‘The Laramie Project’ brings LGBT community discussion to Northwestern

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

October 19, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Theater

Communication Prof. Rives Collins said he was looking for a good story to tell when he decided to direct "The Laramie Project." The play opens Friday as part of the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing Arts mainstage... Read more »

Homecoming alumni panel talks careers, NU community

Lauren Sonnenberg, Reporter

October 19, 2014

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Five Northwestern alumni spoke on Friday about life after NU in a panel led by University President Morton Schapiro. The panel, titled “Who Are You Because of NU?” was organized by the Office of Alumni Relations and Development... Read more »

Northwestern celebrates Homecoming with parade, pep rally

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

October 19, 2014

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumni and students gathered Friday night for the annual Homecoming parade, which featured student organizations, city groups and University departments. More than 30 floats paraded in front of Deering Meadow,... Read more »

Psychology prof talks meditation at packed Pick-Staiger

Michelle Kim, Reporter

October 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

A psychology and psychiatry professor spoke to members of the Northwestern community Thursday night about the benefits of meditation on well-being and happiness. Richard J. Davidson, who teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,... Read more »

Alumna’s gift to support Deering renovation, athletic department

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 17, 2014

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alumna has promised a significant donation to support University Library, undergraduate scholarships and the athletic department, the University announced Thursday. The donation is ... Read more »

Peer listening service to restart with fewer hours, plans to grow

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

October 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The NU Listens pilot program will restart its call-in peer listening services Sunday night. The service, which allows Northwestern students to call anonymously to talk to a peer listener, will operate fewer hours than it did... Read more »

Campus sexual assault reports up in 2013

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

October 16, 2014

Filed under Campus, Sexual Assault

Reports of rape and sexual assault at Northwestern rose to eight last year, according to the University’s annual safety statistics. The number, which NU made public in its 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, is higher... Read more »

New Residential College Board budget plan limits account balances

Annie Bruce, Reporter

October 16, 2014

Filed under Campus

A new Residential College Board plan will prohibit member colleges from keeping more than a certain amount of funds in their accounts at the end of each academic year. The plan, which limits the account balance to 1.5 quarters'... Read more »

Senate creates committee to plan leadership stipends

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

October 16, 2014

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Associated Student Government passed legislation Wednesday to establish an ad-hoc committee responsible for evaluating applications for the student leadership stipend, a need-based fund developed to help students pursue leadership... Read more »