BY: MARIA ALMEIDA What Really is Greenwashing? You know what’s a shame? How people who try their very best to act eco-friendly are often scammed by companies that lie about how they are “helping the environment” with their sales. If you weren’t aware of this unfortunate phenomenon, let me give you a brief overview, and … More Opinion: How to Avoid Greenwashing
BY: ALEX KNUTTE Unsurprisingly, the hardest part about being vegan is going out to eat. While at home, I can purchase all the ingredients I need to create yummy, delicious plant-centric meals, but it becomes a little more difficult to follow this lifestyle when looking at a menu. When I first shifted to eating vegan … More How to Eat Vegan Uptown
Part 1: Introduction and Thoughts BY: SYDNEY RUSHING Co-living/Co-housing has become an increasingly popular typology in architecture recently. It is characterized by communal housing where major common spaces are shared such as kitchen, family, and sometimes bathrooms and bedrooms being private spaces. This model prioritizes community building, and it is affordable, flexible, more sustainable, and … More Opinion: What College Living Teaches us About Life; A Series.
By: Alex Knutte If you have been on Netflix recently, you probably have seen the newest release, “Seaspiracy.” This documentary, filmed and produced by Kip Andersen, covers the environmental impact of fishing and how we are slowly killing the oceans. Everyone should watch this film to learn about our oceans, see the scenes of chaos … More Opinion: How to Save Our Oceans According to “Seaspiracy”
By: Jackie Dutkanych As customers in supermarkets, people have many options when it comes to purchasing raw meat. In recent years, there has been a rise in popularity of all natural, grass-fed, organic meats, as well as meat substitutes. Documentaries and novels about factory farming have brought awareness to the public of what happens to … More What Are the Antibiotics in Meat Doing To You?
By: Brandi Young Algal blooms, most often cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins when abundant and have been causing problems for the public for quite some time. When they are in “bloom” they appear to look like a colored film covering the surface of the water, this can be in a wide … More H2Ohio and What it Means for Ohio’s Future
By: Denali Selent As busy college students, I’m sure our day to day email inboxes all look pretty similar- a slew of Canvas notifications, club meeting reminders, and campus updates. Naturally, sorting through all this mail to distinguish what’s important and what’s not can be time consuming and frustrating. While email is a convenient and … More 5 Great Environmental E-Newsletters To Spice up Your Inbox
By: Sammy Harris While habits aren’t technically food, good habits do indeed nourish the mind & soul. As a matter of fact, Ibn Khaldun, universally recognized as the founder and father of Sociology and Sciences of History, stated that “Habits are qualities of the soul”. Not only do habits enable you to be on top … More Good Habits Nourish the Mind & Soul
By: Gia Mariani As college students, backyards are usually the least of our worries, especially since many of us either live in apartments or dorms. I know that I for one have been careless about leaving empty cups and such out in my backyard every so often. I didn’t think about how hazardous everyday outdoor … More Making Your Yard Animal Friendly
By: Brandi Young Winter storm Uri has swept across the country affecting people and states from coast to coast. In Ohio, the biggest inconvenience was a delay with clearing the roads. But oddly enough, this storm also hit Texas, which typically experiences an arid climate with very mild winters. Texas normally averages 50 degrees Fahrenheit … More The Texas Power Grid May Be a Warning for the Future