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Experts discuss binge drinking prevention on campus during alcohol conference

Joseph Diebold

October 24, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Experts from around the country convened at Norris University Center on Tuesday to share ideas for reducing alcohol-related issues on college campuses. Organized by The Dartmouth Learning Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking,...

Ladycats dance team and cheerleading squad merge this football season

Ava Wallace

October 22, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek, Sports

For the first football season in school history, the Northwestern Athletic Department's University Cheerleading Squad and Ladycats Dance Team are merged in a spirit team officially known as the WildPride Spirit Squad. The sq...

Emanuel declares Northwestern’s Center for Public Safety Day on Sunday

Stephanie Haines

October 22, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), State

Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, a worldwide traffic safety and police management institute, celebrated its 75th anniversary Sunday. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel named Oct. 23 as ...

NU plans for new daycare facilities for faculty

Michele Corriston

October 19, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern announced plans this month to expand childcare for faculty, staff and students in downtown Evanston just as the Organization of Women Faculty is releasing survey results calling for an on-campus option. The Universit...

NU dining halls compete for peta2 prize

Paulina Firozi

October 19, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

After winning the title of Most Vegan-Friendly College in the U.S. in the small-school category last year, Northwestern has once again been nominated for the competition, which is sponsored by People for the Ethical Treatment of...

University reroutes campus shuttles for homecoming events

Tom Meyer

October 19, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern shuttles will run on altered routes Friday evening while Sheridan Road is closed for the 2011 Homecoming Parade. The changes come after the University considered modifying routes due to high winds earlier in the we...

Extreme weather causes power outages, warnings for Chicagoland

Chris Meyer

October 18, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Science & Technology, State

Severe weather conditions swept through Evanston on Wednesday, causing power outages and prompting University officials to cancel outdoor athletic events and alter shuttle schedules. "Members of the Northwestern University community...

Kellogg feels effects of nationwide business school application decline

Meghan Morris

October 17, 2011

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus (Archived)

Kellogg School of Management, like many business schools around the country, experienced a drop in applications for 2011. Northwestern's business school, ranked No. 4 in the country by Bloomberg Businessweek, experienced a 5.6 percent decrea...

Town hall on over-occupancy, off-campus safety sparsely attended

Safiya Merchant

October 16, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Politics

About 13 students attended a quiet town hall meeting at Norris University Center on Monday night, a different scene from January's so-called "brothel law" town hall meeting which attracted 500 students, many of whom angrily de...

Northwestern cardiologist blames denied tenure on whistleblowing activities

Jillian Sandler

October 15, 2011

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Former Northwestern cardiologist Prof. Dr. Nalini Rajamannan, who has been at the center of a medical misconduct controversy for the past few years, is questioning the circumstances under which she was denied tenure by the Univer...

Evanston and Northwestern police forces forge close ties

Michele Corriston

October 11, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived), Greek

Medill sophomore Alison Decker was walking near Darrow Avenue last Spring Quarter when two men mugged her, grabbing her from behind and holding her to the ground to steal her iPod and cell phone. Three minutes after the attack, ...

Dining halls pull cantaloupe after listeria scare

Jeremy Seah

October 11, 2011

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Students eating at Northwestern dining halls may have noticed that cantaloupes are, at least for now, off the menu. The removal comes in response to news that cantaloupes from a melon farm in southern Colorado were responsib...