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Lecture's focus is sustainability

Lecture's focus is sustainability
Meek says that individual efforts are the most important. Jack Meek, professor of public administration, has published for various encyclopedias, chapters for several books and articles in academic journals including the International Journal of Public Administration and Public Administration Quarterly. Meek participated in the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room entitled... 

Have yourself a very green Christmas

Have yourself a very green Christmas
Samantha Sincock, Editorial Director/Arts Editor Christmas time is here and so are the electricity bills from our treasured holiday delights. Walking or driving down the streets one becomes awed by the display of brightly colored Santa’s, decorative candy cans lining the walkway, or the hundreds of bright strands adorning every inch of the houses outer complexion. You enjoy the grandeur of the sparkling... 

GIVE sparks recycling program

Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The Green Institute for Village Empowerment has implemented a new program intended to increase recycling in Founders Hall and ultimately the entire campus. The new initiative will be directed at the faculty and staff who teach and work in Founders Hall. “It’s important for students and the faculty to understand we only recycle something like 46 percent of what we could... 

Unearthing a natural beauty

Unearthing a natural beauty
Affordable organic beauty products can be healthy for the body, and as well as the environment. Illustration by Michael Escañuelas Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief Paying top dollar on organic products such as organic beauty products and clothing has become a thing of the past. Many companies and stores have come out with affordable organic products that are natural and healthy for you and the... 

Campus Center gets green award

Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor Samantha Sincock, Arts Editor/Editorial Director The new University of La Verne Campus Center was recently awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design silver certification for its environmentally sustainable construction, making it the first building in La Verne to receive this recognition. The University’s commitment to build the Campus Center in a sustainable... 

Warning: Contents in column may be hot!

Warning: Contents in column may be hot!
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor You are groggy; walking zombie-like from the warmth of the bed to your kitchen and all you want is that hot cup of coffee to drink while you read your morning newspaper (yes some people still get their news from the trusty print variety.) Seems like a nice mental picture and not a bad way to start off your morning, but before you take that first sip of the steamy “... 

Dreaming of a green Christmas

Dreaming of a green Christmas
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor In December, world leaders will meet in Copenhagen to discuss, and hopefully implement, a new set of regulations to confront global warming. However, this incredibly important meeting is on pace to be no different than any of the other world conversations about this issue, meaning a lot of rhetoric but little action. Hopefully, and at this point it is still only a hope,... 

Waste less, go trayless

Many colleges have adopted a new habit in campus dining halls and guess what, it’s eco-friendly: Going trayless at the dining hall. Davenport Dining Hall at the University of La Verne permanently adopted this technique, or rather, this way of life at the beginning of this school year, and we are proud of the University for taking us in a greener direction. “Many students seem to not mind going... 

First Person: To shrink your carbon footprint, go vegan

Kevin Garrity Sports Editor At a time when our planet is in peril, people should actively seek out different things in which they can do to help lessen their footprint on Earth. Whether it be switching to energy efficient light bulbs, conserving oil by driving less, or changing the basis of a diet and become a vegan. That’s right. Becoming a vegan and eliminating any food produced by animals can... 
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