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Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Ryan Field on graduation day

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 22, 2015


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti was discovered the day of commencement at Ryan Field, where Northwestern held its ceremony, marking the second incident at the University this month. Staff at Ryan Field found the graffiti, which included swastikas and one other Nazi symbol written in the dirt on the...

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty encourages graduates to embrace changing world

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty encourages graduates to embrace changing world

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 19, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Virginia Rometty, IBM chairwoman and CEO, spoke to graduates from the class of 2015 Friday morning about the “dawn of a new era” of technology and urged students to embark on work with a purpose. Sharing stories from her youth to her later career, Rometty imparted lessons of discovery and risk-tak...

Recent Northwestern grads to launch wine startup

Recent Northwestern grads to launch wine startup

Emily Chin, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2015


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

For once, millennials have a wine they can call their own. Two Northwestern graduating seniors started Motxo Wine Co., which produces red wine mixed with spiced cola, a drink originally popular among young people in the Basque region of Spain. “It’s a way to make wine fun, exciting, shareable...

In Last Lecture, SESP prof advises class of 2015 on quality intimate relationships

In Last Lecture, SESP prof advises class of 2015 on quality intimate relationships

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

June 18, 2015


Filed under Academic, Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Relationship satisfaction is the key to individual happiness, SESP Prof. Alexandra Solomon told a crowd of graduating seniors at The Cubby Bear, a Chicago sports bar, Wednesday night. Solomon, known for teaching the popular class “Marriage 101: Building Loving and Lasting Relationships,” was selected...

Average salary for recent Northwestern graduates rising, study says

Average salary for recent Northwestern graduates rising, study says

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 18, 2015


Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Career, Latest Stories

Last year’s graduates experienced a 5 percent growth in average salary compared to the previous class, according to a study from Northwestern Career Advancement. Participants from the class of 2014 who worked full time had an average salary of $52,156 six months after graduation, while the class of 2013 was t...