Taking Time to Appreciate the Small Things

Over the past few weeks I have had the great opportunity to house sit for a professor out in the country. With no internet or television besides PBS (which I have grown to love) I was forced to slow down and appreciate what was around me. He, himself, has three acres but sites directly adjacent … Continue reading Taking Time to Appreciate the Small Things

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Certified Green

By Rachel Joseph, First Year Experience InternOne simple change can make a huge difference.For example, if every US household simply replaced just one incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL), power plants would decrease their greenhouse gas emissions by 90 billion pounds. That's a lot of gas.The simple act of replacing a light bulb … Continue reading Certified Green