Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Financial aid refunds now available before start of academic year

Mariana Alfaro, Development and Recruitment Editor

September 25, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

Students receiving financial aid can now receive a cash advance from their financial aid packages before classes begin in an effort by the University’s Financial Aid Office to ease the transition between the end of the summer and the beg...

Northwestern adds two students to academics task force

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 11, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

The University will add two students to a task force examining undergraduate academics after students lobbied for more representation on the task force, Associated Student Government announced today. ASG President Noah Star...

ASG to train student group leaders on accessibility, inclusion

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

June 5, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Associated Student Government leaders announced Wednesday plans to train student group leaders on issues of accessibility and inclusion. During the last Senate session of the year, SESP sophomore Matt Herndon, ASG’s vice...

Despite petition, Linzer unlikely to add more students to task force

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

Provost Daniel Linzer showed no support for a petition that asks him to put four more students on a task force examining undergraduate academic experience in an interview with The Daily on Friday. Linzer told The Daily that...

African American Studies Prof. Barnor Hesse withdraws from Last Lecture voting

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

May 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

African American Studies Prof. Barnor Hesse withdrew himself Thursday morning from consideration to give the Last Lecture to the class of 2015, calling his biography on the ballot “demeaning and insulting.” In an email...

New ride-sharing app connects students traveling to same destination

Kimberly Go, Reporter

May 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology, Student Government

CabEasy, a ride-sharing app that recently launched at Northwestern, hopes to lower transportation costs for students by connecting them with other members of the university community going to the same destination. The smartphone...