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Climate activists in front of Chase Bank protesting against black their financing of the Enbridge company.

MN 350 speakers talk about Line 3 Pipeline and racial disparities

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline March 10, 2021
MN 350 speakers spoke to PEP, IC and SSJ about Line 3 last week.
What's That Club? is a podcast exploring various student organizations.

[WHAT’S THAT CLUB?] Ep. 3: Exploring People for Environmental Protection

Catherine Hooley, Staff Writer April 17, 2020
PEP does so much more than people might think.
Protesters gathered at the State Capitol to advocate for more environmental policies.

Climate strike unites Minnesota youth

Quinn Christensen and Liv Larsen September 21, 2019
Club leaders Sydney Therien and Paige Indritz sparked student interest in the strike and helped them join the movement.
Fires blaze through the Amazon Rain Forest, causing disaster to the habitats within.

Environmental disasters from summer prompt student group action

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline September 10, 2019
People for Environmental protection makes plans to raise money and awareness for the Amazon fires.

Clubs, groups welcome 9th graders at fair

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline September 9, 2019
Overview of the 2019-2020 Clubs Fair. Viewing the highlights, talking to club leaders, and interviewing the 9th graders.
Juniors Sonja Henze plants a plant with the help of another PEP member.

PEP plants for pollinators

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline Editor May 8, 2019
People for Environmental Protection planted a pollinator garden on May 7, with the help of student volunteers.
Advisor Mary Lincoln and PEP President Iris Shaker-Check holding the invasive buck thorn roots that plague Crosby Farm Park.

PEP pulls invasive species by the Mississippi

Emma Sampson , RubicOnline Editor November 13, 2018
The PEP student club travelled to Crosby Farm last week to pull invasive species.
STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices

STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial September 28, 2017
SPA students need to recognize their role in climate change and take part in helping the environment.
Seniors Flannery Enneking-Norton and Emilia Hoppe work to dig up invasive species, such as weeds.

PEP’s service field trip aims to spread awareness and inspire

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor September 19, 2017
The student group People for Environmental Protection planned a service field trip Sept. 19 to clean up invasive species.
Seniors Emily Dieperink and Maya Kachian sell pollination seeds outside the lunch room.

PEP pollinator garden aims to spread awareness of declining bee population

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor April 27, 2017
PEP is aiming to spread community awareness of the declining bee population by putting in a pollination garden.
PEP invites chief mentor of iMatter Larry Kraft to discuss global warming

PEP invites chief mentor of iMatter Larry Kraft to discuss global warming

Stephanie Li, Photo Story Editor January 30, 2017
On Jan. 26, the student group PEP invited Chief Mentor of iMatter, Larry Kraft, to talk about combating climate change at a local level.
Leaders from the IT Club let prospective members know that they'll work to make the community more tech-savvy this year.

New students check out what Thursdays have to offer at Clubs Fair

Lauren Boettcher, Social Media Manager September 16, 2016
The clubs fair is put on in the gymnasium every year and is an opportunity for freshman to try student groups.
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