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Students call for improvements to the current campus recycling system

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Students who are investigating campus recycling are striving to create awareness in order to improve the recycling system. Whitney Miller, Toree Douglas, Jessica Olsen and Merry Nguyen, students and environmentalists, observed the recycling system at UVU with a mission to make a change. The sustainability committee on campus found that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 75 percent of the American waste stream is recyclable, but only about 30 percent is recycled. In an effort to solve funding issues and improve recycling on campus this committee turned to research conducted by Miller, Douglas, Olsen and Nguyen...

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Diversity is celebrated for the United Nations’ International Day of Peace

Photo by Maricel Evangelista The Reflection Center celebrated the International Day of Peace, a day where students of different beliefs and backgrounds come together to discuss how to better demonstrate peace on campus. All are welcome to find, discover and seek your spiritual and ethical identities, Ellie Thompson, Reflection Center coordinator, said. Thompson led the open-house event with games, inspirational activities and diverse food options for all to enjoy. “We must understand that in order to thrive as a school and individuals, we need to be healthy in all aspects, emotionally, physically, and spiritually,” Jasmine Garcia, a freshman in political...

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