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Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: University organization focuses on sustainability and community experience

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By KAITIE TODD OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published November 21, 2011 http://dailyemerald.com/2011/11/20/university-organization-focuses-on-sustainability-and-community-experience/ Leaving behind more traditional classes for hands-on experience, architecture students and non-majors alike are being offered a unique and educational experience just off campus to aid a University organization, the Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living, in its effort to build and maintain ...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: O'brien: Permaculture teaches sustainable life

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By BAYLEA O'BRIEN OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published March 7, 2011 http://dailyemerald.com/2011/03/07/obrien-permaculture-teaches-sustainable-life/ “What do you see here?” University Instructor Judith Hobbs asks the students in her permaculture class. Despite the brisk, wet breeze blowing in, the pause for answers doesn’t last long. Huddled above a snake-shaped trail, like one that would flow from a grand sand castle, students add input about the swale they began building only...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: Q&A with co-director of the Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By HANNAH HOFFMAN OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published April 20, 2009 http://dailyemerald.com/2009/04/20/q-a-with-co-director-of-the-center-for-the-advancement-of-sustainable-living/ The Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living is a campus program with a mission to promote environmentally sustainable living practices in residential homes. The group will host a groundbreaking event on its home at 1801 Moss Street on Wednesday. The Emerald sat down with CASL co-director Alden...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: Students will make sustainable lifestyle a reality

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By ALLIE GRASGREEN OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published June 9, 2008 http://dailyemerald.com/2008/06/09/students-will-make-sustainable-lifestyle-a-reality/ It’s one thing to preach sustainability; it’s another thing to live it. But that’s what a small group of students at the University of Oregon are trying to do. The Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living is a relatively young student organization with the main goal of promoting sustainable living practices among ...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: Lecture series to focus on local sustainability

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By MIKE O'BRIEN OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published February 12, 2008 http://dailyemerald.com/2008/02/12/lecture-series-to-focus-on-local-sustainability/ The distance from the University to Albuquerque, N.M., is 1,400 miles, which would take nearly 22-and-a-half hours to drive, according to Mapquest.com. According to a 2002 study at Iowa State University, the average tomato travels about the same distance before arriving at the grocery store. Tonight’s Redefine the Dream le...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: Bike tour aims to spread truth about sustainable lifestyle

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By JENNIFER MANNING OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published January 26, 2007 http://dailyemerald.com/2007/01/26/bike-tour-aims-to-spread-truth-about-sustainable-lifestyle/ A dozen students and community members braved the cold Saturday morning to meet in the EMU Amphitheater and participate in the Green Eugene Bike Tour, an event sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living (CASL) and led by Jan Spencer of the Eugene Permaculture Guild. Student-run CASL’s missio...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: Hands-on house

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By SHELDON TRAVER OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published April 7, 2005 http://dailyemerald.com/2005/04/07/hands-on-house/ The Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living met with University officials Wednesday to discuss the possibility of receiving a house that it could use to showcase advancements in sustainable building techniques. CASL is a student group that promotes research and education in sustainable building practices. The group, which works under the School of ...


Emi Day
Feb 4, 2012

ARCHIVE: Campus group continues sustainable house hunt

Feb 4, 2012 by Emi Day

By JON ITKIN OREGON DAILY EMERALD Published November 18, 2004 http://dailyemerald.com/2004/11/18/campus-group-continues-sustainable-house-hunt/ James Hiebert wants a house. Hiebert, a co-director of the Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living, says a student-maintained home is the ideal way to foster sustainable values. Since its inception, CASL has been working to gain usage of one of the University-owned properties in the East Campus neighborhood to serve ...