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Teacher Stowaway – Working for Room and Board

This is a ship I cannot sleep on. Everything is different from being on land. The rolling of the waves, noises of the engine, sloshing sounds of waves against the hull, echoing of a 24-hour working metal city, and shared “head” for 5 people that sounds like it is situated right by my pillow.

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In Hot Water

On the surface, 300 miles offshore of Oregon, the R/V Atlantis is surrounded on all sides by deep blue water and rolling swells, with no

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Crawling the Wire

When thinking about the ocean, most people picture either the shore and the surface (beaches, waves, sunshine, fishing, etc.) or the seafloor (sand, mud, sea

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Keith Jiang

July 4, 2019             A 4 a.m. shift in the control van usually isn’t an exciting thing; you’d lose your chance to see the sunrise

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Katie Gonzalez

July 6 & 7, 2019 Well it’s finally happened. I’ve reached the point where I can no longer keep days of 24-hour periods separate in

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Eve Hudson

July 7, 2019 Ah, transit days. If yesterday was a feast of work, this is the famine that follows. In this case, though, that may

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