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Write & Respond 2 – Attending an Extra Credit Event Changed My Outlook on the Future

Before enrolling in this course, I had always heard that there were issues with our environment. My little knowledge of global warming solutions consisted of solar panels and wind turbines. My “little knowledge” was that solar panels and wind turbines … Continue reading

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Paul Hawken at the State Theatre — Extra Credit

I had the pleasure of listening to Paul Hawken, author of Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, at the State Theatre in downtown State College on Tuesday, November 14th. Paul was the keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Iran-Iraq Earthquake kills at least 400 people (In the News Post 2)

Iran-Iraq was hit with a 7.3 magnitude earthquake yesterday afternoon. In less than 24 hours after the earthquake it has already been reported that 400 people are dead. This figure is startling considering the time since the attack. With portions … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1: The Meridian Laundry Room – Zach Lutz

The Meridian is an apartment complex that is located on East College Avenue. It is conveniently located across the street from the South Halls on campus. The Meridian consists of three towers of apartments with one centrally located laundry room … Continue reading

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Israel’s Sea of Galilee Approaches Lowest-Ever Recorded Water Level

Israel’s Sea of Galilee Approaches Lowest-Ever Recorded Water Level On the eve of Sukkot, the biblical Jewish holiday that is based around an agricultural festival, it was reported that the Sea of Galilee was approaching an all-time low water level. … Continue reading

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Math Test: Zach Lutz

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

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An Introduction – Zach Lutz

Hi everyone, My name is Zach and I am a sophomore here at Penn State. I live just outside downtown Pittsburgh. I had to take this class to fulfill a requirement, however I was extremely interested in how this course … Continue reading

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