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Workers, students stage die-in protest supporting COVID-19 health and safety demands

Members of the NU community participate in a die-in protest on Sheridan Road, by Deering Meadow.

Isabelle Sarraf, Campus Editor

October 1, 2020

Northwestern dining and hospitality workers and student allies hosted a die-in Wednesday afternoon to call attention to recent demands for COVID-19 health and safety protections. Participants lay on Sheridan Road for seven minutes and 28 seconds, one second for each person and family that depends...

McCormick students prepare to launch sustainable fashion consulting company

McCormick juniors Avantika Raikar and Regina Morfin have been working on their sustainable fashion company for over a year. Lura, which connects small fashion brands with textile manufacturers, is set to launch in about a month

Zoe Malin, Reporter

September 30, 2020

After over a year of planning and research, McCormick juniors Avantika Raikar and Regina Morfin are preparing to launch Lura, an online service that helps brands source eco-friendly fabric from around the world. Combining their interests in fashion and sustainability, the co-founders aim to modernize...

Students managing more class time than anticipated due to prerecorded lecture material

Some professors have opted to host live lectures and post prerecorded ones online, leading their students to manage more lecture time than anticipated.

Arianna Carpati, Reporter

September 30, 2020

Almost all Northwestern classes this quarter are run at least partially remotely, giving instructors the option to run their classes live or have students watch prerecorded lectures asynchronously. Some professors have opted to do both, leading their students to manage more lecture time than anticipated. Medill...

President Trump questions election’s integrity in chaotic first presidential debate

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. Trump and Biden squared off on key issues like the pandemic, economic recovery and policing.

Daisy Conant and James Pollard

September 30, 2020

President Donald Trump did not commit to withholding a declaration of victory until an independent commission had confirmed the results of this November’s presidential election on Tuesday night. The first presidential debate between the incumbent Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, moderated...

The Table launches new late-night food delivery for students

The Table’s staple late-night delivery offering: chicken nuggets, waffles and fries.

Ellen O’Brien, Reporter

September 29, 2020

Amid all the abnormalities of a partially remote quarter, the student food start-up The Table hopes one constant will remain: the desire for late-night food. This quarter, between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., students can choose from a menu of chicken fingers, waffles, fries and a variety of sauces through...