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Upscale dorms not in NU’s near future

Lizzie Rivard

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

At some colleges, the equivalent of The Park Evanston, the luxurious high-rise apartment complex on Chicago Avenue, is actually an on-campus housing option.Though many traditionally consider cramped quarters and defunct washing machines as an integral part of the college dorm experience, some students ...

BusinessWeek recognizes two NU degree programs

Olivia Wainhouse

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Northwestern is the only institution worldwide with two degree programs included in BusinessWeek's recently released list of "World's Best Design Programs."Both the MMM program, a joint two-year degree from the Kellogg School of Management and McCormick School of Engineering, and McCormick's Master's ...

New Music Collective aims to shock, entertain

Pamela Carmasine

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Two years ago, three music composition majors founded a new group on campus with the goal of redesigning the traditional "play, bow, clap, repeat" format of most music performances.The New Music Collective performs all-original compositions that co-founder Gaspard Le Dem said are an "alternative to what B...

Wildcat Express extends hours, menu options for delivery

Olivia Wainhouse

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived), Local

Students craving Burger King, Jamba Juice and Panera simultaneously can once again use the student-run company, Wildcat Express Delivery.Wildcat Express Delivery, the only student-run company at Northwestern that delivers food from restaurants in Evanston to students, has returned for its second year.The ...

CTEC, CAESAR could be replaced

Claire Brown

October 11, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Since early September the Associated Student Government has been at work discussing the possibility of introducing CourseRank, a program similar to Northwestern's CTEC and CAESAR systems, to either take the place of or work with the existing programs.Former ASG President Neal Sales-Griffin, SESP '09,...

Friedman talks energy, green innovation

Jonah Newman

October 10, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman advocated for "speed, scope and scale" in energy innovation during a panel Friday at Northwestern. The panel was one of two academic symposia honoring the inauguration of NU's new University President Morton O. Schapiro.Friedman took the stage in the Henry Cro...

A new chapter’

Emily Glazer and Matt Spector

October 10, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

As former University President Henry Bienen placed the clanking and shining chain of office over University President Morton O. Schapiro's neck, Northwestern's presidency was officially transferred."I'll wear this to breakfast, lunch, football games - this is mine!" Schapiro said, smiling.Along with Scha...

Tech Talk: the latest in NU research

October 10, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived), Science & Technology

Olive oil linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's in Feinberg School studyAccording to a new study from Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine, there may be another reason to love extra-virgin olive oil besides the fact that it promotes good heart health - olive oil may play a role in preventing Alzhe...

Q&A with John Legend

Rebecca Olles

October 10, 2009


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus (Archived)

Daily: What were you like in college?Legend: I was more shy than I am now. I got there really young. I was 16, and I had just come from Springfield, Ohio which was a small town. I was younger than everybody so it took me a while to get acclimated, but I think music was the thing that always connected ...

Panelists discuss economics of higher education

Emilia Barrosse

October 10, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

A relaxed group of economists and academics sat in front of a crowd of more than 200 people in the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion on Friday and discussed the role and effects of the economy on higher education. Kicking off the inaugural celebration, the 90-minute symposium was moderated by University Pr...

Green initiative reaches out to national groups

Vasiliki Mitrakos

October 10, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

With schools around the country making an effort to ‘green' their campuses, sustainability-oriented student groups and initiatives are becoming all the more difficult to distinguish. Yet the Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern, established by former University President He...

John Legend performs in Welsh-Ryan

Rebecca Olles

October 10, 2009


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus (Archived)

Screams erupted and flashing camera lights popped from every corner of Welsh-Ryan Arena on Friday night, not for the Northwestern basketball team, but for famed R&B artist John Legend.As part of inauguration week, the six-time Grammy Award winner performed for a crowd of about 4,000 members from the ...