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Kellogg celebrates opening of lakeside building

Kellogg celebrates opening of lakeside building

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor
March 30
Filed under Campus, Facilities, Top Stories

The new Kellogg School of Management’s Global Hub held its grand opening Wednesday, featuring tours of the facility and speeches from several deans and architects who worked on the project. Kellogg’s new home is five or six stories high, depending on how one sees it, because of the penthouse on...

Mulukutla, Gambrah focus on student wellness in ASG run

Mulukutla, Gambrah focus on student wellness in ASG run

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor
March 30
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Top Stories

Nehaarika Mulukutla sometimes gets emotional when she thinks about her presidential student government campaign. Her passion, she said, is to better students’ wellbeing by focusing on improving mental health resources, combatting sexual assault and making Northwestern a more inclusive campus. On...

Northwestern raises tuition by 3.6 percent

Northwestern raises tuition by 3.6 percent

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
March 30
Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Northwestern’s tuition, room and board costs and other fees will increase by 3.6 percent for the 2017-18 academic year. This is the lowest increment in the last seven years of annual tuition rate increases, according to a University news release. Tuition will rise from $50,424 to $52,239, and room...

Northwestern collaborates with Global South in new critical theory initiative

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
March 30
Filed under Academic, Campus

Using a $1.02 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Northwestern will collaborate with worldwide professionals to develop a curriculum on critical theory, a stream of philosophy that critiques the ways culture is formed and discussed. German Prof. Peter Fenves, who is one of the collaborators...

ASG Senate votes no confidence in parliamentarian election

ASG Senate votes no confidence in parliamentarian election

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
March 30
Filed under Campus, Student Government

Associated Student Government Senate did not elect a parliamentarian Wednesday, instead voting no confidence on the two candidates. Medill freshman David Guirgis, a former Daily columnist, and Weinberg freshman Mary Pedraza ran for the position, which requires taking attendance and overseeing the...

Chicago changes red light camera program following Northwestern study

Chicago changes red light camera program following Northwestern study

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
March 29
Filed under Campus, Faculty, Top Stories

Chicago will make changes to its red light camera program based on the findings of a study conducted by the Northwestern Transportation Center, officials said. According to a Northwestern Transportation Center study released in March, there is a significant reduction in right-angle crashes, which...

Nehaarika Mulukutla launches campaign for ASG president

Nehaarika Mulukutla launches campaign for ASG president

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
March 29
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Weinberg junior Nehaarika Mulukutla will run uncontested for ASG President, election commissioner Shayna Servillas confirmed Tuesday. Servillas said she is unsure of the last time a candidate ran unopposed, but thinks it was at least four years ago. Mulukutla’s running mate is Weinberg junior...

NU law students bring home fifth National Trial Competition win

NU law students bring home fifth National Trial Competition win

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter
March 29
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

A Pritzker School of Law trial team won the National Trial Competition last week for the fifth time, beating almost 300 teams from law schools across the country. The team comprises third-year law students Stacy Kapustina and Douglas Bates, and second-year law student Garrett Fields. After multiple...

Former NU employee sues University for allegedly being terminated after voicing complaint

Former NU employee sues University for allegedly being terminated after voicing complaint

Ally Mauch, Reporter
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Timothy Schoolmaster, a former employee of Northwestern’s Center for Public Safety, filed a lawsuit against the University for allegedly being fired after he complained about not receiving a payment. In the lawsuit, which was filed on March 20 in the Cook County Circuit Court, Schoolmaster alleges...

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

Barry Jenkins, director of the Academy Award-winning movie “Moonlight,” will speak at Northwestern on April 1, A&O Productions announced Tuesday evening. A&O, in partnership with Rainbow Alliance, Inspire Media and the Contemporary Thought Speaker Series, will screen the movie in Ryan Auditorium,...

Student Enrichment Services creates form to centralize scholarships, funds

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Student Enrichment Services launched a website in early March to streamline the application process for various scholarships, including funds for Dance Marathon and Alternative Student Breaks. The One Form portal allows students to enter their financial need information only once, which will save...

Free digital financial aid tools available to Northwestern students, alumni

Free digital financial aid tools available to Northwestern students, alumni

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
March 27
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern students and alumni can now access a suite of digital tools to help them better manage their finances both before and after graduation, University administrators said in a news release. A partnership between NU and American Student Assistance –– a nonprofit organization that aims...