THE COLLEGE HILL INDEPENDENT

Articles by Erin Schikowski

10 articles found.


Family Planning & the Federal Budget Impasse

News, Apr 09 2011

by Erin Schikowski

As the Independent went to press, legislators on Capitol Hill were still struggling to agree on a budget for the remainder …

The Teachers Are Back!

Metro, Sep 10 2010

by Erin Schikowski

Central Falls High School (CFHS) was the source of considerable media attention last February when Superintendent Frances Gallo announced that every …

Not Free Love

Features, Nov 05 2009

by Erin Schikowski

Sandwiched between J. Walter Wilson and the Pembroke Walkway, Walter Hall recalls another period of the university‚Äôs history. The building is …

One More For the Rhode

highest rate of drug-use, lowest of needs-meeting treatment

Metro, Oct 29 2009

by Erin Schikowski

In May, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) published a study on drug use across the states. Based …

A Local Celebration of Sustainability

Metro, Oct 05 2009

by Erin Schikowski

Imagine it: Rhode Island as the first completely sustainable state in thecountry. Businesses, individuals, families, and communities would useresources no faster …

Defunct Amusement Parks in Rhode Island

Metro, Sep 18 2009

by Erin Schikowski

So they never boasted any Top Thrill Dragsters or Kingda Kas, but still there is a certain aura of quaint charm …

THE SCIENCE OF HANGOVERS

Science, Feb 05 2009

by Erin Schikowski

So you've woken up 'in bits,' as they say, and it's just not one of those hangovers you can pretend to …

YOU CHEEKY BASTARD

Science, Nov 13 2008

by Erin Schikowski

Ever wondered whether you're related to the Biblical figure Aaron? (I mean, who hasn't?) With improvements in modern technology, the company …

EVOLUTION AND THE ROLE OF INVASIVE SPECIES: NO HOMEOWNERS' RIGHTS IN THE WILD

Science, Sep 25 2008

by Erin Schikowski

Brown University Professor Dov Sax discovered, in his most recent research, that there are now more naturalized plant species in New …

GET IN THE GROOVE BABY: JAZZ IMPROVISATION AND THE BRAIN

Science, Sep 18 2008

by Erin Schikowski

The psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi first named it the "flow state" in the 1990s, but we lay folk would more likely call …