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No need to go vegan, Meat Free Monday provides an alternative

August Lawrence, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Reducing our meat and poultry intake not only improves physical health, but makes a significant difference in our environment as well.  It is common belief that you must go completely meat and dairy-free to make a difference, but there are options...

Briefs: Campus events for the week

THE CHANNELS STAFF

September 18, 2019

Friday, Sept. 20: Phi Theta Kappa will host an event on the West Campus walkway to stand in solidarity with Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate change activist. Students are encouraged to come wearing blue.  Friday, Sept....

Deforestation ruins the Amazon, we must change our lifestyles

Madeleine Sydkvist, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Most trees in the lush Amazon rainforest have been standing there for hundreds of years, just to end up being torn down due to deforestation. The 2.2 million square mile rainforest, over four times the size of Alaska, spr...

Trump’s “America First” attitude undermines our global standing

David Fletcher, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Since the beginning of his campaign to reach the White House, all kinds of criticism has been levied against Donald Trump. Due to the many concerns Americans have about Trump, which are exacerbated by a media that consumes us with...

We must take collective action to fight environmental destruction

Elizabeth Saubestre, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

I love the outdoors. I always have, and I always will. Growing up, I was outside whenever possible. I spent countless hours playing in the snow, reading in the sun, and swimming in algae-filled lakes. The first time I really ...

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