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Northwestern Residence Hall Association donates $1,000 Camp Hope

October 28, 2009

Northwestern Residence Hall Association President Francis Lovecchio presents a $1,000 check to Camp Hope representative Andrea Perino at Kemper Hall Thursday. Camp Hope is a Lake Forest-based camp for mentally disabled children and adults. RHA consists of representatives from every residence hall and ...

Interim dean of students adapts to new post

Andrew Scoggin

October 28, 2009

Even though he has a lot on his plate, Interim Dean of Students Burgie Howard's calm and jovial demeanor doesn't necessarily reflect the stress of his position."I feel like I'm one of those chefs that have like 12 pots on the stove, and I'm trying to make sure nothing burns," Howard said, jokingly.Howard, formerly assista...

Jewish Jordan reflects love of faith, game

Justin Nam

October 28, 2009

For Tamir Goodman, playing college basketball did not always sync with his religion.Goodman, the first practicing Orthodox Jew to play in Division I college basketball, spoke at Northwestern about his journey with basketball and Judaism to about 25 students and members of the Jewish community at the Mc...

Dance department takes novel approach

Sarah Eberspacher

October 28, 2009

For the 30 dance majors, two graduate students, five full-time professors and seven adjunct professors in the School of Communication Dance program, the craft and study of dance is beginning to reflect the changes of the 21st century.For instructors, that means dividing their time between the classroom...

Advising resources go underused

Maria LaMagna

October 27, 2009

In the middle of midterms, Family Weekend and Halloween activities, students may find it difficult to remember one more thing - their classes. The deadline to drop a class is Friday and Winter Quarter registration begins Nov. 16. This means students have another opportunity to see academic advisers to...