North

North

This short personal essay is based on my experiences traveling in Canada as an undergraduate, and how I began to understand the effects of climate change on northern regions of the country. In this essay, I discuss the rapidly changing climate in the Yukon Territory and the rise and fall of Fort McMurray, an oil boomtown, as told through my travel experiences in search of the aurora borealis, or northern lights.

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Dr. Butterfingers

Dr. Butterfingers

by Dr Sylvia Hsu-Chen Yip So I was quite the butterfingers scientist. There was one memorable conversation that I had with my professor: “So, Sylvia……

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