KMC, home to PSU’s School of Business

Karl Miller Center is an iconic-world-class building, certified LEED Platinum for its sustainable design. Visitors are greeted to a stunning five-story all-glass atrium. Global classrooms are equipped with multiple video cameras and large monitors set up to broadcast class to students worldwide and give access to remote presenters. Continue reading KMC, home to PSU’s School of Business

The Power of Orange

By Olivia Clarke On my bedroom curtain, secured with a safety pin, is a little square of orange fabric. I got the square when I attended PSU’s Sustainability Celebration last spring – in return for my signature on a Divest PSU petition, I received this piece of fabric as a symbol of my support for rethinking the university’s investments. Divestment aims to deny financial resources … Continue reading The Power of Orange

Confessions of an Urban Gardener

By Olivia Clarke I first ventured into the PSU Community Garden last June, and I’ve been managing the Honors plot ever since. Thus far I’ve harvested strawberries, tomatoes, basil, and cucumbers, among other homegrown goodies. The Community Garden is a great opportunity for PSU residents to make sustainable food choices and build community. However, I’ve encountered some downsides to having a vegetable garden on a … Continue reading Confessions of an Urban Gardener

Let’s Talk Trash

By Brooke Horn Lauren Singer’s green philosophy is pretty simple: produce as little waste as possible by making smart, sustainable lifestyle choices. As a whole, our society subscribes to the disposable model. We have disposable plastic ware, drink cups, water bottles, napkins, food wrappers, product packaging… the list is seemingly endless. Generating no trash might seem like an impossibility but, as Lauren shows us, we can … Continue reading Let’s Talk Trash