The Daily Northwestern

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...

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...

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...

Religious majors, minors to be instated

Nathalie Tadena

October 5, 2009

For the first time, Northwestern will offer a formal Jewish Studies major and Catholic Studies minor this academic year.The new Catholic Studies minor is offered through NU's religious studies department, while the Jewish Studies major is part of the Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies program, wh...

Communication society Lamda Pi Eta launches public service

Lilia Hargis

October 5, 2009

Northwestern's communication honor society Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is launching a philanthropic partnership with Reading in Motion, a Chicago-based reading program for elementary school students.LPH Communication Director Meredith Baskies, a Communication senior, said honor society members are excited ab...