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Confession: I’m addicted to taking up space

Illustration by Anika Vučićević

Madeline Kemp, Lactose Sensitive

October 19, 2019

I’ve thought about it, and this confession needs to be made publicly. Only recently did I start to notice my strange habit, and I am hoping it doesn’t get any further out of hand.  I became aware of the space I was taking up when I thought I had been minding my own business, reading and stre...

Report: pluto “so done” with whole planet thing

Jeffrey Gustaveson, staff writer

January 28, 2016

Kuiper Belt, Solar System, Milky Way Pluto, the dwarf planet best known for its demotion from full planet ten years ago, released a statement on Thursday, saying it was, “So done with the whole planet thing.” The statement comes in the wake of last week’s announcement that astronomers have...



Nathan Fisher

November 13, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. I am a huge fan of movies that explore the final frontier: space. My voyages to unknown worlds in "Star Trek" and going to infinity and beyond in "2001: A Space Odyssey" (or maybe that was "Toy Story") left me chomping at the bit for Christopher Nolan's newest film, "Interstellar."" Nola...

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