Monthly Archives: December 2017

Jonathan Demi Ajayi Extra Credit: Intersection of Security food systems and Climate

Brian McDonald Lecture. From this lecture, I learned that the prevalence of obesity is the same in the rest of the world as the US. Globally people are making the same mistake. It’s easier to get access to starch foods … Continue reading

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California’s New Strategy on Glass Recycling

CalRecycle just awarded a $3 million grant to Sioneer Stockton, LLC, a company working to build a glass processing facility in Stockton, California. Sioneer would use the grant to build a facility that is capable of precessing about 6,000 tons … Continue reading

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Write and Respond #2

At the beginning of the semester, I believed in climate change but was not fully aware of how serious it is or the ways people are trying to prevent it from getting worse. Between the lessons taught in class and … Continue reading

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Kevin McInerney- Write and Respond #2

Kevin McInerney December 3, 2017 Professor DeForest Write and Respond #2 Recycling The amount of material and information I was unfamiliar with that we covered in Math 33 throughout the course of the semester far exceeded my expectations. Many of … Continue reading

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Write and Respond #2

I am not usually looking forward to a math class because math is really not something I’m good at. But this course is different. I learnt quite a lot from it. I thought I would be doing a lot of … Continue reading

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Rob Nixon Talk

Haley Brown Math 33 Extra Credit On Friday, December 1st I saw Rob Nixon give a talk called Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor and it was extremely informative. Nixon started off his talk by talking about social … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 2

Being a person who loves math, I was a little caught off guard when I first entered this course. I thought that I would have a semester filled with problem solving questions and algebraic equations. When I realized that I … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 2-Sam Cini

As someone who has taken some classes in my previous semesters that deal with topics of sustainability, it was sometimes hard to grasp the magnitude surrounding these topics and issues. Math 33 was able to allow me and my fellow … Continue reading

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Bring On the Robot Overlords

Robbie Horton Write and Respond Assignment #2 This course has given me a wealth of new tools that help me to analyze numerical information. As the semester progressed, I have gained more than just valuable knowledge about several environmental issues … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 2

To the question of feeling more knowledgeable about a particular issue, I could honestly answer in many different ways. Walking into this class on the first day of classes, my knowledge of sustainability as a whole was extremely limited. My … Continue reading

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