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CFACT’s Julia Heath successfully submits a Letter to the Editor!
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Even though our semester may be winding down, CFACT’s Collegians arm is still working hard to fight for the issues we know and love. Recently, we’ve been doing that through our Letters to the Editor campaign. Recently, CFACT’s own Julia Heath was featured in the Liberty Champion, where she offered an analysis of the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal, or GND, as it is often abbreviated, is very...
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CFACT Vanderbilt students clean up litter at the Narrows of the Harpeth!
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The semester may be winding down, and our Collegians may be preparing for summer, but that certainly didn’t stop CFACT’s students at Vanderbilt University from going out on yet another hike to clean up litter on the banks of the beautiful Harpeth River in Nashville. This was, sadly, the last CFACT event for their Chapter President, Grace Cancelmo. Grace has been with CFACT for years, and has loyally worked alongside...
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Collegians’ letters to editors opposing radical environmentalism published in PA, DC, and CT
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Photo from left: Sophomore Shakira Jackson of the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford; sophomore Joe Frederick of the Catholic University of America in Washington DC Screenshot of Shakira's letter published in The Express A Knight-Gallup poll from last year showed that Americans are very concerned about media bias. 83% of those polled said they "currently see 'a great deal' (46%) or 'a fair amount' (37%) of political bias in news coverage."...
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Catholic University of America students host “Climate Hustle 2” watch party
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Event organizer Joe Frederick sets up the movie showing as attendees tune in! Students are in the heat of finals, papers, and projects, but that didn't stop CFACT at the Catholic University of America from hosting a virtual screening of Climate Hustle 2! Climate Hustle 2: Rise of the Climate Monarchy, premiered in the fall of 2020 after COVID lockdowns prevented the nationwide theater showings originally planned for the documentary....
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Gregory Wrightstone rocks the house at Liberty University!
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Good morning, CFACT! Last night, our students at Liberty University hosted an EPIC event featuring award winning scientist Gregory Wrightstone! Julia Heath, our amazing chapter president oncampus, put the event together. It was a smashing success, with well over 75 registered attendees!  Wrightstone lectured the students on the history of climate temperature movement, and pointed to the false narrative the left highlights routinely to grow their own power. If you’re...
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CFACT hosts Dr. Carol Swain for discussion at University of Central Florida
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"You are the conservatives who are bold, you're not ashamed of your conservatism, and you're willing to pay the price. The price is sometimes to be marginalized, called names, to be bullied, and be shamed. But the mere fact that you are standing strong as conservatives, tells me that you have values. You have core values..." Dr. Carol Swain talked to CFACT and Turning Point USA at the University of...
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CFACT Students organize hike at the beautiful Pokagon State Park!
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Hello CFACT Nation! At the beginning of the year, we promised our audience that we would launch a hard-hitting, nationally-geared field campaign dedicated to mobilizing college kids and fighting the environmentalist left in ways we never have before.   We’re CFACT. We deliver on our promises.  This past week, CFACT’s National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, trekked out to Angola, IN to hike in the Pokagon State Park with CFACT’s Driessen...
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UPitt Students host CFACT’s own Gabriella Hoffman!
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Your friends at CFACT have been busy in the fight to keep pressure on the Left on campus. Whether that be through events we have planned, activism events on-campus, off-campus activities such as hikes or litter clean-ups, or our voter education drives, CFACT is now and forever shall remain in the fight. One of the ways we keep pressure on the Libs on campus is by hosting speakers that rival...
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George Mason students organize hike to escape covid restrictions
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Northern Virginia, like much of the nation, still has severe restrictions in place on indoor gatherings over Covid-19. To relieve some cabin fever, George Mason University students in Fairfax, VA organized a hike outdoors in nearby Burke Lake Park to get a breath of fresh air! Students walk along the trail on a crisp day. "It was a nice day, and this gave us a good opportunity to keep students...
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CFACT students submit comments opposing oil & gas leasing ban to Interior forum
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In Executive Order 14008, President Biden placed an indefinite moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters. This move will not just harm American jobs, but have a significant negative impact on America's environment and National Parks as well, say two CFACT student leaders. CFACT Driessen Fellows David Bucarey of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and Grace Cancelmo of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, participated...
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James O’Keefe speaks to UMTC Chapter!
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EXCELLENT NEWS, CFACTers! Monday night, CFACT’s chapter at the University of Minnesota (our largest chapter in the nation) hosted an EPIC panel of speakers consisting of CFACT’s National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, our National Finance Director, Christina Norman, and the one and only James O’Keefe! The event was moderated by CFACT’s University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Alumni President, Evan Smith. Knee opened the event by introducing CFACT’s mission statement to any...
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Pittsburgh students screen Climate Hustle, host balanced climate debate
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America's media, classrooms, and political discourse can all be very one-sided. Shakira Jackson, a student at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and a CFACT Driessen Fellow, wanted to change that. That's why Jackson hosted a watch party of two climate change documentaries on each side of the issue in order to foster critical thinking and debate. 20 students tuned in to watch CFACT's Climate Hustle film, which presents a...
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Connecticut students host discussion on benefits of hunting
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Student Jose Herrada listens in as students discuss how hunting contributes to conservation. To foster a positive discussion of how to best protect the environment, students from the University of Hartford in Connecticut "set their sights" on a virtual roundtable event on the subject of hunting. "We had a great turnout of 17 students tuning in to learn how hunting contributes to conservation efforts," explained Kevin Shaffer, the event organizer...
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CFACT at CPAC: injecting facts into the environmental debate
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CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee greeting a prospective activist This weekend, Orlando played host to the Conservative Political Action Conference. CPAC, as it is colloquially called, is a major opportunity for grassroots organizations such as CFACT. CPAC gives us the rare chance to connect with both donors and activists, as well as renew our connections with our friends at places like Turning Point USA, Young Americans for Liberty, and...
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Catholic U students screen “Climate Hustle” documentary
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While COVID restrictions continue to make it difficult for CFACT students to host in-person events, CFACT's Driessen Fellow at Catholic University in Washington DC, Joe Frederick, wasn't going to let that stop him from making a difference at his school. In order to counter the pseudoscience and misinformation surrounding climate change coming from the media and classrooms, Joe decided to host a virtual watch party of CFACT's groundbreaking documentary, Climate...
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