Architecture freshman Jennifer Callejas said she will be writing a 10-page research paper and studying for three exams during the upcoming Thanksgiving break. In addition, she and her architecture classmates have a final drawing project due the Monday after Thanksgiving.
Growing up in Mexico, mechanical engineering sophomore Laura Lopez has witnessed a lot of poverty.
“To me, it was heartbreaking, as a little kid, that I had more things than the other kids,” Lopez said. “Hearing about what is going on in Syria, the refugees lost everything, and it sounds even worse. I can’t imagine what it must feel like for them.”
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This year, Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s documentary Blackfish raised questions and caused many to think twice about going to see wildlife in captivity.
Laura Mydlarz, marine biology assistant professor, grew up going to SeaWorld and has seen an orca in its natural environment during a whale-watching trip. She was shocked at the difference. As a child, she saw orcas with bent fins at SeaWorld. (Photo courtesy of Gaston Lacombe)
When thinking about recycling, computers and cellphones don’t usually come to mind.
Diversity will be taken to another level at the bonus Diversity Lecture Series event at noon Friday in College Hall Room 101, hosted by Multicultural Affairs.
Seeing his experience unfold on an LCD screen as he cycled on an Expresso stationary bike, mechanical engineering freshman Carlton Kelley said cycling through a virtual world with a time limit provides a different kind of rush from using regular fitness equipment.