Mars and Terraforming

by Haley Yahraus In 1971, Mariner 9 orbited Mars and took pictures that implied running water once existed on the planet’s surface, prompting plans for future Mars missions. A mere four years later, in 1975, Viking I was launched into space, ultimately becoming the first Mars rover to land on the planet, marking one of the…

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Staying Positive During the Fall and Winter

By Haley Yahraus With the bitter and brisk cold, the shorter days, the lack of sun, and the dread of midterm exams looming over us, it’s nearly impossible to stay positive during the fall and winter months. Some of us can’t help but feel the stress of our way-too-confusing-and-just-awful assignments. Plus, it’s much harder to…

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