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Our Future on Other Planets

BY DHRUV PAI
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

What does the future of humanity look like? Where will we live? Maybe on othe planets. Dhruv Pai talks about how humans might live on other planets and the challenges of finding and making a new home.

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The Nature of Mental Health and Severe Weather

BY AISHLINN KIVLIGHN
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Learn all about how those with mental health challenges are more seriously affected by climate change.

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Bullet Journaling into the Future

BY AMINA MOKHTARZADA
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Familiar with a bullet journal? Amina Mokhtarzada has been bullet journaling for hundreds of days consecutively. Learn all about bullet journaling and using one to create your future.

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The Future of Activism

BY DREW OLSEN
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Drew Olsen shares his experiences with activism. Learn about the history of activism as well as some ideas about what activism may look like in the future.

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(Our) Home (is) Cooking: Eating to save the Planet

BY SOPHIA WENG
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Sophia Weng is a high school senior and sustainability junkie. Listen to her share concerns about the climate and how we can all address it.

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Predicting the Future

BY ALBERT HO
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

The presentation is a series of four stories, two short and two long, about times humanity tried to predict the future, with varying degrees of successes and failures. The contents include a tyrannical madman, a heroic weatherman, and high-IQ chickens. It should be a fun twist on the theme and a respite from utopianism, activism, and futurism, to just have fun with the weird parts of history.

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The Future of Education

BY MARIE BRODSKY
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

The future is foreign and unpredictable, so how can we best prepare to tackle it? Speaking from the perspective of both a student and a teacher for those younger than herself, Marie Brodsky discusses the philosophy with which we could best approach education, altering the course of the future by enriching the young minds of the present with the desire to learn, wonder, and question. Her presentation touches upon caterpillars, contemplative elephants, and more.

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The 80s

BY PARIS WATSON
@ VOL 16 ON APR 12, 2019

A journey through the 80s. Out of the darkness of the cold war and the ravages of crack cocaine, art reigned supreme. Neon colors filled the streets while we moon walked our cares away.

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Self-care in Modern Time

BY YOO-JIN KANG
@ VOL 16 ON APR 12, 2019

Self-care is a hot topic right now. Do you make time for it? What is it exactly? We'll examine what self-care is and is not and take a deeper look into how we spend our time in our daily lives.

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The Role of Time For Sci Fi Writers

BY MALENA CRAWFORD
@ VOL 16 ON APR 12, 2019

Malena Crawford is a novelist who writes in the science fiction genre of Afrofuturism. Afrofuturism is a term coined by Mark Dery which asks the simple question: What does blackness look like in the future? She will share the role of time in healing narratives, shifting perceptions, and creating new possibilities.

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What did you have for breakfast?

BY TAMARA FORYS
@ VOL 16 ON APR 12, 2019

Have you ever wondered why kids grow up in the blink of an eye but running a single mile on the treadmill seems to take hours? This presentation on time perception may help answer these questions or at least offer a few laughs.

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Time for Action on Climate Change

BY LAURA CHAP
@ VOL 16 ON APR 12, 2019

Time is running out for effective action on climate change!  In a brief (geologically speaking) period of time, humans have managed to rapidly change the earth’s temperature.  We have another 12 years before the damage is so extensive it will be impossible to reverse over our lifetime or that of the next generation. Carbon pricing is an effective first step on climate change, and as citizens it is an effective use of our time to advocate for it.

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