The Daily Northwestern

Alleged racial profiling leads to new board

Jessica Allen

October 15, 2009

When black Communication senior Joshua Williams was stopped three times in one day last spring while walking through the Donald P. Jacobs Center, the incident sparked intense discussion within the multicultural community about what Northwestern is doing to promote diversity and dissolve racial tensions. Th...

Enrolled class more diverse, higher achieving

Matt Spector

October 15, 2009

Posted Oct. 16, 2:15 p.m.The enrolled class for fall 2009 is more diverse and higher achieving than last year's class, according to statistics released Friday by Michael Mills, the associate provost for university enrollment. The university was also relatively less selective than last year, admitting ...

Fitness class fees lead to shift in enrollment

Maria LaMagna

October 15, 2009

As women filed into a yoga studio at Patten Gym one morning this quarter, it became obvious most of them were not, in fact, students.Employees at the Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center said over the past year they have noticed the demographic distribution of the "mind/body" classes has shifted away from...

One-woman show centers on life of Marie Curie

Amanda Laabs

October 15, 2009

Two disciplines that don't usually mix at college campuses have come together to show a different side of science."Manya - A Living History of Marie Curie," a one-woman show detailing the life of the Nobel Prize-winning chemist, opened last night at Ryan Family Auditorium. The show was brought to Northw...

Novelist, alum remembered love of life, NU

Lauren Kelleher

October 15, 2009

Stuart M. Kaminsky, Northwestern alumnus, professor emeritus and notable mystery novelist, died last Friday at a St. Louis hospital. He was 75.Kaminsky died from complications from hepatitis C. He moved to St. Louis earlier this year to receive a liver transplant but suffered a stroke 36 hours after the...