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Rider teachers react, adapt to new environments

Rider teachers react, adapt to new environments

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer

September 18, 2020

When Rider students were given Chromebooks to use in class three years ago, little did they know they'd be using the computers to talk with peers both in class and remote. Teachers are also having to make adjustments, altering the way they lecture and deliver their assignments in this ever-changi...

Hey, What’s That Smell?

In Forensic Science, the class did a study of human decomposition where they used pieces of meat left out for several days to simulate maggot growth on a human body. “Seeing the maggots as soon as Weber rolled it over was really disturbing,” senior Amber Dorsman said. “It was kind of interesting, just really nasty.”

Lilia Ruiz and Shannon Pyle, Reporter and Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2016

Preparations were made. The windows were all closed. All the rooms surrounding the courtyard were warned. It was all ready. As the Forensic Science students walked out onto their crime scene the first thing they noticed was the smell. “Sometimes you’re going to come up on a crime scene where ...

Aleksa Stankovic, Reporter

April 15, 2015

Climate change is knocking on our door and all we do is argue whether or not we hear the sound. Changes that happened since humans became “main characters” are so tremendous that every argument about our impact on wildlife and the planet should lead us to have just one, clear conclusion-we must change...

What’s that smell?

Emma White

October 8, 2010

Students walk inside the classroom, inhale, scrunch their noses, and gag. As another day of school starts, students prepare to fight against the gross distractions. Whether its formaldehyde, dead cats and sharks, or burning Bunsens, there is always something strange wafting to your nose from the Science...

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