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Earth Week to bring sustainability discussions, films to Northwestern

Sohyun Choo, Reporter

April 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Northwestern sustainability groups will host several Earth Week programs next week in an effort to raise awareness about environmental issues on campus. The weeklong event, beginning Sunday, will focus on seven major them...

Evanston, Northwestern honored by Illinois for sustainability efforts

Michele Corriston, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Just in time for Northwestern's annual Green Cup competition, the state honored both Evanston and the University on Tuesday for their eco-friendly efforts.  The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center gave the Governor's Sustai...

Evanston competes in STAR sustainability contest

Amy Whyte, Assistant Campus Editor

October 10, 2013

Filed under City, Local

Evanston will soon find out how it stacks up against other communities' sustainability efforts. The city is measuring and collecting data to submit to the Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating Communities program. Evanston...

ASG urges Northwestern to divest from fossil fuels in new petition

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 7, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

The Associated Student Government announced a petition Wednesday urging the University to divest endowment funds from the coal industry and other fossil fuels, while encouraging further investment in sustainable green technologies. The...