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Community creates songs to voice community issues

The first part of a collective songwriting event called “Cultivating Songs in Our Gardens” took place on Saturday morning at Huerta Del Valle, a nonprofit community garden in Ontario.

Plastic ‘smog’ spreads in the ocean

Marcus Eriksen, co-founder of 5 Gyres Institute, sailed from Long Beach to Hawaii on a raft kept afloat with plastic bottles to raise awareness about plastic pollution in marine environments. Eriksen shared his story, the organization’s discoveries about plastic pollution, and its effect on marine life with an audience of 40 people Friday in LaFetra Lecture Hall as part of the annual Robert and Mary Neher Global Sustainability Lecture.

First Person Experience: Orientation Week Leaders inspire new students

As I woke up at the peak of sunrise, body aching from the day before, I still managed to get up rather perky because I knew Community Engagement Day was only a couple hours away.

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