October 23, 2017

On a gray October day in Hampton, New Hampshire, seawater rose halfway up the sides of a doghouse 20 yards from the shoreline. It surged through the basement window of a house further inland and stretched to the street where traffic was stopped. Construction crews directed cars around areas where water covered the road, up to a foot deep in some places.

On this day, water flooded the seacoast because of the King Tide, the highest tide of the year. Such tides are normal and occur once or twice every year. But with global climate warming and sea levels rising, scientists project that tides of this magnitude could become more common in years to come.

Kirsten Howard, Coastal Resilience Specialist for the New Hampshire Coastal Program, helped organize the #KingTide2016 social media campaign this year. The campaign urged coastal residents to post pictures of flooded areas during high tide. More than 50 people submitted a tota...

October 3, 2017

When it comes to deciding where to live next year, there are a lot of options available, some better, and some worse than others. Whereas freshmen are limited to the dorm life, by sophomore year UNH students can live anywhere they please. There are plenty of different living options on and off campus, and even outside of Durham if students drive, or are willing to live based on the local bus schedule. The sheer number of available living options can be intimidating at times, and difficult if you don’t know where to look. So, here’s a look at many of the UNH housing options for students. 

   The dorms are almost always an option for students, especially sophomores and juniors. There’s the Cercs, Stoke, The Mills, The Mini Dorms, Adams Towers, Upper and Lower Quad, and others scattered about campus. All dorms are walking distance to any and everywhere on campus, because the whole point is that they’re on campus....

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