The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern alumni’s film selected for Cannes Film Festival

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

April 25, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Campus (Archived), Theater

When three Northwestern graduates submitted their film, “The Opportunist,” to the Cannes Film Festival, they did not expect it to be the only American short to compete at the festival in France. David Lassiter (Communication ...

Future of Sig Ep uncertain after national suspension

Paulina Firozi

August 12, 2012

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Northwestern's chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon will not host social events or participate in rush pending a membership review, an official from the fraternity's national organization said Monday. The review comes as a condition...

NU students raising money for future students

Stephanie Yang

July 28, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

Several Northwestern students are starting a new non-profit organization 3 for 3 in 3, created to provide three scholarships of at least $3,000 to one NU student in the class of each 2018, 2019 and 2020. Founded on July 13, ...

‘Survivor’ host speaks to Medill Cherubs

Ciara Doll

July 28, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

From the jungle to the studio, Survivor host Jeff Probst will be making his daytime debut on his new venture, The Jeff Probst Show. The TV personality discussed his plans for the new show and his status on Survivor during a press confe...

Website helps students save on books

Cat Zakrzewski

July 28, 2012

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

A textbook price comparison website is attempting to ease the burden of books on students' bank accounts by offering a service that projects how much students will earn back by selling their books on the Web at the end of th...

NU students start SDPP chapter on Evanston campus

McKenzie Maxson

July 28, 2012

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

The NU chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, is recruiting student volunteers to become involved in the international grassroots organization, according to recent posts on Facebook and YouTube. SESP sophomore Frances Fu started a ch...

Standardized financial aid letters unveiled

Chris Meyer

July 28, 2012

Filed under Administration, Campus (Archived)

The United States Department of Education unveiled a new standardized financial aid reward letter Monday, a move it hopes will make comparing offers from various schools easier for prospective college students. The new sheet...

Gas leak at Patten Gymnasium, area evacuated

Julianna Nunez

July 20, 2012

Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Northwestern Emergency Management sent out texts, emails and phone calls on Monday at approximately 2:26 p.m. alerting all NU students and faculty of a gas leak at Patten Gym. According to the message, police evacuated residences an...

NU graduates struggle to find jobs in tough economy

Nancy Wang

July 20, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

William Chang, dressed in a purple Northwestern short-sleeve shirt, set down his spoon and dropped his head when the question "have you found a job yet?" popped out at a lunch with his friends on campus. After a long pause, th...

NU researchers develop ‘Colbertian’ language

Amanda Gilbert

July 19, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern linguistic researchers recently invented Colbertian, a language inspired by the college's 1986 graduate Stephen Colbert. Students and teachers in the NU's Bilingualism and Psycholinguistics Lab used the created ...

New director for Chicago Innocence Project

Michele Corriston

July 19, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

After a nationwide search, one of Medill's most famed former professors landed right back in Evanston, choosing Pamela Cytrynbaum - a Medill lecturer, Northwestern alumna and his own student in the 1980s - to lead the investigative journalism nonpr...