If fall brings to mind the dreaded return to school and the exchange of your favorite flip-flops for sneakers, think again. Fall is a time for drinking apple cider, playing in leaves and frolicking in the fresh air.
Freshman Ly Li has been there every time. She has run every lap, struggled through every drill, gritted her teeth through every sprint. With each win, she feels the joy of victory, and with each loss, the sting of defeat. And on April 29, as the girls lacrosse team took the field, Li was where she has always been: on the bench.
Carnivores: people for whom the word "tofu" resonates with about as much familiarity as "quantum physics" or "proper hygiene."
Junior Jenny Jones' eyes scan a wall of hair accessories. She looks past the animal print scrunchies and the hair ties with "I love Jesus” written on them until she spots what she's looking for. "Perfect,” she says as she grabs a package of multi-color hair clips with hearts on them"another successful trip to the dollar store.
The gentle hum of nature fills the air. The sound of crickets chirping and frogs croaking fill the background. In the midst of this scene, three frogs sit on a log.
Images of sex, partial nudity and violence flash across the 66 by 90 foot screen. An athletic woman in a red bikini dives into crystal clear water. But the swimming beauty, Kathleen Dudzinski, isn't acting in your typical weekend thriller. In fact, she's not even an actress. Dudzinski is one of the scientists featured in the latest IMAX, Dolphins, now showing at the Johnson Theater in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.