The college experience, a quintessential right of passage, has always been about camaraderie, experiences, and learning. Whether your experience was full of all-nighters, hair-pulling group projects, or last page computer crashes; in the end college prepares us for the “real world” and all its challenges.
On some campuses, learning to deal with real world challenges includes tackling issues surrounding sustainable living. Energy conservation and water conservation are essential parts of living a more sustainable life, and what better way to learn then with a little competition?
The Campus Conservation Nationals, in its 3rd year, is a college residence hall competition that aims to empower students to conserve electricity and water. This year the competition had a national goal, “Race to a Gigawatt”.