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Hey, Close the Door!

Author: Robert Coly

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Have you ever wondered why most buildings on campus have a set of double doors at their entrance? The area between the doors is called a vestibule and it acts to keep you more comfortable and to save energy.

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December is Vampire Energy Month

Author: Robert Coly

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It is easy to get lost in finals preparation or in the winter weather and to forget about the little things. This is why December’s Dorm Energy Championship theme is vampire energy.

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November is Laundry Month

Author: Olivia Critchlow

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It is no longer avoidable, winter is coming. Many students returned to campus from Fall Break with their winter clothes in tow leading us to highlight our November theme, laundry.

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LED Technology Lights Up Purcell Arena

Author: Rachel Novick

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The recently completed installation of state-of-the-art LED lighting in the Purcell Pavilion arena at the Joyce Center has reduced energy consumption by 73% while improving light levels and controllability.

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GreenTown Comes to Michiana

Author: Rachel Novick

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On October 10th and 11th, downtown South Bend’s DoubleTree Hotel will host GreenTown Michiana, a community-wide conference focused on enhancing sustainability throughout the region.

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Blessing of the Bicycles

Author: Rachel Novick

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to bring their bikes and receive God’s blessing for safety and health in their biking at 12:30pm on Friday Oct. 4th at the Fr. Sorin Statue on South Quad.

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Green Out Goes Green

Author: Rachel Novick

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The Leprechaun Legion has announced that the dorm with the greatest number of commitments to sustainable practices will get to choose a charity that will receive a donation from the Kelly Cares Foundation.

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