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Mass’ brings Catholic, world religions to NU

November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

A marching band isn't a typical element of Catholic Mass. Nor are a kazoo-playing children's choir, a rock band and dancers."Mass," a musical representation of the Catholic liturgy by Northwestern's Theatre and Interpretation Center and Bienen School of Music, features all of these varied performers. The show ...

Block Museum brings students to Chicago art

Jessica Allen
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

Medill senior Allie Gross was looking forward to attending the 2nd FRIDAYS Gallery Night in Pilsen last month. But on the night of the gallery crawl, it was raining, and traveling to the neighborhood where the event was located meant taking two Metra trains and a bus ride, then walking. Gross decided no...

Brady Scholars program grows in its second year

Lark Turner
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

Though only in its second year, the Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life is becoming an attraction for prospective Northwestern students."They come deliberately asking to be a part of it," said Program Director Laurie Zoloth. "One of our current scholars is someone who came to us on the fi...

Asian American Studies program celebrates 10 years of culture

Jessica Allen
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

On April 12, 1995, 17 Northwestern students began a 12-day hunger strike to demand an Asian American Studies Program. The eventual result of the strike - the Asian American Studies program - will celebrate its 10th anniversary Friday.After years of proposals and no results, on April 12, 1995 members o...

New Kellogg building to be constructed near Henry Crown Sports Pavilion

Andrew Scoggin
November 11, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

Posted Nov. 13, 5:25 p.m.Northwestern will construct the Kellogg School of Management's new building at the northeast corner of the Evanston campus, the University announced Wednesday.The Kellogg building, a new home for the school, will be located east of the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatic...

Bribery claim false says Medill TA, investigator

Christina Salter
November 10, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

The allegations of unethical practices made by witnesses in a court filing from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office are false, Sergio Serritella, a private investigator and teaching assistant for the Medill Innocence Project, wrote in a press release Wednesday.According to the Tuesday filing, t...

ASG votes ‘yes’ to Honor Roll electronic balloting

Claire Brown
November 10, 2009
Filed under Academic, Student Government

A bill passed at Wednesday's Associated Student Government meeting will make the selection process for the Faculty and Administration Honor Roll an electronic ballot. Prior to this year, honor roll members - faculty and administrators recognized for exceptional service to Northwestern undergraduates - ...

Panel kicks off new history discussion series

Leezia Dhalla
November 10, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

At a panel Tuesday, five Northwestern history professors said U.S. foreign policy and previous international conflicts have shaped the political problems facing Afghanistan today. The panel was part of the new "History Behind the Headlines" discussion series hosted by NU's History Department. Prof. Brodie Fi...

Not debatable: NU team has national draw

November 10, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

From the Northwestern Debate Society's success at tournaments this fall and its continued efforts to recruit top high school debaters, team coach Dan Fitzmier said the tradition of NU's debate excellence doesn't appear to be ending.NU debate won its first tournament of the year at Gonzaga University in Septem...

Swine flu vaccine to be available at Norris, Patten

Emilia Barrosse
November 10, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived), City

After three months, swine flu is still a major source of illness for students at Northwestern. Taking a step to battle the illness, NU Health Services will host free vaccination clinics at Norris University Center and Patten Gym from Nov. 17 to 19 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m."It's going to be a walk-in,...

Forum looks to foster human rights activism

Pam Carmasine
November 10, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

From the slums of Haiti to low-income neighborhoods in Chicago, a global human rights discussion held Wednesday night had a broad agenda.Led by the Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights as its first event of the year, "Human Rights 101," held at Swift Hall, 2029 Sheridan Road, featured ...

Panel encourages growth of green living, economy, jobs

Lizzie Rivard
November 10, 2009
Filed under Campus (Archived)

White collar, blue collar and now, "green collar."The emerging environmental job market and sustainable businesses were the focus of the "Alternative Energy and the American Worker" panel co-sponsored by Northwestern Community Development Corps and One Book One Northwestern on Wednesday night. Part of t...