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‘Community & Campus Day of Service’ builds relationships while fighting hunger

‘Community & Campus Day of Service’ builds relationships while fighting hunger

By Emily Scott

April 9, 2015

Packaging 148,000 meals in one day — or one thousand for every year that the University has served the public — is no small task. But that’s the goal, and it takes a lot of organization, time, money and hard-working volunteers: the key ingredients to this Saturday’s third annual “Community &...

Local garden cultivates community values

Local garden cultivates community values

November 6, 2013

The produce grown in the Randolph Street Community Garden has special powers. The produce may look like regular fruits and vegetables, but these crops have the ability to bring together an entire community, dissolve social barriers, and feed the disadvantaged in a space that is less than a half-acre of la...