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Whitewater should step ahead: Go Solar

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

Building a new dorm is a great achievement for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. However, without solar panels the dorm is not the achievement it could’ve been. As a member of Students Allied for a Green Earth, or S.A.G.E., I am an active member in our campus’s sustainability projects. One of...

Discover a voice amongst the crowd

Discover a voice amongst the crowd

February 16, 2016

Feb. 16, 2016 While college students are far younger than those running for a spot on this year’s presidential bill, that certainly doesn’t undermine their ability to voice their opinions. At the Feb. 11 Democratic Debate, three activist groups – UW-Milwaukee College Republicans, Students All...

Bags, bottles focus of Sustainability Day

Bags, bottles focus of Sustainability Day

October 29, 2013

By Thomas Zimmer In the push to go green, the university hosted its annual Sustainability Day on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Student organizations Student Allied for a Green Earth, Earth Initiative and Creative Marketing Unlimited partnered to help educate students and faculty on the importance of sustainable...

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

September 25, 2013

By Caleb Kimball By Lucas Wimmer   The organic garden on campus aims to not only feed the community but teach students about sustainability. The project began after garden adviser Tom Karthausser read “The Good Food Revolution” by Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power. This book describes...

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...

CEO promotes sustainability

CEO promotes sustainability

April 24, 2013

  It was in the mid-60s and partly cloudy with a warm spring breeze—perfect weather for the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization to plant their first trees sponsored through its business, Treenewal. Treenewal allows for various students and student organizations to purchase trees to plant...

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...

Getting their hands dirty for a cleaner earth

April 20, 2011

It’s a group of more than 20 members dedicated to educating and preserving the earth and it’s resources, both locally and nationally. Students Allied for a Green Earth began in 2007, and has steadily been growing since. SAGE President Ashleigh Woda said it is an organization for students who like...

Founded 1901
Students Allied for a Green Earth