pollution

BME creates first recyclable 3D printing system

BME creates first recyclable 3D printing system

08/23/2018 Hallie Lauer | Features Editor  With the recent push toward removing plastic straws from coffee shops, it’s no wonder that the search for other ways to eliminate plastic pollution has taken off. That search has also made its way to Duquesne. Sophomore biomedical engineering major Karli Sutton, along with Professor Benjamin Goldschmidt, created a […]

Humankind harming animal life with excess waste

Humankind harming animal life with excess waste

Rachel Pierce | Staff Columnist  04/26/2018 There’s a lot of talk about human activity changing our climate, the effects of which would ultimately halt the human race. But what about the lives we are terminating without a voice? We don’t even have to look at future trends to know that we are impacting the lifespan […]

Microbead ban will clean oceans for aquatic life

Microbead ban will clean oceans for aquatic life

By Leah Devorak | Layout Editor  Getting clean has never been so dirty. President Barack Obama signed a law last week that will officially ban microbeads – some of the most common yet most dangerous pollutants – from use in the United States. Starting in 2017, all companies must cease production of the tiny plastics, […]