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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...

ASG continues push for credit requirements reduction

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

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

As the arrival of the new Weinberg dean approaches, ASG has issued a report calling on the school to reduce the number of credits students need to graduate, although it’s unclear whether the proposal has enough faculty suppo...

Students, Evanston residents revive effort to make Northwestern’s campus tobacco-free

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Students are renewing an effort to make Northwestern’s campus tobacco-free and will present a resolution to ASG next week on the issue. Associated Student Government previously rejected a proposal for a campus-wide ban in...