The Daily Northwestern

Panel kicks off new history discussion series

Leezia Dhalla

November 11, 2009

At a panel Tuesday, five Northwestern history professors said U.S. foreign policy and previous international conflicts have shaped the political problems facing Afghanistan today. The panel was part of the new "History Behind the Headlines" discussion series hosted by NU's History Department. Prof. Brodie Fi...

ASG votes ‘yes’ to Honor Roll electronic balloting

Claire Brown

November 11, 2009

A bill passed at Wednesday's Associated Student Government meeting will make the selection process for the Faculty and Administration Honor Roll an electronic ballot. Prior to this year, honor roll members - faculty and administrators recognized for exceptional service to Northwestern undergraduates - ...

Not debatable: NU team has national draw

November 11, 2009

From the Northwestern Debate Society's success at tournaments this fall and its continued efforts to recruit top high school debaters, team coach Dan Fitzmier said the tradition of NU's debate excellence doesn't appear to be ending.NU debate won its first tournament of the year at Gonzaga University in Septem...

Research Rundown

Ganesh Thippeswamy

November 10, 2009

Silverman Hall looks to promote collaboration of scientific disciplinesThe Richard and Barbara Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics and Diagnostics is set to be dedicated Thursday on Northwestern's Evanston campus, University officials announced last week. The $100 million facility will house the Ch...

Campus still engaged in dialogue after blackface forum

Jessica Allen

November 10, 2009

Nearly a week after student groups and administrators hosted a forum in response to the Halloween blackface incident to open discussion on race issues at Northwestern, the campus continues to buzz about the event and its implications.More than 600 members of the NU community gathered last Thursday for the e...