Monthly Archives: September 2016

Finding Home with Help from Bears

My eyes open as my ears are filled with noise.  It’s the all too familiar sound of my alarm, but at a very unfamiliar time.  Everything is unfamiliar.  The place, the people, the culture.  This is not home.  It is … Continue reading

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The Great Swamp Swamp

Dismal (adjective) – depressing; dreary. Such a fitting description of the weather on Friday morning at 8:15, as we faced a 2 hour drive north into southeastern Virginia. Our agenda for the day was meeting author, professor and musician Bland Simpson … Continue reading

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Columbia, NC Population: 891, now 905

Who knew that we were just miles away from one of the smallest towns in North Carolina?! Columbia, NC has a population of just 891, so the students were a little more than dismayed to find out that “nightlife” is … Continue reading

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Jockey’s Ridge: Data Collection and a Workout All in One

  The 11 OBXFS students are now officially settled in and the semester is well on its way! We spent the first two weeks of our time here exploring new places and learning about the important Capstone work we’ll be … Continue reading

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