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And now I’m back from the Morris Science March!

We had a good turnout of about 220 people (or 4.4% of the population of Morris). Percentage-wise, we probably had more representation than the big march in Washington DC.

We’d also coupled the march to our Undergraduate Research Symposium, which was also a major success.

Now all we have to do is keep pushing forward to get the Denialist-in-Chief out of office.

It’s a fine day for a march

The skies are clear in Morris, the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and we begin marching in about 5 hours. Meet at the University of Minnesota, Morris sign around 4th and College at 12:30.

It’s also a fine day for the Undergraduate Research Symposium, which starts at 9:30 in the Student Center. Talk science for a while, then walk science for a while!

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