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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (JK, I’m Talking About COLLEGE)

by Alumni Posts April 7, 2014

If I were to give a new student advice on how to survive college, the first word that would come out of my mouth is, “God.” It is crucial to have a backbone of faith – in something. By having faith in our Lord, you will have more faith in yourself. When you have more […]

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Recycle ALL the Things

by Alumni Posts February 10, 2014

Remember how I said I was Environmental Club president? Well, it’s time to get back on my game and start shamelessly promoting some events. First, we have our annual Recyclemania campaign running from February 2nd – March 29th, so there will be periodic trivia and prizes for that.  Recyclemania is basically a nationwide competition for […]

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Exciting News for Spring 2014 Semester

by Alumni Posts January 23, 2014

Hello students and prospective students, I had a very nice meeting tonight with my colleague, Lottie Marie Page, regarding the “re-start up” of Fontbonne’s LGBTQ Alliance for Respect and Equality (FLARE). After having difficulty managing to run FLARE last semester, I have unfortunately decided to step down as president. Sadly, I did not do anything […]

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Why Compost?

by Alumni Posts November 26, 2013

Compost is the product that results after the decomposition of organic waste (certain food waste). This product can be used to make nutrient rich soil for plants to grow. There are two reasons why we should compost: 1. To avoid dumping tons of food in landfills. Americans waste 29 million tons of food every day. […]

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Work Hard, Shop Hard

by Alumni Posts November 21, 2013

Tuesday was super exciting this week… because it was Environmental Club’s shopping night at Rosemary Grove! Rosemary Grove is a great store in Kirkwood that sells Fair Trade items supporting both the local economy and developing countries around the world. We have a partnership with them – anytime you shop there and mention us 10% […]

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SAVE DUMBO! In Pictures

by Alumni Posts October 27, 2013

As you may have read in one of my previous blogs, the Biological Sciences Organization, or BSO, recently sponsored a SAVE DUMBO! campaign. The BSO purchased eco-friendly, made-in-the-US wristbands that proudly exclaimed, “Save Dumbo! Fontbonne Sustainability.” At least half of the proceeds from the wristband and corresponding bake sale will be donated to a reputable […]

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ODK Gaming and Campaigning

by Carlyn October 16, 2013

As you probably already know, October is breast cancer awareness month. In support of that, Fontbonne Griffin Gang (the group that works to promote school spirit) hosted a Big Pink Volleyball tournament. This took place after the women’s volleyball team played against Westminster. All the players wore pink jerseys. Also, pink t-shirts, balloons, and even […]

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My Eyes Don’t Recognize You At All

by Alumni Posts June 20, 2013

TerraCycle: It’s a word that sounds like “recycle”, and that’s basically what it means, but it’s a little different than your average paper/plastic/glass recycling jazz. TerraCycle is taking stuff that you wouldn’t think could be recycled, and turning it into something else useful, like a binder, or a backpack, or a fencepost.  And many times […]

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Springing into Spring Soon!

by Alumni Posts March 18, 2013

While it’s not officially Spring yet, I’ve noticed many people around the Fontbonne Campus catching “Spring fever.” Our campus’ hammocks have also appeared in the Medaille Meadow, which should be a sure sign of Spring coming! Along with this, I’ve noticed more sunny days and the Fashion Merchandising Students are getting ready to host their […]

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Fair is Fair

by Alumni Posts March 4, 2013

As I may have mentioned before – or if I haven’t, I’m about to start – every year the Environmental Club puts on an “Environmental Fair” to help educate the community about various eco-friendly/green businesses and organizations in St. Louis. In the past, we’ve featured organic/local food, the Fontbonne garden, endangered animals, electronic recycling, second-hand […]

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