Find where your interests and your passions intersect, and go for it without fear of failure or judgment We always hear that passions are our greatest love and throughout our lives we should chase them. Yes, progress is everyone’s business but I question the uplifting message being brought upon ourContinue Reading

Declining bee populations may matter more than you think From compound eyes, mandibles for eating and intricate social structures, bees pollinate over one third of the US food supply each year. Sadly, the diversity of bees is declining.  As consumers we demand and our actions have underlined costs. These organismsContinue Reading

How it takes different perspectives and methods to lead others For some, taking charge is never easy while for others it occurs naturally. Making decisions, delegating tasks and organizing meetings becomes all too common for those who lead. Our world requires various types of leaders and numerous opportunities to beContinue Reading

Why community is more than a ring Often we desire a sense of belonging and to find a place we can call “home”. The journey to finding oneself though isn’t always easy. Through communities, however, we can find different perspectives that unite for a common goal and who work togetherContinue Reading

From the scientific to the surreal, the many dimensions of love and what we can learn from them this Valentine’s Day Ah yes, it is that time of the year. Love is in the air; hearts everywhere. Where will cupid strike next? Rose petals, assorted chocolate and the anticipation ofContinue Reading

The complexities of studying the environment Perplexing and thought-provoking, environmental studies is an intricate interdisciplinary subject, in which varies in methods and beliefs on how to tackle these sometimes daunting issues. Environmental issues, however, have been around for decades and often require urgency, thorough planning and sometimes-radical viewpoints. I oftenContinue Reading

What your personality says about your strengths, weaknesses and talents The ongoing debate between introversion and extroversion seems to be lingering on everyones minds. Campus events, classroom dialogue and social media display both individuals and the community’s curiosity about finding their own unique personality, and what this says about howContinue Reading