A Remarkably Mixed Bag: The Exhaustive Rundown of OES’s Sustainability Practices

by Thomas Hochman

In a rapidly changing world, sustainability has become a centerpiece of the public conversation surrounding the environment. With the US government’s attempts at clean energy initiatives being generally sidelined by powerful corporate lobbyists, private institutions have taken it upon themselves to adopt more energetic environmental practices. In this space, the private sector has found varying degrees of success, with a whole host of economic, behavioral, and structural challenges barring the full breadth of potential progress. And in a particularly interesting way, OES serves as a microcosm for both the successes and failures of the current system.

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Measures on Oregon’s 2018 Ballot

By Asa Brown

This November 6th, Oregonians will vote to determine the results of five initiatives on various topics. I recently sent out an email asking about people thoughts on such measure up for the vote. This article explains the sides and perspectives behind the measures as well as getting several students’ thoughts on the issue at hand.

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