The Disturbing Case of Red Tide

By: Mimi Anagli Having lived in the sunshine state for three years, I can attest to the fact that the nature and wildlife of Florida is quite an astonishing sight to see. The Floridian mentality is heavily based on the alluring greenery all around. Hours are spent wasted away in alligator-infested lakes, memories are made…

3 Things I’ve Learned Since I Went Vegetarian

By: Annie Dubois   It’s actually very easy To be honest, I never really believed I could do it. To give you some background on my upbringing, my Grandpa is a beef farmer and for 5 years I showed and sold cattle at my county fair. My family eats the beef from my Grandpa’s farm…

The Amur Leopard

By Carson Yenchar The Amur Leopard is one of the most beautiful animals in the world. Agile and poised, they seem to gaze into your soul with their piercing eyes. Here are some fun fact about these beautiful creature from ALTA: “The Amur leopard is adapted to the cool climate by having thick fur which…

Is Bigfoot Real?

By Kara Headley I’ll be honest and say I love conspiracy theories. There’s no greater time than 4 in the morning when you’re scrolling through countless blogs and articles, reading all the compiled “evidence” of whether or not the moon landing was fake. Many conspiracies I have a hard time wrapping my mind around (why…

Our Convenience Could be the Earths Destruction

By Haylie May In this time period, a lot of the choices we make are based upon convenience. New technologies and developments make it easier to keep up with the fast-paced, work centered attitude our culture has taken up. Grabbing a plastic bag at the grocery store instead of bringing one of your own is…

How Plastic Threatens Marine Life

By: Kara Headley When you think of the Pacific ocean, what comes to mind?  Lovely beaches for vacationing, beautiful coast lines, endless miles of blue water, habitats for millions of sealife.  But under all these beautiful notions exists something much more sinister that threatens the Pacific Ocean as it exists today. The Great Pacific Garbage…

A Therapeutic Touch

By: Annie Dubois In times of emotional duress many of us, especially college students, search for an outlet to relieve stress and regain mental balance. Turning to elements originating from the natural world, such as taking walks in a wooded area or sitting beside a river, help gently push us back to a stable mental…