By Jeffrey Dahdah, photos by Marcus Catlett and Jaesea Gatherum The trouble with calling it a snowball effect is that it might melt. But that could also make the metaphor perfect: In a way, the idea of sustainability is to keep the … Continue reading Sustainability Grows: Campus organizations watch their carbon footprint
by Fallon Rowe, photos by Nick Carpenter Diving into Cache water Picture a giant mass of earth and water crashing down a hillside, destroying everything in its path. Most people imagine this happening in a mountain landscape, far from daily life. … Continue reading Beneath the Surface: Diving into Cache Water
Student research is one way for students to get involved with their education and may be easier to do than students think. Photo by Lindsay Nemelka By Lindsay Nemelka Section Editor Several years into college, Landon Frost switched his major … Continue reading A student guide to undergrad research
Engineering students at Utah State University won a national competition with their invention, the Personnel Assisted Vacuum Climber (above), that is designed to scale a 37-foot wall in under a minute. Photos credit: Steve Hansen By Lis Stewart Aggie Blue … Continue reading Ascending Aggies: USU engineering students win national competition
By Kate Rouse DuHadway/For The Herald Journal A century ago, Logan Canyon and the Bear River Range were in desperate condition. After 40 years of indiscriminate logging, trees were few and far between where they had once been plentiful. After … Continue reading Bonneville cutthroat restoration project symbolizes restoration of Logan Canyon
By Lindsay Nemelka Science Editor All Americans know Kryptonite as the green, glowing radioactive crystal that Superman is vulnerable to. Though the Superman comics were created in 1938, Kryptonite wasn’t part of the verse until about ten years later. It’s … Continue reading Science Q&A: Is there such thing as Kryptonite?
By Lindsay Nemelka Science Editor Photo: taken from Wikipedia, Opiliones Harvestman by Bruce Marlin Growing up I always feared spiders. They can squeeze through impossibly tiny cracks, scurry and jump, leave nasty sticky webs and have way too many eyes … Continue reading Science Q&A: Are Daddy Longlegs Poisonous?