Northwestern adds two students to academics task force

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 11, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

The University will add two students to a task force examining undergraduate academics after students lobbied for more representation on the task force, Associated Student Government announced today. ASG President Noah Star... Read more »

ASG to train student group leaders on accessibility, inclusion

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

June 5, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Associated Student Government leaders announced Wednesday plans to train student group leaders on issues of accessibility and inclusion. During the last Senate session of the year, SESP sophomore Matt Herndon, ASG’s vice... Read more »

Schapiro signs campus commitment to increase ‘real food’ in dining halls

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

June 3, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology, Student Groups

University President Morton Schapiro signed a campus commitment Wednesday with Real Food at NU, pledging 20 percent of Northwestern’s dining hall food will meet “real food” criteria by 2020. Miranda Cawley, co-director... Read more »

Despite petition, Linzer unlikely to add more students to task force

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

Provost Daniel Linzer showed no support for a petition that asks him to put four more students on a task force examining undergraduate academic experience in an interview with The Daily on Friday. Linzer told The Daily that... Read more »

Woman sues Northwestern for negligence after falling near Scott Hall

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

May 28, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

A Cook County woman has filed a lawsuit against Northwestern requesting $50,000 for negligence after she fell outside Scott Hall and suffered “severe and permanent personal ... injuries” in May 2013. The lawsuit, which... Read more »

A Tradition in Distress

Lydia Ramsey, Reporter

May 28, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

When Heather Menefee joined a secret honors organization, she went in with no intention of keeping her membership private. So on March 6, the Weinberg senior posted a public Facebook status detailing her experience in Deru,... Read more »

Northwestern settles copyright infringement lawsuit with former employee over Leopold-Loeb book

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 27, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Northwestern intends to jointly publish a book about the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial with a former employee after dismissing a copyright infringement lawsuit against her. The University announced Tuesday it settled and... Read more »