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The climate crisis and self-esteem: it’s all connected

The climate crisis and self-esteem: it’s all connected

Josephine Velo, Assistant Multimedia Editor/Knights Speak Team November 13, 2021

If you have ever wondered what you can do to help climate change, there is hope. Individual environmentalism can be very rewarding on the path to reducing waste, and we can also gain the benefits of...

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021 a group of students joined Joshua Gottlieb to protest against climate change and the lack of government action.

As the UN Climate Summit began, this Kalamazoo teacher’s hunger strike ended

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor November 11, 2021

Joshua Gottlieb is a physics teacher at Kalamazoo Central High School. On Monday, Oct 25, Gottlieb began a week-long hunger strike to raise awareness for climate change and protest the changes being made...

Local students march for Black Lives Matter on June 12 in downtown Kalamazoo. WMU college students and KPS high school students worked together to organize this peaceful protest.

Activism within Gen Z

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 14, 2020

“I definitely think Gen Z is the loudest right now,” said Gracen Martini-Zeller, a senior at Kalamazoo Central. “Even if they can’t get to demonstrations, they’re doing a really good job of at...

Climate Change in Kalamazoo: how to learn more about the issue

Climate Change in Kalamazoo: how to learn more about the issue

Finn Brent June 10, 2020

Climate change is an issue that must be faced and dealt with by everybody. There is no one way to solve it, and it is important that we do everything in our power to help with this crisis we are facing.  We...

Everyone should take action against climate change

Everyone should take action against climate change

Ashley Garcia, Guest Writer April 12, 2020

Temperatures are rising, glaciers are shrinking, sea levels are increasing. This is a climate emergency. Some are non-believers because they don’t think they are affected by the climate change, but climate...

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 29, 2020

The Time Person of the Year is announced at the end of every year. This annual issue of “Time” magazine features a person who has had the most impact and influence on events and people of that year.  On...

Fighting Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change

June 21, 2019

By Claire Knudsen In Elsevier SciTech Connect Caitlin Beddows states that, “an estimated one million birds, 100,000 turtles, and countless other sea animals die each year from pollution and digesting...

Climate Change Takes a New Approach: Review of Lil Dicky's “Earth” Video

Peyton Westcott June 10, 2019

Throughout social media, you’ve probably stumbled upon a post or two about climate change in these past few months. Climate change has been a huge topic all over social media websites, such as Twitter,...

Earth and Mars

Earth and Mars

November 3, 2017

Artist: Clayton Falese

Climate Change

Climate Change

November 1, 2017

Artist: Kate DeYoung

Make America Great Again by Believing In Global Warming

Make America Great Again by Believing In Global Warming

April 17, 2017

By Emily Lewman “The whole case for global warming, I believe, is silly, and I believe the vast majority of scientists think it’s silly and therefore I am a little bit embarrassed to spend my time...

WMU Joins the Fight to Save the Planet

Maggie Lager April 13, 2017

“There just isn’t any natural way possible that could explain this [global] warming,” explained Western Michigan University (WMU) professor David Karowe to a full and attentive audience last Wednesday...

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