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Janning on Happiness

Janning on Happiness

Rhône Grajcar, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

Professor of Sociology Michelle Janning will be giving a talk at the Walla Walla Public Library on Thursday March 8. The lecture is entitled “Happy as a Dane,” and will examine why Danes have reported one of the highest levels of happiness in the world. Professor Janning has studied gende...

Gynosperm means naked seed

Rachael Barton

February 9, 2014

I'm not a huge plant person, even though I'm a biology major. There is one thing I remember quite clearly from my intro to biology course, however: gymnosperm means naked seed. The term "gymnosperm" comes from the Greek word for "naked seeds." The word "gymnasium" also derives from the same root,...

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