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...
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...
The Long Reach

The Long Reach

  By April Wendling As sunlight dawned over Richland, Wash., townsfolk bustled about, eager to start the day. In the faint chill of the early morning October air, I wove through the streets on my bike, navigating past the Atomic Ale Brewpub & Eatery and a mall...
No Vacancy

No Vacancy

 By Carly Hopkins Walking around the unfamiliar neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago, my heart rate beat in time with the sounds of a fading siren. The words “be careful” from my parents and friends echoed in my mind. The rampant gun violence in...