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The Guilty Grocery Store Mental Monologue

January 25, 2015 by


Author: Skylar Bayer One of the biggest struggles in my daily existence is going to the grocery store. This is actually impossible when I am hangry. I literally salivate the moment I enter the store just like my dog does when I say the word dinner. It is not the fact that I actually have […]

Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature’s Hospital

August 25, 2013 by


Author: Hans Gozembach As graduation from college grew near this past year, I decided I wanted to find out what area of biology I wanted to pursue as a career. So I started interning with two grad students who were working with coral reef conservation at Florida International University located in Miami, FL. I was […]

Science in Norway: Why I am in Bergen

January 21, 2013 by


Author: Alden Denny Bergen is a rainy city. I say this after living in Seattle, a city that has quite the rainy reputation in the states, but Bergen wins hands down. I arrived in early November and it rained for the following month without remorse. Between the weather and Norwegian prices that are double those […]

Scallops-R-US: Some initial thoughts and observations about the Maine scallop fishery

July 25, 2012 by


“… think we’re all on the same page even though we all disagree.” ~ Quote from a Scallop Advisory Council meeting Author: Skylar Bayer Lately, I’ve been having nightmares. Not the kind of nightmares where you’re naked in school taking an exam or being chased by a blood-sucking monster that turns out to be your […]

Facing the Nightmare

June 3, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer Earlier this week, I opened my Facebook page and read this piece by Marina Keegan, a Yale ’12 graduate. The name was familiar. I read at the top of the page that she had just died in a car accident. Her piece entitled “The Opposite of Loneliness” was an uplifting article about […]

Go with your gut

March 27, 2012 by


Author: Anya Brown As I sit and reflect on the Benthic Ecology Meeting (Benthics) that I just attended (and yes, I acknowledge that I should probably be sitting and reflecting on the chapter that I am supposed to be editing for my thesis), and although I am incredibly exhausted from travel, science, and late night […]