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Forum opens race conversation

Rebecca Olles

November 5, 2009

Two Halloween costumes sparked an unprecedented gathering of more than 600 students, faculty, staff and administrators for an open and honest discussion addressing race at Northwestern on Thursday night. As attendees shared their stories at Norris University Center's Louis Room, some individuals in th...

Financial losses still affect NU

Andrew Scoggin

November 5, 2009

Northwestern's endowment has increased about 12.7 percent in the calendar year 2009 as of Sept. 30, but this boost will not be enough to offset the effect of previous losses, according to University officials.Will McLean, NU's chief investment officer and vice president of the investment office, said the ...

NU hosts climate change symposium

Maria LaMagna

November 5, 2009

Climate change is a "hot" topic.This year's One Book One Northwestern selection - "Hot, Flat, and Crowded," by Thomas Friedman - sparked a campus-wide discussion on the future of the environment and its implications that didn't end with the popular book. The inaugural Climate Change Symposium, held Thur...

Students convene for NUPD advisory board

Jessica Allen

November 5, 2009

Students representing every campus organization, from Alianza and the Associated Student Government to the Women's Center and the Kellogg School of Management, came together Thursday for the first official meeting of the Northwestern University Police Department advisory board.The advisory board was...

SHAPE panel looks at sexual assault claim

Caroline Dzeba

November 4, 2009

In the wake of e-mails sent last week to the student body regarding the Oct. 27 sexual assault of a Northwestern student in Chicago, many questions lingered, especially after the incident was quickly declared "not bona fide" by the Chicago Police Department.Sexual Health and Assault Peer Educators held an e...