The Daily Northwestern

Media organizations support Protess’ Innocence Project

Kirsten Salyer

January 11, 2010

Prof. David Protess' Medill Innocence Project gained high-profile support in its legal battle with Cook County prosecutors Monday.A group of 18 media organizations, including The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Associated Press, the Student Press Law Center and defense lawyers submitted amicus br...

New SESP course offers chance to discuss faith

Ray Whitehouse

January 11, 2010

The School of Education and Social Policy is offering a new course this quarter-Introduction to Faith and Service.Moved by the message of last October's sixth-annual Interfaith Youth Core conference, SESP teamed up with The Center for Civic Engagement and The Interfaith Youth Core to create the class...

Kids, parents show off their ‘powerful pipes’ at weekly Kids Fare concert series

Lynne Fort

January 10, 2010

The usual serenity of Alice Millar Chapel was broken Saturday morning by 250 children and parents.Millar, 1870 Sheridan Road, housed Powerful Pipes, the third concert in the 2009-10 Kids Fare series, organized by Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.Kids Fare concerts take place Saturday mornings throughout the a...

Germany home to new environmental study abroad site

Maria LaMagna

January 10, 2010

Northwestern students can now pursue environmental issues in a new study abroad program in Bonn, Germany. Selected students will study at Universitat Bonn each summer and gain firsthand experience working with local companies and organizations to promote renewable and sustainable forms of energy.The summer program, ...

Skilled student singers perform at Riff Raff show, raise money for Jewish Theatre Ensemble

Kira Lerner

January 10, 2010

Eleven students showcased their vocals Sunday night at Riff Raff, a cabaret-style fundraising event for the Jewish Theatre Ensemble's winter mainstage, Side Show.Matt Deitchman, one of the show's two music directors, said performers were selected based on their involvement with Side Show or their voc...