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CFACT attends Freer Future Fest!
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Last week, CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee and his trusty pal Rudolph hit the road. In the past, Bob and Rudolph have made trips to countless states and visited several of our nation’s finest campuses. This time, however, they weren’t on campus. They took a trip down to the Music City and, after sampling some delicious Hot Chicken, they stopped at Student’s for Liberty’s Freer Future Fest! Like many...
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CFACT President Craig Rucker addresses Minnesota student leaders
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CFACT president Craig Rucker speaks to student leaders on campus. CFACT president and co-founder Craig Rucker spoke to a gathering of student activist leaders at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. The event was important as many of the club's leaders are new students to the university and the club, and are learning about CFACT's mission for the first time. “It was pretty cool to hear our CFACT president give...
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CFACT at UPitt Bradford hands out fracking facts!
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Front page of the fracking flyers. Page 2 is below. CFACT at the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford handed out flyers contains facts on hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking." The flyers aimed to cut into the truth about fracking; namely, that it is a beneficial and valuable process that has helped contribute to American energy independence and emissions reductions. Pennsylvania was the perfect place for this outreach as the Keystone...
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CFACT distributes “Environment & Climate News” at George Mason University
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CFACT's table in the Johnson Center where activists distributed E&C News copies. To counter the misinformation on college campuses, CFACT distributed copies of the "Environment & Climate News," which CFACT co-publishes with the Heartland Institute. The publication contained many articles chock full of facts on climate and energy that students aren't receiving from their classrooms. Bailey Hutchens, a graduate student at the university and a CFACT Driessen Fellow intern, led...
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Minnesota Gophers dig into new semester at CFACT interest meeting!
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Club leaders and potential new members meet to elect club officers and set the agenda for the new semester! The CFACT club at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, is alive and well and kicked off the beginning of the semester with a group interest meeting to recruit new student members. CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee was also in attendance, and gave a presentation on CFACT and how "Capitalism...
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CFACT recruits at Indiana University Bloomington!
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Photo: Left: a student signs the inflatable deer in support of hunting; Right: a student signs up to join the future CFACT club at IU Bloomington Evan, a student at IU Bloomington, signs CFACT's deer in support of hunting. CFACT activists took to the campus of Indiana University Bloomington to recruit students and spread the word about sound science, smart energy policy, and conservation issues. At the core of the...
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Ohio State learns firearms safety and wildlife conservation
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A student practices aiming down the sights during the gun safety day at the Delaware Wildlife Area Shooting Range. The range is built on a wilderness area that helps also conserve the environment. The CFACT club at the Ohio State University organized a shooting safety instruction day at the Delaware Wildlife Area Shooting Range in Ohio. The students got to try their aim at the range, learn about gun safety...
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DC students host Labor Day Weekend hike on Theodore Roosevelt Island
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Students pose in front of a statue of President Theodore Roosevelt, who was an avid outdoorsman. CFACT students in the Washington DC area got together to hike and explore a piece of nature near the busy city, specifically, Theodore Roosevelt Island. Taking advantage of the long Labor Day Weekend, CFACT students thought this was the perfect time to bid the summer good-bye, and say hello to the new school year....
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CFACT recruitment drive kicks off at Purdue University!
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Left: Purdue University students sign CFACT's giant inflatable deer in support of hunting. Right: students sign up to join the future CFACT club at Purdue University A Purdue University student signs his name in support of hunting to CFACT's inflatable deer "Rudolph" The Purdue University "Boilermakers" were fired up this week to join CFACT as the fall recruitment drive began on campus! Dozens of students flocked to CFACT to see...
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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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