The Daily Northwestern

Panelists call for more group efforts to improve international sustainability

Elizabeth Byrne, Reporter

April 14, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern professors and representatives from various global health-oriented student groups spoke during a Thursday event about the need for increased collaboration on international sustainability efforts. Northwestern...

StuCo Green Initiative aims to reduce waste in theater productions

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

April 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

When the cast and crew of a theater production tears down a set after closing night, Communication sophomore Izzy Porte said most of the scenery materials get thrown out. But it is not just the materials from the set that...

Evanston named finalist in World Wildlife Fund competition for second consecutive year

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston is a finalist in the competition to represent the United States in World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour City Challenge for the second year in a row, competing against Burlington, Vermont, and Boulder, Colorado. The E...

Northwestern adds four ‘green’ vehicles to fleet

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

November 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

To reduce Northwestern’s carbon footprint, the University has added four Polaris Global Electric Motorcars to its motor fleet. The electric vehicles, currently in use by Facilities Management, are part of a sustainNU initiative...

Fossil Free NU holds teach-in on climate justice

Allyson Chiu, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Members of Fossil Free NU, formerly DivestNU, held a teach-in on Thursday to inform Northwestern students about climate justice and the effect of climate change on marginalized communities. The organization chose climate justice...