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University of Minnesota Duluth Activities Fair!

Posted on September 12, 2014 in News
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September 11th marked the University of Minnesota Duluth Activities fair. Hundreds of college students visited the CFACT booth, and the response was amazing. Over one hundred students signed up to be a part of the club, and many more expressed their concerns about the environment. CFACT’s unique message of using the free market system instead […]

Cross Town Rivals Join Together to Educate Students

Posted on May 28, 2013 in featured, News

As the semester winds down in Northfield, Minnesota, the CFACT chapters at the towns schools, St. Olaf University and Carlton College, joined together to make a point. Both campuses have wind turbines, purported to generate a large chunk of their power usage. However, what is not told in their story is fate of the birds […]

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Carlton Students Clean Up Around Town

Posted on May 28, 2013 in featured, News

With the sun shining in Northfield the CFACT students at Carlton College participated in their annual stewardship day, cleaning an area park and lake front. “CFACT does a lot of good things for our community, and this is just another example,” said one Carlton student. Students gathered together and spent over three hours cleaning and […]

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Aaron Clarey Speaks at UMD

Posted on May 20, 2013 in featured, News

Recently Aaron Clarey, the author of “Worthless” came to the University of Minnesota-Duluth to speak to students about the bleak outlook they are facing as they transition from college to the workforce. “He started off by saying that a college degree is pretty watered down in our country, especially compared to other countries,” recalled Junior […]

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University of Minnesota-Duluth BBQs for Students

Posted on May 15, 2013 in featured, News

With the academic year winding down the University of Minnesota-Duluth CFACT chapter decided to throw a BBQ for their classmates. “One of the nice things about CFACT is that we are able to spread our message, while at the same time having some fun.” Said Chairwoman Alicha Greenlee. Members of CFACT took turns manning the […]

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CFACT President David Rothbard Visits Duluth

Posted on May 15, 2013 in featured, News

12 years ago David Rothbard started Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow and is still actively working to support the mission, finding himself in Duluth recently to speak about the Morality of Conservation. “I love coming out to speak to college students, even after all these years.” Explained Rothbard. “They are constantly being bombarded by extreme […]

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Minnesota-Duluth CFACT Holds Tax Day Event

Posted on May 15, 2013 in featured, News

It is said that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Recently, however, CFACT at the University of Minnesota-Duluth worked to stifle one of those. Marking tax day this year, CFACT worked to educate students on the destructive consequences of a carbon tax here at home. “Many students on campus don’t realize what […]

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A.K. From The Trenches: Day 4, ICLEI World Congress Conference

Posted on June 16, 2012 in featured, News

Out of the frying pan and into the fryer.  ICLEI, the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives.  Imagine a large international organization that influences and implements environmental policies locally in over 1,200 cities worldwide.  Well, say hello to ICLEI.  Today, I took a flight from Rio to the city of Belo Horizonte to attend the […]

A.K.’s Report: From the Trenches Day 3

Posted on June 16, 2012 in featured, News

Two words: Civil Society.  One meaning: Socialism.  Day three was a day that will be now known in my political world as the day that will live in infamy.  Throughout the day, we went to six events held by groups known as the Civil Society.  All you need to know is that the vast majority […]

Monaco, Vegetarians, and Transparency Oh My!

Posted on June 14, 2012 in featured, News

Day 2 – Welcome to the Rio+20 pre-convention, convention. That statement could probably sum up the day but I will give you a complete picture.  After a long (almost 2 hour shuttle ride complete with leftist college grad who I stumped and awed in a debate about capitalism and free markets) we finally arrived and […]