Plant-Fueled Athletics

Veganism, whole foods and other plant-based diets have become increasingly popular as people more thoroughly consider the health, environmental and ethical impacts of their diets. Avoiding meat, eggs and dairy, the perceived lack of protein supplied by plants alone inhibits many from making the switch. Aside from the challenges these dietary restrictions create for the…

Sustainable business The Northern Market and the 19-year-old behind it

At the end of each day, 19-year-old University of Cincinnati sophomore, Lindsey Zino, shifts her attention to her rapidly growing, environmentally sustainable business that has, within a year, expanded to reach clientele nationwide and in Spain. Juggling both a full class load and an online business, Zino proves that a degree isn’t necessary to have…

Sustainable Spring Break

  It can be difficult to thoroughly enjoy a vacation when considering all the environmental impacts of traveling. For spring break, consider the following tips and suggestions to make any vacation more sustainable. If traveling far, the environmental impacts of air travel can be quite harmful; however, some airlines offer an environmentally-conscious option for their…

Free movies that free the mind: The Spring Sustainability Film Series

A free, thought-provoking, environmental documentary may be one of the more therapeutic ways to process the socio-political-environmental state of affairs in the United States and around the world. Each semester, the Common Experience Project on Sustainability provides students with this opportunity, followed by meaningful discussion, with its Sustainability Film Series. Playing at the Athena Cinema…