• Is Our Hundred-Year Car Obsession Driving Bees to Extinction?

    The Issue at Hand Studies being done at the University of Southampton in the UK are showing that diesel fuel emissions play a role in the rising amount of honey bee deaths. Honey bees are one of the most valuable insects on the Earth as they pollinate around 400...
  • Marijuana Plants

    Weed all About It: Cannabis Legalization in Vermont

    Student Researcher and Writer: Fiona Giguere Faculty Evaluator: Rob Williams, PhD Saint Michaels College December 15, 2015 Until recently, the idea of legalizing cannabis seemed like nothing more than a commonly shared dream around a bong emitting thick smoke. This is the case no longer. Since Colorado and Washington...
  • Bike in the Sun

    Pedal to the Pavement

    Student Researcher and Writer: Ben DiNardo Faculty Evaluator: Rob Williams, PhD Saint Michaels College December 15, 2015 Walking through downtown Burlington, Vermont on a beautiful fall afternoon, one can quickly fall in love with the bustling hub of students, families, tourists and active outdoor enthusiasts. Leaves scatter the sidewalks,...