Fair Trade

Susan S. Johnson

Fair Trade designated campus since 2016

Fair Trade Campus
  • All coffee sold on campus is Fairtrade-certified, except for certain franchises.
  •  Fairtrade teas, sugar, chocolate and bananas are available for sale at food service locations, excluding franchises.
  • All approved caterers are required to provide Fairtrade coffee and tea exclusively. The next contract will expand the requirement to include sugar, too.
  • Concordia’s Sustainable Event Guide promotes and educates around Fairtrade certified products.
  • A multi-stakeholder Fair Trade Steering Committee works to deepen Concordia’s committment to Fair Trade programming, services, and food offerings on campus
  • The Concordia Student Union (CSU), Graduate Students’ Association (GSA), and
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Pandemic Takes Mental Health Toll On US Youngsters

Susan S. Johnson

Anxiety, depression, self-harm and even suicide: a growing number of children in the United States are struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, doctors, teachers, parents and the government are all warning.

Millions of students have been attending school virtually since March last year, spending hours in front of computers, without playing games or chatting with friends in person and missing out on sports and face-to-face art or music classes.

“There’s a lot of loneliness for me and other teens,” said Sarah Frank, an 18-year-old from Florida, who has not left home since March because she lives with

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9 best plant-based proteins to add to your diet

Susan S. Johnson

Nearly a quarter of Americans say they’re eating more protein from plant sources than they were a year ago, according to a just-released food and health survey conducted on behalf of the International Food Information Council (IFIC). Still, the number of people who’ve tried a plant-based diet in the past year hasn’t budged from the year before.

Ali Webster, Ph.D., a registered dietitian and director of research and nutrition communications at the IFIC, said it signifies that people are experimenting more, but not necessarily making major changes to their culinary identity. “For most people, choosing plant protein doesn’t mean giving

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Murphy Health & Fitness

Susan S. Johnson

Not all yoga is about move; now greater than ever, yoga lessons that prioritize rest and restoration can maintain you on your A game. Yoga bolsters provide comfort and support in the course of the beginning and end of a flow, and could be strategically placed for stretching and relaxation in additional restorative poses. Foam and cotton filling provides this one a agency, comfortable feel — just don’t go to sleep mid-class. Over 1,800 classes per 30 days View the complete Bailey’s Gym class schedules by Site or Class Type. This is the first time reporters get to question DeWine … Read More