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This Friday, April 11, 2015 file photo shows a view of the Bugey nuclear plant in Saint-Vulbas, near Lyon, central France.  (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)

Op-ed: We need to prioritize environmental sustainability at DePaul

Wesley Janicki and Virginia Head May 16, 2021

It's 2021, and large and historic learning institutions like DePaul need to be making every effort they can to become more sustainable. The DePaul Sustainability group created a petition to encourage DePaul...

Mask use amid pandemic leaves questions about sustainability

Mask use amid pandemic leaves questions about sustainability

Jessica Rish, Social Media Editor March 14, 2021

Last March, Minsu Song had been in the middle of the Disney College Program and had anticipated staying until April, but her stay in Florida was cut short due to the Covid-19 pandemic and she found herself...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Op-ed: We want an institutional sustainability plan at DePaul—and we’re tired of waiting

Wesley Janicki, SGA Executive Vice President of Operations December 5, 2020

It requires no superhuman ability to see the destruction that this year has brought to all corners of the earth, from the Covid-19 pandemic which has consumed our lives for eight months, to the continued...

Protesters rally on the Federal Plaza inside the Loop during a global climate change march Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Chicago.

Op-ed: Why sustainability must be central to DePaul’s new mission

Wesley Janicki, SGA Executive Vice President of Operations August 15, 2020

When someone asks me what makes DePaul unique, the answer I give is always the same. It’s not our academic programs, our mascot DIBS, or even our dual campuses that I reply. While those make DePaul...

Protestors for the Youth Climate Offensive gather in Grant Park before a march to the Federal Plaza.

OPINION: It’s time for DePaul’s administration to care as much as students do about sustainability

Jenna Ranieri, Contributing Writer October 21, 2019

I like to think of myself as relatively green thinking. I recycle whenever I can. I like to choose brands that follow environmental ethical codes of conduct, whenever economically feasible. However, I...

DePaul students demand sustainability plan

DePaul students demand sustainability plan

Lauren Paris & Erica Carbajal, Contributing Writers April 22, 2019

DePaul’s newest student-run environmental organization, Climate Reality: DePaul Chapter, recently launched the “What About DePaul?” campaign, after learning that DePaul is one of the only major Chicago...

SGA and Chartwells team up on new sustainability efforts

SGA and Chartwells team up on new sustainability efforts

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2018

DePaul Dining Services have employed a number of new sustainable options for the school year. According to a document sent out by DePaul Facility Operations before the start of the quarter, styrofoam...

DePauls dining service provides many options for students to dispose of waste. However, many students questions whether the waste goes where it is supposed to. (Zoe Krey / The DePaulia)

DePaul’s ‘eco-friendly’ dining services on campus leave much to be desired

Heather Slawny November 9, 2014

DePaul boasts its eco-friendliness as numerous compost bins surround the Student Center. Chartwells Catering Service, DePaul’s dining service company, is equally enthusiastic about these bins. The...

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