Articles written by: Rebekah Veldhuizen

Tree Climbing Champion
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Tree Climbing Champion

Maybe you’ve never had this sort of encounter, but it does happen. You ask someone where they’re working, and they simply respond saying, “I climb trees”. You may pause, and ask them to say that again, or you may chuckle thinking it’s a joke. Maybe you would say “I asked […]

Become a Climate Leader
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Become a Climate Leader

Throughout history, humanity never fails to screw stuff up. There is often a refreshing turn around, though, when mankind sees what has been done and attempts to change it. We are at that point, where we are seeing what has gone wrong with our climate, and we know something has […]

A Short History on America’s National Parks
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A Short History on America’s National Parks

A reminder of the beauty and freedom that our nation offered hundreds of years ago to new settlers, our national parks reserve the essence of the American Spirit. Yet, for many of us, the history of our National Parks is a subject that was never fully learned. Hopefully this infographic […]

7 Ways to Enjoy Easter Outside
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7 Ways to Enjoy Easter Outside

Easter is generally a beautiful time of year, where bunnies are celebrated and chicken eggs are cherished. With so much focus on animals and new growth that comes with spring, you would think that nature would be experienced by more families during Easter weekend. Unfortunately, Easter is often filled with […]

Veterans Embark on “Warrior Hike”
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Veterans Embark on “Warrior Hike”

Many veterans struggle to adjust to normal American routine. Sean Gibbons on the other hand, fulfilled a long-term goal with his friend, Mark Silvers. In 2011, Sean and Mark hiked the 2,185 miles of the Appalachian trail raising money for other veterans. Today, they will be taking a step further […]

Velodrome in Armenia
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Velodrome in Armenia

YEREVAN VELODROME from Sevag Vrej on Vimeo. Even if you don’t know where Armenia is on the map doesn’t mean that the country isn’t holding its own in the cycling world. In 2011, Armenia finished construction on the Yerevan Velodrome. The new velodrome is said to meet international modern standards. […]

Greedy Lying Bastards
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Greedy Lying Bastards

Money always has a way to smother the truth. In this case, ExxonMobil and the Koch brothers have been the ones fueling the nation’s ignorance. Global warming has been brutally damaging our world and the people in it for years, yet there is still not a unified effort to combat this preventable […]