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Starting a green community

Starting a green community

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

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

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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