The Wichitan

Students can help the environment

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 reduce the impact of climate change, from monitoring their thermostat to recycling. Jonathan D....

Town’s recycling services discontinued

Town’s recycling services discontinued

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 orange recycling bins around campus including near Clark Student Center to McCullough-Trigg and Dillard...

Keeping our campus clean

October 24, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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 Organization was formed by students to help keep the campus "green". This group was originally called...

Environmental Student Organization aims to conserve the Earth

Environmental Student Organization aims to conserve the Earth

Nick Lanier, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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 after student interest in making the campus “green” called for the centralization and commitment...

Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Miguel Padron, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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 Center Atrium to celebrate Earth's natural beauty and to educate the public on how they can help ...

Water conservation panelists discuss initiatives

Samuel Frederick, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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 16. List of Panelists Isaac Christiansen | assistant professor of sociology Rebecca Dodg...

Let’s recommit to environmentalism

Let’s recommit to environmentalism

The Wichitan

October 23, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

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 as well as the general environmental enthusiasm on campus. This survey, penned by the Student Governm...

Rolling Plains chapter meeting to be held Tuesday

Oscar Cindo

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Local, News

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 p.m. in Bolin Hall in room 209. It's free and open to the public as educational subjects related to...

Engage in Earth Day

The Wichitan

April 22, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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 the community. Now it’s up to students to participate and finish the job. While the Earth Day fe...

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