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University notifies students about reports of sexual assaults, possible date rape drugs given at fraternity houses

University notifies students about reports of sexual assaults, possible date rape drugs given at fraternity houses

Julia Jacobs and Nora Shelly
February 6
Filed under Campus, Greek, Sexual Assault, Top Stories

The University announced Monday evening that the Sexual Harassment Prevention Office received a report last week that four female students were potentially given a date rape drug at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on Jan. 21. The report alleges that two of the female students believe they were sexually... Read more »

Students gather to call, write representatives in opposition to Trump executive orders

Students gather to call, write representatives in opposition to Trump executive orders

Jake Holland, Assistant Campus Editor
February 5
Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Students contacted elected officials in an effort to to combat President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders at an event hosted Sunday by ZOOZ, a Jewish social advocacy organization at Northwestern. ZOOZ organized a “Post-Inauguration Day of Action” at Fiedler Hillel to provide students with... Read more »

Incoming SESP dean David Figlio enters position after years of teaching, research

Erica Snow, Reporter
February 5
Filed under Campus, Faculty

Human development and social policy Prof. David Figlio estimates he’s taught more than 13,000 students over the course of his professional career. Now, he’ll oversee more than 700 undergraduate and graduate students, 34 faculty and more than 100 staff members as the new dean of the School of Education an... Read more »

David Figlio named next SESP dean

David Figlio named next SESP dean

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Human development and social policy Prof. David Figlio was named the incoming dean of the School of Education and Social Policy, the school announced Friday. Figlio, currently the Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy, will begin the position on Sept. 1. He will replace the current... Read more »

Local artists play first-ever A&O Chicago Benefit show

Local artists play first-ever A&O Chicago Benefit show

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Chicago got comfortable in Evanston Thursday night. Rapper Noname, who was born and raised in Chicago, performed before a sold-out crowd at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., in the first-ever A&O Chicago Benefit. Noname took advantage of the intimate venue to converse casually with fans during... Read more »

Black House committee in midst of renovations-planning process, talks with architects

Black House committee in midst of renovations-planning process, talks with architects

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The Black House feasibility study steering committee is currently working with architects to prepare a report about renovations to the Black House, with renovations likely to begin around the start of Spring Quarter, vice president for student affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin told The Daily. Since the... Read more »

Faculty Senate endorses petition opposing Trump’s travel ban

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Faculty Senate endorsed a petition Wednesday opposing the executive order signed by President Donald Trump last week. The group Academics Against Immigration Executive Order created the petition, which had garnered more than 27,000 signatures as of Thursday night. The petition lays out three points... Read more »

ASG Senate changes election code to allow president, executive vice president to endorse candidates

ASG Senate changes election code to allow president, executive vice president to endorse candidates

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor
February 2
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government Senate approved changes to the election commission's guidelines Wednesday, including an amendment that will allow the president and executive vice president to endorse candidates for their positions in the upcoming election. The guidelines were changed just a year after... Read more »

ASG Senate passes resolution responding to Trump’s executive order

ASG Senate passes resolution responding to Trump’s executive order

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor
February 2
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government Senate passed legislation Wednesday calling on Northwestern to provide legal resources and accommodations for students affected by President Trump’s recent executive order. The Senate legislation, passed without the usual one-week waiting period, doesn’t immediately... Read more »

Following executive order, international students at Northwestern express fear, confusion

Following executive order, international students at Northwestern express fear, confusion

Matthew Choi and Kristina Karisch
February 2
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Azza Akasha, a Feinberg School of Medicine graduate student, always imagined that her first interview with a reporter would be about a discovery she had made or a medical breakthrough she had done. “Anything,” Akasha said, “but not my nationality.” Akasha, a Sudanese citizen, studies at... Read more »

Hundreds gather for walkout in show of solidarity with Muslim students

Hundreds gather for walkout in show of solidarity with Muslim students

Catherine Kim, Reporter
February 1
Filed under Campus, Events, Top Stories

Hundreds of students and faculty gathered outside the Multicultural Center on Wednesday afternoon to demonstrate against President Trump’s recent immigration action, the culmination of an orchestrated walkout from classes in protest of the executive order. Participants left academic buildings and... Read more »

Following inauguration, College Republicans reassess stances

Amanda Svachula, Reporter
February 1
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Last Thursday, College Republicans treasurer David Donnelly dismissed the idea that President Trump would actually go through with an immigration ban, which he had proposed during his campaign. “He’s already said he’s not going to do the Muslim ban,” the McCormick junior told The Daily last... Read more »