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BREAKING: Former Medill Innocence Project students send open letter to Northwestern administration

Brian Rosenthal

November 20, 2010

Fifteen former Medill Innocence Project students sent an open letter Sunday to several members of the Northwestern administration, urging them to "defend the courageous work" of the project and "relentlessly fight back" against Cook County prosecutors who have accused the students of illegal and in...

Updated: Former Innocence Project students call for Northwestern to fight

Brian Rosenthal

November 20, 2010

Fifteen former Medill Innocence Project students sent an open letter Sunday to several members of the Northwestern administration, urging them to "defend the courageous work" of the project and "relentlessly fight back" against Cook County prosecutors who have accused the students of illegal and un...

Medill faculty approve school’s name change

Sammy Caiola

November 20, 2010

Medill faculty members voted earlier this month in favor of changing the name of the Medill School of Journalism to "The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications," professors confirmed last week. The change, approved by a 38-5 vote, will now be sent to the Board of Truste...

In focus: Inside the study abroad drinking culture

Patrick Svitek

November 20, 2010

More than 700 Northwestern students studied abroad last year. They formed long-lasting bonds with host families. They enjoyed exceptional research opportunities. They fully immersed themselves in unique and diverse cultures. And they apparently drank, too. A lot. At least that's according to an October re...

PETA names Northwestern number one in vegan food offerings

Lark Turner

November 20, 2010

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals declared Northwestern "the most Vegan-Friendly College in the U.S." in the small-school category Friday. The winner was determined by an online bracket vote on PETA2.com, the organization's youth website. NU was chosen from 31 other colleges and unive...