Stolen laptop contained personal information on patients at Northwestern hospitals

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

December 20, 2014

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The personal information of some Northwestern Memorial HealthCare patients, including some Social Security numbers, might have been on an employee’s laptop that was stolen in October, the hospital group announced this week. Hospital... Read more »

Gender-open bathroom on Norris third floor set to open Winter Quarter

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

December 19, 2014

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A gender-open bathroom on the third floor of Norris University Center will open early Winter Quarter, a Norris official said. Construction for the bathroom began Monday, Dec. 15. The bathroom was originally scheduled to open... Read more »

Medill Watchdog to end amid lack of funding

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

December 18, 2014

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The investigative journalism initiative Medill Watchdog will cease operations indefinitely following financial issues. Watchdog director Rick Tulsky said he will not hire any Winter Quarter interns this year for the first time... Read more »

Northwestern’s Evanston liaison Lucile Krasnow to retire

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

December 16, 2014

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After 15 years at Northwestern, Lucile Krasnow, who served as a liaison between the University and Evanston, will retire in Spring 2015, the school announced Monday. “I am passionate about Evanston, and I’m devoted to the... Read more »

Medill senior challenges dismissal of Title IX suit

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

December 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

The Medill senior suing Northwestern under Title IX filed a motion Thursday asking the judge who dismissed her lawsuit to reconsider or vacate his decision.

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Northwestern professors sign letter in support of black students

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

December 11, 2014

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Six Northwestern faculty members have joined black professors across the United States in signing a letter of solidarity with black students. The ... Read more »

Northwestern alum Mutahir Rauf killed in Rogers Park shooting

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

December 6, 2014

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Mutahir Rauf (Weinberg ’13) was killed Friday night during an attempted robbery near Loyola University Chicago’s campus in Rogers Park. Rauf, 23, died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to an autopsy done by the... Read more »

Senate passes legislation supporting ASG ground fliering ban

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

December 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government on Wednesday passed legislation prohibiting ASG committees from using ground fliers to promote their events and encouraging other student groups to do the same. More than 4,000 ground fliers have... Read more »