Snotbots can help save the environment; New technology allows us to look at whales to examine ocean pollution increases

“Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Today, our oceans and marine life face greater dangers than ever before. To protect them, we need to understand what’s threatening their ecosystem,” these are the opening words on the Parley Snotbot Expedition’s website. Cyrill Gutsch, Dr. Iain Kerr and Ted Willke head the Snotbot project. … Continue reading Snotbots can help save the environment; New technology allows us to look at whales to examine ocean pollution increases

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Unqualified public leaders are not what America needs

Kathleen Hartnett White is Trump’s latest pick to join his team. Trump intends for Hartnett White to lead the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). The CEQ is a division of the Executive Office that works closely with the president to develop environmental and energy policies and initiatives. The council was established in 1969 as a … Continue reading Unqualified public leaders are not what America needs

BU’s third annual No Hate Week sparks conversation on campus

Sunday, November 12, 2017, No Hate Week was kickstarted by a march through campus. The “Love for the Cultural-March was set to start at 3pm but didn’t begin until about 3:30. The march was preceded by some speeches and a performance by representatives of the BU Gospel Choir on the steps of Carver Hall. Marcei … Continue reading BU’s third annual No Hate Week sparks conversation on campus

DeVos rescinds Obama’s sexual assault policies on campuses; Sexual assault allegations now harder to prove and punish

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Sexual crimes are serious and affect the victims for the rest of their lives. The RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) website says victims of sexual assault are prone to anxiety, … Continue reading DeVos rescinds Obama’s sexual assault policies on campuses; Sexual assault allegations now harder to prove and punish

Trump’s Trans Ban Tanks

Trump’s recent ban on transgender individuals serving in the military was poorly received by many Americans. Trump had claimed that having transgender soldiers would cost the government an exorbitant amount of money. “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow......, ....Transgender individuals … Continue reading Trump’s Trans Ban Tanks

The fight for independence; a brief history of Catalonia’s struggle

Newspapers and broadcast stations have been airing the violent confrontations between Catalonians and Spanish police forces as the region of Catalonia tries to vote their way to becoming an independent nation. Catalonia, a nationality and autonomous community of Spain located in the northeast of the country, also known as the Iberian Peninsula, consists of four … Continue reading The fight for independence; a brief history of Catalonia’s struggle

STOP showing mass shooters’ faces and names in the media!

Recently, America has been facing tragedy after tragedy. These tragedies come in the form of school shootings and mass slaughters in malls and movie theaters. The most recent event headlining every media outlet is the Las Vegas shooting. News broadcasts and papers alike have been hosting special features on the shooting, mourning the victims and … Continue reading STOP showing mass shooters’ faces and names in the media!