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DePaul University and its carbon emission footprint

Human activity is argued to be the main contributing factor in the growing number of carbon emissions released in the atmosphere. Before the time of the industrial revolution, carbon emissions measurements peaked at 250 parts per million for Co2 emissions. Continue reading “DePaul University and its carbon emission footprint”


DePaul University’s plan to reduce its carbon emissions

DePaul University is known for its Vincentian Values. Part of the university’s Catholic and Vincentian mission is to create a sustainable and environmentally friendly campus for its students, its surrounding neighborhoods and the city of Chicago. Continue reading “DePaul University’s plan to reduce its carbon emissions”

How to meet your daily nutrition goals on a busy schedule

College students are among one of the busiest groups of people that exist. Between classes, extra circulars, internships, jobs and the craziness of everyday life, it’s understandable that your diet may consist of instant Ramen noodles and handfuls of granola bars. Continue reading “How to meet your daily nutrition goals on a busy schedule”

Genetically modified foods vs. organic foods

It has become very trendy to eat foods with the word “organic” on them. Because of this, many people stay away from foods that have been genetically modified because of health reasons, but are genetically modified foods really less healthy than organic foods? Continue reading “Genetically modified foods vs. organic foods”

Does student access to libraries affect a school’s graduation rate?

This map shows Chicago Public Schools in relation to Chicago Public Libraries. Obviously there are more schools in comparison to libraries, but does student’s access to libraries and their resources affect the school’s average ACT score, graduation rate or college enrollment rate?  Continue reading “Does student access to libraries affect a school’s graduation rate?”

Women’s Marches have high marcher turnout

Millions of women and men from around the world took to the streets to participate in the annual Women’s March, one day after President Trump’s inauguration. Continue reading “Women’s Marches have high marcher turnout”

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