psychology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a minor in Disability Studies.  I am taking this class to meet my GQ requirement, especially because I will … Continue reading

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