The Shield

Starting a green community

The plant-filled apartment of Cody Hagerman, a junior environmental science major.
Plant Club to bring plant care to USI
August 20, 2019

Cody Hagerman keeps around a hundred plants in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment. The junior environmental science major stores his collection of mostly large tropical plants on plant stands, under...

Vacant lot becomes feeding ground: Franklin Street seeks volunteers to help with community garden

Construction crews continue to work on the Teaching Theatre, now dubbed to open in October or November.
August 20, 2014

A west side garden, created by the Franklin Street Events Association, offers a volunteer opportunity for students and campus groups looking for a new way to spend their Saturdays. The garden is improving...

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