Earth Day Appreciation Posts

Earth Day Appreciation Posts

With Earth Day so closely upon us, it is important to reflect back on the infinite reasons why WE love our planet. Read about why sorority sisters at American University love our planet.WE love our planet. Read about why sorority sisters at American University love our planet and be sure to comment why you love […]

Meeting Dr. Jane Goodall

Last night I had the absolute privilege of getting to hear my idol, Dr. Jane Goodall speak at my school, American University. Not only did she sign my copy of “Seeds of Hope”, but she shared her stories and wisdom with the audience. My favorite segment of the night was when she shared the following: […]

A Week at Fort Myers Beach

Happy Spring!!! I spent my week at Fort Myers Beach with one of my best friends Emmalee visiting local parks, the ocean, & estuaries! Song credit “Wake Up” by Chelsea Cutler. The amount of beautiful wildlife and scenery was breathtaking. Can’t wait to be back in the warm sun again.

The Beginning of it All

The Beginning of it All

Today marks the second anniversary of my first trip to the tropics and the sheer joy I feel when I reflect on the experiences I have had and beauty I have seen in that special place remain as prevalent and consuming as ever. That first visit to Costa Rica holds a very special place in […]

Andrea Lopez – Neuroscience

  Bio – Andrea proudly grew up in the suburbs of Dallas, TX. Her mom is her best friend and one of their favorite hobbies is to go on spontaneous trips whether it’s to a new city or country! She spent last summer at the National Institute of Health researching a specific protein that is […]

Costa Rica, We Meet Again

Finally finished editing my video for my fourth time in Costa Rica this past December/January.

How Changing Your Search Engine Can Help Save the Environment

Like everyone else, I look to the internet throughout my day for answers to my many questions. I’ve always used Google as my primary search engine until I came across Ecosia. http://www.ecosia.org is a relatively new search engine that applies 80% of its search engine ad profits to support tree planting programs around the world […]

Vanesse Della Torre – Computer Science

Vanesse Della Torre – Computer Science

Bio- Vanesse grew up in a rural town in western Massachusetts and she could not be happier to be able to go to college in Washington, D.C. She is a Filipino-Italian American girl with an unhealthy addiction to online shopping an a deep love for dogs. Vanesse is the person who reads the books after watching […]

What is a Ctenosaura???

What is a Ctenosaura???

It’s quite the Wildlife Wednesday!!!  Earlier this week during my time in Costa Rica, I encountered a giant lizard. I am not usually frightened of animals, even exotic ones, but this fella was quite large, nearly four feet in length.  After learning that he wasn’t a first cousin of Godzilla and I would likely survive the encounter, […]