In Season: Asparagus and Gouda Breakfast Casserole

May 17, 2018 Comments (0) Big Posts, Recipes

I started this column with the hope that other students would be willing to eat more sustainably sourced and plant-based foods once they saw that “it is so easy a college student can do it.” Here’s to our health and the planet’s! Time for college students to rejoice – the

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May 9, 2018

The True Cost of Your Canada Goose

  Now a running joke on the school meme page, the badge on the arm of a Canada

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May 8, 2018

Budding Collaboration

This past Saturday morning at Elliot Park, Northwestern students and Evanston

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  • In Season: Pasta with spinach and shallots

    April 26, 2018 Comments (0) All Other Stories, Features, Recipes

    I started this column with the hope that other students would be willing to eat more sustainably sourced and plant-based foods once they saw that “it is so easy a college student can do it.” Here’s to our health and the planet’s! Anyway, this quarter will be exciting because a lot more fresh produce is

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  • In Season: Restaurant Edition

    March 23, 2018 Comments Off on In Season: Restaurant Edition All Other Stories, Column, Features, Recipes

    By Morgan Lee I’ve spent this quarter working out recipes using in season produce–and hopefully you have too–but now it’s time to treat yourself and let someone else figure out the recipes! In the last few weeks, I have visited Farmhouse, Blind Faith Café and Boltwood – all restaurants known for

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  • Food Labels: A Beginner’s Guide to Conscious Shopping

    March 22, 2018 Comments Off on Food Labels: A Beginner’s Guide to Conscious Shopping All Other Stories, Features

    By Ginny Ip What do food labels really mean Like many things in life, grocery shopping has become an increasingly complicated and stressful business. While many of us want to make a difference through our food choices, we often don’t know where to start: Which companies and brands can we trust? Is buying organic

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  • This Week On Earth: March 4-11

    March 12, 2018 Comments Off on This Week On Earth: March 4-11 All Other Stories, New Stories, News, Weekly News Update

    Sinking Land in the Bay Area A new report suggests that the land around San Francisco Bay is sinking to meet rising sea levels, providing more cause for concern about the effects of climate change on the Bay Area. Sinking land, also referred to as land subsidence, can increase potential flooding and damage in the

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  • 5 Reasons Why Japan is Clean and Green

    February 28, 2018 Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Japan is Clean and Green All Other Stories, Features

    What I learned from my trip to Hokkaido By Ginny Ip Every winter, my family and I hit up the ski slopes in Niseko Village, Hokkaido, shop the streets of Sapporo and head back home to Hong Kong in time for Christmas. While it’s usually a fun-filled week of snowboarding, good food and late-night ōnsen …

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  • This Week On Earth: February 18 – 25

    February 27, 2018 Comments Off on This Week On Earth: February 18 – 25 All Other Stories, New Stories, News, Weekly News Update

    Plastic Straws Could be Banned in the U.K. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has brought up the question of whether plastic straws should be banned in Britain. The Marine Conservation Society reports that the U.K. uses about 8.5 billion single-use straws every year. This puts straws in the top 10 items found in beach

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  • In Season: Smashed Potatoes

    February 23, 2018 Comments Off on In Season: Smashed Potatoes All Other Stories, Column, Recipes

    By Morgan Lee Hi again! Eating real food and food that is kind to the environment is one of my passions so I wanted to share some easy ways to do this with college students. Eating local and in season produce is not only so much tastier, it also reduces greenhouse gas emissions. When food …

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  • Environmentally Conscious YouTubers: Keeping It Green While Keeping It Real

    February 21, 2018 Comments Off on Environmentally Conscious YouTubers: Keeping It Green While Keeping It Real All Other Stories, Features

    One platform that continuously re-inspires me to stay focused on living more eco-friendly is the community of YouTubers committed to the same purpose. It is inspiring and encouraging to actually watch people live more sustainably throughout their real, daily lives rather than to simply read a list of tips. Here are

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