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Campus Kitchens brings Thanksgiving dinner to hundreds of Evanston residents

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

While many Northwestern students cram for the exams professors are squeezing in before the holiday, one group is preparing to feed hundreds this Thanksgiving. Campus Kitchens volunteers, who recover leftover food from the dining...

SEED to bring Erin Brockovich to campus

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

November 12, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Erin Brockovich, environmental activist and consumer advocate, will speak on campus Wednesday. Instrumental in revealing that Pacific Gas & Electric Company had been poisoning the groundwater supply of the town of Hink...

QFest to highlight LGBTQ issues for Northwestern community

Flora Sun, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

QFest, a new queer theater festival, is coming to Northwestern in Spring Quarter 2013. Initiated by Communication junior Lindsay Amer and Communication senior Jacob Devine, QFest will feature student-created plays that focus...

Student group creates clay bones to raise awareness of genocide

Edward Cox, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Students from Arts in the Community model clay skulls, rib bones and collar bones as part of the One Million Bones project, a nationwide program designed to raise awareness about modern-day genocide. Each bone created represents...

Women’s networking group seeks to expand brand on campus

McKenzie Maxson, Reporter

November 7, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

With an increase in membership from last year, Northwestern’s chapter of 85 Broads, the global networking group for women, is now expanding efforts to promote its brand on campus. NU’s chapter currently has a total of 149...

John Cage festival highlights goals of Institute for New Music

Connor Samuelson, Reporter

November 6, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus, Student Groups

To inaugurate the newly established Institute for New Music, Northwestern's Bienen School of Music is hosting a festival this month featuring the work of contemporary composer John Cage. The John Cage Festival, running Nov....

Student groups encourage voting, host watch parties

Stephanie Haines, Reporter

November 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Student Groups

Northwestern groups are encouraging students to vote until the polls close this Election Day. Patten Gymnasium and Parkes Hall will serve as the two on-campus polling locations. Election judges from the Cook County Cler...