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Plant it for the Planet this Earth Day

Plant it for the Planet this Earth Day

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

On Friday, April 22, the University of Notre Dame will celebrate the 46th anniversary of Earth Day with events and activities to engage the campus community in celebrating the natural world and being good stewards of our common home.

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RecycleMania Cardboard Box Fort takes over Fieldhouse Mall

RecycleMania Cardboard Box Fort takes over Fieldhouse Mall

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

The RecycleMania tournament is a competition between over 600 colleges and universities across North America to achieve the highest campus recycling rate. Among other things, the tournament serves as an opportunity to promote recycling to the student body, and what better way to do so than by building a fort out of recycled cardboard boxes?

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Megawatt Madness Begins!

Megawatt Madness Begins!

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

From March 14 until March 31, Notre Dame’s 29 dorms will be partaking in Megawatt Madness, a campus-wide competition to see which dorm can save the most electricity. 

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Give more this Lent with a Carbon Fast

Give more this Lent with a Carbon Fast

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

With Pope Francis’s recent call to action to make climate change a priority, reducing your carbon footprint with a Lenten Carbon Fast is a great way to participate in a global cause by focusing on the actions you choose to take daily.

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Student Perspectives: Notre Dame Cares for Our Common Home

Student Perspectives: Notre Dame Cares for Our Common Home

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

Remember the most beautiful place you have ever been? I do: the sun rising over the mountains, the trees gently swaying in the wind, the smell of the summer grass, and the sound of the birds chirping in their nests. Now, imagine the same place without the trees, a grey sky, a barren terrain, and no sound of joy in air. This is our destiny if we don’t act. This is our future if we don’t start caring for our common home.

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