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SNC Composting Program: Marina McCoy turns food waste into flowers

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Feature, Sustainability

Imagine if all of the apple cores, half-eaten muffins and cold macaroni noodles Sierra Nevada College students threw in trash cans were composted to grow flowers, fruits and vegetables. That’s the goal of Marina McCoy’s se... Read more »

Hunting Mountain Mushrooms

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016

Filed under Community, Outdoor, Sustainability, Travel

With their spongy, brain-like appearance and mottled brown coloring, morels look more like a discarded bathroom loofah than a gourmet treat. However, these wild North American mushrooms are prized for their nutty, steak-like fla... Read more »

Sustainability Film Festival Focuses on Water

April 23, 2015

Filed under Sustainability

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a movie can tell a compelling story, bring up important topics and strive to create a change. Especially ones lead by 84-year-old activists. The third annual sustainability film... Read more »

Lessons learned in Vermont

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sustainability

The ability to sustain can be applied to many different disciplines and aspects of our world. The SGA recently funded a trip to study the strong sustainability initiative at The University of Vermont and Middlebury College. “My... Read more »

Students take steps forward to improve greenhouse

March 5, 2015

Filed under Feature, Sustainability

Located toward the back of the nationally recognized science building for its high-performance structure, building technology, design and construction of the future is the once very popular greenhouse. While the greenhouse may... Read more »

Opinion-Letter to the Editor

February 4, 2015

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Sustainability

The forum that was held on October 15th was a disgrace in many ways. We left without any feeling of resolve, or any hope of a resolution. Our questions were deflected without any solid answers being put forth to satisfy the restless... Read more »

Lost Sierra Hoedown

Lost Sierra Hoedown

August 29, 2014