The Daily Northwestern

NU chapter of Roosevelt Institution starts the year off right

Emilia Barrosse

October 5, 2009

During its inaugural year, the newly founded Northwestern chapter of the Roosevelt Institution was nominated as one of the three best new chapters nationally, created a sustainability grant with Students for Ecological and Environmental Development, and started several volunteer projects throughout th...

NU Music Library offers CD checkout

Jessica Allen

October 5, 2009

Tucked away on the second floor of Deering Library is a room for music lovers where students, faculty and staff can now check out up to five CDs a week. The Listening Center of Northwestern's Music Library is lined with cubicles sporting '80s throwback headphones and a wall of shelves where the mustard gr...

Students campaign for ASL classes

Rebecca Olles

October 5, 2009

Students in Northwestern's American Sign Language Club have begun organizing their efforts to create sign language classes at NU, arguing that the deaf have their own culture and language that merit scholarly study.Associated Student Government Academic Director Muhammad Safdari said ASL classes are st...

LatiNU brings students closer with Latin culture

Sarah Eberspacher

October 3, 2009

During the course of Friday night, the roughly 300 students and community members who attended the night's Festival LatiNU swayed to the rhythmic beats of Latin music and navigated from table to table of steaming rice, beans and guacamole."People dance until they get tired or until the band quits," sa...

Big Bite Nite sees more students, vendors involved

Stephanie Louise Lu

October 3, 2009

From Oak to Chicago avenues, University Place to Grove Street, Evanston restaurants welcomed a purple crowd of Northwestern students to their establishments Sunday.The purple-clad torrent of hungry students was part of Big Bite Night, an annual event allowing students to try bite-sized foods from a ...