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Medill faculty approve school’s name change

Sammy Caiola

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Medill faculty members voted earlier this month in favor of changing the name of the Medill School of Journalism to "The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications," professors confirmed last week. The change, approved by a 38-5 vote, will now be sent to the Board of Truste...

In focus: Inside the study abroad drinking culture

Patrick Svitek

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), In Focus

More than 700 Northwestern students studied abroad last year. They formed long-lasting bonds with host families. They enjoyed exceptional research opportunities. They fully immersed themselves in unique and diverse cultures. And they apparently drank, too. A lot. At least that's according to an October re...

PETA names Northwestern number one in vegan food offerings

Lark Turner

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals declared Northwestern "the most Vegan-Friendly College in the U.S." in the small-school category Friday. The winner was determined by an online bracket vote on PETA2.com, the organization's youth website. NU was chosen from 31 other colleges and unive...

NU-specific classified ad website launches Monday

Peter Larson

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Northwestern's newest online classifieds website, designed to revolutionize how things are bought and sold on campus, will premiere Monday, according to Hiro Kawashima, president of Dream Sure Group, LLC, the web development and marketing firm overseeing the site. NUBodega.com was born out of necess...

Urban Students Empowered program allows area high school students to explore Northwestern

Sammy Caiola

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

In an effort to encourage Chicago-area high school students to apply to college, approximately 360 members of the Urban Students Empowered program were brought to campus Friday for tours, student panels and performances. US Empowered is a program in Chicago public high schools which aims "to lead unde...

Students show off their beards for Relay for Life

Sherry Jiao

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

"Beards, they grow on you" read the screen in the center of the stage as five Northwestern students competed for the title of Mr. No Shave November on Friday. Some of Northwestern's burliest manly-men gathered for the fundraising pageant hosted by Relay for Life. The pageant raised a total of $4,191...

BREAKING: Former Medill Innocence Project students send open letter to Northwestern administration

Brian Rosenthal

November 19, 2010


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Fifteen former Medill Innocence Project students sent an open letter Sunday to several members of the Northwestern administration, urging them to "defend the courageous work" of the project and "relentlessly fight back" against Cook County prosecutors who have accused the students of illegal and in...

Updated: Former Innocence Project students call for Northwestern to fight

Brian Rosenthal

November 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Fifteen former Medill Innocence Project students sent an open letter Sunday to several members of the Northwestern administration, urging them to "defend the courageous work" of the project and "relentlessly fight back" against Cook County prosecutors who have accused the students of illegal and un...

Student choreographers to showcase their work

Claire Brown

November 16, 2010


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The Mobile Landscapes: Fall Dance Concert 2010 begins tonight and runs through Saturday in the Marjorie Ward Marshall Dance Center Ballroom. This three-day dance presentation features the work of eight Northwestern student choreographers. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for the general public.

Block Cinema to show film about architect

Claire Brown

November 16, 2010


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A film about John Lautner, a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, entitled "Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner," will play tonight at 7 p.m. in the Block Cinema. The 2008 film directed by Murray Grigor portrays the life, work and methods of the gifted architect, whose work provided memorable lo...

NU alumna finishes up month at the museum

Claire Brown

November 16, 2010


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After 30 days of living in the Museum of Science and Industry, NU alumna Kate McGroarty, Communication '08, will come back to the real world today. McGroarty kept herself very busy during her time in MSI. On day 28 alone, she observed chicks hatching, learned about the science of severe weather through i...

After hearing, future of Medill Innocence Project unclear

Brian Rosenthal

November 16, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

In the aftermath of prosecutors' announcing the first hard evidence that Medill Innocence Project students may have violated the law while investigating a murder case, students and faculty across Northwestern had one question on their minds: What does this mean for the future? What does it mean for ...