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ASG creates committee to push green initiative

Corinne Lestch and Rebecca Olles and Corinne Lestch and Rebecca Olles

October 17, 2009


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The Associated Student Government is forming a new committee solely focused on environmental change and sustainability at Northwestern - and working hard to make the committee itself sustainable.Through a coalition with Students for Ecological and Environmental Development, ASG has worked to develop t...

Dance, sweets, charity at Hillel prom

Maria LaMagna

October 17, 2009


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About 100 students rocked out to "Mambo No. 5" in tuxedos and other black and white apparel last Thursday at a Hillel formal, part of a new organizational emphasis on the social aspects of Jewish life.The "Black and White" event, in Beth Hillel Synagogue ballroom in Wilmette, was co-sponsored by Uncle ...

Online zombie sitcom livens up dead genre

Lizzie Rivard

October 17, 2009


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"(Un)Dead Seriously," an online sitcom, has joined Northwestern's performing arts scene as the first ever "zombicomedocumentary," the show's creators said.The sitcom is a web series written and produced entirely by NU students. According to the show's Web site, the story follows a "group of college k...

Stats: New class best yet for NU

Lauren Kelleher and Matt Spector and Lauren Kelleher and Matt Spector

October 17, 2009


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The enrolled class for fall 2009 is more diverse and higher achieving than last year's, according to statistics released Friday by Michael Mills, the associate provost for University enrollment. Northwestern was also relatively less selective than last year, admitting 27 percent of applicants versus 26...

Make a Difference Day expands to include more volunteer sites

Jessica Allen

October 17, 2009


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Shin Young Roh is convinced she is a terrible cook."I've ruined a batch of cookies before," the Weinberg freshman said. "People don't think that's possible, but it is."Still, Roh spent Sunday morning making French toast at Connections for the Homeless for national Make a Difference Day, which Northweste...