LATEST

Tag Archives: environment

Book club seeks to bring awareness to water issues

A Fresno State group is hoping to make a difference throughout the campus with the help of a single book. The Fresno State Water Cohort started reading the book “Water 4.0: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Most ...

Read More »

Student Spotlight: ‘Incorporating art into everything’

From French artist Henri Matisse’s vibrant collages, to Salvador Dalí’s distorted reimaginations of the world, nature has often had a big influence on the work of many artists. Joe Montijo is among those artists who has a passion for the ...

Read More »

Despite recent wildfires, air quality in the Valley is improving

Have you ever looked up at the gray haze that looms over Fresno in the afternoon hours and wondered “What is that and why is it there?” Many might think Fresno’s notoriously unhealthy air is growing worse, but the opposite ...

Read More »

Sustainability summits aims to make campus greener

The Fresno State Sustainability Project will hold its inaugural Sustainability Summit today on campus in the Viticulture and Enology conference room. The event, the first step taken in forming an on-campus sustainability institute, is spearheaded by the Fresno State Sustainability ...

Read More »

Are we merely products?

What would you say if I told you that we are all simply products of our environment?

Read More »

New sustainable-themed art on campus

The Center for Creativity and the Arts invited world-renowned artist Patrick Dougherty to construct a piece representing The Center’s theme “Consumption and Sustainability.”

Read More »

The ban on plastic bags

  Several California cities have already implemented a ban on plastic bags in retail and grocery stores, including Los Angeles County and Oakland. The law has been adopted on a global scale in places such as Bangladesh, Haiti and New ...

Read More »

Hybrids: Don’t buy the hype

There is a saying that sometimes you have to spend to save. But when it comes to a hybrid car, are there really any savings?

Read More »

Hybrid cars not so green or cheap

For all the hype, hybrid cars may not be the best option for the environment or for people on a budget. High gas prices and environmental concerns have made hybrids a popular choice. On a typical drive around Fresno, it’s not uncommon to spot a number of them.

Read More »

Parking lot trash continues to be a problem

Finding on-campus parking can often be a daunting task, except in one spot. Located on the southwest side of Fresno State’s campus, just west of the University Courtyard dorms is a parking lot that often has many open spaces, as well as an abundance of garbage littering in the aisles and gutters.

Read More »

Campus recycling, digging deeper

With a decrease in outside recycle bins and the persistent rumors that Fresno State is not keeping up with the city of Fresno’s recycling efforts, concern remains over the status of the recycling program on campus.

Read More »

Earth Day

Why does The Collegian love Earth? Check out this video for reasons why we love our planet.

Read More »

Possible regulations on energy efficiency for TVs

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has proposed tightening restrictions on energy efficiency for televisions.

Read More »

Water forum on campus brings out Fresno residents

There’s nothing like a good debate on a hot topic to stir up the community. In this case it is environmentalists versus the agriculture advocates.

Read More »

Letters to the editor

Is our community putting forth sufficient efforts to “go green”? I go to the grocery store at least once a week and they always ask whether I want paper or plastic bags, but should we have the choice?

Read More »

Environmentally friendly decor

Although today’s college students are more environmentally tuned than their parents were at that age, creating an eco-friendly dorm may still be a challenge.

Read More »

Let’s go ride a bike

Campus parking pass, $68 per semester. Gas, $3.67 per gallon. Going Green — priceless.

Read More »

Pen a plan for Earth Day — profit in more ways than one

Helping the environment may be more rewarding than students think — like a $1,000 scholarship.

Read More »