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Tiger Question: How important is it to protect our environment?

The Newtonite April 28, 2016

by Laura Schmidt-Hong   Tiger Question: How important is it to protect our environment?   “I think it’s really important, and people don’t take it seriously enough.” - Junior Molly Devine   “It...

Column: Climate justice movement upholds Newton's values

The Newtonite October 2, 2014

by Peter Diamond Until several months ago, I was disillusioned by local fossil fuel divestment efforts. My cynicism, combined with the separation I used to imagine between environmental justice and social...

Column: Reduce plastic bag waste in schools

Column: Reduce plastic bag waste in schools

The Newtonite January 15, 2013

by Connor Vasu Name a product you use for a few minutes and then throw out, day after day after day. Plastic bags and school lunch trays fit this description. By tossing out plastic bags, we are harming...

Review: Captivating EnviroJam raises awareness

The Newtonite May 20, 2012

by Connor Vasu “Energy saved from one recycled aluminum can is equal to the energy used by a television running for three hours or by using half a gallon of gas,” said senior Thao Bach, an officer...

Students discuss reasons for being vegetarians

The Newtonite May 16, 2012

by Julia Moss According to a recent study, the number of vegetarian youth in the United States has increased 70 percent in the last few years due to increasing health awareness and compassion for animals. Indeed,...

Preview: EnviroJam to feature student acts, movie preview

The Newtonite May 7, 2012

[media-credit id=25 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Sophomore Sam Mayer practices his original song for EnviroJam. by Peter Diamond EnviroJam, an annual concert run by environment club,...

Speaker discusses climate change

The Newtonite April 13, 2012

by Jay Feinstein “How many people heard of climate change?” Brian Stilwell, New England Educator of Alliance for Climate Education (ACE), asked the audience of the little theatre during his G- and...

Environment club tackles composting project

The Newtonite April 10, 2012

[media-credit name="Nina Kaplan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Sophomore Roz Aronow, junior Julia Bernstein, senior Thao Bach and junior Jay Feinstein discuss the environment's composting...

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