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CSUSM launches sustainability minor

CSUSM launched a new sustainability minor in fall 2020 for students interested in promoting an environmentally conscious society.
Kristie Castillo, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

CSUSM has introduced a new sustainability minor for students to learn about the importance of sustainability and its connection to the environment and social justice, as well as how they can impact the...

Sustainability Program provides opportunity to compost food waste

The composting program will soon be available in the USU Dining Hall.
Adrianna Adame, News Editor February 6, 2020

CSUSM Sustainability Program announced their plan to launch their upcoming compost program in the USU Dining Hall in January. Sustainability is collaborating with The Compost Company, a local Encinitas...

Sustainability event provides free, reusable items to students

Volunteers advocate CSUSM's Journey to Zero Waste by 2025 at the Journey to Zero Waste event on Sept. 26.
Anneliese Esparza, Staff Writer October 10, 2019

Students learned about campus efforts for sustainability and scored free items at the annual Journey to Zero Waste event. The purpose of the event was to promote sustainability among the students of CSUSM...

Questioning CSUSM’s food options and whether they offer inclusivity and sustainability

Christina Suarez, News Reporter March 16, 2019

CSUSM has seven places on campus where students can buy food and drinks. Out of these seven places however, the vegan options and options for students with milk and egg allergies are limited.   The...

ASI resolutions on CFA and Sustainability Fee

Cory Kay, News Editor February 24, 2016

CSUSM Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Board of Directors held a gathering to discuss its resolutions in support of the California Faculty Association’s “Fight for Five” and the proposed Sustainability...

CSUSM competes for sustainability grant

CSUSM competes for sustainability grant
Ali Elston, Breaking News Reporter October 15, 2015

CSUSM is one of 16 universities that is participating in Kill the Cup, a waste reduction campaign that encourages the use of reusable coffee cups. The event takes place from Oct. 5 through Oct. 30. The...

Sustainability Series: Students prepare for Earth Week at CSUSM

April 14, 2015

By Nicole Halman Assistant news editor The Sustainability Club, Associated Students and University Student Union are collaborating to educate students on campus regarding various environmental issues...

Location Spotlight: Students learn life skills at the sustainability garden

Location Spotlight: Students learn life skills at the sustainability garden
April 14, 2015

By Pierre Yaldo Staff Writer Part of sustainability is not just saving, it’s producing. Yet, the ancient art of raising a plant from the ground is becoming a lost practice in today’s time. Here...

Juliana Goodlaw-Morris seeks to improve sustainability at CSUSM

Juliana Goodlaw-Morris seeks to improve sustainability at CSUSM
March 4, 2015

By Pierre Yaldo Staff Writer Here in California, we have a serious environmental problem. We waste too much, we pollute too much and it’s coming around to bite us in the butt. Our campus has...

CSUSM continues to improve its sustainability efforts

March 4, 2015

By Chelsey Schweitzer Even after 25 years, CSUSM is still striving to improve sustainability in the face of expansion and plans to follow the guidelines laid out in the Sustainability Master Plan to...

Read Edition 4 of The Cougar Chronicle (10/28/20)

Read Edition 4 of The Cougar Chronicle (10/28/20)
October 27, 2020

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Students receive take-home lab kits

CSTEM gave out over 500 lab kits to students enrolled in virtual lab courses.
Anneliese Esparza, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2020

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (CSTEM) distributed over 500 take-home lab kits to students this semester. The kits corresponded to labs in several disciplines including...

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