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A new kind of housing: Residential Community to be tested at Elder

Lauren Mogannam

February 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Groundbreaking multi-million dollar renovations to join Elder Hall and Hinman-Lincoln Hall will create the first Northwestern residential community next fall.Construction will begin Spring Quarter, said William Banis, vice president for student affairs."We are looking to establish a pilot program an...

Dittmar exhibit featuring lifeless composers closes

Roshan Nebhrajani

February 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

For the last day, the propped-open double doors of the Dittmar Memorial Gallery invited students to visit the unassuming display of history and culture tucked behind the Starbucks in Norris University Center.Dittmar's "Beethoven, Bach and the Composers Sleeping in the Coffin" exhibit, created by Holoca...

NU-Q begins to search for new dean of students

Lark Turner

February 7, 2010


Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

As Northwestern in Qatar accepts applications for its third freshman class, the search has begun for a new dean of students for fall 2011. The current dean, John Margolis, agreed to a three-year appointment when he took the position. A former associate provost for faculty, he has been dean of NU-Q s...

Kellogg group picks which Super Bowl ads made the grade

Lauren Mogannam

February 6, 2010


Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

The Allen Center, which was filled with idle chatter for every play of Super Bowl XLIV, instantly fell silent the second commercials started airing.While most viewers of Sunday's game tuned in to watch the New Orleans Saints win over the Indianapolis Colts, two Kellogg School of Management professor...

Green Cup gives Greek houses a chance to engage

Kris Anne Bonifacio

February 6, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Fraternity and sorority houses are cutting down and saving up this month as part of their inaugural Greek Green Cup. The competition is run separately from Green Cup, organized by Students for Ecological and Environmental Development, but the two groups will co-host the same events throughout the month...

Vaginas take center stage in weekend play

Lark Turner

February 6, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

"My vagina's furious, and it needs to talk," said Weinberg freshman Candace Mittel, an actress in Northwestern's annual performance of "The Vagina Monologues" at the McCormick Tribune Center this weekend.The play, which was performed Friday and Saturday, was the culmination of a week-long campaign to raise ...

A&O Winter Speaker Tracy Morgan delights, shocks

Sarah Eberspacher

February 5, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Former President George W.Bush. Michael Jackson. Haiti. Chicago's West Side. No one and no place escaped the barbs of Tracy Morgan Saturday night.The actor and comedian kept the raunchy jokes rolling for an hour and a half at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall during his stand-up performance as A&O Productio...

Northwestern students, professors benefit from summer research assistant program

Claire Brown

February 3, 2010


Filed under Academic, Campus (Archived)

As students begin to fret over summer plans and search for a résumé boost, the perfect opportunity might be closer than they think.The Institute for Policy Research's Summer Undergraduate Research Assistants Program has been connecting undergraduates with summer research positions since 199...

ASG moves Arts Alliance from A-status to B-status

Lilia Hargis

February 3, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Arts Alliance was demoted from an A-status to B-status student group following this year's Student Appropriations Finance Committee review process.About 30 members of the Student Theatre Coalition lined the back wall of Wednesday night's Associated Student Government Senate meeting to contest the decis...

Q&A: Northwestern alumnus John Gill Super Bowl-bound with Colts

Brian Chappatta

February 3, 2010


Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Former Northwestern defensive lineman John Gill (Communication '09) has already reached the pinnacle of his profession less than a year after donning his cap and gown.Now a member of the Indianapolis Colts, the NFL rookie is preparing for a game most players never get a chance to play-the Super Bowl. Gil...