IC Eco Reps, South Hill Forest Products and several student artists held Earth Fest on April 21 as a precursor to Earth Day.
Two Ithaca College seniors have been selected to present their research project, “Not-So-Clean-Cosmetics,” at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research.
Ithaca College will no longer be purchasing plastic straws for its on-campus retail locations. Instead, the plastic straws will be replaced with compostable ones.
The Office of Energy Management and Sustainability should be applauded for the work it has done to accelerate the college’s progress toward its goal.
At the All-College Gathering on Aug. 23, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced that the college’s carbon footprint is projected to drop by 45 percent this academic year. This decrease in overall carbon output is part of the college’s previous pledge to be completely carbon neutral by the year 2050.
I am not asking for anyone to put the wrongdoings of our generation onto themselves. I suggest only that we recognize the areas in which we negatively contribute and amend our actions accordingly.