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New Sustainability Vice President Emphasizes the Power of Collective Effort

New Sustainability Vice President Emphasizes the Power of Collective Effort

By Alessia Garcia, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Hear what new Vice President of the Office of Sustainability has to say about being green at NYU.

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New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

By WSN Editorial Board

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Office of Sustainability and Cecil Scheib should commit their efforts to work with NYU Divest to move NYU to divest from fossil fuels investments.

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Climojis and ‘School of Earth’ Push Sustainability Forward at NYU

Climojis and ‘School of Earth’ Push Sustainability Forward at NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Sustainability at NYU appears to be on a positive course, with climojis, Gallatin’s School of Earth, and the appointment of Cecil Schieb bringing issues like climate change to the forefront

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NYU Names Leading Sustainability Administrator

NYU Names Leading Sustainability Administrator

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under News

NYU has named Cecil Scheib as its new Assistant Vice President for Sustainability.

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Save the Earth; Shop Vintage?

Save the Earth; Shop Vintage?

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Vintage shopping is a viable way to reduce, reuse and recycle, and to start conversation about sustainability and conscious consumerism.

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Sechs Element S/S 2018

Sechs Element S/S 2018

By Alyssa Kelly, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features, Uncategorized

New York Fashion Week welcomed a new contender to the sustainable fashion game this season. Sechs Element’s debut line featured six mini-collections, each from separate global designers — a move they believe cements their founding principles that eco-friendly fashion has the variety and characte...

Week 2: Make the Most of Your Schedule With These Favorite Classes

Week 2: Make the Most of Your Schedule With These Favorite Classes

By Aiysha Sadana, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Continuing the favorite classes series, experienced students share their favorite classes in hopes of helping other NYU students not miss out on the best NYU classes.

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Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU claims to be environmentally friendly, but student groups don't think the university can be sustainable without divesting from fossil fuels.

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We Should Embrace the Clean Meat Revolution

We Should Embrace the Clean Meat Revolution

By Eve Wetlaufer, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Although clean meat is expensive to produce now, it won’t always be that way — savings from reduced animal farming are dramatic.

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Changing the Climate of Climate Change

Changing the Climate of Climate Change

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Activist Naomi Klein discusses steps world leaders must take to combat climate change.

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Insects Could Be Your Next Diet Staple

Insects Could Be Your Next Diet Staple

By Diya Jiang, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Entomophagy, also known as bug-eating has in fact become very popular in New York City.

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Exploring NYU’s Seafood Practices

Exploring NYU’s Seafood Practices

By Anna Chen, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Managed by NYU vendor Aramark, Lipton uses sustainable fish farms to source its meals, including the baked Alaskan Pollock fillet cooked with lemon, parsley and thyme it served last Friday. But at what cost do we get these fish?

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