Thursday, February 14, 2013
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Feb. 14 talk, entitled Breathe Easy: Healthy Places and Indoor Air Quality, are Steve Ashkin (known as “The Father of Green Cleaning”); Vivian Loftness (nationally recognized author, speaker and Carnegie Mellon University professor); and Erica Cochran (doctoral candidate and Carnegie Mellon University adjunct professor). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. $25 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $45 for nonmembers Registration required through GBA. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
Sen. Bernie Sanders believes FBI Director James Comey should resign over how he conducted the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Sanders argues Comey was wrong to publicize new evidence a week before the general election only to announce days later that it hadn't changed the department's previous July decision not to recommend charges against Clinton for mishandling classified information, which back then caused some Republicans to call for his resignation.
Is the D.O.E. discriminating by requiring only for-profit colleges meet student debt-to earnings benchmarks for financial aid eligibility?