The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Saving Harley Clarke is a win for the environment

November 4, 2018

The greenest building is the one that is already standing. Existing buildings represent embodied energy, and that energy is forever lost once a building is demolished. The materials used to build historic buildings like the Harley...

Schwartz: Want to live better? Have less ‘stuff’

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

April 25, 2017

Whenever Earth Day rolls around, I’m usually not in a celebratory mood. I mainly feel a deep concern for our deteriorating environment, guilt for that time I accidentally left the lights on in my room and just a little twang...