Tag: earth day

Food & Drink

Biweekly bites: Earth Day and the bagged lunch option

Next Thursday, April 20, Bon Appétit will celebrate Earth Day with free samples given out at Marvin Plaza. According to an email from Amy Jackson, Macalester’s Catering Director, “Every year, U.S. farmers discard more than 6 billion pounds of produce because they’ve been told it’s too small, too big, too crooked, or just too ugly…

Opinion

Reinvigorating Earth Day

The genesis of environmental studies as a prevalent academic major occurred during the massive social movement that we deem environmentalism, reaching its highest point in about 1970. As a major, environmental studies prepares students to address issues under the broad umbrella of the environmental movement. While the origins of the environmental studies major distinguish the…