The New Human Diet

By Bethany N. Bella In an age of swift globalization and thumb-happy digitalization, it’s no delusion that the traditional American meal has digressed into small, packaged containers of ready-made indulgences. In fact, the health of Americans over the last several decades has taken a sharp decline as cardiovascular disease, obesity rates, and blood pressure levels…

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes + Frosting

Recipes and photo by Cassie Kelly   For more soy-free, gluten free, or vegan recipes follow Cassie’s blog. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup of white sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. of salt 1/3 cup oil (I use sunflower) 1 tsp. vanilla or imitation vanilla 1 tsp. of distilled white vinegar OR 1 1/4 tsp. of lemon…

Letting the Sun in

Story by Brady Edge, staff writer, Photography by contributing photographer Kara Frisina I had grown a full beard. The mustache would grow stiff like steel wool on the way to Physiology class in the morning, the nose above becoming so numb that it felt perpetually stuffy. In Southeast Ohio, we endured the coldest Winter on…

Generation Waking Up

Story by Olivia Harlow, Photos from Pachamama Alliance For so long, it seems that people all over the world have been living blindly, choosing oblivion and masking themselves from vital issues and conflicts. Our generation has studied the faults of history and has questioned worldly habits. Our generation has started removing the masks and opening…

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…

Building A Student Empire

Story by Mathew Roberts, Editor-in-Chief       Tell Ohio University that the students and community members are not happy with the proposed natural gas plant and are willing to fight back. We deserve a better future.     I feel as if the environmental activism movement at Ohio University has finally gained enough traction…

Mixed on Milk?

Story by Olivia Harlow, Staff Writer There seems to be an increased interest in trying out various milk types.  Alternative milks have definitely gained popularity for both coffee-drinkers and cookie-dippers alike.  The majority of milk consumers have stuck to traditional milk.  However, the number of Americans who “milk” from alternative options is increasing. For example,…

Eco-News in Brief 1/19

Welcome back to Ohio University for this Spring Semester 🙂 We at College Green Mag hope that you all had a wonderful holiday break and a refreshing month with family and friends. Here is our first installment of Eco-News in Brief for the spring. We hope that Eco-News is a fun way to bring big…

Recipe: Italian Spinach Bread

Recipe by Gracie Umana, CGM Multimedia Editor Italian Spinach Bread My grandparents emigrated from Sicily to the United States during the early 1920’s during the start of the Great Depression. Italian immigrants were not very wealthy, so with my family came some delicious and cheap recipes. Among these, my favorite holiday recipe: spinach bread! Each…

Green Food Spotlight: Kale

Food Spotlight by Allison Ragland, CGM Staff Writer Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables in the world.  Vitamin A, vitamin C, and Vitamin K and manganese are abundant in every leaf.  It is also versatile and delicious!  Although it retains all of its nutrients when it’s uncooked, it is still nutritious when it’s cooked….