Final Project – The Future of Forests

Our final project for the Newsgathering and the Multimedia Bootcamp was to design a website with media and interactive maps. I mainly account for the video and the audio pieces. All group members should have a hand on every piece, so I also read over the text and took part in the design of the […]

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Green up!

San Francisco and Toronto mandate them, most of European countries promote them and even the Vikings knew about them: green roofs. Now Colorado’s capitol, Denver, made up the leeway with a controversial mandate that every new building with a gross floor area of 25,000 square feet or bigger must be built with a roof garden […]

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Light up, light up…

Christmas time is coming and all cities and homes get dressed up with lights. Thanks to the invention of affordable and highly efficient, energy-saving LED lights, homeowners do not longer have to worry about there energy bills at the end of the months since then. But as researchers recently revealed in the Science Advances, the […]

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Visit from an interstellar cigar

As I heard the message this morning, it didn’t really capture me immediately: An interstellar asteroid that passed through our solar system. It was first detected Oct. 19 by the telescope at the University of Hawaii and is going to visit our solar system until January 2019. The asteroid was named ‘Oumuamua, which is the […]

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Diving into the school’s wallets

Taxation of Colorado’s thriving marijuana trade was supposed to improve the funding of the state’s schools, but from the numbers it would appear that some school districts have seen little of that windfall. In the 2018-19 budget proposal Gov. John Hickenlooper released in November, schools are going to see an increase of $343 in per pupil […]

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