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ASG gives up control of RideShare

Claire Brown and Rebecca Olles

October 20, 2009


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Associated Student Government will no longer control its RideShare and Airport Services programs after the Senate voted Wednesday to transfer the program to Northwestern Student Holdings, a not-for-profit organization that develops and administers student-run companies.Communication senior Louise Hu...

Tribune columnist Clarence Page talks politics, polarization

Maria LaMagna

October 20, 2009


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Before his speech in the McCormick Tribune Center auditorium late Wednesday afternoon, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page spoke with many audience members as they walked into the auditorium."You're seeing everyone I've ever known in my life here tonight," he said j...

NU ranks first for Fulbrights

Lark Turner

October 20, 2009


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Northwestern produced the highest number of Fulbright grant recipients of any institution in the U.S. this past year, according to the Oct. 19 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education. The awards - 32 in total - made NU not only the top Fulbright-producing research university in the U.S., but al...

Center for Civic Engagement prepares for kickoff

Lorraine Ma

October 20, 2009


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The newly established Center for Civic Engagement will kick off its inaugural year with an open house Thursday, as well as a conference in collaboration with the Interfaith Youth Core. The center, 1813 Hinman Ave., provides resources for students to start their own service projects, find internships and becom...

More than 1,400 students register for Dance Marathon

October 20, 2009


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More than 1,400 students plan to participate in Dance Marathon 2010 as dancers or committee members, the DM executive board announced Wednesday.This is the second year in a row that more than 1,000 dancers have registered for the 30-hour marathon. The 35th annual event will be held March 5-7.StandUp for Kids, a nati...