Save the Lakes

Save the Lakes

  By Sarah Gediman   Every summer, people across the country travel to freshwater beaches in northern Michigan to relax. They take hikes through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, breathe in the scent of cedars and birch trees, and peer at the breeding...
A Watery Wild West

A Watery Wild West

  By Shelby Cheyenne Job   One hundred eighty-five years after Charles Darwin’s famous expedition in HMS Beagle, the Galápagos Islands are still bursting with discoveries, only the science looks a little different. For one thing, researchers like Craig Venter...
Blue Bloods

Blue Bloods

  By Lindsay Albright   You’re only 3 years old when you and your father pack up the car to go to the beach. You aren’t quite sure what all this talk is about surf fishing, but you will soon find out it’s a technique for catching fish by standing on the shoreline...
Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

  By Nicole Pinsky   “Gnocchi al pesto for the table, per favore.” My three roommates and I sit under a yellow umbrella at Ristorante Bar La Torre, a touristy spot along Italy’s Vernazza Beach. Our table overlooks the sparkling Ligurian Sea. Belonging to a...
Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

  By Brooke Witkins   Science fiction movies have entertained us with plentiful far-fetched predictions about the future. While many of the more eccentric “futuristic” technologies have been left in the past, more realistic energy options have been introduced in...