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…

The Struggles of Keeping Houseplants Alive.

By: Mimi Anagli They say that houseplants are the easiest plants to keep alive, but if you’re anything like me and can’t take care of any living thing, then know that “they” are gravely mistaken. In the hopes of brightening up my dorm room, I decided to get two plants to hang under my lofted…

The Extraordinary Carotenoids

By Corrine Johnston   Have you ever wondered how the leaves can change color in autumn? Plants contain chlorophyll (the main pigment involved in photosynthesis). Leaf tissue is green because chlorophyll absorbs light in the blue and red regions of the visible spectrum and green light is reflected – which is what we see.  …