Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 18 – July 7, 2010

By Mark Vedros, Jr. Photos: Student field tech Mark accurately measuring elevation of a control unit (top), Dusty and Tim Gross supervising (center), and Arch. Tech. alumni Tim working with student field tech Lauren on a unit (bottom). Well, the … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 17 – July 6, 2010

By Melissa Lewis Photo: Student field tech Melissa excavating. Waking up this morning, I could barely see anything outside of my tent. A thick layer of fog lay stagnant in the valley below us, and most of us packed our … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 16 – July 5, 2010

By Lindsay Kiel Photos: Student field tech Lindsay screening for artifacts (top) and crew chief Erin and Dusty conferring (bottom). Being the day after the Fourth of July, we didn’t pull out of the Cabrillo parking lot until around 8:30, … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 15 – July 2, 2010

By Crew Chief Kristin Hoppa, a.k.a. Sneaky Shark Photos: Crew chief Kristin a.k.a Sneaky Shark after winning a battle with the buckets (top), and Sneaky Shark supervising a group of students (bottom). Sneaky Shark reporting from the field: Happy to … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 14 – July 1, 2010

By Lauren Wysham Photos: Crew members Brittany and Stephen carefully measuring elevations (top) and student Lauren Wysham at a screen (bottom) I’ve always known that I wanted to be an archaeologist, but until this experience I never really knew how … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 13 – June 30, 2010

By Kolin Taylor Photos: Kolin examining a potential artifact from his control unit (top), a desert side-notched point (center) and students Kolin and Candace excavate as Daniel (Amah Mutsun monitor) and Dusty observe (bottom). Today started like every other day … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 12 – June 29, 2010

By Angel Ritchie Photo: Student Angel Ritchie hard at work screening at a STU. This morning my alarm went off too early. Tuesday. In the field, too early means six o’clock and late to breakfast is 6:40. We work hard … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 11 – June 28, 2010

By Dawn Johnson Photo: Student Dawn Johnson taking a break after working hard in a STU. It’s amazing how much you can accomplish when you only sleep four hours a night. It’s not easy getting packed and into a waiting … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 10 – June 25, 2010

By Carrie Reichardt Photos: Crew chiefs Carrie and Kaely (top), students Stephen, Matt, Melissa and Ed working hard on a hot summer day (middle), and crew chief Carrie, field school instructor Dusty, and crew chiefs Annamarie and Kaely (bottom). I … Continue reading

Cabrillo College Archaeology Field School, Day 9 – June 24, 2010

By Ryan Phillip Photo: Ryan Phillip taking a break from excavating a STU. After a late night, consisting of a group reading of “The Golden Marshalltown” around the campfire, I woke up late. I woke up to see that Frank, … Continue reading