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As Earth Day approaches, it is important to understand why 200 million people in more than 141 different countries celebrate the beauty of our planet. Rider University will be part[...]
Have you heard the buzz about some buildings being Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified? LEED certification is the next step that Rider has taken to becom[...]
For our growing population of students interested in sustainability on campus, Earth Day is one of the most exciting parts of spring. This year, celebrations will take place on the[...]
When people say that being green can be a “lifestyle,” they aren’t kidding. Going green can be as simple as turning off the lights every time you leave a room, using less water and[...]
The acronym GMO is used a lot in the food industry. But what does GMO actually stand for? A GMO is a genetically modified organism. According to The Non-GMO project, when something[...]
The acronym GMO is tossed around a lot in the food industry. But what does GMO actually stand for? A GMO is a genetically modified organism. Modified — what does that even mean? Ac[...]
Have you ever thought about what you can do with this issue of The Rider News once you’re done reading it? You could always keep the paper to use for crafts, a fan or a makeshift d[...]
Flowers, cards and chocolate are some of the many things that come to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day. Millions of boxes of chocolate, cards and flowers are sold each year o[...]
The term fracking has been a word used a lot in the news lately. But do you really know all that is involved in the complicated process? According to wilderness.org, fracking, othe[...]
As  students, plastic surrounds our every move. Your phone covers, your meals, your rooms and even your cars — plastic is an omnipresent material that is practically impossible to [...]
Winter is a hard time of the year to eat local foods, and doing so is very important when taking your carbon footprint into consideration. The farther your food travels, the larger[...]