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Staying green is a priority at Sac State

Staying green is a priority at Sac State
State Hornet Staff September 30, 2015

At times when “going green” seems more like a nuisance than a benefit, it is important to remember that every bottle we recycle and every ounce of food we compost is propelling us forward into an age...

“Becoming California” brings optimism to environment

State Hornet Staff October 15, 2014

As Jim Baxter watched a presentation at San Francisco State comparing the landscape of 1800s California with modern-day grounds, he said he could not help but marvel at how dramatically the state had changed....

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McComas September 18, 2014

Weekly Science Matters feature graphic: Mao pf Pacific region shows immense floating plastic trash deposit; what happens to world's plastic output. MCT 200906000000; 13000000; 17000000; ENV; krtenvironment...

President’s tobacco taskforce wants smoke-free campus in 2014

Sac State students spent four hours collecting tobacco waste and hauled in 8,929 pieces of waste.
State Hornet Staff March 19, 2013

Having to walk through carcinogen-filled cigarette smoke while headed to class is an unpleasant experience for senior health science major Eric Kenoyer. “For our campus, going tobacco-free and smoke-free...

Green Team proposes farmers market for campus

Poul Larsen September 27, 2011

A Sac State student-led initiative is cultivating a farmers market just in time for harvest season. The Associated Students, Inc. Green Team, a coalition focused on providing a student voice for sustainability...

Campus sustainability steering committee discusses ideas, accomplishments at the River Front Center

Poul Larsen September 20, 2011

Student involvement and collaboration were major themes at the Campus Sustainability Steering Committee in the River Front Center Friday evening. The committee meets quarterly to share and discuss ideas,...

Green efforts help meet CSU goals ahead of time

Green efforts help meet CSU goals ahead of time
Poul Larsen September 13, 2011

The California State University system has been re-engineered to surpass its 2014 energy generation goals ahead of schedule, according to the CSU Chancellor's Office Sustainability Report. The report...

‘Green’ car-sharing program available for students

State Hornet Staff August 31, 2011

Students, staff and faculty have the option to rent cars without the cost of gas or insurance this semester with the debut of the environmentally friendly Zipcars, part of  the world’s largest car-sharing...

Field Biology Club shows frog extinction documentary

The Western Toad was one of the many frogs on display for people to see during the Save the Frogs event put on by the Field Biology Club and savethefrogs.com.
Matt Harrington April 27, 2011

With the help of the Field Biology Club, biologist Michael Starkey, of the conservation group, Save the Frogs, lectured on the importance of saving the world's frog species in the Hinde Auditorium Tuesday...

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