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Campus News

Solar Energy

October 29, 2014 Adia 0

Sara-June Bouillon, Contributing Writer 

SUNY Oneonta needs our help to divest, or separate, from fossil fuel use.  Hannah Morgan, our sustainability coordinator, is working with other brilliant minds on campus …

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The Earth Will Survive

September 10, 2014 Melissa Rosman 0

Gaia Speaks

Laura Arias- Columnist 

Humans must breathe air, drink water and eat food. The Earth provides these riches to sustain sentient beings and very simply, due to this, if  …

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All About Earth Day

April 23, 2014 Melissa Rosman 0

Rebecca Pollard- Staff Writer

Tuesday, April 22 marked the 44th annual Earth Day. Gaylord Nelson, previously a senator of Wisconsin, founded Earth Day in 1969 after witnessing the disastrous effects …

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Shorter Winter Wonderland?

February 12, 2014 Melissa Rosman 0

Rebecca Pollard, Contributing Writer

Although here in Oneonta it may not feel like it, winter is actually about 24 days shorter than it has been in recent history. Studies by …

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Watching Your Food Waste in Our Dining Halls

December 11, 2013 Adia 7

Sara-June BoullionEnvironmental Columnist

Last Wednesday SUNY Oneonta environmental science majors, Sarah Vitro and Deanna Caracciolo dedicated their time to putting  on a waste demonstration in Mills dining hall.  …

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Sustainability Day

November 13, 2013 Melissa Rosman 0

Sara-June BoullionEnvironmental Columnist

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Dozens of students and community members participated in Sustainability Day last Sunday at Hunt Union.  The event lasted from 1-4 p.m. had guest speakers, sustainability …

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Bottled Water Realities

November 6, 2013 Melissa Rosman 0

Sara-June Boullion, Environmental Columnist

Cities across the United States are confronting environmental activists’ concerns about reducing bottled water production.  In 2008, cities gathered at the National Conference of Mayors …