Monthly Archives: November 2015

Because Who Doesn’t Want a Class Cheat Sheet?

It happens to everyone. You take a risk and sign up for a class and you have literally have no idea what to expect. What even is The Reel World? That first day of walking into the unknown is full … Continue reading

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You are What You Eat: Food in Dare County

Hello! My name is Emma Boyd, and I am a senior Environmental Studies/English major from Boone, NC. Before this semester, the longest amount of time that I had spent on the coast at one time had not exceeded a week. … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots through Storytelling

As I have made my way through my college career, the question has not been what do I want to do–it’s been what don’t I want to do. It hasn’t been easy to narrow that down into a clear path … Continue reading

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I like long walks on the beach, but sometimes I get crabby

As the date approached to move to Manteo for the fall semester, I was unsure about one thing: my internship placement. Like some of my classmates, I had no idea what I wanted for an internship. I knew that past … Continue reading

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My Venture into Foiling Big Oil

Just a few short months ago I knew next to nothing about the proposed offshore oil development off the Atlantic coast. While it would’ve sounded like a step in the wrong direction for energy development, I had little proximity to … Continue reading

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Dolphins!!

Hey guys, I’m Claire and this semester I’m working with the Outer Banks Center For Dolphin Research (OBXCDR) under my mentor, Jess Taylor. The organization was founded in 2008, by Jess, and it is committed to the conservation of bottlenose … Continue reading

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Bees, Butterflies, BMPs, oh my!

This semester I’m interning with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and focusing on pollinator best management practices. So what exactly are all these things? The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is an extremely large government organization, and the … Continue reading

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There Might Actually be Nothing I Haven’t Done at my Internship

Hey y’all! I’m Brady Blackburn, one of the students studying at the Outer Banks Field Site this semester. All of us here are interning with several different organizations, and I think mine just might be in the running with Cinnamon’s … Continue reading

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I Won Best Internship of The Year Award (Unofficially)

So by this time, you all may be wondering why I’ve been writing these blog posts all semester. Short answer, it’s part of my job for my internship. Longish answer, the hope is that by writing these posts, all of … Continue reading

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Best Field Trip EVER

So, I recently just went on the coolest field trip of my nearly 16 years of schooling. Jeez that makes me feel old… For our ecology class, Lindsay took us kayaking up Lake Drummond, one of two freshwater lakes in … Continue reading

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