Going Green with Campus Climate Activists

by Adrienne Hutto & Jocelyn Visnov, Staff Writers  Repping some Jasper pride isn’t the only way to “go green” this year. Manhattan College has a host of students and faculty members who are passionate about promoting environmental sustainability both on and off campus. Even the difficulties of hybrid learning could not stop our staff and students in their fight for climate justice and environmental awareness. Student involvement … Continue reading Going Green with Campus Climate Activists

Ben Santer, Acclaimed Climatologist, Delivers Lecture on Climate Change

An unseasonably warm February evening – the unfortunately fitting backdrop for noted climatologist Ben Santer’s lecture on the evidence supporting the scientific consensus regarding human-caused climate change, which took place on Feb. 20 before a packed crowd in the Rodriguez Room in Miguel Hall. The talk was arranged by Dennis Kalob, Ph.D., an associate professor of sociology, and Yelda Hangun-Balkir, Ph.D., an assistant professor of … Continue reading Ben Santer, Acclaimed Climatologist, Delivers Lecture on Climate Change

Marching for (Climate) Change 2014: Social Movements and the College Student

AMY CARDOZA STAFF WRITER Throngs of people push through the crowded streets of Manhattan in a sea of colorful protest signs and even more colorful personalities. Amidst the sea of people chanting about “climate justice” and “global drama,” there I am standing among the crowd, dazed and confused. People, young and old alike thrusting signs into the air and chanting enthusiastically about how Obama is … Continue reading Marching for (Climate) Change 2014: Social Movements and the College Student

People’s Climate March Suggests the Time Is Now

DEVIN KEAST STAFF WRITER From Perth, Australia to Johannesburg, South Africa, and from London, England to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, climate marches were held in 166 countries across the globe on Sept. 21 in the largest rally of its kind. But, the spotlight was on New York City, where organizers of The People’s Climate March have estimated this particular movement was more than 300,000 people strong, … Continue reading People’s Climate March Suggests the Time Is Now