Sustainability Film Series: Antarctic expeditions in “Ice and Sky”

On Wednesday, February 8, the Common Experience Project presented the third film of the Sustainability Film Series, “Ice and Sky,” which follows the story of Claude Lorius, one of the first leading glaciologists. After his first journey to Antarctica at the age of 23, Lorius, made several expeditions to the coldest parts of the planet…

Looking for a Green Job?

By Alexandria Polanosky, Multimedia Editor   Environmental Studies hosted a Green Jobs event on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Five speakers from various employment sectors discussed their careers in the environmental field and the steps they took to get to where they are today. Dr. Geoff Dabelko, Director of Environmental Studies at Ohio University, led the discussion…

Miss Earth Ohio: Joshelyn Smith

Story by Taylor Stano   Ohio University junior and Athens native, Joshelyn Smith, represented the state of Ohio in the 2014 Miss Earth United States beauty pageant, held on July 12 in Los Angeles, California. Smith and the other state delegates made public appearances, participated in community service acts, and attended sustainability fairs to promote environmental…

Mad Leaf’s mission

By Cassie Kelly During one of his many hikes at Valley of Fire State Park just outside of Las Vegas, NV, Brent Martin happened upon an idea that would fuel his desire to own a business as well as save the planet. Martin established Mad Leaf Apparel, based out of Dallas, TX, in July 2014 with…

The Jumpstart of Restart

A friendly reminder to VOTE on April 17th, 2014 for Student Senate at Ohio University and a special look at one running member full of determination: Meet Caitlyn McDaniel  Story by Hallie Zarbakhsh, Contributing Writer For the first time all year, people are getting excited about student senate. No doubt there has there been an interest…

A Reminder of How Food Matters

Story by Chelsea Csuhran, Contributing Writer Photos by Rebecca Ciprus With spring on its way, it’s about that time to begin sowing the seeds for the upcoming harvest.  All that thought about food bears in mind a new club in bloom here at Ohio University.  Yesterday evening, Jackie O’s Brewery played host to Food Matters…

Ohio Grown, Ohio Proud

Story by Janice Brewer, Staff Writer In the amazing community of Athens, locally grown food is available everywhere. Take a stroll at the Athens’s Farmer’s Market and you will find dozens of varieties of fruits, vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, jellies, salsas, and beyond. Years ago Brandon Jaeger and Michelle Ajamian thought something was missing:…