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.
Stop sucking: the case for switching to reusable straws
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.
SGA debuts new solar tables at Starbucks
New solar tables on Starbucks patio provide students with outdoor power and improve sustainability on campus.
Holcomb Gardens destruction
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…
Council on Presidential Affairs to host summit to certify sustainability on campus
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…
Efficient sustainability projects require input, feedback
He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering, an MBA and both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in architecture. Rich Michal also has been a college professor, worked in construction management and worked within the utilities industry. In February, he left his adjunct faculty position at the University of Arizona and moved to Indiana to become…