The Daily Northwestern

Board of Trustees’ William Osborn a longtime wildcat

Jessica Allen

March 1, 2010

William Osborn's connections to Northwestern run deep.Selected last year to be NU's chairman of the Board of Trustees, Osborn's Wildcat ties began with family legacy and continued with two degrees and a long history of involvement on various University boards. Now Osborn is drawing on these experienc...

Northwestern verifies Chile study abroad students’ safety after quake

Sarah Eberspacher

March 1, 2010

As Chile rocked with the effects of a magnitude 8.8 earthquake that hit the country Saturday, Northwestern students abroad in Chile and applying in Evanston felt the aftershock.In the Santiago area, where SESP senior Maddie Orenstein lives with her host mother, relative amounts of damage like cracks in...

Northwestern students talk to strangers on

Leezia Dhalla

March 1, 2010

The popular video chat Web site Chatroulette has a following at Northwestern, where some students have created a Facebook group for enthusiasts.Chatroulette, a recent social networking phenomenon, randomly connects users to strangers using webcams. Users have the option to "Next," or skip people with whom...

Tickets for Rod Blagojevich event all gone

Kira Lerner

March 1, 2010

Tickets for "Ethics in Politics: An Evening with Former Governor Rod Blagojevich" sold out Monday afternoon, said Jonathan Forman, College Democrats' co-vice president."We sold 950 tickets," the Weinberg sophomore said. "Approximately 50 are being held for the press."The event, which will be held at ...

Northwestern synchronized skaters draw 200 people at exhibition

Lark Turner

February 28, 2010

Northwestern University Synchronized Skating Team drew a crowd to its annual exhibition Saturday, said Jessica Swenson, team captain and club president."That is the largest amount of people we ever had at one of our shows," the McCormick senior said. "It was better than previous years because all of ou...