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Urban Gardening at Vanderbilt

Jan. 20, 2015—When it comes to taking action on environmental issues, urban areas are ripe for reform. That means building mixed-use properties that allow people to work and shop within walking distance of their homes, expanding public transportation systems, making cities more friendly to pedestrians and bikes, and developing sustainable food systems with farmers’ markets and urban gardens.

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Rites of Spring + SPEAR

Apr. 14, 2014—I’d like to extol a particular student organization active on Vanderbilt’s campus, Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility––SPEAR for short. Since last semester, I have been one of those flighty, practically invisible club members who signs up for the listserv, attends two meetings total, and then goes to various and sundry events as she pleases,...

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Making Campus Greener

Dec. 10, 2012—Getting involved in environmental groups on campus has opened the doors for me to really make a difference in making Vanderbilt a greener school.

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