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Earth Week mindset should not end in April

May 1, 2013

  Earth Week may have ended, but that does not mean taking care of the Earth should be ignored for the rest of the year. The Earth constantly needs our attention and care. The events and lessons learned during Earth Week should be used every day of our lives. Patrick Jamar, president of Students...

Countdown to Earth Week

Countdown to Earth Week

April 16, 2013

  As we approach the 43rd Earth Day, all students are encouraged to reflect on the environmental challenges and how each individual can create a difference. According to earthday.org, on April 22, 1970, founder Gaylord Nelson credited the success of the Earth Day to the grass-roots effort...

Past Earth Week events a ‘bust,’ students take over planning

Past Earth Week events a ‘bust,’ students take over planning

April 2, 2013

  For the first time, Earth Week will be in the hands of the students through the UW-Whitewater Earth Initiative. Talia Shultz, senior account executive of Creative Marketing Unlimited, worked for the past two years to contact organizations to participate and collaborate in Earth Week. “Last...

S.A.G.E. teaches ‘living green’

October 30, 2012

  On Wednesday, October 24th, student organization S.A.G.E (Students Allied for a Greener Earth), participated in Campus Sustainability Day.  The group gathered seeds from the various plants throughout campus and also ‘upcycled’ old t-shirts into bags and scarfs. According to president Pa...

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