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Students draft statement against ICE ruling, demand Northwestern take action; Schapiro writes NU to support Harvard and MIT lawsuit

University President Morton Schapiro speaks to parents and families. Schapiro announced Wednesday that the University has joined an amicus brief in support of Harvard and MIT’s lawsuit.

Isabelle Sarraf, Copy Chief

July 8, 2020

In a statement addressed to University President Morton Schapiro and his associates, students implored University administration to release a statement on what concrete actions will be taken to protect Northwestern’s international students. This comes two days after U.S. Immigration and Custom...

Registrar updates Fall Quarter scheduling timeline, modes of instruction and classroom capacities

Rebecca Crown Center, home to the office of the University Registrar. The Office of the Registrar indicated on its website that 67 percent of classes taught in 2019 were in classrooms that now have less than 20 seats.

Isabelle Sarraf, Copy Chief

July 8, 2020

The Office of the Registrar has updated its Fall Quarter scheduling page to reflect changes in meeting times, enrollment and classroom capacities in light of social distancing and coronavirus-related provisions. Individual departments plan to gather additional information to update their fall class details...

What the new ICE regulations may mean for international Northwestern students

The International Office, 630 Dartmouth Pl. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced a policy change that could impact student visa holders planning to take an online course load in the full.

Isabelle Sarraf, Copy Chief

July 8, 2020

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that international students in the United States whose schools switch to online classes for the fall will have to leave the country or risk violating their visa status. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program, which sets the rules for stud...

Students urge Northwestern to address issues of police divestment

A sign hanging near the Arch on June 19. The sign was originally hung over the Arch, but was moved adjacent to it.

Emma Edmund, Summer Editor

July 7, 2020

On June 19, while some students watched Northwestern’s virtual commencement ceremony, around 70 others walked from President Morton Schapiro’s house, down Ridge Avenue, Emerson Street, Sherman Avenue and Davis Street, shutting down several areas along the way. They also made stops by the Northwestern...

NU Recreation launches virtual personal training program

As Henry Crown Sports Pavilion stays closed, its trainers are transitioning their fitness training online.

Ellen O'Brien, Reporter

July 2, 2020

With the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion closed for training, Northwestern Recreation is offering virtual personal training workouts for clients to complete at home. Those interested in the virtual personal training program can purchase three, six or 12 training sessions online with a master or staff...