Olivia Martinez, a freshman from Round Lake studying fashion design merchandising, works on an outfit made out of recycled goods Nov. 7 at Quigley Hall. The SIU Sustainability Department is teaming up with the Fashion Design and Merchandising registered student organization to make outfits out of recycled goods. Saturday is America Recycles Day, a day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling nationwide. —Lewis Marien

RSO fashions recycled merchandise

With hundreds of recycled supplies spread throughout its studio, the Fashion Design and Merchandising Registered Student Organization got its hands dirty to make “green” attire. After working for the past six weeks, two designs were made by the group ... Continue Reading →

Students help build wall of greenery

The outdoors is coming inside of the Agriculture building. Laurent Corradi and Marie Christine Steffanetti, both renowned hydraulic system engineers and co-founders of Vertical Gardens Technology, LLC out of New York City, visited SIU Thursday to construct ... Continue Reading →

Saluki Idea Competition open to voters

Some students have pitched their big ideas in hopes to win some extra cash and recognition. A new event this year titled the Saluki Idea Competition, received its last submissions Thursday and is open for voting online at siu.launcht.com today through ... Continue Reading →

Council works to improve campus environmentally

A group on campus is working to get students to think about sustainability. The Sustainability Council, a group on campus that helps improve SIU’s environmental impact and initiatives, is working to introduce more students to the concept of sustainability ... Continue Reading →

Two exhibits, one date

‘Eco’ art show hopes to leave green footprint   The University Museum will host an art exhibit this weekend that can only be described as “ecomodern.” At least, that’s what this art form should be called if it had a name at all, said Michael ... Continue Reading →
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