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Who Run the Space Station? – The reFRESH

Image by NASA Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re celebrating the first all-woman spacewalk, imagining a future run by women, and considering how our schedules affect our well-being. What we’re checking out… After an unfortunate mix-up with the spacesuits earlier this spring, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir led the first all-women spacewalk today to replace […]

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Enjoy Autumn While It Still Exists – The reFRESH

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Photo by Markus Spiske Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re only minorly freaking out about the climate crisis, but mostly we’re focusing on how we can work together to make change while we still can. What we’re checking out… Fall is officially here and that means cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice everything, and… unprecedented jet stream […]

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Debate Reform Now – The reFRESH

Image via Adrian Lam / NBC News Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re asking why we still have televised debates, shaking our heads at a certain list of innovators, and checking in on gun control developments. What we’re checking out… One of the most aggravating events of the last week for us, as a speaking […]

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Burning Down and Rising Up – The reFRESH

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Photo by Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re discussing the complexities of the Amazon Rainforest fires, including how we can (or can’t) help and how to stay mentally healthy in the wake of the climate crisis. What we’re checking out… The Amazon Rainforest is being burned and, at a certain point, we won’t […]

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A Steadying Breath and a Step Forward – The reFRESH

Photo by Victor Garcia Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re taking a breather from the usual horrorshow of world news to focus (mostly) on the positive––including celebrating trailblazers and marveling at the beauty of the universe. What we’re checking out… There were some excellent firsts in the arts and entertainment world this week. Joy Harjo has […]

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