The Daily Northwestern

Despite progress, HIV/AIDS still persistent in South Africa

Lark Turner

February 21, 2010


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Kerry Cullinan, a South African advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness, said during a speech at Annie May Swift Hall on Monday night that health care in South Africa was in critical condition."HIV/AIDS has attracted a lot of global attention and also quite a lot of resources," Cullinan said. "But people se...

C.A.S.E. mentors and markets NU student groups

Maria Lamagna

February 20, 2010


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A small group of Northwestern students is providing business advice to student groups on campus.Consultants Advising Student Enterprises was formed about two years ago and is currently made up of about 15 students. Group members take on a different campus organization as a project each quarter.The type of assistan...

Purple Haze, Undertones best in the midwest

Claire Brown

February 20, 2010


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Northwestern a cappella groups came away with top awards from the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella midwest regional quarterfinals in Ryan Family Auditorium Saturday night.Purple Haze and the Undertones, two of about 60 groups selected from a pool of hundreds to compete, took first and...

Great Room invites students to ‘build a great burger’

Abby Tracy

February 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

A burger loaded with American cheese, banana peppers, lettuce, tomato and fried onions could make some students say, "OMJ.""OMJ" is the winning burger for the month of February in The Great Room's "Build a Great Burger" contest. Throughout Winter Quarter, the dining venue is offering students the chanc...

NU athletic department ‘goes green’ at home basketball games

Abby Tracy

February 20, 2010


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Correction AppendedLast week basketball fans watched the Wildcats on the court and saw their fellow students attempt to make layups while holding recycling bins during stoppages of play.The timeout spectacle was one of several activities during the "Purple Goes Green" event at the men's and women's ba...

Basketball game strengthens camaraderie at Qatar campus

Lark Turner

February 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

With cheering fans, purple stands and a healthy rivalry, a women's basketball game at Northwestern University in Qatar is not so different from one in Evanston.NU-Q's women's basketball team beat Carnegie Mellon University in the school's first athletic victory and narrowly lost to Georgetown Universit...

NOM founders share love of food with fellow Northwestern students

Peter Larson

February 19, 2010


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Comida. Nourriture. Chakula.Every language has a different word for food, but one phrase translates to delicious in each: Om nom nom.The food club OmNOMnom was founded Winter Quarter by three Weinberg sophomores hoping to spread their love for food. Food is something many people are passionate about, s...

Beehive’ roof damage culminates in closing, inconvenience

Rebecca Olles

February 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

The Music Practice Building at 1823 Sherman Ave. was evacuated and closed Friday afternoon when a student reported damage to the roof.A fence and caution tape have been placed around the building, and construction workers were evaluating the building Sunday afternoon. The sidewalks along Sherman Avenue an...

Alumni Q&A: Alexander Lurie

Sarah Eberspacher

February 17, 2010


Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

After graduating from Northwestern, Alexander Lurie (WCAS and Communication '06) began a career in management consulting. When he discovered it wasn't the best fit, he entered the hospitality industry, a move that resulted in the creation of YouSwoop.com, a Web company that e-mails users daily about ...

I’ll Get Black to You: Rules of Engagement in Black Studies

Dan Hill

February 17, 2010


Filed under Academic

A series of black history month events put on by the African American Studies Department concludes with a presentation by Dr. Michelle M. Wright....

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl talks to ASG on town-gown issues

Lark Turner

February 16, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl attended the ASG Senate meeting Wednesday night to speak about town-gown relations and answer students' questions. Tisdahl said relations between the University and Evanston have improved significantly."There will be some conflict, but what I think is tremendous at this point is ...

ASG video: Living wage debate, Mayor Tisdahl

Zackery Ellis and Dan Hill

February 16, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

ASG passed a resolution to support a living wage for NU employees and Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl discussed relations with the university....