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Student Haiku

This haiku by Angel Jimenez was inspired by The Story of Stuff: Milk she feeds our young Poison in mother’s body Tainted is her gift Angel Pascual Jimenez Gutierrez majors in International Criminal Justice at John Jay College and is

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Impressions from the NYC Climate March September 20, 2019

fotos by Alexander Schlutz

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The Crisis We Wear

by Nicholas Preda My name is Nicholas Preda, I’m a 2018 John Jay graduate with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Environmental Justice. My journey started when Professor Tausch (SCI 112) opened my eyes to a global

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Cata-straw-phe

by Austin Fodera The inspirationfor my project was the viral video that came out showing a turtle with a plastic straw lodged in his nostril. This video prompted me to make a model seaturtle out of plastic straws. To illustrate

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Endangered Species

by Alexnder Schlutz Right by the barricades on the north-east corner of 5th avenue and 57th street, where the unending throng of protesters united in the NYC Women’s march was dispersed by the NYPD, just a few tantalizing blocks short

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Black Rock Forest

by Tim Poon When we hear about the American Museum of Natural History, we immediately imagine the breathtaking exhibits that the museum has to offer, or the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, who helped create the museum.

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Sustainable Vancouver: Lessons in Variability

by Joan Hoffmann Planning a trip while decluttering my office and preparing for a presentation precluded formation of precise anticipations. Vancouver, therefore, handed me a string of surprises and unexpected lessons. My first reaction was a desire to stand up

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Environmental Justice: Art and Protecting Wildlife

By Yichun Luo In 2008, I started my academic experience at John Jay College. While exploring the study of justice, I found myself also becoming interested in visual art. My first studio art class was Introduction to Drawing taught by

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Blogging from Paris

SEJ program member Karen Malpede has now returned from France, but her blog posts about her experiences in Paris during the UN climate talks and her participation there in ArtCOP21, the festival of cultural activity on climate change, continue to

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Jacqui Patterson at John Jay College

by Nyasha Laing On Wednesday, September 30, the Program in Sustainability and Environmental Justice, the Africana Studies department and the Gender Studies program welcomed Jacqueline Patterson, Director of Environmental and Climate Justice at the NAACP to John Jay as part

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