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If You Breathe Air, You Should Care

November 18, 2019

We are at an incremental point in our history, a fork in the road in which we are choosing the fate for many generations to come. Global Scientists are warning us, we have 10 years to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and around 20 year to operate as a carbon neutral society to have a 50 ...

The conservatists

November 4, 2019

It was not that long ago when conservative Republicans led initiatives to conserve our planet. Republican presidents have a long history of prioritizing environmental issues. Teddy Roosevelt’s love for the national parks gave him the name, “the conservation president.” Richard Nixon even created ...

Climate change film draws crowd

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

October 7, 2019

The student organization Peace Education and Activism Through Creative Engagement (PEACE) showed the documentary From Paris to Pittsburgh on Thursday, Oct. 3 in Summer’s Auditorium. PEACE shows monthly documentaries to help promote social justice issues. This month, their theme is to help the envi...

Q&A with S.A.G.E President Lorenzo Backhaus

Q&A with S.A.G.E President Lorenzo Backhaus

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

November 16, 2016

The Royal Purple recently sat down with Students Allied for a Green Earth (S.A.G.E) president Lorenzo Backhaus to talk about their trip to North Dakota’s Standing Rock.   Royal Purple: What was SAGE’s motivation for going out to Standing Rock? Lorenzo: It comes from, climate change is a g...

Pontiff inspires change

Pontiff inspires change

October 7, 2015

By Amber Levenhagen Photo Editor Oct. 7, 2015   Steve Coleman spoke Monday about the lasting effect of climate change and the need for immediate action. Developing countries are hit the hardest and according to Coleman, this is not okay. Coleman is an educator specializing in Catholic social te...

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