Urban Studies Symposium

Envisioning Newtown Creek: Past, Present & Future


by Laura Hofmann

As both a board member of the Newtown Creek Alliance and student of LaGuardia Community College, it was quite exciting for me to be part of the Urban Studies Symposium put together by Professor Steve Lang. The focus of the symposium was on the "past, present & future" of the Newtown Creek, a highly contaminated water body whose tributaries are literally yards from our campus.

Sustainability in the Know: Choose Reusable Water Bottles

WaterStudentBy Anthony N. Lugo, Director, Campus Auxiliary Services & Sustainability

Now you can fill up your water bottle at the new "water bottle filling station" along the hall of flags, across from the Offices of Student Life (M-115).

The filling station is situated over an existing water fountain. Simply place your water bottle on the mini platform and push the button on top. It’s quick, easy, and more importantly, good for the environment.


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