The victory of Greenthink on campus
James Howell (17 December 2009)
On my first day at university in London this September, as I navigated my way through the throng of students hiding behind their MacBooks and Blackberries, I was struck by the omnipresence of recycling bins, posters advertising green student societies, and advice on how to live an eco-friendly student lifestyle.
I had thought that in joining an institution like Goldsmiths, University of London, which is known for being a progressive university – this is where the BritArt explosion happened in the 1990s and many famous writers, musicians and academics have studied and taught here – I would be immersing myself in a free-thinking, non-conformist, alternative atmosphere. I was wrong.
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