The Daily Northwestern

Free laundry to end Monday, new system in place

Lark Turner

April 21, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

On-campus residents will no longer have access to free laundry beginning Monday morning, according to an e-mail sent Friday by Ryan Reinhart, assistant director for University Residential Life."As previously stated, thank you for your patience as the laundry card reader issues got resolved," Reinhart ...

Alumni Q&A: Alumnus offers tips on ‘Mastering the Audition’

Sarah Eberspacher

April 21, 2010


Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

John Marshall Jones (Communication '84) came sweeping into Louis Hall on Tuesday night for a program sponsored by Kappa Alpha Psi, the African-American Theater Ensemble and Northwestern University Women Filmmakers Alliance. Upon meeting one member of the fraternity, the actor broke into a smile and sa...

NCDC’s ArtsFest fosters community collaboration via canvas

Annie Chang

April 21, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Everyone had the chance to be a showcased artist this week, thanks to the "interactive canvases" that were part of ArtsFest 2010. Blank canvases, paints and brushes were placed at several Evanston and Northwestern campus locations, including Blick Art Materials, Boocoo, Norris University Center and the T...

Cousteau urges stewardship of oceans on Earth Day

Lark Turner and Lark Turner

April 21, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Environmental activist Jean-Michel Cousteau said there are two questions he is often asked: first, if his father, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, was skinny because of water pressure (he wasn't); and second, if he enjoys swimming in an ocean full of sea creatures' excrement."Yes, sorry," he said to an audien...

Study participants cash in on research work

Sarah Freishtat

April 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

For students like Kelsey Stokes, participating in campus research studies can add up.The Medill freshman said she has participated in a total of 55 studies through both the Kellogg School of Management and the psychology department since September 2009, earning a total of $666. Stokes is among many No...

Mt. Trashmore puts waste on display

Madelyn Herzog

April 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

From a distance, the 8-foot tall pile of trash outside Lunt Hall on Thursday looked like the result of a garbage truck explosion.This symbolic heap was Northwestern's third annual "Mt. Trashmore," the centerpiece of an Earth Day event created by several student environmental groups to educate students ...

Campus events promote sustainability

Jessica Allen

April 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

A little more than 40 years ago, a group of environmentally conscious Northwestern community members came together to plan a year of advocacy and host one of the most well-attended events ever held at the school.On Jan. 23, 1970, an estimated 10,000 people flooded the Technological Institute for "Proj...

Elected ASG officers sworn in, WildCARD legislation passes

Lilia Hargis

April 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

The newly elected Associated Student Government president, vice president, academic vice president and student life vice president were sworn into their new offices at Wednesday night's ASG Senate meeting.The new officers placed their right hands on a copy of "Robert's Rules of Order" as they were swor...

Former Ugandan child soldier tells his story at event

Lauren Mogannam

April 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

It was a normal night for Boni and his family in northern Uganda until he was abducted by Lord's Resistance Army and taken to the "bush" to be trained as a child soldier."People have been killed in front of me," the 19-year-old said while sharing the story of his internment as a soldier with Northwest...

Spectrum Theatre’s ‘pupPet Sounds’ provides laughs on 4/20

Jessica Allen

April 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

About 80 people showed up for the second performance of Spectrum Theatre Company's "pupPet Sounds­-A Celebratory 4/20 Puppet Show" on Tuesday night."I wouldn't mind seeing it become a tradition, a 4/20 tradition," said Communication sophomore Ben Gojer, creator of the show. "It's a good time to g...

Breaking down Counseling and Psychological Services at Northwestern

Lark Turner

April 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

When Meggie Gallina called Counseling and Psychological Services for help during her freshman year, she didn't expect to wait more than a month for an appointment.A receptionist answered the phone and scheduled a phone call for later in the day to assess her. Someone on staff said she could either wa...

Jazz players in Norris promote Northwestern’s Music Marathon

Maria LaMagna

April 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

The jazz musicians who played at Starbucks in Norris University Center on Tuesday night-for the second time in two weeks-weren't just public performance art. The students have been publicizing Northwestern's jazz program and promoting Music Marathon, which will take place April 30.The four-night series be...