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Forum on blackface to be held

Andrew Scoggin

November 3, 2009

Associated Student Government, the Coalition of Colors and Student Affairs will host a forum Thursday to discuss a Halloween incident involving the use of blackface, Northwestern President Morton O. Schapiro announced in an e-mail to the NU community Tuesday.In photos found on Facebook and circulate...

Competitors to channel expressionist artist

Lilia Hargis

November 3, 2009

To celebrate the work of abstract expressionist artist Robert Motherwell, the artwork of three Northwestern students will soon be displayed in the window of the Urban Outfitters store at 921 Church Street.An exhibition of Motherwell's work is the Block Museum of Art's main gallery show for the fall....

Applied mathematics expert shows how math can be applied to epidemic outbreaks

Lark Turner

November 2, 2009

About 60 students and faculty learned how to apply their studies and research firsthand at a presentation Monday called "Improving Prediction of Random Epidemic Outbreaks" at the Technological Institute.Dr. Eric Forgoston discussed how applied mathematics can track the spread of an epidemic. He began ...

Lupe Fiasco, Michael Ealy to speak at NU on Nov. 11

Elise Foley

November 2, 2009

Updated Nov. 3, 11:34 p.m.Performer Lupe Fiasco, actor Michael Ealy and producer Anthony Arnove will appear at Northwestern on Nov. 11 as part of a live preview of a new History Channel documentary.The documentary, "The People Speak," premieres Dec. 13 and is a series of dramatic and musical perform...

Sororities unite for Grand Chapter, speaker

Pam Carmasine

November 2, 2009

In place of individual chapter meetings usually held on Monday nights, each of Northwestern's 12 Panhellenic sororities convened for the first Grand Chapter meeting of the quarter to integrate education more into social life on campus.For its first "high-profile speaker" event, The NU Panhellenic Associati...