Environmental Sustainability at BMC

'Environmental Activism' Archive

History of Green Groups in the Bi-Co

Posted September 16, 2013

By: Lee McClenon As part of her Senior thesis last year, Alisha Park ’13 sifted through the records to construct a history of students run green groups in the Bi-Co. By pouring over old newspaper articles and students government budgets she was able to construct a story about how environmentalism pick up, worked together and […]

Nine Tri-Co Students Fast for Environmental Justice

Posted April 10, 2013

By: Lee McClenon Last friday, students from Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swartmore participated in a 24 hour fast in solidarity with people in Appalachia who are resisting mountaintop removal coal mining. Below is the memo that they wrote about their fast with the Earth Quaker Action Team of Philadelphia. Nine Tri-College students from Bryn Mawr, […]

Haverford Hosts Climate Change Summit

Posted March 27, 2013

By: Lee McClenon This Saturday, March 23rd, the Office of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College hosted an event called Climate Change Summit: The Intersection of Science, Economics, Politics, Activism, and Theater. Student representatives from many bi-college environmental groups including BMC Greens, Bryn Mawr Earth Justice League, Real Food Challenge, Haverfordians for a Livable Future, and many from the […]