Tag Archives: Ann Arbor

Community Solar Is One Solution For Climate Change And Solar Taxes, Energy Experts Say

The Energy Commission of Ann Arbor is pushing for a new method of renewable energy production that will free homeowners from a solar tax and help meet the city’s Climate Action Plan.

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Visual Storytelling Transmits Passion to Viewer

This post is a critique of this video. I was immediately struck by the passion these photographers had in this video. One could imagine artists like these being pompous or arrogant while describing their art form, but these people completely broke that stereotype. You could feel their earnest enthusiasm as they reviewed each of their favorite […]

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Material Recycling Facility Experience

As I enter the murf in my yellow hardhat and bright orange safety vest, my ears are bombarded with simultaneous sounds of crushing glass, clinking machinery, and sharp, loud bangs. My nostrils are consumed with an unpleasant odor as I make my way through this maize-like structure. Bang. Crush. I look down to see magazines […]

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A Look Into Rachel Morgan’s Everyday Life

One week with Rachel Morgan has changed my entire outlook on what is perceived as a “normal” day for people. I first met Rachel in a dining hall in Ann Arbor where she mentioned her goal of earning a PHD in Immunology and studying arthritis. I have learned a great deal about Rachel from her […]

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Visual story telling: A month in the life of Diane Miller

http://nikkihorowitz.com/a-month-in-the-life-diane-miller/   – To see photographs Diane Miller (24) is the director and lead instructor at Ringstar, a studio dedicated to supporting and promoting physical, circus, and theater arts in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  She is especially skilled at aerial silks and stage combat fighting.  Diane and her fiancé, Chris consider themselves to be naturalists.  They spend […]

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The Story of a Young Farmer

Alex Cacciari, 30, bounced around her kitchen preparing dinner with calloused, weathered hands at the end of a long day working her land. Owning a small organic farm on the north side of Ann Arbor, Cacciari, and her husband Mark Nowak, represent a tiny population of young farmers amidst a generation of “Old-Timers” as she […]

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The Price of News

As I read the articles about newspapers, like the Ann Arbor News that have become only online news outlets, or have significantly reduced their print papers, I began to wonder if this is something to be embraced or something that needs to stop. I thought about my twin brother who is going to be a […]

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