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Sustainability minor helps student ‘go green’

Areli Rodriguez

April 23, 2013

Students can learn different ways to think green in their daily lives if they were to minor in sustainability. The minor at CSUN can help students learn about their ecological footprint and the limited resources available in the world. “The earth is important and we need to try and conserve it a...

Tips on How to Save Water and Energy

Melanie Gaball

April 19, 2013

College students are energy guzzlers. With the constant use of cellphones, tablets, and laptops, and the never-ending charging cycle, students potentially waste a lot of electricity. The price of electricity in Los Angeles has exceeded the U.S. average by more than 42 percent in the month of February...

Best green mobile apps

Stefanie De Leon Tzic

April 18, 2012

As CSUN becomes more environmentally conscious, more students are starting to implement eco-friendly measures into their daily routines, according to CSUN’s 2010 Sustainability Project.  Recycling cans and bottles, choosing alternative modes of transportation and purchasing organic foods are all effective...

VPAC’s architectural features are eco-friendly

Brian De Los Santos

February 3, 2011

The Valley Performing Arts Center, a $125 million state-of-the-art facility, may demand lower operating costs than other facilities of its size due to its green technology and building features. “We always planned for it to be eco-friendly,” said Robert Bucker, dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and...

Exhibiting methods of sustainability at the Oviatt Library

Roxanne Estrada

March 8, 2010

The Oviatt Library is hosting a sustainability exhibit in the main lobby until April 1. Sustainability is the “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations,” according to the Brundtland Report organized by United Nations in 1987. T...

Movie Review: “No Impact Man”

Yazmin Cruz

September 20, 2009

I went to see the documentary film “No Impact Man” and loved it. The film follows Colin Beaven, a writer and blogger, who along with his family, embark on a project that rids themselves of anything that has a negative impact on the environment. "I"m trying to live a life in line with my values...

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