The Shield

Starting a green community

The plant-filled apartment of Cody Hagerman, a junior environmental science major.

Emma Corry, Features Editor

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 grow lights and behind his bed on a shelf he built. His favorite plants are orchids. Hagerman...

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.

Rachel Christian

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 the area's green space and giving back to local employees and members of the community. Madeline...

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