Carl Crum

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SHP Luau for AAPI Heritage Month!

SHP Luau for AAPI Heritage Month!

https://vimeo.com/711467282 On May 13, 2022, the Pacific Islander Affinity Group hosted the first ever SHP Luau in honor of AAPI Heritage Month! Enjoy some of the highlights, from colorful dancing to the opinions of your fellow students. Also, don't forget the roast pig!
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Poetry Club – Misconception

Poetry Club – Misconception

love is misunderstood. she is plastered with chocolate kisses and driven with no bound. her heart searches for a promise beyond what life has offered her. who told her that love was strictly betrothed to the birds and the bees? that it did not exist in the self and in friendship? love is a butterfly. love notices the flaws within herself, extends her wings and soothes them. she welcomes the pleasure and pain. love is co-passion, love is forgiving, love is imperfect, and love never wants to see us suffer. love sits in us all, waiting for us to ACT…
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Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Lynn Rothschild of NASA Ames – 5/10/2022

Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Lynn Rothschild of NASA Ames – 5/10/2022

https://vimeo.com/708773918 Dr. Rothschild is a senior research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, Research and Technology Lead for NASA Headquarters Space Technology Mission Directorate, and Adjunct Professor at Brown University and UC Santa Cruz. Her research interests revolve around astrobiology and the origin of life on Earth. In her presentation, she expounds upon extremophiles, habitability of moons and exoplanets, and the search for extraterrestrial life.
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Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Mr. Bill Diamond of the SETI Institute – 3/29/2022

Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Mr. Bill Diamond of the SETI Institute – 3/29/2022

https://vimeo.com/708772473 Mr. Diamond is the President and CEO of the SETI Institute, a non-profit astrophysics and astrobiology research and education organization which focuses on the origin and nature of life in the universe and the evolution of intelligence. Prior to joining SETI, Mr. Diamond held various executive management positions in applied technologies, most recently at the optical networking company Oclaro, Inc. During this presentation, Mr. Diamond discusses SETI's current search for extraterrestrial life and why it matters.
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Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Hirohisa Tanaka of SLAC – 3/15/2022

Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Hirohisa Tanaka of SLAC – 3/15/2022

https://vimeo.com/708773487 Dr. Tanaka is a professor of particle physics and astrophysics at the Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) National Accelerator Laboratory. His research primarily focuses on neutrinos and antineutrinos, which has recently led him to collaborate on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) between the Sanford Underground Research Laboratory in Lead, South Dakota, and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois. In his lecture, he talks about the properties of neutrinos and his work at DUNE.
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Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Brad Cenko of NASA Goddard – 3/1/2022

Astronomy Club Guest Speaker – Dr. Brad Cenko of NASA Goddard – 3/1/2022

https://vimeo.com/708773230  Dr. Cenko is an astrophysicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. His research interests include gamma-ray bursts, black hole tidal disruption events, and multi-messenger astronomy. In this presentation, he discusses his research in black holes, neutron star collisions, gravitational waves, and gamma-ray bursts.
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NFTs: The Art of Crypto

NFTs: The Art of Crypto

William Serrano '23, leader of the Crypto Connect club, provides insights into NFTs and shares some of his own: NFTs, or Non-Fungible Tokens, are essentially forms of digital data stored on the blockchain (an unchangeable list of actions that has the ability to host transactions made with cryptocurrencies). They usually manifest in forms of cartoon art, but can also be photographs, videos, and even music. There are various platforms used to purchase NFTs, but Opensea is currently the largest platform to do so. When someone purchases an NFT with cryptocurrency, usually Ethereum, they are then the only person who actually…
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Valpo Blood Drive

Valpo Blood Drive

The first annual Valpo Blood Drive is this Saturday, April 30, and we need your help. Sign up here: (ages 16+) to donate blood. Since the start of Covid, blood donations have significantly decreased and now it is time for us gators to step up. We all know that Menlo is our biggest rival, however, it is our hope that we come together as one community in McGanney this Saturday!
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