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CFACT breaks the ice with facts at University of Michigan!
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Above: CFACT's Associate Director of Collegians, Graham Beduze, hands out a flyer explaining CFACT's stance on environmental issues to a student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Will, a student on campus, reads the flyer to learn more about CFACT The wind chill in Ann Arbor brought temperatures into the 20's, but that didn't stop CFACT's activists from bringing free market facts to students at the University of Michigan!...
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Hartford, CT students brave the cold to clean up campus
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Hartford students clean up litter left behind on campus! As the winter cold settles in, students at the University of Hartford in Connecticut are heating up with their passion for stewardship. Kevin Schaeffer, a junior on campus, gathered a group of his friends to give their fellow students an example to follow, and to clean up one of the fields neighboring the campus grounds. "We wanted to show this campus,...
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Kicked Off Campus Comedy Tour crowns Fourth winner at UMN
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Cover photo: event winner Ruth Allen and headliner Bryan Miller The CFACT chapter at the University of Minnesota hosted the fourth annual “Kicked Off Campus Comedy Tour" this year.The event hosted in “The Whole” club in the basement of Coffman Student Union is a direct response to the growing anti-free speech sentiment on campuses nation wide. Recently, the student paper at the University celebrated the vandalism of a college republican...
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CFACT unwraps the gift of liberty at TPUSA’s Action Summit in FL
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A student attendee signs up to join CFACT's mission on her campus! This holiday season, millions of Americans will enjoy the wonderful freedoms and prosperity our nation has to offer. Unfortunately, many young people take these blessings for granted. That's why CFACT helped sponsor Turning Point USA's Student Action Summit in West Palm Beach, FL. While interacting with the thousands of college students in attendance, CFACT helped educate college students...
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Texas students plant trees, work with Alabama-Coushatta tribe
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Students and tribe members work together to plant the trees near the reservation. While everyone says we need to do more to help our environment and our communities, some students actually put those ideas into action. Hussain Mohammed, a Texas A&M student and CFACT Driessen Fellow, recently helped lead a tree planting and clean up of a community near the Alabama-Coushatta Native American reservation of Texas. The event was also...
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Watch: Collegians put on street theater at UN Conference in Spain
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CFACT's Collegians activists attending the United Nations climate conference in Madrid, Spain, put on a bit of street theater to point out the hypocrisy of many of the UN delegates in attendance. You can watch the full video of that here! While calling for red meat to be banned or strongly discouraged to save the planet, UN delegates feasted on juicy burgers from the Burger King in the middle of...
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Climate Change Panel brings facts at College of Charleston!
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Cover photo:Nick Lindquist of the American Conservation Coalition (ACC) gives his presentation to start the panel off. Attendees of the climate change panel pose after an in depth discussion of the issues. The government makes everything worse. That's the message CFACT brought to Collegians at the College of Charleston in South Carolina at a climate change panel hosted by Turning Point USA on campus. Also invited to participate was Nick...
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Rucker to students: be thankful for liberty this season, and every day
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CFACT's UMN chapter poses with president Craig Rucker after his talk at the university! CFACT at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, hosted CFACT national president and co-founder Craig Rucker to discuss how liberty and free markets provide the best environmental solutions. "A lot of students these days don't know how good they've got it in this country," Rucker said after his presentation. "The freedoms they have, and the blessings...
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Experts dissect Green New Deal with facts at U of Hartford, CT
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Picture: Left, student William Barclay begins the discussion with a short introduction; top right: Dr. Bruce Everett; bottom right: Dr. Lawrence Gould. Head shot credits: CO2 Coalition, University of Hartford Early in 2019, the website College Reaction found that over 82% of college students polled support the Green New Deal. The poll surveyed 1,005 students back in February. To combat this, CFACT teamed up with the non-profit CO2 Coalition to...
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National Take a Hike Day: Vanderbilt cleans Cedars of Lebanon State Park!
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Students make their way along the trail as they hunt for litter Environmentalists across the world are calling for radical, socialist policies to solve climate change. But what are these activists actually doing to make a difference in their environment - other than leaving tons of trash after their marches and rallies? CFACT Collegians, on the other hand, put their money where their mouth is. National "Take a Hike Day"...
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“Thank God for Oil and Gas” at Miami University, OH
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Adam Houser, CFACT's Director of Collegians, begins his talk at Miami University, OH Collegians Director Adam Houser spoke to the newly formed Oil & Gas Club at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio to discuss how capitalism and free market energy save the planet. The talk took place as an Arctic blast had just surged through the region, however, making the temperature outside a frigid 15 degrees, not including any wind...
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CFACT Spooks Students With Green New Deal Facts!
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Students were scared straight at the recent Turning Point USA Western Conference  when CFACT National Director Adam Houser and Associate Director Graham Beduze held a tabling event dedicated to spooking all in attendance with the reality of the Green New Deal.  Students attending the TPUSA Conference! One by one students jumped at the sight of CFACT’s Halloween themed poster with Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s face on it and proceeded to...
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CFACT tables at Georgetown to discuss conservation and climate change with students
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Cover photo credit: CO2 Coalition A Georgetown students signs up to learn more about CFACT on campus CFACT partnered with the CO2 Coalition to recruit students at Georgetown University in Washington DC on the issues of climate change and conservation. "Our goal is to provide an alternative perspective in response to the echo chamber presented by the candidates coming to our school," said Rowan Saydlowski, a junior and Vice President...
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Minnesota CFACT kicks off recruitment drive!
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CFACT at the University of Minnesota hosted an information table in Coffman Student Union to continue to recruit students to the cause.  Local Chapter president Christian Fiksdal explained, “We are out here to engage students to let them know there is an alternative to the top down, authoritarian solutions proposed by traditional green groups and AOC’s (Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) Green New Deal." The CFACT members had dozens of productive conversations. ...
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UCLA and CFACT adopt action plan to bring real science back to California
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CFACT's Graham Beduze addresses students at UCLA The "People's Republic of California," as the state has come to be called, is about to get a dose of facts. CFACT is working with like minded groups across California to forge stronger relationships with conservative and libertarian students alike. Associate Director of Collegians Graham Beduze spoke to the Turning Point chapter at UCLA to explain the importance of real conservation and free...
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