Meet Riley Yager, Spring 2021 Community Science Intern

Meet Riley Yager, Spring 2021 Community Science Intern

GASP: What is your major at and why did you choose it? Riley Yager: I am currently working on my PhD in physics and I received a bachelors in civil engineering and a bachelors in physics in May 2020.  I chose these degrees because I wanted to go into a field where I...
Meet Jossy, Spring 2021 Climate Change Intern

Meet Jossy, Spring 2021 Climate Change Intern

GASP: Where do you go to high school?  Jossy: I am a sophomore in the math/science department at The Alabama School of Fine Arts. GASP: What do you hope to do after you graduate? Jossy: After I graduate I hope to attend an HBCU, majoring in political science, Spanish,...
What is the Green New Deal anyway?

What is the Green New Deal anyway?

Last month, a winter storm enveloped a huge swath of the United States, dumping feet of snow and ice in places unaccustomed to such extreme weather — and leaving millions of people without electricity or water for days and even week. Many politicians and commentators...
Reflections on 2020: Hope, Empathy, and Courage

Reflections on 2020: Hope, Empathy, and Courage

“Hope is your superpower. Don’t let anybody or anything make you hopeless. Hope is the enemy of injustice. Hope is what will get you to stand up when people tell you to sit down.” —Bryan Stevenson “Had Harriet Tubman compared the 70 slaves she freed to 4 million...