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Astronomy Night draws thousands, mixes together music and science

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 18, 2016

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Thousands of people braved cloudy skies and rainy weather Wednesday for Astronomy Night at the Ravinia Festival, which hosted family-friendly science activities and an astronomy-inspired orchestral concert. The event was organized... Read more »

Northwestern rises to No. 15 in Forbes Top Colleges List

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

July 7, 2016

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Northwestern ranked No. 15 in Forbes annual list of the country’s best colleges, moving up one spot since last year. In its ninth annual ranking of the best national colleges and universities, the magazine ranked 660 dif... Read more »

Northwestern hosts national forum on study abroad practices

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

June 25, 2016

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Northwestern’s Study Abroad Office hosted leaders from across the country Thursday for a one-day national forum to foster conversation about safe and secure education abroad. “Beyond the Basics of Health, Safety, Security... Read more »

Kafker, Morales set to appear in court Aug. 15

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Summer Editor

June 24, 2016

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Former Northwestern students Matthew Kafker and Anthony Morales appeared in court Friday and set the next date to review the state of their cases, said Barry Spector, Kafker’s lawyer. “The case was continued for the state... Read more »

Former Northwestern student Michael Szot dies

Marissa Page, Features Editor

June 17, 2016

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Former Northwestern student Michael Szot was pronounced dead Thursday night after being found unresponsive in the library at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois, according to the Kane County Coroner’s Office. At... Read more »

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