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TSU Hosts CFACT Speaker Dr. Aravinda Karunaratne
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Recently, CFACT Driessen Fellow Virginia King took on the challenge of educating her peers about the importance of a free market in preserving the planet. To do this, she hosted guest speaker Dr. Aravinda Karunaratne. Dr. Karunaratne, who holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Georgia gave an enthralling presentation to a room full of students from Texas State University, a school known for having a vocal socialist movement. The...
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Driessen Fellow Organizes Litter Cleanup at Historic Cemetery
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CFACT students were recently back out improving the planet with another litter cleanup. Driessen Fellow HaiAn Hoang from University of Houston Downtown organized a group of youth to clean uptrash at the Dawson-Lunnon cemetery located in the Bayou City. Students cleaning the ditches around Dawson-Lunnon Cemetery Half a dozen students took part in the project which resulted in the removal of a dozen bags of garbage. This graveyard is a state...
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Marc Morano Speaks at San Diego State University
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San Diego State University Driessen Fallow Sasha Reva recently organized a successful event featuring CFACT’s very own Marc Morano this past week. Marc gave a resounding presentation titled “Unmasking the Climate Agenda” to a nearly full house in an outdoor courtyard of an on-campus dining facility.  Sasha partnered with the campus’ TPUSA chapter and Leadership Institute in organizing the event. The presentation showed how the Left would like to use the COVID lockdowns as...
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Driessen Fellow Organizes Nature Photo Contest at Old Dominion University
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Old Dominion University student and CFACT Driessen Fellow Jamahl Evans organized an event to get students from campus to get outdoors. He set up a photo contest asking his peers to demonstrate the beauty of nature with a picture and a short essay to describe what the photo is. The contest had wide participation with nearly 100 submissions. Below you can find the winning essay which goes with the feature photo from...
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Driessen Fellows Addresses Government EV Charger Mandates
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Driessen Fellows have become well known for getting involved in their vocal activism but also get involved in the nuanced research of public policy proposals, then making their thoughts known during public comment periods. University of Houston student Gadai Bulgac is the latest to post his thoughts, this time to the Federal Highway Administration, who are considering standardizing all electric car chargers to a single variety. This intern eloquently wrote his thoughts as to why...
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Driessen Fellows Use the Eclipse to Promote Climate Realism
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This week, America saw a total solar eclipse cut across a large swath of the nation, getting the attention of many people. CFACT saw this as a fantastic opportunity to educate the public about the realities of climate change and its connection to the sun. The organization had their student volunteers pass out eclipse glasses with fact cards giving important information regarding how our solar system’s central star impacts the cyclical climate change...
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Driessen Fellows Defends Capitalism
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Recently, CFACT Driessen Fellow Victoria Sellhausen took part in a club fair at her school, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. There, clubs gathered to display opportunities for the student body to get involved with like minded individuals on campus. Representing TPUSA and CFACT, the young activist engaged with hundreds of students demonstrating how, contrary to mainstream media narrative, farmers and conservatives in general promote a healthier planet through the free market. She...
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CFACT Kingfishers Against Windmills Event is a Home Run at University of Illinois
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The college baseball season recently started and CFACT joined in the festivities of this all-American tradition in a way that only this organization can. CFACT National Field Director Greg Neff joined up with Driessen Fellow Eann Tang to crash the Bradley University versus University of Illinois game in full costume. The school which had long been represented by a native warrior a few years ago swapped mascots for a bird...
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Vikings Used to Educate Students About Medieval Warm Period at SIUE
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Did you know that the Vikings grew barley and raised cattle in the now frozen lands ofGreenland? Neither did many of the students of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville before National Field Director Greg Neff showed up on campus. The head of CFACT’s collegians division went to the school with a fun ax throwing game to pull students in. Dozens took part and, after demonstrating their Viking skills, the young people...
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CFACT’s Greg Neff Speaks at Kent State
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Recently, National Field Director Greg Neff took to Kent State University to give a talk about the rising cost of living in America. Speaking to a Students for Liberty group, the head of CFACT’s collegians division spoke on the numerous reasons for the reduced living standards of the current generation. The talk was divided into three main arguments: inflation, taxes, and regulations. When discussing inflation, Greg hammered on America abandoning...
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CFACT Promotes Free Speech at GVSU
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CFACT Driessen Fellow Darren Fife, in partnership with Grand Valley State University’s TPUSA club,organized an event to educate students about the importance of free speech in America. The event, dubbed “Hot Take and Cakes”, had the group offering students a free piece of cake if they would write a “hot take” and post it on the board. The idea was to demonstrate how everyone held some non-conventional beliefs and expressing them was not harmful. In...
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Driessen Fellows Help Defeat Natural Asset Corporations
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The recent rule being considered by the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow the New York Stock Exchange to establish “Natural Asset Corporations” was recently defeated and CFACT Driessen Fellows played a part in bringing down what many critics said would be a disaster for the United States. One critic, Utah State Treasurer Marlo Oaks, said about the proposed NACs, “private interests, including foreign-controlled sovereign wealth funds, could use their capital...
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Driessen Fellow Educated Peers about Threat to Farms
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In recent years, US farmland has been a major commodity being purchased by entities not historically associated with agriculture. These actors, both foreign and domestic, have often expressed interests that are far from beneficial to the continued security of American liberty. Driessen Fellow Kayley Chartier of Fort Hays State University in Kansas thought this was an important issue and recently spent a day educating her peers about this issue.  Kayley...
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CFACT Exposing the Great Reset’s Insect Protein Plans at FAU
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CFACT really bugged some students this past week as they confronted the youth at Florida Atlantic University with their Beef or Bugs kit.  In recent years climate alarmists have made declarations that mankind must make all manner of personal sacrifices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but few of those demands are as disgusting as their proposal to replace meat with insects.  Students picking between freedom beef and big government bugs To...
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CFACT Promotes Liberty in DC
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CFACT’s National Field Director Greg Neff and Driessen Fellow Gabe Chambers attended LibertyCon, a libertarian conference hosted by the international student organization Students for Liberty, this past weekend. The duo interacted with hundreds of attendees from every continent, spreading the word about free market environmental solutions. The message was roundly applauded by everyone who heard the purpose of CFACT. Two overseas NGOs, one from Nepal and another from Sri Lanka, even requested follow up meetings in hopes...
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