International student reflects on Hope Garden's positive influence on Athens youth

By Swati Ramanathan CG Commentary swati.ramanathan@gmail.com As an international student, I am sometimes shocked that processed food in this country is cheaper and more readily available than raw, unprocessed food. American consumers, and in recent years consumers all over the developing world, value the convenience of processed food. However, the rise in juvenile diabetes and…

Program energizes Athens area students

By Gabriel Weinstein CG News gw711008@ohio.edu Athens students learned about energy conservation this week during Energy Days 2009, an annual series of workshops for local schools hosted by the Ohio University Office of Sustainability to educate children about how people make and use energy. Students grades three through six participated in several hands-on experiments Tuesday…

Panels discuss energy initiatives at Athens town hall meeting

By Erich Hiner College Green News Editor eh146106@ohio.edu          Athens residents and Ohio University students got a chance to speak out on energy issues Tuesday night at the Athens Community Center during the city’s first town-hall-style meeting about its energy use and environmental impact. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share…