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10 Reasons on Why YOU Should Save Rosie: She is beautiful No, it is not always about looks, but she really is beautiful About 700 students each year ...

Save Rosie

Shumard Oak

"Use-value" by Gould in The Marxist Glossary as “anything that satisfies a human want” (1943: 96). The value of my tree alternates dependent on what ...

Use-Value

Shumard Oak

Human exceptionalism paradigm vs new ecological paradigm. The new ecological paradigm makes more sense when thinking about Rosie, my tree. The human ...

Human exceptionalism paradigm vs new ecological paradigm

Shumard Oak

Today I am video chatting my mom while sitting next to Rosie, telling mom about the tree and what I have been doing this semester with this class. She has been ...

An Average Day

Shumard Oak

I felt melancholy today sitting with Rosie, unlike last time there were no students on the quad, it was really just the two of us watching a few stragglers walk ...

Gloomy Day

Shumard Oak

Today is so sunny. Today is beautiful, there are squirrels running around and birds flying everywhere, it is an awesome day to just sit on the quad with Rosie. I ...

Sunny Day

Shumard Oak

As I sit with Rosie, the birds chirp some and acorns fall from surrounding trees but mainly the sounds come from the people walking by, the laughter and ...

Sounds of Rosie

Shumard Oak

The best physical conditions that I can think and process information under are quiet, cool temperature, and open spaces. So it is actually perfect to sit ...

Scientific Thinking

Shumard Oak

Around 70 years ago today, my tree was planted when World War Two was ending, and the United States dropped the nuclear atomic bomb on Japan at Hiroshima. ...

My Tree In History

Shumard Oak

This particular Shumard Oak tree has a height of 62 feet and a diameter of 36 inches equating to 3 feet.  My tree is currently not doing so well, due to a ...

The Physical Tree

Shumard Oak

I love nature. Growing up I always played outside, in the leaves, in the pond by my house, but mainly in the tree house that the neighbors built. I use the ...

My Relationship With Nature

Shumard Oak