Hurricane Watch: Connection to Climate Change?

It seems as if everyday on the news they’re talking about another destructive mega-storm that is devastating a certain region of the world. In this past month alone, there have been two major hurricanes that have ravaged different regions of the United States, as well as a number of island nations in the Atlantic Ocean. …

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Green Observer – October 2017

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY6eqTYVQXU This is a great way to change your old T-shirts into some cute little pillow cases. In five simple steps and no more than twenty minutes you will have your own personalized pillowcase!   What You Will Need: Old T-shirt (This craft works well for any type of t-shirt) Scissors Marker and Ruler …

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Fresh Press, an Agri-Fiber Paper Research Lab on Campus, Uses Creativity to Promote Sustainability

Fresh Press, an Agri-Fiber Paper Research Lab on Campus, Uses Creativity to Promote Sustainability Sustainable living is defined as meeting the needs of today while ensuring that future generations can also thrive. This is a concept well-known to Graphic Design Professor Eric Benson and his team. Eric Benson is an Associate Professor and Chair of …

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How cool was the eclipse, really?

Flashback to August 21, 2017, around 1:15pm. Places like Goreville, Illinois, are filled to the brim with enthusiastic hopefuls looking at the sky, waiting for darkness to drown it out. The “Great American Eclipse” stirred a whole buzz of excitement, but it also had some interesting scientific and societal impacts. Let’s start with a little …

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