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This post is by Michaela Steiner, a student and divestment organizer at Fort Lewis College in Colorado: I decided to attend college in Colorado because of its pristine beauty and great hiking opportunities. I’m a native Coloradan and have always enjoyed taking walks through the mountains; the natural scenery here provides a landscape for so […]
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This I Believe
5/13/2014 1:01 PM
My life has been woven by the theme of the unconventional. From my parents’ origins to the way I saw the ordinary things of the world, I knew that I might never quite fit in anywhere. Growing up in the outskirts of the largest city in South America, I found refuge amongst the trees, plants, […]
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This I Believe
4/10/2014 1:40 PM
By Chris Davis, Zero Waste Team member A focus point of my life is spirituality. I know this is a heavy word and means different things to different people. To me, spirituality is the belief that there is a sacred entity intertwined in every aspect of life. Everything is interconnected and has importance to a […]
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By Russell Penasa; Zero Waste Team member In January I had the opportunity to help out with the Food waste audit. After a few hours of watching plates of half eaten cheese burgers and weird combinations of mushed french fries, ketchup, salads and mystery sauces, we ended up collecting 391.5 pounds of food waste from […]
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  By Leah Payne; Zero Waste Team member I believe in the power of the consumer. I am a sophomore in college, living in my first apartment and I believe I can make meaningful decisions about what I buy. I think it is important to make thoughtful decisions around consumption during this critical habit-forming stage […]
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By Michaela Steiner A student panel focusing on Ecofeminism and the future will explore connections between environmentalism and feminism in honor of Women’s History Month. The event will be held March 11, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the Vallecito Room on the Fort Lewis College campus, and free food is being provided by Food Not […]
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