Athens Is Looking Toward the Future

by Anna Birk The beginning of the academic year not only means an influx of students in Athens, but also a higher output of waste. Water waste and trash waste are two main issues contributing to pollution in the city of Athens. To tackle this issue head-on, the United States Environmental Protection Agency passed the Pollution Prevention Act in 1990. This was intended to combat … Continue reading Athens Is Looking Toward the Future

A Letter From the Editors

Hello, and thanks for joining us! Our names are Morgan Spehar, Jayne Yerrick and Sianna Mills and we are the editors (and founders!) of The Athens Effect, Ohio University’s only student-run science publication. This publication began in 2018, when the three of us were freshmen. We came on to campus with a passion for writing about science, environmentalism, psychology, sociology and research, but noticed there … Continue reading A Letter From the Editors