Microplastic Contaminants in Personal Care Products

BY: GRACE BERRY Plastic pollution in the oceans is a well known problem. We’ve all seen pictures and videos of plastics choking marine wildlife or of giant masses of plastics floating across miles of open ocean. The problem of plastic in the ocean goes deeper, however, and is made worse every time we wash our … More Microplastic Contaminants in Personal Care Products

The Effects of Air Pollution on Brain Activity

By: Jackie Dutkanych According to the World Health Organization, there are 4.2 million deaths worldwide caused by air pollution. More than 90 percent of the world’s population is breathing in unhealthy air on a daily basis. We often hear about how human pollution is affecting Earth, causing climate change and global warming, and how this … More The Effects of Air Pollution on Brain Activity

Sustainability in the Time of Coronavirus

By: Elizabeth Weber With many traveling home due to the unexpected close of the semester, the investigative committee decided to change its course towards something more applicable to current events. With so many current stressors, sustainability and recycling might not be the first thing on your mind; however, I hope to provide you with some … More Sustainability in the Time of Coronavirus

Friday Foodie Feature: “How-to” Dining Hall Edition

By: Sammy Harris And just like that, it is almost Thanksgiving break AND I am writing my third Foodie Feature for GreenHawks Media- wow!!! Last month, I wrote about my Chicago foodie adventures during Fall Break, and NOW— definitely a little closer to home for most of you– I am going to take you guys … More Friday Foodie Feature: “How-to” Dining Hall Edition