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Esther Susag graduated from HHS in 2012. This month she’s traveling to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands to study Charles Darwin’s theories. Submitted photo

Walking Darwin's path: HHS grad heads to Ecuador for science course

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Since Charles Darwin visited them in the 1830s, the Galapagos Islands have gained fame in scientific communities, and the largely untouched habitat has become a prime site for scientific research.


This month, a Hastings woman is making the trip to South America to take part in the scientific opportunity there. Esther Susag, a 2012 graduate of Hastings High School, leaves Jan. 4 for a three-week excursion in Ecuador and the islands.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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