A Warning from The Steppe

By Isaac Klimasmith ’20 The human body operates within tightly controlled parameters. Normal body temperature is 36.5–37.5 °C. A degree departure from that either way is a fever or hypothermia. Two more degrees above normal is a life-threatening coma. Feedback loops, chains of sensors and signals in the body, regulate this delicate balance. The hypothalamus, … Read moreA Warning from The Steppe

Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? The Ultimate Heated Debate

Langston Lynch, Wesleyan ‘20 It is a beautiful day on a generic college campus. Students have abandoned their winter attire for skimpier spring garments and are relaxing on the campus hill to commemorate the 70 degree heat. Clouds of mystery smoke fill the air as red-eyed people laugh blissfully and play music at offensive volumes. … Read moreGlobal Warming: Fact or Fiction? The Ultimate Heated Debate