Temperatures soared yesterday, but Allison Grant was cool and calm as she explained how climate change has disproportionately affected low income neighborhoods that are impacted to a greater degree by heat. “Redlining was outlawed over 50 years ago,” said the UMW senior, citing the discriminatory lending practice that prevented minorities from purchasing homes. “Yet it […]
Department of Chemistry
It was just a white box, but Matt Tovar could not wait to open it. He tore through the thick Styrofoam shell and pushed past the packing, all for a tube the size of his finger. He’d rushed to the Jepson Science Center after getting an email: “Hey Matt, your cells are here.” He’d been […]
Purple wasn’t the color UMW junior Matt Tovar had hoped to see. The solution in the quantum mechanics experiment was supposed to turn red. But the mishap, caused by a contaminant in the container used by his chemistry-class group, sparked an idea.