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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Sustainability Advisory Committee Begins First Steps Towards Reform

Sustainability Advisory Committee Begins First Steps Towards Reform

Lachlan Johnson December 5, 2013
ASWC has appointed three students to formally represent the student body on the Sustainability Advisory Committee. Campus Sustainability Coordinator Tristan Sewell hopes to find formal representatives from the staff and faculty in the coming year and work with the committee to form a Climate Action Plan.

Senate Round Up Number 4

Abby Seethoff November 18, 2013

At the fourth ASWC senate meeting, the ASWC Communications Committee introduced itself, three students were appointed to the Sustainability Advisory Committee, and a resolution about race issues on campus...

Meet Tristan Sewell, Whitman’s New Sustainability Coordinator

Dylan Tull August 6, 2013
News Editor Dylan Tull sits down with new sustainability coordinator Tristan Sewell discussing the recycling center, climate action plans, and changes to school policy.

Sustainable Walla Walla Makes Plans for Earth Day, Future Collaborations

Emily Lin-Jones February 7, 2013
Students, city council members and representatives from around the community gathered for a meeting of local working group Sustainable Walla Walla in the Walla Walla Public School District board room Tuesday night, Feb. 5.
Image Wrong Focus For Sustainability Staff Position

Image Wrong Focus For Sustainability Staff Position

Danielle Broida November 15, 2012
Sustainability is not about image, admissions or rankings but rather about working towards solutions to our global environmental crisis. It’s time for Whitman to stop standing back and watching as students work endlessly to create a greener campus.

Bottled water no longer sold on campus due to environmental concerns

Rachel Alexander January 27, 2011
Starting this spring, bottled water will no longer be sold on the Whitman College campus. Sustainability Advisory Committee Chair Sean Gehrke cited plastic waste and high cost as important factors in the decision.
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