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Editorial: The fight against the pipeline

Editorial: The fight against the pipeline

December 2, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

The Dakota Access Pipeline has received widespread backlash nationally. The 3.7 billion dollar, 1,172-mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline will connect the Bakken Formation and the Three Forks production areas in North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois. It can transport over half a million barrels of oil each day. The p...

TVUC gets new trash cans

TVUC gets new trash cans

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

Single-stream recycling is the new green initiative at Case Western Reserve University. Single-stream recycling is the process of combining all recyclables, such as glass, plastic or cardboard, together into one bin, instead of having consumers separate it themselves. Typically this combined hodgepodge...

Moving towards a more sustainable campus

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

CWRU prides itself on its sustainability, but there is always more to be done. The Department of Sustainability hopes to recycle 50 percent of the university's trash within the next five years.

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CWRU hosts panel on climate change in northeast Ohio

CWRU hosts panel on climate change in northeast Ohio

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

With Cleveland being affected by bouts of extreme weather this winter, climate change is at the forefront of many students minds. On Feb. 3, the Tinkham Veale University Center hosted a symposium that explored the local impacts of global warming on the quality of life in Northeast Ohio. The National...

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