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ASG looks at safety upgrades

Rebecca Olles

October 28, 2009

Associated Student Government's Senate proposed an anti-racial profiling bill in support of six black students from Washington University in St. Louis who were denied entrance into a Chicago club and formulated ideas to enhance campus safety Wednesday.In a campus safety discussion led by Director of Extern...

Advising resources go underused

Maria LaMagna

October 28, 2009

In the middle of midterms, Family Weekend and Halloween activities, students may find it difficult to remember one more thing - their classes. The deadline to drop a class is Friday and Winter Quarter registration begins Nov. 16. This means students have another opportunity to see academic advisers to...

Women in Sports Journalism: Passionate Personality

Sarah Kuta

October 27, 2009

Women comprise roughly 10 percent of the sports journalism work force. Northwestern alumna Christine Brennan, Medill '80, has reached what many believe is the pinnacle of the profession, with a weekly column in USA Today. Brennan has twice been named one of the nation's top 10 sports columnists by th...

Sidebar: Pioneering the future of journalism

Sarah Kuta

October 27, 2009

For 84-year-old Marcy Rothman, the world of journalism is practically unrecognizable.As a "copy girl" and then-cub reporter for the New York Post, Rothman wrote scores for horse races on a giant chalkboard. Rothman has a hard time relating to media's ever-changing landscape, as social media becomes mo...

Materials keep going digital at library

Lilia Hargis

October 27, 2009

The day may come when Northwestern undergraduates will no longer have to trudge across campus with heavy bags of borrowed library books to research and write their papers.University Librarian Sarah Pritchard said there is "definitely a big shift" occurring at university libraries from print to digiti...