The Daily Northwestern

Sidebar: Pioneering the future of journalism

Sarah Kuta

October 26, 2009

For 84-year-old Marcy Rothman, the world of journalism is practically unrecognizable.As a "copy girl" and then-cub reporter for the New York Post, Rothman wrote scores for horse races on a giant chalkboard. Rothman has a hard time relating to media's ever-changing landscape, as social media becomes mo...

$3 million to benefit JD-MBA degree

Rebecca Olles

October 26, 2009

Northwestern's Juris Doctor MBA program received a $3 million gift from General Dynamics Corporation to commemorate Nicholas D. Chabraja (School of Law '67), the recently retired chief executive officer of General Dynamics.The donation will fund the University's first-ever joint JD-MBA professorship. The three...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to be SEED fall speaker

Rebecca Olles

October 26, 2009

Updated Oct. 28, 9:05 p.m.Students for Ecological and Environmental Development announced that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be their fall speaker at Wednesday's Associated Student Government meeting.Kennedy will speak during reading week on December 2 in Cahn Auditorium at 7:30 pm. Elisa Redish, co-chai...

Materials keep going digital at library

Lilia Hargis

October 26, 2009

The day may come when Northwestern undergraduates will no longer have to trudge across campus with heavy bags of borrowed library books to research and write their papers.University Librarian Sarah Pritchard said there is "definitely a big shift" occurring at university libraries from print to digiti...

NU cultural groups host film, rapper

Maria LaMagna and Maria LaMagna

October 25, 2009

For students of both Hispanic heritage and Muslim faith, an event Tuesday unified the two worlds as several women filed into McCormick Tribune Center's auditorium wearing traditional Muslim hijab while others chatted in Spanish and embraced.The students were scattered around the auditorium to view "N...