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Student clubs collaborate to showcase ‘recycled art’

Student clubs collaborate to showcase ‘recycled art’

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Mridhu Khanna, news correspondent Art and environmentalist student groups collaborated Thursday to showcase “recycled art” made from items like broken umbrellas, cardboard and juice boxes at the Behrakis Health Sciences Center. The Husky Environmental Action Team, or HEAT, traditionally makes this...

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

yourNortheastern wins SGA elections amid record turnout

March 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Nathan Hostert and Dylan Balcom were elected student body president and executive vice president, respectively, the Northeastern Student Government Association announced Monday. This election saw a record-high voter turnout of 7,921, which is about 42 percent of the ...

Environmentalists applaud plastic bag ban, retailers oppose

Environmentalists applaud plastic bag ban, retailers oppose

Charlie Wolfson

January 11, 2018


Filed under City

With a stroke of his pen, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh gave cause for celebration to environmentalists and drew grumbled complaints from food retailers. The ordinance he signed into law, which bans Boston stores from giving out single-use plastic bags beginning December 2018, has been hailed by many e...

Event Calendar: Oct. 5-11

Event Calendar: Oct. 5-11

October 5, 2017


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

By Drew Baldwin, news correspondent Thursday, Oct. 5 No Jokes Improv is really no joke. The club is hosting an improv show Thursday for a night of laughs and fun. Lasting only an hour, the show is the perfect excuse to take a well-deserved break from studying for midterms and let loose. Since T...

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Student government extends elections, invalidates first 1,500 votes

Paxtyn Merten and Julia Preszler

March 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

Voting for the Student Government Association (SGA) Direct Elections, originally set to close Thursday, was extended to end Monday at 11:59 p.m. The SGA Elections Committee decided Wednesday night to invalidate and reset the ballots for nearly 1,500 students who voted on an incomplete version of a r...

Op-ed: Vote yes on HEAT referenda

Op-ed: Vote yes on HEAT referenda

March 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last week, in a statement that defies global scientific consensus, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt said carbon dioxide is not a “primary contributor” to climate change. This claim, though baseless in fact, is not a surprising one to hear from the current administration. Pruitt has...

Op-ed: Construction of pipelines will be disastrous

January 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over the past few years, intensive debate over the pros and cons pertaining to the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines has turned Congress into a war zone. These massive projects were proposed with the intent of strengthening the American economy, potentially creating thousands ...

Film festival forecasts hope for marine science

Film festival forecasts hope for marine science

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus

By Naomi Stapleton, news correspondent Northeastern University’s Marine Biology Club hosted a screening of several documentaries about ocean conservation issues on Thursday, March 31, as part of a Beneath the Waves film festival on campus. With help from the Husky Environmental Action Team, the Biol...

Letter: NU needs to divest to be consistent with principles

March 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion

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. Surprised? Let’s step back for a second and examine what is going on here. Northeastern University, as part of its investment...

Students hope to improve composting at campus café

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus

By Lawrence Holt, News Correspondent 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. Compost, which must consist solely of organic materials, is used primarily on farms for soi...

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