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Write and Respond 2: Reflective Writing Assignment

Sustainability is an extremely important topic that has the capability of greatly affecting all of our lives. Prior to this class, I had limited knowledge of this fact, and I feel I now understand that and have more tools to … Continue reading

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In The News 2: Life in Puerto Rico, One Month After Hurricane Maria

Huricane Maria was devastating to Puerto Rico, and that destruction continues to affect the lives of Americans in Puerto Rico. For example, Ramón Sostre continues to live in a house with no roof and very few remaining walls. He and … Continue reading

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In the News: Climate Change Did Not Cause Irma and Harvey, but It Made Them Worse

Climate change is a prominent topic among scientists and intellectuals, but recently natural disasters have caused an even broader conversation. Has climate change reached a point in which it is causing increased natural disasters? The consensus, incredibly, is no. However, … Continue reading

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Kieler Hoffman: Math Quiz

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7*10^{-8})*(1.6*10^{12})=9.12*10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha )R^2=4\pi \sigma T^4 R^2\) \(12 \text{km} * \frac{0.6 \text{miles}}{\text{km}} \approx 7.2\text{mi} \) \[12 \text{km} * \frac{0.6 \text{miles}}{\text{km}} \approx 7.2\text{mi} \] \(4,173,445,346.50 \approx 4,200,000,000=4.2*10^{9}\) \[50 \text{m} * \frac{3.4*10^6\text{km}}{\text{sec}} * \frac{10\text{J}}{\text{kg} * \text{m}} = 1.7 \text{GW} \] \(\$ … Continue reading

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Introductory Blogpost: Kieler Hoffman

Hello everyone, my name is Kieler Hoffman and I am a sophomore studying International Politics and Economics, with a minor in history. Outside of school, I am an enlisted soldier with the Pennsylvania National Guard, where I do intelligence work … Continue reading

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