The Daily Northwestern

Bike sharing service offers university discounts

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 6, 2014

Students from Northwestern and five other area colleges will now be able to use bike sharing service Divvy for a reduced price. The newly created Student Membership program will make a yearlong membership available to students for $55, a $20 discount from the standard fee, according to a news releas...

Big Sean to headline A&O Blowout concert

Big Sean to headline A&O Blowout concert

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

October 6, 2014

Hip-hop rapper Big Sean will be the main act for Friday’s Blowout concert, A&O Productions announced Monday. Last week, A&O hinted at the headliner through a silhouette photo released on Facebook. The opening act for the concert will be announced this week. “He’s very high energy, people really know his music, he has a bunch of top hits,” said Communication s...

Five arrested in connection with shooting death of Skokie high school student

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 5, 2014

Update, 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 A fifth person was arrested Monday morning in connection with the shooting of two 17-year-old Skokie residents on Sept. 28., police said. ​Four other men were arrested Sunday and charged with the first degree murder of Maxwell Gadau, 17, and with the attempted murder...

Northwestern to evaluate drug abuse prevention efforts

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

October 5, 2014

Northwestern will evaluate its substance abuse prevention efforts as part of its involvement with a newly rebranded mental health initiative, Counseling and Psychological Services executive director John Dunkle said. The Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program on Wednesday released an official...

McCormick sophomore develops mobile app to lock phone intelligently

Yunita Ong, Reporter

October 5, 2014

McCormick sophomore William Xiao has earned kudos from the online technology community for developing an Android mobile application that intelligently locks and unlocks the user’s phone using sensor data. Named Pocket Lock, the application uses sensor data to keep the user’s phone locked until ...