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Pedestrian hit by car near Sheridan Road, Hinman Avenue, transported to hospital

Pedestrian hit by car near Sheridan Road, Hinman Avenue, transported to hospital

Erica Snow, Campus Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A pedestrian crossing the street near Sheridan Road and Hinman Avenue was struck by a car around 5:40 p.m. Friday, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. Dugan said it is too “preliminary” to confirm if the pedestrian is a student. The person sustained minor injuries, including a cut on his...

New University initiative aims to alleviate costs of materials for low-income freshmen in STEM courses

New University initiative aims to alleviate costs of materials for low-income freshmen in STEM courses

Allyson Chiu, Print Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, In Focus, Top Stories

When most people feel like spoiling themselves, they indulge in decadent meals or go on shopping sprees. Communication freshman Carter Liebman treated himself to a Northwestern education. “My being nice to myself and spending money on myself was coming here,” he said. “And ultimately, that's...

Alumna creates petition urging administrators to recognize economics as STEM major

Alumna creates petition urging administrators to recognize economics as STEM major

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Academic, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

More than 150 students and alumni signed a petition as of Thursday night asking administrators to recognize economics as a science, technology, engineering and math major to help international students when applying for work visas. The petition, created by alumna Mahera Walia (Weinberg ’17), is...

ASG considering code change to prohibit ground flyering

ASG considering code change to prohibit ground flyering

Kristina Karisch, Web Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Northwestern’s campus boasts scenic landmarks like the Lakefill, The Arch and University Hall, but one can’t help being distracted by the copious amount of flyers student organizations tape on the ground. Parth Lalkiya, Associated Student Government’s vice president for B-status finances, said...

Indigenous professor discusses Native American civil rights, citizenship

Emily Chaiet, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Speakers

K. Tsianina Lomawaima, a professor of justice and social inquiry at the University of Arizona, discussed at a talk Thursday how Native Americans and indigenous people have been denied civil rights and citizenship throughout U.S. history. Lomawaima spoke to an audience of about 30 people in Annenberg...

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life assistant director to leave for UChicago

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life assistant director to leave for UChicago

Catherine Kim, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Karen Pryor, assistant director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, will leave her position at the end of November to accept a new job at the University of Chicago, according to an email obtained by The Daily. Pryor, who declined to comment, currently advises the Panhellenic Association...

ASG passes sexual assault training mandate for student groups

ASG passes sexual assault training mandate for student groups

Samantha Handler, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Associated Student Government senators passed a code change Wednesday to mandate sexual assault, misconduct and harassment training for ASG-funded student groups. The change, introduced last week, requires the president and one other executive board member from each group to attend a training conducted by t...

Northwestern Marriage 101 professor shares advice for healthy relationships

Northwestern Marriage 101 professor shares advice for healthy relationships

Alane Lim, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Speakers

A Northwestern professor has some advice for heartbroken students struggling to get over a breakup: don’t get mad at yourself, think of your broken heart like a broken bone. “Our brains code heartbreak in the same exact centers where our brains code physical pain,” psychology Prof. Alexandra...

Northwestern wins 8 building design awards

Northwestern wins 8 building design awards

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Facilities

A local nonprofit recognized seven Northwestern buildings with eight design awards in categories ranging from landscape design to new construction, according to a Wednesday news release. Design Evanston, an organization that aims to promote good design, announced awards for 28 local buildings. On...

Students share favorite memories, lament impending Nevin’s closure

Students share favorite memories, lament impending Nevin’s closure

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

For many Northwestern students, there wasn’t another place in Evanston that better combined cheap alcohol, intoxicated undergraduates and classic camaraderie like Tommy Nevin’s Pub. There’s a reason no one suggested World of Beer or the Celtic Knot as the next Thursday spot. “It was always...

Student leaders struggle with University’s barrier-free initiative for group admissions

Student leaders struggle with University’s barrier-free initiative for group admissions

Stavros Agorakis, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, In Focus, Student Government, Student Groups, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A self-described “overachiever,” Weinberg junior Danielle Hojnicki thrived in her high school social scene. As a leader and member of several organizations — National Honor Society, choir, an art club, among others — she always felt eager to pursue her extracurricular interests. But coming...

NU student creates blog for free, cheap Evanston eats

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

When Communication junior Lindsey Weiss walked into Chase Bank one day to get laundry quarters, they noticed free coffee sitting out in the waiting area for bank customers. They said it was so exciting to their “cheap miserly self” that they decided to create a blog highlighting similar opportunities...