The Daily Northwestern

ASG moves Arts Alliance from A-status to B-status

Lilia Hargis

February 4, 2010

Arts Alliance was demoted from an A-status to B-status student group following this year's Student Appropriations Finance Committee review process.About 30 members of the Student Theatre Coalition lined the back wall of Wednesday night's Associated Student Government Senate meeting to contest the decis...

Q&A: Northwestern alumnus John Gill Super Bowl-bound with Colts

Brian Chappatta

February 4, 2010

Former Northwestern defensive lineman John Gill (Communication '09) has already reached the pinnacle of his profession less than a year after donning his cap and gown.Now a member of the Indianapolis Colts, the NFL rookie is preparing for a game most players never get a chance to play-the Super Bowl. Gil...

Computer use negatively affects sleep, can be ‘a time suck’

Maria LaMagna

February 4, 2010

When midterms rolled around, Harrah Friedlander asked a friend to change her Facebook password so she would be able to concentrate on studying."I just feel like I get on (Facebook) any time I get online," the Communication sophomore said. "It's just a time suck for me."Medill Prof. Rachel Davis Mersey, wh...

Northwestern students, professors benefit from summer research assistant program

Claire Brown

February 4, 2010

As students begin to fret over summer plans and search for a résumé boost, the perfect opportunity might be closer than they think.The Institute for Policy Research's Summer Undergraduate Research Assistants Program has been connecting undergraduates with summer research positions since 199...

NU alumnus Tim Harris talks Questia

Ganesh Thippeswamy

January 14, 2010

Northwestern alumnus Tim Harris (Kellogg ‘81) wants to help you study. His new iPhone application brings Questia, his 76,000-book digital library, within a finger's touch. Harris now serves as director, president and CEO of Questia, after working at Texas Instruments and most recently at Compaq, wh...