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An internal view of Nancy Broshot

This week’s assignment forced me to conduct an interview with Nancy Broshot, an associate professor of biology and coordinator of environmental studies at Linfield College. I shouldn’t say “forced,” as I ended up having a great time chatting with her about my topic and many other environmental  issues. I was extremely happy that Nancy was able to … Continue reading

Warm-Up No. 3

Three weeks later, and I’m finally starting to understand the roots of my policy issue. The puzzle pieces are starting to fit together and the dots are connecting, if you will (clearly we learned about figures of speech this past week in class, right?)… It seems I’ve reached a turning point in my research and … Continue reading

One down…

Congratulations to myself and my fellow Info Gathering classmates. We made it through Warm-Up No. 1. We can all breathe a sigh of relief. At least for now… I chose to investigate plastic bag bans in the Unites States for my major project. I was initially interested in this topic because I have always been … Continue reading