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Scientists send global message: ‘March for Science’

By Marley Molkentin

April 17, 2017

In the first three months of President Donald Trump’s term, he has proposed extensive cuts to federally funded science programs, removing $1.2 billion in research grants from the National Institute of Health, $102 million from NASA’s earth sciences program and $290 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative—a 90 percent cut.Chicago’s March for Science, scheduled for Earth Day on April 22, will protest these c...

Columbia celebrates Earth Day through meditation | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

Columbia celebrated Earth Day April 22 in the HAUS at the Quincy Wong Center in the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building. Student host Lauren Moore, senior and business & entrepreneurship major, welcomed st...

A delectable dessert

Funfetti Brownies

January 27, 2014

There are many choices to be made throughout the day: cream or sugar, paper or plastic, cake or brownies. To me, the latter decision is the hardest. But thanks to YouTube personality Grace Helbig, forme...

Environmental Protection Initiative at Columbia rescues Earth Day

By Heather Scroering

April 2, 2012

Because the Recycling Program will not be hosting an Earth Day event on campus this year due to the prioritization process, the Environmental Protection Initiative at Columbia has stepped in with several plans for the week of Earth Day.According to sophomore fiction writing major and EPIC President Virginia Baker, the organization will focus during the week of April 16 on simple, everyday ways to be green and give tips on how...

Recycling Program cuts events

By Heather Scroering

January 30, 2012

You may have seen them cleaning out paper, plastic and aluminum can collection bins. You may have purchased one of their recycled, screen-printed T-shirts. Those who work for the Recycling Program are doing the dirty work and educating students all over campus.But with the prioritization process cracking down on programs, some, including recycling, could be restructured, reorganized or consolidated, according to the Progra...

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