The Daily Northwestern

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...

Eco-major, programs in demand

Jessica Allen

November 1, 2009

When Melissa Riepe transferred to Northwestern from the University of Miami last year, she said she hoped to find a strong environmental education program.One year and one major change later, the Weinberg senior has become one of many students advocating for an increase in environmental academic programs....

Seen&Heard: Halloween

November 1, 2009

SafeRide extends hours, will hire employees

Lilia Hargis

November 1, 2009

With 10 vehicles and longer hours of operation, SafeRide could soon provide 400 rides per night, SafeRide Coordinator Paul David Shrader said. This is about 50 more than was possible in the beginning of the quarter.As a result of a budget increase, SafeRide now operates from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. and is cu...

Tech Talk

Ben Geier

October 31, 2009

Exercise, diet change effective in delaying onset of type 2 diabetesThe Diabetes Prevention Program, a research center whose participants include Northwestern, the University of Chicago and the University of Miami, released new results last week regarding avoiding the development of type 2 diabetes. The st...