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Every Place Has a Climate Story

Guest blogger: Cooper Tamayo (MESM 2018) Monocacy National Battlefield is an historic civil war site, about 40 miles north of Washington, D.C. Inside the park’s visitor center is a beautiful diorama of the battlefield, with ...
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Matrix and Me

Guest blogger: Lauren Menzer (MESM 2018) “What if there was just one large refrigerator rather than two small ones?” All I got from this unexpected exclamation was blank stares. It was 1:33 pm and the ...
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Fish Out of Water

Guest blogger: Madi Harris (MESM 2018) WHAM. “The subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard will now come to order,” the majority chairman declared as he slammed his gavel, compelling a silence in the ...
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Puzzle Masters

Guest blogger: Cora Kammeyer (MESM 2017) My summer internship at The Nature Conservancy felt like a giant puzzle. A puzzle where all the pieces are strewn about the house, you can only call your friends ...
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We Can Ferment That…

This story begins where so many sustainability nonprofit stories have before it— in the bulk aisle of Whole Foods. Like any good Bren student, I’ve remembered to bring a reusable container from home. This time, ...