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OpinionWhy recycling is garbage

October 26, 2018142 min

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 opposed to sitting back and letting it happen. Recycling is often praised as one of the best ways to help the environment. In the third series of GreenGoolia, I’d like to challenge that belief and tell you why...

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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, giving out free plants and reusable shopping bags. Before attendees left, members of TU Progressives made sure they were registered to vote for politicians who would support sustainable legislature. This year’s earth week offered a range of opportunities for the Trinity community to learn...

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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 communities at large taking to save the planet? Trinity faculty explain San Antonio’s green initiatives and the role the university has played in helping conserve. This January, the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) became the only water system in Texas to join the...

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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 Thursday, Nov. 2, the EAST Program “” short for East Asian Studies at Trinity “” hosted a screening of “Waking the Green Tiger” in Chapman Auditorium. Director Gary Marcuse and writer Liu Jianqiang answered questions afterwards. The film, released in 2011, follows the joint effort of farmers, activists...

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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 “the Starbucks of today.” The sophomore business analytics and technology and business marketing major stumbled into the coffee industry by accident, while pursuing his goal of owning a business on North St. Mary’s Street that operates as a coffee...

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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. It’s not 100 percent, but it’s close, and typically, more advanced courses have longer and more advanced field trips in them, so most of our introductory courses have one-day trips,” said Glenn Kroeger, associate professor of geosciences. “For example, we teach a course called...