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Foothill Says No To Plastic Water Bottles

Foothill Says No To Plastic Water Bottles

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Science + Tech

Foothill College students are surely familiar with KJ’s Cafe, a friendly food shop with lunch, snacks, and now, boxed water. Beginning early in spring quarter 2018, KJ’s rejected single-use plastic water bottles in favor of water served in rectangular paper cartons in response to student-driven e...

Opinion: Kids, or the Planet?

Opinion: Kids, or the Planet?

Ryan Sherod, Contributor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Growing up, I loved traveling. Despite the chaotic 5:00 a.m. rush to the airport, the crying baby a few rows back, and the stale cheese and crackers airlines make you pay extra for -- I cherished my window seat above it all. As I sit here at 35,000 feet, staring down at fields of green between the Ore...

Agroecology: An Innovative Way of Farming Led by Cuba facing Climate Change

Agroecology: An Innovative Way of Farming Led by Cuba facing Climate Change

Sophia Falco, Contributor

June 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Science + Tech

Cuba, much like the rest of the planet, is under direct threat from climate change. Sea levels, which are rising at an alarming rate due to human activity, as well as extreme weather, are all serious threats to crops. Largely to blame is human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. According to the ...

Students vs. City: Environmental Warfare

Students vs. City: Environmental Warfare

Asha Bacon, Contributor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Local News

You may have heard of environmental policy on a national level on the news, perhaps, say, in the form of Trump’s anti-environmental policy rants. But how much do you know about environmental policy on a university and community level? Although often unpublicized, the Universities of California (UCs...

Market Meltdown: Nuclear is an Expensive Way to Reduce Emissions

Market Meltdown: Nuclear is an Expensive Way to Reduce Emissions

Senior Editor, William Robertson

April 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the early 1950s, many energy experts envisaged a “nuclear age”-- a world harnessing the power of the atom to provide cheap, clean energy for everyone. Nuclear energy never climbed above 10% of global energy generation. As America struggles to find a new landscape for energy production, the old...

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