Meatless Mondays: Do Yourself A Favor

Maybe you’ve heard the term tossed around, maybe you’re already an active participant… Meatless Monday is something we should all be talking about. Omitting animal meats from your diet just a single day per week can be ultra beneficial for your physical health, your mental wellbeing, your budget, and my personal favorite reason: your environmentalRead more

Legalities of Selling National Monuments: A Closer Look at Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante

This academic writing is a watered-down reflection of a major research labor of my latest semester. Federal lands should, in my mind, be sacred, respected, and enjoyed. However, the public discussions revolving around the current administration’s reduction of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments has prompted me to think much deeper about public spaces:Read more

The Case For Nuclear

Climate change is arguably the largest threat to the American economy and way of life. To maintain and protect both our planet and our lifestyles, the United States must be moving towards carbon-neutral energy sources. While two-thirds American public is actively advocating for cleaner energy sources, government incentives are seemingly disregarding nuclear power[i].

Who Does Trump’s Wall Actually Impact?

The recent government shutdown reignited Trump’s campaign promise of a “big, beautiful wall.” While much of the focus of the conversation is on funding, I have been prompted to think about who the wall will actually impact. Dig this: there are over fifty species within 50 kilometers US-Mexico border that are considered threatened or endangered[i].