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GiGi’s Playhouse named Dance Marathon’s 2017 beneficiary

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

GiGi’s Playhouse, a nonprofit that supports and advocates for people with Down syndrome, is Dance Marathon’s 2017 primary beneficiary, DM announced Wednesday. “GiGi’s mission statement is to garner acceptance, which... Read more »

The Hollywood Reporter ranks Northwestern’s theater program as second best in country

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 25, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern’s theater program was ranked the second best undergraduate drama school behind The Juilliard School by The Hollywood Reporter. NU finished ahead of both Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama and New York University’s Tisch School of ... Read more »

Medill sophomore Julia Jacobs named The Daily’s next editor in chief

Marissa Page, Features Editor

May 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Julia Jacobs, a Medill sophomore, will serve as The Daily’s next editor in chief, the paper’s publisher announced Monday evening. Currently a managing editor, Jacobs will lead the paper next Fall Quarter and Winter Quarte... Read more »

Hospital transports up, citations down on Dillo Day

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment

Police said 28 people were transported to the hospital due to alcohol intoxication during Dillo Day on Saturday, up from 22 people during 2014’s festival. The Evanston Police Department shut down 19 parties, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said, and citations ... Read more »

Students studying in Prague encounter unexpected problems

Peter Kotecki, Development and Recruitment Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under Campus

This story accompanies “Anxiety Abroad,” an investigation of student calls for better sexual harassment and mental health resources while studying abroad. Read the investigation here. Hannah Zweig had her purse stolen and... Read more »

Eikenberry to speak at Buffett Institute event later this month

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry will speak at Northwestern on May 31 at an event hosted by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies in recognition of Military Appreciation Month. Titled “America and... Read more »