Tag Archives: Wicked Problems

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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Consciously Shopping

One thing that I have taken away from every reading, video or activity we have done in this class is that sustainability is expensive. If one is struggling to get by, sustainability might not be their top priority. Unfortunately, more … Continue reading

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Paranoia or Pronoia? The Difference in Perspective

Although it is only the third week of class, I have already expanded my knowledge on sustainability and mindfulness. According to the reading “Basically, being mindful means being aware, taking note of what is going on within ourselves and outside … Continue reading

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Don’t carbon copy my carbon footprint

When I attended OSU as a Marketing major, I learned what sustainability meant from a management standpoint and understood exactly what it meant from the beginning and it changed how I lived my life from that lecture, on. Wow! I wish … Continue reading

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Journey to Becoming Sustainable and Mindful

My personal understanding of sustainability is certain actions we can take in order to prevent harm from the environment. I have learned that sustainability is much more than that. A wicked problem is something that cannot be completely solved. For … Continue reading

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Interior Design Is The New Sustainability

I learned through the market reading that when is comes to sustainability, the market is doing better at implementing sustainability than our government as a whole. The government is refusing to pay attention to this giant problem which is only … Continue reading

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Naturally Me

In this last week of class we asked a sustainability question. One of those questions was how fast do we need it, What should I look like, who is responsible and how is it local or global elite affecting the … Continue reading

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That’s immortality, my darling

  This week the discussion was if the poor or less fortunate communities was the cause for less sustainability. The argument that I read about in the article “ Is poverty responsible for Global environmental degradation?” stated that the living … Continue reading

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The World As We Know It Will Be Destroyed

When coming into “Sustainability and Wicked Problems”, I had little to zero clue what sustainability truly was, nor did I know the world would be inhabitable for our world’s population within the next couple years. Although this is a terrifying … Continue reading

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Are you living? or Existing?

     This weeks discussion talked about two different, yet compatible topics. The first topic is bringing awareness to sustainability and the second was bringing awareness to mindfulness.  Thinking about sustainability before the discussion, my thoughts went towards being able to have … Continue reading

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