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SMCC’S Ionospheric Research

Evelyn Waugh

Physics Major

Earth glides innocently through space at about 19 miles per second, 93 million miles from the Sun in its orbit. A thin atmosphere and weak magnetic field protect Earth’s inhabitants from charged particles, radiation, and debris, keeping them relatively safe from the utter chaos of gamma rays and debris that is the nature of space. 1,239 more words

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Black History is American History

Illaria Dana

Education Major

Black History Month was originally a week in February. It was created by historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. 1,115 more words

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New Featured Story!

Happy February, everyone! I’m pretty stoked about this month because it’s the month I get my new apartment (we get the keys in only three more days!). 159 more words

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SMCC The Lay of The Land…   As it Stands Now

by Illaria Dana, Education Major

SMCC The Lay of The Land…  As it Stands Now

If you were to come to the SMCC Campus during late December and early January, the quiet would be haunting. 1,307 more words

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Snow has fallen and a crisp layer remains as Southern Maine Community College opens up its doors for the Spring semester. Even though it doesn’t feel like Spring just yet, students are springing into step, excited for another semester, and the fresh opportunities it provides. 1,373 more words

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A Surprisingly Sensual Show in San Francisco: Half Moon Run at The Independent

Update: I (Shannon) moved to San Francisco. I’ve been enjoying a wealth of concerts here at new venues I’ve never experienced. It might be too early to pick a favorite (I had 4 years in LA to decide), but I’m starting to get a real feel for the venues. 1,502 more words


'These kids had a coach like them'

From athlete to coach, Olivet swimming graduate assistant Samantha Elam is showcasing her talents on an international stage. This past summer, Elam traveled to San Antonio, Texas, to coach at the fourth World Deaf Swimming Championships. 478 more words