The Morning Surge | February 28, 2017

Yes! Yet another Morning Surge is coming your way. Today we’re serving up a lot of updates on developing stories that we’ve been covering for the past few weeks. OPEC cuts, India’s national oil company, and Boulder County’s moratorium…

What Exactly Is Shale?

Shale is quite a dynamic substance once you think about it. Remember learning about sedimentary rocks in high school? Shale is a type of sedimentary rock that’s fine-grained, and is commonly called a “mudstone.” This is because it’s formed…

The Morning Surge | February 22, 2017

Well, we’re nearly through February and yet another week of winter. The only problem is, it doesn’t feel like winter here in the Northeast at all. New York City will see 64-degree weather on Friday, while Boston will see temperatures above 60…

How BP Capped The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

It’s been the subject of movies, criticism, and news headlines alike. The Deepwater Horizon blowout in April of 2010 left two different stories. One is the story of the environmental impact, and how things went wrong in the days after the spill…

The Morning Surge | February 20, 2017

Happy President’s Day everybody! Today we actually celebrate George Washington’s birthday, even though he was technically born on February 22. That’s because we just take the third Monday in February and celebrate his birthday…

The Morning Surge | February 15, 2017

Time to get my Valentine’s Day chocolate for half off! Good morning all you lovebirds out there! From this day forth when you post about your significant other on Facebook or Instagram, you’ll actually mean it! Which is good, no?…

The Morning Surge | February 14, 2017

I know what today is. Why would I not know what today is? I see the copious amounts of chocolate all over the place at Wal-Mart. And what does me being single have to do about it, anyway? Why are you even asking?…