Earth Week on the Poet Campus

At Whittier College, last week was dedicated to raising awareness about certain global issues that affect our society today. Raising Awareness for the Environment (RAE), led by Juniors Emily Baeza ...

Honey Bee

Save the honeybees!

Dear blog readers, Due to increasing interest and recently published scientific studies in the causes of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) I have chosen to write a blog about the honeybeee. It was part of the ...

Dr. Galloway is most recognized from his research of "The Nitrogen Cascade"

A visit from Dr. James Galloway ’66

>>My interview with Dr. James Galloway, ’66<< Greetings readers! This post is a treat in many ways. Last week, our campus was graced with a visit from Whittier College Alum ...



Ginger Maneske: Poets Green Blogger from Milan, Italy

Hello students and community. I am Ginger Maneske and currently a junior ...
Mauricio Escobar

Who is Chatoxred?!

Hey y’all I’m Mauricio Escobar. Chatoxred is basically my family nickname and ...
HP Whomping Willow

Rad people and sweet deeds

People sometimes have the misconception that being  “green” or eco-friendly requires a ...

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Whittier College Garden Club

Gardening Club reaping the fruit of their labor

Whittier College’s Gardening Club finally reaped the fruit of their labors this Tuesday, March 20, when they hosted a dinner for their members and students interested in the club. Taking place just outside of Wanburg Hall, the dinner attracted a fair amount of interest from students. Read More in the Quaker Campus.

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We’ve Been Planting… Have you?

Love rests on no foundation. It is an endless ocean, with no beginning or end. Rumi Hi again! Hope your Valentine’s Day is full of love… if not, make tomorrow full of love. Rumi (1207-1273), a philosopher, once said, “Live life in Love’s extasy, for Love is all there is.” He wrote and taught through music, poetry and dance about […]

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Roots Up!

January 24th, 2012 Good evening and thank you for your interest in this blog! Our team of Sustainability bloggers at Whittier College have been working hard to inform you about the latest in “green” happenings around campus, affordable “green” appliances, being “green” abroad, and “green” politics among other things. To introduce myself, I grew up in a […]

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Example of the modern looking powerstrips.

Powerstrips: Saving money, energy, and creating space!

Hey everyone! I’m back again for another way to save money and save the environment at the same time. Powerstips are a great way to save money, save energy, and create new outlets for the many gadgets that society has nowadays. College students make their dorm rooms feel like home with their televisions and game […]

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Recycling in Milan: It’s Everywhere

Milan, Italy: One of the most polluted cities in Europe, yet the community is very environmental in different ways. This article will focus on the recycling system here in the city. Their recycling system is very strict. Let’s start off with the fact that the majority of the people in Italy live in apartment complexes. […]

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South Central Farmers

Mondays Missed

Happy Monday Readers! It has been a while since I’ve last blogged (this being the busiest season for college students). And I know this may happen now and again, so let me introduce to you MONDAYS MISSED-a post about me missing my blog and you missing me but now you get to catch up on […]

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Zombies Attack Whittier- part 2

I have terrible news….The sickness has hit Ohio and there has been an attack.

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Saving the Green… Money and Trees

Saving money is something we all try to do, especially as college students. College text books are so expensive and let’s face it, we all like to go out and have fun once in a while when we aren’t studying. But in order to go out and about we need money. Want to know an […]

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Zombies attack Whittier- part 1

My fellow students and colleagues, Our campus is in a state of peril. As an avid horror movie fan and a long-time Resident Evil gamer, I was quick to notice the awful epidemic that has affected our campus. It seems that there has been an outbreak of sorts where affected students become mindless It is […]

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Meet the locals; Coytoes to Be Exact

“One of my friends called and said she was afraid to get out of her car, because there were three coyotes in the lot,” senior Paton Marshall said. Marshall spoke about his encounter with coyotes last spring in the Science Center parking lot, “They’re really more afraid of us than we are of them,” he […]

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