The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern to Benefit Special Olympics holds Halloween charity 5k run

Lauren Caruba

October 29, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Northwestern to Benefit Special Olympics hosted "Trick or Trot," a 5K charity run that drew 60 runners from the NU community and Chicago area Saturday morning. The race started at the lakefill and wrapped around campus sever...

Inspire, Open Shutter and Slam Society host open-mic event at Kafein

Paulina Firozi

October 26, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Inspire Media teamed up with The OpenShutter Project and The Slam Society on Wednesday to host "Inspire Me," an open-mic night at Kafein dedicated to spreading awareness about socially conscious media. Weinberg sophomore Sarah Clark, vice...

Local children come to Norris for Project Pumpkin

Christine Nguyen

October 26, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Hundreds of Evanston and Chicago-area children clad in princess attire and animal-wear crowded Norris University Center on Thursday for Project Pumpkin, a two-and-a-half hour event of indoor trick-or-treating, face painting an...

SEED proposes new, eco-friendly tray cleaning system for dining halls

Ciara McCarthy

October 26, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Students for Ecological and Environmental Development is starting an initiative to make the way campus dining halls clean their dishes more eco-friendly. The current method requires students to scrape their dishes clean of food a...

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,...

Northwestern jumps up on national college sexual health list

Julia Rudansky

October 23, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Northwestern is ranked 28th on Trojan's 2011 Sexual Health Report Card, increasing 35 spots since last year. The move up is partially due to the generous funding allocated toward new peer education programs and the availabil...

NuCuisine, student groups bring national Food Day to Northwestern

Vasiliki Mitrakos

October 23, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Seven Northwestern student groups collaborated with nuCuisine to celebrate Food Day on Monday. Food Day is a national effort to raise awareness about environmental and health issues associated with food through promotional events t...

Sailing team holds memorial regatta for deceased alum

Joseph Diebold

October 22, 2011

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived), Greek

The Northwestern University Sailing Team held a memorial regatta Sunday to commemorate former team member Tyler Lorenzi (MEAS ‘10), who died last May in a boating accident. About 125 people attended the regatta at the NU Sailing Ce...

Seth Meyers steals the show during Homecoming weekend

Paulina Firozi

October 22, 2011

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived), Greek

Students, staff and alumni celebrated the end of the Purple Reign-themed Homecoming Week with a parade and pep rally Friday preceding the homecoming game Saturday. People gathered along Sheridan Road on Friday to watch as the fo...

Northwestern Dance Marathon boasts record 1,300 registrants

Ally Mutnick

October 22, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Registration for the 38th Northwestern University Dance Marathon closed Friday with a record-breaking 1,300 students signed up to participate, the public relations committee announced Sunday in an email press release. The increase ...

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...

Students seek collaborative environmental front

Chelsea Corbin

October 18, 2011

Filed under Campus (Archived), Greek

Increased awareness, support and collaboration among environmental student groups were the focus of the Northwestern Energy and Sustainability Roundtable discussion Wednesday at Chambers Hall. Nearly 20 students, staff and al...