Students choosing to opt out of the the school’s mandatory $125 parking permit were required to attend a parking grievance meeting on Oct. 3. It turns out the most difficult part of waiving the fee was finding the location of TCES 119. Several students had trouble finding the conspicuous room located in the rarely visited part of the TCES.
Last March, I met with both Katie Zanto and Rosie Hackett to discuss some ideas I had for my service learning project. I figured I would do something with ski coaching, or volunteering for an outdoor leadership program. Both Katie the Interdisciplinary Studies chair, and Rosie, Outdoor Adventure Leadership program director, kindly and respectfully shut me down.
Kapilananda Mondal, a businessman from India, will speak at Sierra Nevada College from 5-6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Prim Library. He will also visit 12 other schools this year to talk about how he is using microfinance to create a sustainable community.
Sustainability has progressed as Sierra Nevada College grows. The timeline illustrates how far SNC has come.
Sierra Nevada College’s Clay Club had its first cup sale during the opening for the Junior Art Portfolio Review at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov 8, on the third floor of Prim Library.
Saving money on utilities in the winter time is one of a student’s top priorities. Renting a house is expensive in the Tahoe Basin and the homes that students can afford were built in the 1970s. Chances are they’re equipped with electric baseboards, old windows and no weather stripping.
Many who live in the Tahoe Basin grapple with the conflict between preserving the wild and beautiful area we live in while enjoying the land for its abundance of recreation and tourism opportunities. We strive to find ways to continue to ski the surrounding peaks, float on the lake and make a living while leaving a light impact on the surrounding land.