The Daily Northwestern

Former Northwestern adjunct professor leaves after saying sexual harassment complaint inquiry was unfounded

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 27, 2016

Dave Linhardt never made it to teach the third meeting of his Principles of Entrepreneurship class. On Jan. 12 and Jan. 14 — only the second week of the quarter — Linhardt, who was an adjunct professor, sent two emails, obtained by The Daily, to his class that said he could not continue teaching at...

Northwestern has more than $15 million directly invested in oil, natural gas company

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 27, 2016

Northwestern owns more than $15 million worth of stock in Black Stone Minerals, one of the largest oil and gas mineral and royalty companies in the country, according to the University’s filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month. Chief Investment Officer Will McLean ...

Medill signs on to principles aimed at improving reporters’ safety

Medill signs on to principles aimed at improving reporters’ safety

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

January 26, 2016

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications has signed on to a set of standards to ensure safety for reporters with a particular focus on conflict areas. “Global Safety Principles and Practices,” was developed last February by A Culture of Safety Alliance, a coaliti...

New cafe to replace Fran’s during Willard renovations

New cafe to replace Fran’s during Willard renovations

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

January 26, 2016

With Willard Residential College closing for renovations next year, a new late-night cafe is set to launch at 1835 Hinman in the fall. Willard is relocating to 1835 Hinman as part of the Housing Master Plan, and plans for a Fran’s-like late-night cafe are still being decided, but students can expect to fi...

Northwestern to invest $480 million in Chicago improvement projects

Darby Hopper, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Northwestern will invest nearly $500 million in Chicago-centered improvement projects as part of an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office. Although this was the first time NU signed such an agreement with the city — called a memorandum of understanding — Jennifer Kunde, NU’s executive...