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10th Apr 2014Posted in: Blog 0

We woke up to a beautiful sunrise at our hotel in Cleveland before driving an hour to Oberlin College. After meeting up with our fantastic organizer, Abraham, and enthusiastic students, we began setting up in the grass on central campus, surrounded by beautiful old buildings and fresh creative minds. The forward-thinking Oberlin student body was [...]

9th Apr 2014Posted in: Blog 0

We arrived at to The Ohio State University to a room filled with students eager to contribute to our Town Hall Meeting with seemingly infinite fresh ideas on sustainability. The energy in the room was contagious, as every student fed off each other to build great momentum. The sheer volume, degree of thoughtfulness, and enthusiasm [...]

7th Apr 2014Posted in: Blog 0

We woke up to pouring rain at the Virginia Tech campus, but thankfully we had a Plan B – thanks to our awesome student hosts, Alex and Haley. By 8am, the two student government leaders had secured the lobby of the Student Center to host our Conscious Information Station. An amazing group of student volunteers [...]

4th Apr 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

We are thrilled to be able to share more about our CCRT Chico stop in the words of a truly remarkable student leader, Justin Flick. Our team had the distinct pleasure of meeting Justin and his co-coordinator while on campus at CSU Chico. We so enjoyed reading his POV and hope you will too!   [...]

3rd Apr 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

We travelled five hours from Humboldt State to Chico – a truly magnificent drive through the beauty that is Northern California. The stunning natural scenery set against a deep blue sky wowed even the California-natives on our team. Our first stop in Chico was at the Klean Kanteen campus – the headquarters of a true pioneer [...]

1st Apr 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

The TTG team departed Marin County for Humboldt State University in the pouring rain, though it soon gave way to bright blue skies and spectacular views throughout Northern California. After meeting with students upon arrival in Arcata, our team went to dinner a Crush with Mateo (Cebador extraordinaire from Guayaki, who brought us a special [...]

27th Mar 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

The third stop on our tour was Indiana University. We met with the newly-formed Sustainability Council at the IU Southeast campus to hear about their growing programs and offer some thoughts and ideas for best practices and mobilization of students. This group of committed, passionate students, faculty, and staff is eager to fast-track a number [...]

26th Mar 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

The morning started off at 6.30a in snowy, 21° weather in Kentucky! Dressed in wool socks, long johns, boots, mittens, and hats, our team of volunteers set to work setting up the Conscious Information Station (CIS). Brian, our faculty partner and head of Eco Reps at U of L, organized students from University of Louisville, Indiana [...]

25th Mar 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

We hosted a screening of Bringing it Home at the Planetarium on the University of Louisville campus to kick offour Conscious College Road Tour stop. The unbelievably powerful documentary film focuses on industrial hemp, a supercrop with endless uses, as well as huge economic potential and environmental benefits. It is the most versatile crop on [...]

25th Mar 2014Posted in: Blog Comments Off

What a way to begin this year’s Conscious College Road Tour! Read about the first stop on our nationwide journey. And so it began in Houston, Texas…   What is green living all about was the question at hand. Ashley (TTG Student Advisory Board President) and Skye (President of the Rice Environmental Club) spearheaded the [...]