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Climate Change Guest Column: Naming the scourge we made

Edward Burke Roberts, Guest Contributor November 11, 2021

Edward Roberts, under the anonym “strannikov”, has written flash fiction since 2007 appearing online at Delicious Demon, Language Is a Virus, Gone Lawn Journal, Metazen, Dead Mule School of Southern...

OUR VIEW: Mother Nature had its best celebration in years

April 28, 2020

Because of the international crisis of COVID-19, people all over the world have been in self-isolation and/or quarantine. This has left a positive impact on the environment since there has been less pollution...

Students can help the environment

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter April 9, 2019

Last year was the fourth warmest year on record. Explorers have found a hole in the Arctic ice cap the size of Delaware. Climate change is real. It is not fiction, and every student can do something to...

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Town’s recycling services discontinued

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter January 29, 2019

The orange bins are gone. All in an attempt to save $4,596, a measly $0.75 per student. Back in 2014, campus officials began their efforts to increase the amount of recycling being done, putting...

Keeping our campus clean

October 24, 2018

Our View: We believe that students should be more concerned about our environment. Being involved can help keep our community and campus clean and healthy. In fall of 2017 The Environmental Student...

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Environmental Student Organization aims to conserve the Earth

Nick Lanier, Reporter September 26, 2018

From preserving endangered species, to cutting down on plastic straws, the Environmental Student Organization takes a broad, hands-on approach to making an impact. In the fall of 2017, ESO was formed...

People gather around the Wild Bird Rescue table where they had an owl at the earth day fair in CSC atrium on April 19, 2018. Photo by Miguel Padron.

Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Miguel Padron, Reporter April 20, 2018

In preparation for this year's upcoming Earth Day on April 22, members from the Environmental Science Organization and the surrounding community hosted an Earth Day Fair on April 19 in the Clark Student...

Water conservation panelists discuss initiatives

Samuel Frederick, Reporter April 17, 2018

To discuss the past, present and future initiatives toward water conservation in Texas and Wichita Falls, the Environment Science Organization members held a panel discussion in Dillard 101 on April...

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Let’s recommit to environmentalism

The Wichitan October 23, 2017

There are many issues on campus that are worthy of concern, but there is one that remains ever-present: the environment. A few weeks back, officials sent a survey to evaluate the recycling program...

Rolling Plains chapter meeting to be held Tuesday

Oscar Cindo September 29, 2017

An opportunity to help make a difference in the community has been brought to campus as Texas Master Naturalist Terry McKee will be hosting the second Rolling Plains chapter meeting on Oct. 3 at 7...

Engage in Earth Day

The Wichitan April 21, 2015

Our view: Between an environmental philosophy course set to begin next spring and environmentally focused lectures and panel discussions, some professors are working to make conservation a priority in...

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