Five years ago, Butler pledged to make our campus more sustainable. Columnist Audrey Davenport reflects on whats actually happened since then, and what can be done for the future.
In a world increasingly centered on postable moments, columnist Emma Beavins explains the pitfalls of fast fashion, and what we can do to overcome them.
Yes, you have one. It’s easy to diffuse onto others, but we need to remember that we are all citizens of the same planet.
Our generation consumes more than any before us. We are constantly force-fed images of the latest trends, prompting us to spend our money on some disposable garment that we may wear for a few months before tossing it to the side.
From reusable straws to huge, neon, sticker-clad hydroflasks, many students on campus have kept up with environmental trends and made efforts to limit waste. However, much more can be done to promote sustainability and limit waste.
Wondering where that Starbucks straw goes after you’ve slurped up your seasonally appropriate iced beverage? Straws have a greater impact on the environment than you may realize.
New solar tables on Starbucks patio provide students with outdoor power and improve sustainability on campus.
Columnist Bridget early delves into the issues surrounding the changes to Holcomb Gardens and the issues surrounding the gardens in their current transition period.
When Sarah Strobl came to Butler University as a pharmacy student, her story and life plan changed after a two-week tropical biology class in Panama. During the summer of 2010, the rainforest was Strobl’s classroom, and she said she was always lagging behind the group, completely in awe of everything. As she gazed at the…
In an effort to create awareness about sustainability on campus and within student organizations, Council on Presidential Affairs will host a Green Summit Oct. 7. The event, which will be held in the Reilly Room, will determine which of the nearly 150 student organizations on campus can be certified as “green organizations.” “We want to…