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Campus Sustainability Day displays environmentally conscious alternatives

Campus Sustainability Day displays environmentally conscious alternatives

Michele Bird
October 24, 2012
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SF State welcomed hundreds of students and faculty this afternoon to promote sustainability and environmental awareness on campus and in the community. Campus Sustainability Day booths, activities and workshops were scattered throughout SF State’s quad to celebrate the third annual event. Among a...

SF State ranks low in sustainability

SF State ranks low in sustainability

Kevin Vega
October 4, 2016
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In Sierra Magazine’s sustainable school ranking released in September, SF State fell in at nearly last place, taking the 182nd spot of the 202 schools on the list. Ranks were determined by looking at each school’s on-campus organizations, waste management, curriculum and transportation use. “Our...

Sustainability of new wellness center highlighted at community meeting

Sustainability of new wellness center highlighted at community meeting

Madeline Manson
February 23, 2016
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Capital Planning, Design and Construction met Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Jack Adams Hall with the campus community to discuss the sustainability features of the new Mashouf Wellness Center. The $85.6 million Mashouf Wellness Center will include cutting-edge water and energy efficiency, and plans to obta...

Mashouf Wellness Center plans for spirituality and sustainability

Mashouf Wellness Center plans for spirituality and sustainability

Brian Grabianowski
November 10, 2015
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SF State's Associated Students, Inc. hosted a town hall meeting to present the progress of the new Mashouf Wellness Center construction to students Monday in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The Mashouf Wellness Center will be a venue for recreational activity at SF State and is slated for...

New sustainability calculator encourages green dining

New sustainability calculator encourages green dining

Allison Michie
September 23, 2015
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[slideshow_deploy id='67844'] The Real Food Challenge partnered up with Associated Students, Inc. to introduce an assessment calculator developed by the RFC at the Vendor Sustainability Project Wednesday at a launch party in Malcolm X Plaza. The calculator was created by RFC, a student-run branch...

University to host state-wide conference on sustainability

University to host state-wide conference on sustainability

Avery Peterson
March 3, 2015
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SF State has been selected to host this summer's California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, a platform that encourages innovative solutions to sustainability issues throughout colleges across the state. The conference will highlight sustainable practices that reduce the environmental...

Campus Sustainability Festival encourages students to engage protecting the environment

Timothy Smith
October 23, 2014
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SF State students and volunteers from around the Bay Area came together last week to celebrate the fourth annual Campus Sustainability Festival with environmentally friendly activities like planting fruit orchards and repurposing discarded jeans. Various departments, several student clubs and a few...

University officials give campus a chance to speak up about the future of SF State

University officials give campus a chance to speak up about the future of SF State

Dayvon Dunaway
October 22, 2014
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Students and faculty were given the opportunity to voice their opinion on SF State’s drafted strategic plan for the future by scribbling their ideas on whiteboards yesterday in the Gymnasium. The Academic Senate and the Strategic Planning Coordinating Committee hosted Make Your Mark, a public forum...

Campus-grown food turns into gourmet luncheon at Farm to Fork

Campus-grown food turns into gourmet luncheon at Farm to Fork

Emilia Rosales
April 22, 2014
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Vegetables from SF State’s Sol Patch garden and farms’ within a 200-mile radius of campus, provided hundreds with a four-course, all-vegetarian lunch to enjoy Thursday, April 17. The Sustainability Office partnered with the Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students (ECO Students) and C...

Conservation efforts continue on campus, even after rains

Conservation efforts continue on campus, even after rains

Julia Middlemiss
February 13, 2014
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Linda Jo Morton, gardening specialist for University Property Management, and Alex Kimble, grounds student assistant, trim damaged leaves from an agave plant in Parkmerced Monday, Feb. 11. UPM has replaced small lawns with drought-tolerant plants in an effort to reduce water use on campus. Photo by Ry...

Sustainable Initiatives receives a $10,000 grant for campus bike workshops

Sustainable Initiatives receives a $10,000 grant for campus bike workshops

Bradley Focht
January 31, 2014
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Senior environmental studies major and the Health and Social Sciences Representative for the Associated Students, Inc., Miguel Guerrero, stands in the campus Bike Barn, Tuesday Jan. 28, 2013. Photo By Tony Santos / Xpress A $10,000 grant was awarded to the Cesar Chavez Student Center’s Sustainable I...

Campus kicks off week of sustainability education events

Bradley Focht
October 19, 2013
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Today kicks off SF State's fourth annual Sustainability Fest, an event designed to draw attention to green initiatives on university campuses nationwide. The University has expanded the nationwide event Campus Sustainability Day into a two day event covering Oct. 23 and 24. It's a time to recognize the successes, challenges, and innovation...

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