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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 14, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Obama, did you hear us knocking?

By | Nov 7, 2014

I looked around the crowd and saw mostly familiar faces. Our words were not falling on any new ears, let alone any ears belonging to a person who had the authority to create immediate action and change.

My Mom is a Bartender

By | Oct 21, 2014

Amidst a swirl of budget cuts and an ever-increasing workload, Mom resigned from her job as a school psychologist at the Watkins Glen School District in 2012. After resigning, she took up a profession she had been doing on and off since she was 18 and in college: bartending.

Entrepreneur speaks about the future of global warming and climate change

By | Oct 9, 2014

Dan Miller, a clean technology entrepreneur, gave a presentation, “How to Fix Climate Change for Free” to over a hundred students on Oct. 7.

First Amendment Rights Don’t Come First

By | Oct 3, 2014

…as the excitement from Flood Wall Street died down, I saw that day much differently. I now see how tightly the police controlled us, and, subsequently, how watered-down our first amendment right to peaceably assemble was.

College students show discontent with national climate plan initiative

By | Oct 1, 2014

The United Nations Climate Summit took place Sept. 23 in New York City, where world leaders came together to draft a framework for their fight against human-induced climate change. Upon analyzing the meeting’s outcome, some people in the Ithaca College community felt the draft could have been more comprehensive.

Ithaca marches to bring awareness to climate change

By | Sep 24, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on Sept. 21 in over 150 countries to speak out for climate change awareness. Among the locations hosting marches were Ithaca and New York City.

Double the Trouble

By | Aug 23, 2014

I sat down beside a bubbling stream near our campsite, dipped my feet into the cool water and wrote Rob a letter. I described to him the beauty of Colorado, the physical challenge of walking 15 to 20 miles each day and the incredible new family I had acquired in the Marchers. I ended the letter by begging him to come out and see it for himself.

Colorado Springs

By | Jun 15, 2014

While I’m on the march, I want to focus less on the material world and more on the finer things; nature, friendships, music, making a difference in my world, and my personal development.

Faces and Stories

By | Jun 7, 2014

In Fort Garland, Colorado, we had a stay day and camped for two nights across the street from the old fort, which is now a museum.

Bringers of the Rain

By | May 25, 2014

Note: For more pictures, follow me on Twitter (@viridorari) and Instagram (bluegirl3666)
First Day: May 24th
I can’t ever say enough about how incredible my first day was.

Guest Commentary: Environmental reform must follow United Nations report

By | Apr 2, 2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, overseen by the United Nations, released a truly horrific report this week on humanity’s future in relation to global climate change.

Community members impact climate change locally

By | Nov 5, 2013

Guillermo Metz, the green building and renewable energy program coordinator of the Cornell Cooperative Extension, spoke Monday in a presentation called “Addressing Global Climate Change through Local Action.”