Monthly Archives: February 2020

discussions of a not so greek tragedy

Why is it that we are drawn to tragedy? For example, the modern genre of “true crime” has skyrocketed in popularity over the last 20 years. This is because people love to learn about mysteries and to delve into the … Continue reading

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Sustainability Adventures

From the presentation during our sustainability office visit I learned that sustainability is: meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability equals good stewardship of the environment, economy, and … Continue reading

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The Great Smog

I have always loved to travel.  I have been fortunate to go on many different vacations with my family. We have visited different countries and seen many different cultures.  One of my favorite vacations was when my parents took our … Continue reading

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Small Changes Lead to Big Impacts

Visiting the Sustainability Office for last week’s class was a very eye opening opportunity. I was unaware that OSU had a sustainability office, recycling building and a compost plant. I learned so much about the little things OSU does to … Continue reading

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Sustainability: Behind the Scenes

This past week, my sustainability class, Wicked Problems of Industrial Practice, visited the Oklahoma State sustainability office and recycling center. It really opened my eyes to what goes on behind the scenes in recycling. I learned more about what the … Continue reading

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The Sustainability Office Visit: What We Should All Take Away

I learned so much valuable information at the sustainability office visit and how I can apply to my life. I learned that sustainability is providing needs for today without jeopardizing future generations. We talked about the three pillars that include … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State is Making a Difference…Will You?

Who would’ve thought a more rural university like Oklahoma State would have such a passion for sustainability like they do?  I know I sure didn’t!  The trip to the sustainability office made me proud to go to this school seeing … Continue reading

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What a Wickedly Cool Field Trip!!!

The visit to the sustainability office showed me how important that being sustainable is necessary for protecting Earth, and how hard OSU works to make sure they are helping out. Oklahoma State University has a furniture shop where they reupholster … Continue reading

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The difference WE make

I recently got the pleasure of touring OSU’s facilities for sustainability and gained a new level of respect for the efforts our school makes for a better future. Our guide explained that the fundamentals of being sustainable is not a … Continue reading

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Sustainability is for Everyone!

Wow!  What an experience it was to visit the sustainability office as well as the recycling plant here at Oklahoma State University!  Before the field trip, I was oblivious that our campus was doing so much in efforts to be sustainable.  I learned … Continue reading

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