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No, I don’t want to kill sea turtles

Julia Wolynes October 15, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutEvery so often, I reach for a plastic straw at my local coffee place and get a judgmental look from that one person who caught me, or I ask for a straw with my drink at a restaurant,...

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What you can actually do about climate change

Victoria Stringer September 24, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut The great irony of climate change is that those who will be most affected by it — young people, impoverished and homeless individuals and indigenous populations,...

Take action against climate change

Take action against climate change

Editorial Board September 22, 2019

Everyone wants to save the environment. Or at least, everyone who believes our world climate is changing wants to save the environment. We've stopped using straws. We've turned to composting and secondhand...

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We help fuel the Amazonian fires

Richard Reed August 29, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysWorld attention is focused on the devastating fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest. Seventy-six thousand separate fires have started this year, more than 10,000 in...

Geoscience student has academic adventures overseas

Geoscience student has academic adventures overseas

Maria Zaharatos February 3, 2019

Photo provided by Harry BellowCarbonate strata, camels and Saudi Arabia. These are just some of the things junior geoscience major Harry Bellow discovered last month.Over the winter break, Bellow spent...

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Why recycling is garbage

Julia Weis October 26, 2018

The only truly scary thing this Halloween is the fact that we're facing a climate crisis that's going to destroy the world in our lifetime. Instead of being spooked, we can try to make a difference as...

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How to be your best eco-friendly self

Julia Weis September 5, 2018

The truth is inevitable: Climate change is destroying our planet.The human race is causing massive destruction to the Earth, resulting in rising sea levels, the destruction of rainforests, air and water...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Earth week promotes sustainability and fun

Gabriella Garriga April 25, 2018

Trinity's Stand Band blared their horns to help attract students and professors to the Earth Week Festival last Friday. Once they arrived, Eco Allies members taught professors and students how to recycle,...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

How does Trinity conserve water?

Noelle Barrera February 25, 2018

Most people know a few actions they can personally take to help the environment, whether it's avoiding disposable plastic bottles or taking short showers. But what efforts are the Trinity and San Antonio...

Writer of “Waking the Green Tiger” Liu Jianqiang discusses the goals of the documentary. The film itself focuses on the rising amount of green protests in China, and the successes and challenges that such movements and the people who form them encounter. Photo by Allison Wolff

Waking the Green Tiger: China’s green movements

Abigail Wharton November 9, 2017

A massive collaboration of 14 academic departments brought an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a leading Chinese journalist to campus for a conversation on environmental movements in China. On...

Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman brewing his coffee.

Something is brewing in the entrepreneurship department

Kara Killinger October 24, 2017

Before March of 2017, the only thing Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman knew about coffee was that it woke him up before swim practice. Now he runs Quick Sip Cold Brew, an artisan coffee company with goals of becoming...

A group of students visit the Cave Without a Name in Boerne, Texas. photo provided by Daniel Lehrmann

Geosciences department plans semester of trips

Cathy Terrace October 3, 2017

This semester, the geosciences department will offer a variety of experiential learning opportunities for students interested in the field. "We try to have field trips in virtually every class we teach....

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