Sustainability at Poly: Putting the green in green and gold

Eight years ago, then-Cal Poly President Warren Baker signed a declaration to prioritize sustainability at the university. The pledge, “The Talloires Declaration,” is a 10-point plan composed by French university officials in 1990 to commit academia to incorporating sustainability into…

Career Fair: Green careers mix it up

Sustainability and the career fair are united for the first time this year with the Green Career Mixer, an opportunity for students and businesses who care about making sustainability a priority to meet up. The mixer on Wednesday is open…

Students camp for sustainability

More than 300 students from Humboldt to San Diego with a passion for sustainability will come together for camping, yoga and learning at this month’s California Student Sustainability Coalition’s 2012 Spring Convergence. The three-day student-run event, themed “Building A ResoNATION,” will…

'Planet's best green journalist' speaks at Cal Poly

Renowned author, environmentalist and founder of multiple climate control campaigns Bill McKibben presented his lecture, “Brave New Planet: The Fight for a Livable Climate”, at the Fremont theater Sunday, followed by a meet-and-greet on Cal Poly’s campus today. McKibben, who…

Activists prep for Be the Change conference

Be the Change 2010 kicks off Saturday as the final day to a week of Earth Day festivities

Rain won’t stop Earth Day

It should be no surprise that rain couldn’t keep the Empower Poly Coalition’s weeklong celebration of earth day from happening.

Food: the problem, the solution

The fact remains that everyday, in parts of the world, people are starving for food. Another fact remains that everyday food is wasted.