Walking into campus dining halls for a fulfilling dinner, college students usually have the following options: a hot dog, highly processed and covered in processed cheese substitute, a cheesy pasta with a side of grilled vegetables that are slimy and covered in oil, some frozen, mushy fruit, full of high fructose corn syrup, or a salad, complete with limp, browning lettuce, expired cucumbers and dirty celery sticks. Its no wonder that undergraduates are notorious for gaining the Freshman 15 in their first year of college, courtesy of all the times we chose the hot dog or pasta instead of a salad.
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In modern times, the ever-growing world population has caused the boom of giant cities with limited space, along with the rise of amazing places that are built to round in tourists. The allure to build and have the tallest building known to the world in ones country satisfies many needs of a blossoming city. The recent few record buildings have primarily been in Asia, and all have in some way influenced the other.
By Sean McWay
I started this essay with the intention of crafting a new chapter, a 21st century update, to Rachel Carsons Silent Spring. What I soon found was that this task is fundamentally impossible.
By John Gardner One-hundred thousand tons of soil per square mile per year: that is the amount of soil lost due to erosion originating from construction sites in the U.S. This statistic is from 1967 before regulations were established to address construction site erosion; however, there are still significant losses from construction sites everyday. Soil [...]
By Marie Kersey Columbia Missouri is getting bigger in every aspect. From parking lots to mega apartment complexes Columbia is expanding its borders constantly. Because of this rapid growth there are many effects of the construction that takes place daily in multiple regions of this city. The reason for all of the construction is the inflow [...]
By Caroline Tanner A pile of apple cores, melon seeds, half eaten bread, corn kernels, and broccoli wait on a curb in black trash bags. But this food waste has a different destination than similar trash bags. Instead of being transported to the landfill with all the other dining hall garbage that comes from the [...]
By Daniel E. Sewell and Tyler J. McKee Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) can be a very costly effort when applied in cheap cialis online industry. So was thought to be the case at the DRS Technologies facility in West Plains, Missouri. Therefore, the Pollution Prevention Program (P2) in cooperation with the DRS Technology [...]
By Andrew Messenger Thinking Green is the new buzzword of the twenty-first century. There are the green IBM commercials that demonstrate a substantial amount of money saved if a business, goes green; the Mac commercial with the new energy saving computer that runs on less energy then a quarter of a light bulb; the car [...]
By Cindy Cartagena Your blood turns cold. Your eyes become blind. Panic hits and all of a sudden air wont enter your lungs quite as easily. In the dead of the night of December 3rd, a noise resembling generic viagra the pain of thousands of people was heard throughout Bhopal. People awoke to find themselves [...]
By Aubrey Fine Currently, the University of Missouri-Columbia has seven construction projects being worked on throughout campus according to the campus facilities department. With the increasingly important goal of providing a top-notch campus to attract students worldwide, construction has seemed to be the one constant over the past decade. Though the end results of these [...]