Indianapolis People’s Climate March

Though it may have been a rainy day, Indianapolis' Climate March went underway. Starting at the Roberts Park united Methodist Church, we marched to the PanAm Plaza to attend the Indy VegFest--the first annual of its kind in Indiana. The Hoosier Environmental Council and the Citizens Action Committee among others did a fantastic job organizing …

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Native Plant Project

For the Environmental Fellows Program, Joveita Weah, Mayra Leon Coss, and myself have all teamed up to become members of the Greencastle Sustainability Commission. Our goal is to immerse ourselves into the Greencastle projects regarding sustainability and environmentalism. We have taken up the tasks of creating a Greencastle-focused native plant gardening guide to freely distribute …

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Greencastle Commission on Sustainability Meeting Recap

Yesterday, March 21, 2017, myself along with Joevita Weah and Mayra Leon Cross, attended the Greencastle Commission on Sustainability meeting at City Hall. Many opportunities were presented to us DePauw students to become more active in the local community of Greencastle as a whole in regards to sustainability. The Farmer's Market will be starting its …

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The Campus Farm’s 1st Hoop House

First off, what is a hoop house? [a] structure used as a greenhouse or a season extender and is characterized by a half-round "hoop" shape. On the Panhellenic Day of Service, the farm had many volunteers come out and work on building raised beds, weeding plots of farmland, and constructing the farm's first-ever hoop house. …

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IMPACT 2017 Conference at Washington University in St. Louis

"The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and other forms of social action. Building on the rich 32-year tradition of the COOL Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, IMPACT is the one time during the year when students, …

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