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Tiny houses – Students Work for Sustainability

Lindsey Brodeck, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under NEWS

On April 8, a group of Whitman students attended the Tiny House Conference in Portland, and hope to build one on campus within the next two years. Margo Heffron, Dani Schlenker and Caroline Ashford Aya received funding for the conference from the ASWC finance committee after convincing Senate that the expe...

Emission Control

Andy Monserud, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Bishop entered his position in September with the express goal of ensuring the college’s progress toward the Climate Action Plan it adopted last May. That plan aims toward total carbon neutrality by 2050 through a combination of emissions reductions and carbon offsets.

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New Sustainability Coordinator Shares Vision

New Sustainability Coordinator Shares Vision

Eleanor Matson, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

During the past two months a new face has been on campus. The new Sustainability Coordinator, Brandon Bishop, began work this year on the implementation of the Climate Action Plan and on centralizing the sustainability movement on campus. The Climate Action Plan—approved last spring by the Board of Trust...

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