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Green initiative reaches out to national groups

Vasiliki Mitrakos

October 10, 2009


Filed under Campus (Archived)

With schools around the country making an effort to ‘green' their campuses, sustainability-oriented student groups and initiatives are becoming all the more difficult to distinguish. Yet the Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern, established by former University President He...

John Legend performs in Welsh-Ryan

Rebecca Olles

October 10, 2009


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus (Archived)

Screams erupted and flashing camera lights popped from every corner of Welsh-Ryan Arena on Friday night, not for the Northwestern basketball team, but for famed R&B artist John Legend.As part of inauguration week, the six-time Grammy Award winner performed for a crowd of about 4,000 members from the ...

NU event highlights Schapiro

Rebecca Olles

October 7, 2009


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A roll of quarters from Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, a supply of warm clothes from the Northwestern Alumni Association and a picture of the Rock from the Associated Student Government.University President Morton O. Schapiro received these items as part of a NU survival kit at the "Celebrate Northwest...

Schapiro warms to NU community at inauguration

Staff reports

October 7, 2009


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As former Northwestern President Henry Bienen placed the clanking and shining Chain of Office over Northwestern President Morton Schapiro's neck, NU's presidency was officially transferred."I'll wear this to breakfast, lunch, football games - this is mine!" Schapiro said, smiling.Along with Schapiro's ...

Friedman urges receiving ‘right education’ at inaugural lecture

Staff reports

October 7, 2009


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Pulitzer Prize-winner and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman addressed thousands of Northwestern community members as the guest speaker for the inauguration of his friend, President Morton O. Schapiro, on Friday afternoon.Friedman discussed three global trends in the Great Recession: economic, envi...

NU student blogged along seven-country itinerary

JuJu Kim

October 7, 2009


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This summer, Sam McAleese completed the trip of a lifetime."The world is entirely too big for its own good, in that there is such a wealth of experience waiting out there for anyone that has the opportunity (in my case, the blessing) to go explore it," McAleese wrote in his final blog post after vis...

Ski Trip information session builds interest

Catherine Zhang

October 7, 2009


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The Northwestern Ski and Snowboard Club announced Sept. 30 this year's winter Ski Trip will take place at Winter Park, Colo., from Dec. 12-18.The price for the trip is $399, down from last year's price of $450, and it includes slope-side lodging. Flights are not included, but food, lessons and enter...

Schapiro continues visibility effort on campus

Lauren Kelleher

October 7, 2009


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On move-in day for the class of 2013, University President Morton O. Schapiro wandered around campus in a shirt and tie, introducing himself to surprised students and their parents as "Morty."The tie, Schapiro's wife Mimi said, was to ensure that no one would ask him to move boxes.This sense of humor i...

One Book, One Chicago, one NU

Lilia Hargis

October 7, 2009


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This fall, Chicagoans are turning to a Northwestern professor's book to learn about the origins of the city they know and love.As part of the centennial celebration of Daniel Burnham's 1909 "Plan of Chicago," the Chicago Public Library chose NU Prof. Carl Smith's book, "The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Bu...

Williams, Duke allow more leniency with alcohol

Andrew Scoggin

October 6, 2009


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Kegs in Deering Field. Beer pong in the lounges of 1835 Hinman. Drunk intramural softball games.This is probably not what comes to mind when students think of Northwestern - the school does not actively endorse or encourage the drinking of alcoholic beverages on or near campus.But inevitably, for most student...

Senior spirit

October 6, 2009


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Seniors (from right to left) Kerry Shannon, Senior Week Chairman Dan Innamorati and Liz Letke roast marshmallows at the Lakefill on Wednesday night. The Class of 2010 held a bonfire to kick off the year's Senior Week events, which will culminate in June's week-long slate of activities for the graduating c...

NU box company to expand

Lynne Fort

October 6, 2009


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Economics major Li Jiang isn't just studying money; he's helping to rake it in.The Weinberg senior is one of the co-founders of Campus Solutions, a student-run storage company exclusive to Northwestern. Since its founding in 2007, when the company served 200 customers, its base has grown to nearly 80...