There once was a boy Who wanted to be loved On Earth and not from above,...
You are one of a kind. You have a unique story to tell. That story is interesting as well. You have survived through all of your hardships. You have friends and relatives that care about you. You care about yourself and others. You believe in something. You can express the previous seven points uniquely. You […]
Arches of brass Created from divine energy Flit gracefully in the hands of Imperial jesters Kidding with lyrically Magnificent nonchalance to Persistent queries of Realities strung about Tasteless utopias; Victorious, whimsical Xi; Yellow zeal.
This poem is a literary account of my intense religious experience in the Negev Desert, Israel, during Birthright 2012. “The Negev is a mystical place, A vast, empty space Of lore that renews the sore And breathes life To those in strife,” The Elders once stated About this world that had been created. I […]
The most infamous dinosaur of all time was first described by Barnum Brown, the assistant curator of the American Museum of Natural History, in 1900. He named the dinosaur Dynamosaurus imperiosis, or “Dynamic Imperial Lizard”. In 1905, Henry Osborn, the president of the American Museum of Natural History, renamed it Tyrannosaurus rex. This is derived […]
Depression is a growing concern on college campuses across the country. Academic, social, and psychological pressures, or even the suffering of a close friend or relative, can drive happy students down a steep slope to misery. Characterized by a loss of personality and vitality, changes in daily habits, and a severe lack of self-esteem, and […]
The Pliocene Epoch is a period in Earth’s history that began approximately 5.3 million years ago and ended 1.8 million years ago on the brink of the Pleistocene Ice Age. The Pliocene can be divided into two stages based on the strata found from the epoch—the Zanclean (5.332–3.600 Ma) and the Piacenzian (3.600–2.588 Ma). During […]
The guitar is an imperious and sleek instrument. A bellowing wooden frame exudes a dominating aura in the music world. He who wields its aura asserts tremendous rhythmic power. Some people understand the power of the guitar; others have gone further and mastered it. These people are virtuosos, the true gods of “rock and roll”. […]
Souls intertwined. Minds enlightened. Through love and agony our awareness is heightened. Enter the puzzle that is the mind. Together we stand, Together we sit. Only together will we save ourselves from the bland, Chains to which the lonely are damned. Saved from an unforgiving world whose cruelty none can admit That force that doomed […]
The present study focuses on the patterns of anthropogenic deaths of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), Florida’s official state marine mammal, within the boundaries of Everglades National Park. The Florida manatee is a subspecies of the West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) found primarily in the southeastern United States year-round. During the summer months, the […]
Study: A geographic information systems (GIS)-based analysis of manatee mortality in Everglades National Park
Introduction With human population growth on the rise, watercraft use has followed suit and also increased in popularity. As more people take to the seas, their impact on marine wildlife becomes a persistent question, especially manatees. T. manatus (Figure 1) are vulnerable to many threats—ranging from natural ones like algal blooms and extremes in water […]