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April Stearns - Writer

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April Stearns is a writer based in Santa Cruz, CA. She is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz with a B.A. in creative writing.

Aside from her studies, April is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at UCSC's student-run newspaper, City on a Hill Press, and she has published articles on cityonahillpress.com. She also works as a writing tutor with the university for incoming freshmen who have not passed the college writing exam.

April's passion for writing extends beyond fiction and arts events to community projects that aim to better the environment and work toward sustainability and stronger community bonds.

All Articles By April

October 13, 2015

Eco-Friendly Recipes for Game Day

Fall is for more than just apple-picking and cozy sweaters; it's the start of football season. Make your watch parties healthy & sustainable with these recipes.

September 15, 2015

Levi's Wants to Keep Your Shoes & Clothes Out of the Landfill

Levi's has been fighting to bring down water consumption and energy overuse; now, the company wants to keep your clothes out of the trash.

August 11, 2015

MIT is Helping India’s Environment, One Brick at a Time

MIT students have designed a new brick called Eco-BLAC. Trust us - it's very cool.

August 3, 2015

Do We Really Have to Wash Containers Before Recycling Them?

Ever pause when washing out containers for recycling to wonder if one dirty container really does ruin the whole batch?

July 23, 2015

Project Seafood Turns Ocean Waste Into Beach Art

Project Seafood is putting plastics found in the ocean through its 3D printers.