The Daily Northwestern

McCormick professors, students develop framework for cheap and efficient solar energy source

Adrianna Rodriguez, Reporter

January 30, 2013

A group of Northwestern professors and students has developed a new framework for obtaining solar energy more efficiently and cheaply than solar panels. McCormick professors Cheng Sun and Wei Chen and third-year mechanical engin...

ASG’s Sustainability Committee offers free option to go green for off-campus students

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

January 9, 2013

Associated Student Government’s Sustainability Committee is offering free compact fluorescent light bulbs and water-efficient showerheads to all students living off campus. The committee launched a Facebook event this week ...

Northwestern students push plastic water bottle ban

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

November 18, 2012

Students covered The Rock in plastic water bottles Friday to launch a campaign to ban their sale on Northwestern’s campus. Headed by Pura Playa, a plastic reduction team within Engineers for a Sustainable World, the initiative...