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(Left to right) Melissa Lenczewski, director for the Institute for Environment, Sustainability and Energy, and community members Heather Wheeler, Alex Chapman and Jill Cottone make crafts out of recycled materials Tuesday night at Tapa la Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Highway, in a fundraiser for the Green Lens Environmental Film Festival.

Students upcycle treasures

By Allison Krecek | November 19, 2013

Fashion is constantly changing, but instead of going out to spend money on a new jacket, students learned how to upcycle Tuesday.When upcycling, participants take something old and used, like an old shirt or dress, and use that to make something new....

STEMfest brings robots, haunted lab

By Jack Manning | October 14, 2013

Science and horror will combine in new ways for this year’s STEMfest.STEMfest, which was created by STEAM Outreach Director Patricia Sievert, is projected to have an even bigger turnout than last year’s 5,200 attendees. Exhibits like the robotics...