Tag Archives: sustainability

Bi-weekly farmers’ market brings fresh fruit and sustainability to campus


J’Mari Hughes — Copy Editor Raspberries, zucchini, broccoli, kale, sage and leeks these are some of the fruits and vegetables grown right on Southern’s campus in the community garden behind Davis Hall. Students, in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability, gathered on Oct. 7 in front of Buley Library to give away food to students in need. “The main mission

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New trash cans promote sustainability on campus


Jackson LaMar — News Reporter The Adanti Student Center received five new trash cans designed to help the university better sort out trash from food waste in hopes of then converting it into gas, electricity and mulch. According to Recycling Coordinator of the Office of Sustainability, Heather Stearns, Southern implemented this system two years ago at Connecticut Hall for the

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Bike-sharing system hitting the streets


August Pelliccio—Photo Editor Society has 11 years to commit to sustainability, and bettering the environment, according to Stephen Axon, professor of environment, geography and marine sciences. To help combat that on the university level, a bike-sharing program has been created by his students. According to Axon, if the program is a success, it will be a step in the right

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Recyclemania competition promotes sustainability


Alex Palmieri – News Writer Heather Stearns said Recyclemania is made for students to understand the significance of recycling and to continue recycling as best as they can. “We’ve been doing this since 2008,” said Stearns, recycling coordinator. “It’s been a great time.” Stearns said the main goal of Recyclemania is waste reduction. This is an eight week friendly competition between

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University dialogue discusses strong points


Alex Palmieri – News Writer The dialogues President Joe Bertolino hosts are meant for people on campus to bring issues to the forefront to talk to the president and get his opinion about certain situations, Robert Sheeley said. “It’s always interesting to see what is going on throughout campus,” said Sheeley, associate vice president for capital budgeting and facilities. “This

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Social justice on college campuses


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor When students enter their college years they become synonymous with many things: scholars, critical thinkers, the future. Tacked with these roles, these scholars, these critical thinkers begin to fight for just that, their future and throughout generations many college students have gained notoriety for revolts and campaigns to better their tomorrow. According to

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Students schooled on sustainability with sushi


Jess Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  Students were given education about sustainable living and ethical food sourcing—through the lenses of sushi. The Sustainability Living Learning Community, through the Office of Residence Life, sponsored a “Sustainable Sushi” program in the Farnham Programming Space on March 11. The event was a collaboration with Miya’s Sushi of New Haven. Rachel Krehel, freshman and pre-nursing

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