Recently, the “save the sea turtle” movement has changed Starbucks stores around the nation. Starbucks has stopped providing customers with plastic straws in their cold drinks. Michigan State University has followed in their footsteps, getting rid of plastic straws in Sparty’s convenience stores around campus and replacing them with paper ones. Attention was brought to […]
On Oct. 10, environmental activists urged MSU to drop coal as energy source. See what students have to say about making MSU’s campus greener.
To The Big Green: Moving beyond coal may seem costly at first glance, but there are many other factors that come into play when talking about monetary concerns. A recent State News article claimed that eliminating coal usage would cost the university $20 to $25 million. Our new art museum costs $40 million; about double […]
Students from across Michigan convened at the state’s capital for PowerShift, a three-day environmental summit promoting green technology and clean, alternative energy sources. Events included workshops, musical performances, and keynote speakers, such as Jerome Ringo and Jessy Tolkan. The conference culminated with a rally on the steps of the Capitol – with students holding signs […]