The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: A thank you from the Evanston Community Foundation

Sara Schastok

April 3, 2014

As the quarter gets underway, the Evanston Community Foundation wants to extend our appreciation to every dancer, committee member and executive board member on a hugely successful 40th anniversary Dance Marathon.  We want you to know that the community of Evanston greatly appreciates and applauds your...

Northwestern, consortium terminate online course-for-credit program

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 3, 2014

One year after Northwestern rolled out its first foray into online courses for credit, the University and its partner schools terminated the Semester Online pilot program, provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday. “While we have found a high level of satisfaction among faculty teaching these courses...

Police arrest man in west Evanston drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 3, 2014

An Evanston man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a drug bust on the city's west side that totaled almost $10,000, police said. The Evanston Police Department's Special Operations Group found 12 grams of cocaine, 2.5 grams of marijuana and $9,781 after executing a search warrant at the home...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti to speak at commencement

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 3, 2014

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will give the main address at the 2014 commencement ceremony. Muti will also be one of five individuals to receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, which will be held on June 20 at Ryan Field. Stevie Wonder, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter,...

Iowa senator’s request revives controversy over medical device used at Northwestern

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 2, 2014

A U.S. senator is analyzing new documents he requested from Northwestern related to a 2008 controversy over a medical device patients alleged was used before it was cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, a spokeswoman told The Daily on Wednesday. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the top Republican...