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Northwestern official: No reports of insensitive costumes during Halloween weekend

Tyler Pager, Reporter

November 4, 2013

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There have been no formal complaints of students wearing offensive costumes or hosting inappropriately themed parties during Halloween celebrations, Dean of Students Todd Adams said Monday. “We haven’t received to this...

Northwestern to form second John Evans committee

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 1, 2013

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On the heels of an open forum on the role of Northwestern founder John Evans in the Sand Creek Massacre, the University announced Friday it is fast-tracking the creation of a second committee on the issue. The first John Evans...

ASG to unveil campus email list for events promotion

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

October 31, 2013

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Associated Student Government plans to send out the first edition of its new publicity service — a weekly campus-wide email list — next week. The Campus Loop list, which will allow all students, faculty members and admi...

Northwestern again a leader in Fulbright recipients

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 29, 2013

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Northwestern is once again in the top 10 schools for producing recipients of Fulbright grants, according to a report released in The Chronicle of Higher Education. NU ranked sixth among research institutions, with 23 seniors,...

2 women unharmed after hit-and-run at Hinman and Sheridan

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

October 23, 2013

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Two women are unharmed after being struck by a car on campus yesterday night in a hit-and-run accident. At the intersection of Sheridan Road and Hinman Avenue, two women between the ages of 17 and 19 were hit by a vehicle that...

Georgia students plead guilty to fake-ID distribution charges

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 23, 2013

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Two Georgia college students who masterminded a fake ID ring that made its way to Northwestern's campus pleaded guilty last week to multiple felony charges. University of Georgia student William Trosclair and former Gainesvil...

Medill professor’s study: Online ‘gaming’ perceived as less shady than ‘gambling’

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 22, 2013

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Differences in how companies label online betting may determine consumer perceptions of the activity, according to a new study co-authored by a Northwestern professor. Medill Prof. Ashlee Humphreys joined Cornell University...

Bluhm Legal Clinic memo pushes back on mandatory minimums

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 20, 2013

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Northwestern School of Law's Bluhm Legal Clinic jumped into a hot political debate Friday over mandatory minimum sentencing for serious gun crimes, releasing a memo on "evidence-based solutions." Stephanie Kollmann and Dominique...