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Write and Respond 2

While doing research for my In the News post I came across an article in the New York Times about the dangers of craft glitter on the environment. Being an art education major, I found this topic especially interesting as … Continue reading

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Restoring Iceland’s Once-vast Forests

In the New York Times article, Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them? by Henry Fountain explains the struggle of trying to regrow trees in barren areas of Iceland. The forests of Iceland are mostly barren because of Vikings … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1:The Reduction of Plastic Water Bottles

Plastic water bottles are one of the most unnecessary and overused products in the U.S. The ending or reduction of manufacturing plastic water bottles would drastically decrease the amount of waste we produce. Plastic water bottles are detrimental to the … Continue reading

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Beauty Products in our Waters

In the article “States Are Cracking Down on Face Wash”, Katy Steinmetz discusses the harmful effects of Microbeads. Microbeads are small round pieces of plastic that are often found in many face or body washes as an exfoliant. These bits of plastic … Continue reading

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Maggie Higgins: Math Quiz

\(x^3 – 3x^2 – 10x = 0\) \((1 + r) ^ n\) \((5.7 \times 10 ^ {-8}) \times (1.6 \times 10^{12}) = 9.12 \times 10^4 \) \( \pi L (1- \alpha) R^2 = 4\pi \sigma T^4R^2 \) \(12 \text { … Continue reading

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An Introductory Blog Post by Maggie Higgins

Hi Everyone,   My name is Maggie Higgins and I am currently a sophomore from Long Island, NY. I’m currently in the school of Arts and Architecture with an intended major of Art Education. I enrolled in this class because I am … Continue reading

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