Said in the Sit-In
When The Link covered the protest against administration’s meeting with Pepsi-Cola about renewing their contract, we met many smart, and fed up people. If the Administration won’t let them speak, The Link will.
We asked them: what do you think of the sale of water bottles on campus?
The production and sale of water bottles is not in the people’s best interest at all. The fact of the matter is they try to put up the cost as much as possible. I just find it frustrating.
B.A. Sociology and Anthropology
They cause pollution and they’re wasteful. It makes you automatically support an organization that you shouldn’t be supporting. Bottled water is a big problem in Pakistan.
B.A. Women Studies
I think we have the right to clean tap water and the resource is available publicly. So privatizing water is kind of absurd. It’s like privatizing air.
Water is a basic human right. The fact that it’s been privatized is ridiculous. Tap water is tested every day by the government health ward, and bottled water has to be tested every three years and only within the company.
B.A. Art Education
This article originally appeared in The Link Volume 31, Issue 12, published November 2, 2010.
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