Zero waste entrepreneur encourages everyday environmentalism

Lauren Singer in her store Package Free on June 12, 2017. Photo by Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals.

Kian Nassre, Editor in Chief of Visuals

October 31, 2017

   The Huffington Post called her a concerned environmentalist. Teen Vogue called her an eco-warrior. Lauren Singer just calls herself someone who “gives a sh*t.”    This 26-year-old social media star has a message: being sustainable and waste-free is not expensive.   After being inspi...

Ending the drought one drip at a time

The California drought is so severe that many beautiful lakes like Shasta Lake are drying up.

Ilana Brandstetter, Features Editor

November 19, 2014

Despite the Urban community’s pride as environmentalists, few students have made significant changes in the midst of California’s worst drought in reported history. Diana Silvestri (’15), a member of Green Team, noticed a lack of knowledge underneath our big talk. “We can throw big words like...

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