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Articles Tagged ‘ Earth Hour ’

April 3, 201212:23 am

Students Fight Climate Change With S’mores and Bonfires

Students gathered around the WC firepit to raise awareness about climate change by turning off all lights and electrical appliances for one hour. (Photo by Kevin Baier)


For one hour on the evening of March 31, students gathered around the crackling fire pit in Waring Commons (WC) amidst smoky wind and marshmallows as part of the international event known as Earth Hour. SEAC (Student Environmental Action Coalition) hosted the St. Mary’s Earth Hour event, which occurs when “people in over 130 countries […]

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March 30, 201011:53 am

Campus Blacks Out for Earth Hour


On Saturday, Mar. 27, St. Mary’s students gathered for an hour and turned off all of their lights and electronics in honor of the energy conservation movement, Earth Hour.

March 31, 20099:57 am

Campus Turns Out the Lights to Celebrate Earth Hour


On March 28, lights went out across the globe at 8:30 p.m. local time.  Starting with New Zealand, countries around the world began to turn off their lights as part of Earth Hour 2009.  Las Vegas, Nevada, went dark, as did Times Square in New York City. As the official Flagship Campus of Maryland for […]