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Building the Future: The World Architecture Fair

1.	Cloud city by the Union of Architects of Kazakhstan takes on a design based on the structures of the sky themselves.  Rather than the traditional solid-building design, Cloud City’s structure is designed to have different levels of compartments that vary in position as the building rises.  To put this in perspective, most of the building’s base structure is hollow support while connected office compartments reach out from varies places, allowing all of these office and apartment areas to be naturally lit due to an absence of light obstruction.

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor

January 8, 2016

Naturally, when one thinks of the future, they imagine flying cars, neon skyscrapers, and best of all, coliseums full of teenagers killing one another.  While this dream is a fantastical one, the reality of human creation is potentially even more interesting.  Architects recently have focused on designing...

Why the Human Race Needs to Help the Bees

Many people take a stance on the controversial debate of whether GMO’s benefits outweigh the harm they inflict by identifying as pro-GMO or pro-organic. Freshman, Leilani Gibbons, provides her evidence to support organic products with the aid of bees. “Bees are an essential part of the environment because they provide for all of life,” Leilani says. “They are debatably the most important species in the circle of life.”

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

With so many animals in the world, it is difficult to comprehend that an entire ecosystem—in fact, a entire world—could be so delicate to dependent upon one taxon of creatures, a group called the pollinators. Pollinators—from butterflies to wasps to hummingbirds—propel the environmental and agricultural...

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