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CFACT at University of Pittsburgh hosts open environmental forum
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To champion the principles of free speech and environmental stewardship, CFACT at the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford hosted an open environmental forum to solicit feedback and ideas from students on campus regarding environmental issues. Driessen Fellow intern Shakira Jackson, a senior, hosted and organized the forum. "I collaborated with the Honors Society on my campus, and it gave students a chance to ask any questions they had about environmental issues,"...
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Campus Reform features CFACT’s Driessen Fellows program
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In an article published earlier this week, Peter Cordi of Campus Reform featured CFACT's Driessen Fellows student internship program. The article went over all the details of how to get involved and the mission of the program. You can read it in full here: The Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) is on the lookout for campus interns as part of its Driessen Fellow program. CFACT dispels the notion that only liberals...
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CFACT hosts actor Kevin Sorbo for University of Central Florida speech
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Above: actor Kevin Sorbo holds the CFACT flag towards the center as students in attendance pose after the conclusion of his talk to UCF. Kevin Sorbo begins his talk at UCF, sponsored by CFACT CFACT hosted actor Kevin Sorbo for a speech at the University of Central Florida in Orlando on Wednesday, March 23. The actor, famous for his role in Hercules, God’s Not Dead, and CFACT’s own Climate Hustle 2, slammed cancel...
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Indiana University hosts successful Climate Hustle screening!
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College campuses right now are winding down. The semester is winding down, classes are wrapping up, and students are starting to prepare for their finals. As students begin to start studying, it becomes hard to recruit on campuses, and hard for students to set aside time from their busy schedules to attend events that aren’t related to studying for exams. However, our incredible students at Indiana University-Bloomington managed to set...
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CFACT students are on the beat: Catholic U intern publishes op-ed on Ukraine, energy crisis
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As I'm sure you are well aware, tensions in Eastern Europe have recently been running high. The Russian Federation has declared war on Ukraine, and the Ukrainians, along with the help of various neighbors such as Poland and Hungary, and with the outside support of the US and other allies, have been waging a brutal defense of their homeland. The ramifications of this war have been felt far and wide:...
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Tree planting approved at UPitt Bradford after push from CFACT fellow
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CFACT intern Shakira Jackson poses on the site of the future tree to be planted on campus. To spread an appreciation for nature, contribute to stewardship, and beautify campus, CFACT Driessen Fellow Shakira Jackson recently organized the planting of a memorial tree. Once planted and fully taken root, the tree should bring many benefits to students and visitors. In addition to this one tree, Jackson was able to secure a...
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CFACT at Vanderbilt University submits testimony opposing Biden’s “30 by 30” atlas program
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Edward "Ned" Sheehan, a senior at Vanderbilt University, submitted written testimony on behalf of CFACT in opposition to the Biden Administration's "30 by 30" atlas program. The 30 by 30 plan is a program through the Biden Administration's Department of the Interior to conserve 30% of America's lands and waters by 2030. While that may sound good on the surface, it actually distorts the state of conservation in America today...
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CFACT Collegians bring energy independence message to CPAC 2022 in Orlando
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The CFACT team poses in front of CFACT's table at CPAC. Photo caption: Left: a conference attendee watches where his token falls while playing CFACT’s educational “energy plinko” game. Right: students sign up to get more involved with CFACT’s programming. CFACT once again officially cosponsored CPAC (the Conservative Political Action Conference) in Orlando, Florida, which is the largest annual gathering of grassroots conservatives in the world. CFACT brought its message...
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CFACT students organize hike in Arizona!
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Friends, it is official: CFACT is headed out West! One of CFACT’s newest (and currently our westernmost) Driessen Fellow, Farrell Sessler, organized a hike up the renowned Camelback Mountain, near Phoenix, Arizona. Acting using our trademark CFACT initiative, Farrell and her fellow CFACT members decided to get a bit of sunshine, take a break from studying, and go out and enjoy some of the nature! What with Grand Canyon State...
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Morano and Driessen rock the house at Dartmouth
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Last Thursday, CFACT speakers Marc Morano and Paul Driessen traveled to New Hampshire to talk to the Dartmouth College Libertarians. This was a hallmark event for the Dartmouth Libertarians group, as the Libertarians had not had an environmental speaker. However, it was also a hallmark event for CFACT, as it is CFACT's first foray into Ivy League campuses. Dartmouth warmly received the speakers and their aide, CFACT National Field Coordinator...
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George Mason University chapter hikes South Run Stream Valley Park
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The CFACT club at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia recently held a hike of South Run Stream Valley Park in Springfield, VA. The event was intended to foster an appreciation of nature and the local environment in participants. As part of the countywide trail system, this trail connects Burke Lake Park with Southrun Road. "The distance along this trail from the dam at Burke Lake to Rushing Creek Drive...
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Lily Kate discusses Hollywood and free speech at U of Houston
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Lily Kate takes a group photo with students and attendees after her talk at the University of Houston Collegians at the University of Houston recently hosted speaker Lily Kate to discuss the troubling side of Hollywood, censorship, and how it impacts the political world. According to Kate's bio page, "After competing in speech and debate and winning an all around national title, she headed off to Los Angeles to pursue...
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New CFACT chapter established at Indiana University, Bloomington!
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A new CFACT Collegians chapter has just been founded at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington campus. The new club president, Kyle Reynolds, is making steps towards achieving official recognition from the campus administration. CFACT club president Kyle (right) hands an interest meeting flyer to a potential recruit on campus. Kyle has already organized significant recruitment on campus, including attending a strategy meeting with CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee, assisting with...
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Liberty U students organize clean up of Percival’s Island Natural Area
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Collegians from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, organized a clean up of the Percival's Island Natural Area near the James River. Students collected enough cans, bottles and trash to fill a large garbage bag. The effort was put together to show how to protect the environment through personal stewardship. Liberty students in CFACT shirts collect bottles from brush and bushes near the James River in Lynchburg, Virginia. "We had a...
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CFACT Collegians testify against EPA’s harmful new methane regulations
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Above: Shakira Jackson of the University of Pittsburgh, bottom right, testifies to EPA officials on behalf of CFACT during the hearing via Zoom. Despite energy prices skyrocketing and inflation soaring, the Biden administration is continuing to push its costly climate agenda on America’s energy sector.   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed draft rules to try to curb primarily methane leaks from oil and gas production. It claims these regulations...
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