Northeastern has been called “America’s Greenest University,” yet we’re not seeing that on campus.
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The members of the Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT) believe these pipelines will lead to absolutely catastrophic environmental and ethical consequences.
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.
At Northeastern, one student has decided to combat unnecessary piles of plastic bottles with a new effort: the NU Day Same Bottle campaign.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.