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Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Op-ed: Vote yes on HEAT referenda

Op-ed: Vote yes on HEAT referenda

Northeastern has been called “America’s Greenest University,” yet we’re not seeing that on campus.

by × March 17, 2017 × 0 comments

Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Op-ed: Construction of pipelines will be disastrous

The members of the Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT) believe these pipelines will lead to absolutely catastrophic environmental and ethical consequences.

by × January 26, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Do It in the Dark kicks off Monday

Do It in the Dark kicks off Monday

After a three-year break, Northeastern University’s Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT) is bringing back an old tradition – Do It in the Dark, a competition among freshman dorms to reduce electricity usage from Sept. 28 to Oct. 23.

by × September 24, 2015 × 1 comment

campus

NU Day reduces plastic waste

NU Day reduces plastic waste

At Northeastern, one student has decided to combat unnecessary piles of plastic bottles with a new effort: the NU Day Same Bottle campaign.

by × September 24, 2015 × 16 comments

City

Harvard students sue school over divesting

Harvard students sue school over divesting

A group of nine students sued Harvard University last week, claiming that the school’s fossil fuel investments are contrary to Harvard’s duties as a nonprofit and a charity.

by × December 4, 2014 × 40 comments

campus

Social Impact Council to begin meeting in January

Social Impact Council to begin meeting in January

In his state of the university address, President Joseph E. Aoun announced the creation of a social impact council, which is set to begin meeting in the beginning of the upcoming spring semester. The council was born from the original suggestion to create an ad hoc committee that would report to the university board of trustees and administrators to address social issues related to the university’s activities and the Northeastern community. The council will host both student, faculty and staff members.

by × December 4, 2014 × 6 comments

campus

Environmental activists urge students to push social boundaries to promote change

Environmental activists urge students to push social boundaries to promote change

The Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT) hosted a talk by grassroots environmentalists Jay O’Hara and Marla Marcum along with Bristol County district attorney Sam Sutter at Northeastern Wednesday night.

by × October 9, 2014 × 7 comments

Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter: NU needs to divest to be consistent with principles

Today, Northeastern University makes investments in the fossil-fuel industry that threaten the stability of our future and directly undermine our mission as an institution.

by × March 20, 2014 × 2 comments

campus

Annual energy competition underway in freshman dorms

As part of the annual Do it in the Dark competition, on-campus residents are encouraged to save energy by turning off their lights and unplugging appliances when not in use from Oct. 16 to Nov. 9.

by × October 25, 2012 × 3 comments

campus

Students hope to improve composting at campus café

At a large school like Northeastern where dining halls accommodate thousands of students each day, composting is an integral part of the effort to promote sustainability. At Rebecca’s Café, however, some members of Northeastern’s environmental club said, composting has stopped because students are unable to properly differentiate the materials and place them in proper bins.

by × October 11, 2012 × 22 comments