The Daily Northwestern

Alleged racial profiling leads to new board

Jessica Allen

October 14, 2009


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When black Communication senior Joshua Williams was stopped three times in one day last spring while walking through the Donald P. Jacobs Center, the incident sparked intense discussion within the multicultural community about what Northwestern is doing to promote diversity and dissolve racial tensions. Th...

Enrolled class more diverse, higher achieving

Matt Spector

October 14, 2009


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Posted Oct. 16, 2:15 p.m.The enrolled class for fall 2009 is more diverse and higher achieving than last year's class, according to statistics released Friday by Michael Mills, the associate provost for university enrollment. The university was also relatively less selective than last year, admitting ...

Fitness class fees lead to shift in enrollment

Maria LaMagna

October 14, 2009


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As women filed into a yoga studio at Patten Gym one morning this quarter, it became obvious most of them were not, in fact, students.Employees at the Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center said over the past year they have noticed the demographic distribution of the "mind/body" classes has shifted away from...

One-woman show centers on life of Marie Curie

Amanda Laabs

October 14, 2009


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Two disciplines that don't usually mix at college campuses have come together to show a different side of science."Manya - A Living History of Marie Curie," a one-woman show detailing the life of the Nobel Prize-winning chemist, opened last night at Ryan Family Auditorium. The show was brought to Northw...

ASG senate urges Illinois to reinstate MAP grants

Rebecca Olles

October 13, 2009


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At the Associated Student Government's first senate meeting of the year, senators unanimously passed emergency legislation to urge the state of Illinois to reinstate a federal college funding program.The Illinois Monetary Assistance Program is a grant supplied by the government to make post-secondary education...