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EARTH DAY 2017

By Darren Krolikowski

Hello Raiders! This month, in honor of Earth Day, the Green Raiders are promoting and hosting some events that you all should know about:

  • April 17 – Stark Parks is hosting a clean-up on the Mahoning Valley

Spring “Greening”

By: Sophie Ramsey

Hey ‘Ders! We’re used to being Purple all year, but we also have a chance to be Green Raiders all year round and take care of our planet, too! It can be difficult being a student, sibling, …

RecycleMania 2017

By:  Mallory Glenn

Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.52.08 PMWhat if I told you that you could improve your recycling habits for eight easy payments of $0.00?

RecycleMania begins on February 5th and will span 8 weeks, concluding on April 1st. Mount Union …

Food Waste in a World with Cafeteria Trays

By:  Sophie Ramsey, Green Raider

Everybody loves a good buffet. When we get out of class, it’s natural to feel giddy about the many options AVI has to offer. Sandwich? Might as well. Homestyle station has cheesy potatoes? Let’s go. …

The Scary Truth About PLASTIC

By Mallory Glenn, Green Raider

Did you know that during the last decade, we have produced more plastic than the amount that was produced throughout the entire 20th century? Statistics show that the typical American throws away nearly 200 lbs. …

Tailgating Treats: Dorm Room Edition

Raider alumni flock from all corners of the Earth, the only color in sight is purple and the sweet smell of brunch waffles wafts along the cool autumn breeze—football season is upon us and with football, comes tailgating. While tailgating …

8 Things You Didn’t Learn at Preview

There are things you probably weren’t told while on a tour or at Preview. You’ll learn them after being on campus for a little bit. Hi, I’m Cody Rohaley ’17 and I’m a marketing major, leadership and economics minor, brother …


The Vegetarian Diaries Vol. V: Top 3 Objections to Veganism and Why They Are Misguided

Posted on April 27th, by Adam Infantino in Campus, Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries Vol. V: Top 3 Objections to Veganism and Why They Are Misguided

The Grand Journey to Veganism 

So as the titles of these blog posts would imply, I am a vegetarian and not entirely a vegan (yet). But recently I have been cooking and eating as vegan as possible. That is to …

The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. IV: Potato Black Bean Tacos

Posted on April 14th, by Adam Infantino in Campus, Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. IV: Potato Black Bean Tacos

Who doesn’t like tacos? They’re easy to make, don’t require a lot of ingredients, and super delicious! I’m particularly fond of this recipe because it’s super minimalist; only 5 ingredients!! I’m partial to recipes that don’t require a lot of …


Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

Posted on April 9th, by Kristin Werstler in Facilities, Food, Helpful Offices. Comments Off on Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

It happens to the best of us. Even when we come to college with those oh-so-good intentions of using the workout center and eating clean at the glorious salad bar in the dining hall, so many of us loose track …