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Editorial: The fight against the pipeline

Editorial: The fight against the pipeline

December 2, 2016

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

Single-stream recycling should cut down on waste of recyclables, but Northeast Ohio still lacks the infrastructure to compost everything decomposable.

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor

September 25, 2015

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 20, 2015

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.

CWRU hosts panel on climate change in northeast Ohio

Experts at the panel talked about the different ways in which climate change is 

affecting Cleveland residents, including its effects on economics and public health.

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015

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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