By Rebecca Mcmillin Barbara Kingsolver is a prolific writer whose favorite topics are class divides and social inequalities. It seems inevitable therefore, that she write a book on climate change. Flight Behavior, published in 2012 by HarperCollins, is a masterful realistic fiction example of the Bildungsroman genre- which Merriam Webster defines as a depiction of…

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By: Karina Greenlee In preschool, on what we called forest days, our tiny school took the city bus to evergreen college and spent all school day in the woods. We made houses inside of rotting logs, ventured through the underbrush, and dug for clay by the creek bank. At lunchtime, we sometimes hiked down to…

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By Elsie Sabel Out of the many films I watched as a child, Wall-E is one of the few that I distinctly recall. I remember watching it on long car trips and boring Sunday afternoons. So, I decided to watch it again to see if it still had the same magic with an older audience.…

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By Kaylee Shen I guess you could call me the Olympia High School dumpster diver. Well, I don’t dive in the dumpster for food to eat, but I do “dive” through our school’s compost, trash and recycling in order to sort items into their correct bins. Every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch (when we still…

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By Bahar Bouzarjomehri In this Netflix original series, Zac Efron and health and wellness expert Darin Olien traveled the world searching for communities that have been leading the sustainability movement. Each place Efron and Olien visited demonstrates how locals are working with their natural resources in order to make the world a healthier place to…

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