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New students surveyed on sustainability awareness, interest

Soleil Barros
October 19, 2011
Filed under Campus, News

This fall, Suffolk Sustainability conducted its second annual survey of new students in order to find out about their level of awareness, interest and feedback regarding the campus’ environmental initiatives.   The Suffolk University Sustainability Committee paired with the Enrollment Research...

Suffolk graded green by Princeton Review

Suffolk graded green by Princeton Review

Angela Bray
June 6, 2011
Filed under Campus, News

Suffolk University has been named one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges for a second consistent year in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges.   “It is an honor for Suffolk University to be included in the Princeton Review’s guide,” said Erica...

Dump and Run collects items, prevents waste

Dump and Run collects items, prevents waste

Michael Christina
April 7, 2011
Filed under Campus, News

For the past four years Suffolk University has worked with an organization called “Dump and Run”. The relationship, started by Campus Sustainability Coordinator Erica Mattison, was intended to reduce waste at the university and provide students with an easy way to contribute items as they prepare...

Campus kicks off sustainability competition

Campus kicks off sustainability competition

Sarina Tracy
February 9, 2011
Filed under Campus, News

Five-time Suffolk mainstay RecycleMania kicked off Monday with Suffolk Sustainability and the university’s community. The event was held in Archer’s Munce Conference Room. RecycleMania is a 10-week national waste reduction and recycling competition. Founded in 2001, RecycleMania only had two ...

Washington gives away our jobs to China

Jeff Fish
February 17, 2010
Filed under Opinion

Article by: Jeff Fish Green jobs are going to China, says a report by ABC News that shed light on just how carelessly stimulus funds and taxpayer money is being spent. According to the report, Congress approved nearly $2 billion in stimulus funds for wind energy and 80 percent of it funded jobs ...

Students plan countrywide bike trip

Derek Anderson
February 17, 2010
Filed under Cross Country, News

Article by: Derek Anderson After four years at Suffolk and much preparation, Gregory Ralich and Bianca Pettinicchi will trade graduation robes for bicycle wheels as they head out on a 4,000 mile cross-country bike trip one week after they graduate to benefit the Autism Society of America. The two...

Green plans for the Environmental Club

Derek Anderson
February 3, 2010
Filed under Campus, News

Article by: Derek Anderson With a lot planned for the upcoming semester, Suffolk’s Environmental Club is taking action to make the university eco-friendly and aware. To start off the new month, as well as Recycle Mania, a 10-week competition between schools country-wide to promote the act of recyc...

Solar panel fully functional, says Suffolk professor

February 3, 2010
Filed under Campus, News

Article by: Shoshana Akins "We hope to demonstrate both the technical feasibility as well as a strong economic benefit for the adoption of solar panel electricity on buildings at Suffolk" Four years ago, a group of Suffolk students and their trusty professor hiked up to the roof of the Archer buildi...

Ference leads charge among green athletes

Mike Giannattasio
February 3, 2010
Filed under Sports

Players from all four major sports leagues involved in protecting the environment Article by: Mike Giannattasio Most Boston Bruins and Celtics players will drive their cars from suburban homes to get to home games. Bruin Andrew Ference isn’t one of them. Ference, a defenseman and part-time alternate captain for the Boston Bruins,...

Boston’s hometown baseball team one of many MLB clubs embracing green practices

Matt West
February 3, 2010
Filed under Sports

A change of color: call them the "Green Sox" Article by: Matt West Many professional sports teams across the country are striving to make their respective parks more environmentally friendly. The Red Sox, in particular, began a five-year program in 2007 that would promote eco-friendly activities. More and more tea...

Arenas nationwide join the green movement

February 3, 2010
Filed under Sports

Article by: Christian Petruzzi Green Sports Places In the 21st century, green isn’t just a color anymore. For many, it’s a way of life. It has come to symbolize Earth-friendly movemen...

NFL’s big game getting “Super” green

Alex Mellion
February 3, 2010
Filed under Sports

Energy credits, recyclable banners to help make the event more environmentally friendly Article by: Alex Mellion As pretty much everyone already knows, the biggest sporting event in the world, the Super Bowl, is this coming Sunday.  The 44th edition of the NFL’s championship game will match Pe...

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