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August 27, 2019

In the past, before we had the technological capability to make potent medications artificially, the only form of medicine available to us came from plants. The practice of using plants and natural ingredients to make medicine is called Herbology, and it is from this t...

March 18, 2019

In 2017, Flagstaff had a population of over 70,000 people, and it has continued to grow. The majority of this population growth comes from the influx of students the city sees annually, and these new residents are typically expected to find housing on or near campus. U...

December 14, 2018

Almost exactly a year ago, I had a revelation while standing at a podium.  It wasn’t the time, the place, or the situation for any new thoughts: I was presenting an art history paper I’d written a year before at an Undergraduate Academic Conference. Everything was supp...

November 29, 2018

This past summer, I had the amazing opportunity to study abroad in Mérida, México. Mérida is located in the Yucatán peninsula, which is the furthest country southeast in México. While there, I attended classes, as well as spent time in the city learning the culture. Th...

October 28, 2018

In 1946, Bobby Troup composed a song titled "Route 66". The lyrics tell the tale of The Mother Road, a highway that connected Los Angeles to Chicago, a highway that boosted tourism in many towns and put them on the map. Flagstaff, Arizona, is even recognized in the son...

October 7, 2018

The SSLUG Garden is one of several accurately acronymed gardens on Northern Arizona University’s campus. SSLUG stands for Students for Sustainable Living and Urban Gardening. Situated between SBS West and SBS Castro, this garden is home to a plethora of native plants a...

July 6, 2018

Some might value a necklace, guitar, or pencil the most in their lives. Northern Arizona University Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Nicole Walker, has an interesting relationship with eggs that she shares in her object lesson oriented book Egg. The inside cove...

June 29, 2018

Aspen leaves dream in the fall. Their colorful transformation is what attracts so many travelers, especially here in Flagstaff, Arizona. However, there are far more unspoken qualities that contribute to connectivity of Aspen groves all over the globe. Robert Krulwich,...

May 4, 2018

When it comes to Flagstaff, there are many unique bars and breweries from which to choose. All the breweries are local which only make the selection better. My favorite brewery out all the great ones to choose from in Flagstaff, even out of Mother Road and Histori...

April 29, 2018

When trapped within a dire situation, only three options present themselves: fight, flight, or adapt. Up until recently, these reactions had been nothing more than a list I memorized in my middle-school biology class. They mattered just as much as the difference betwee...

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