The Daily Northwestern

ASG-backed petition on student loans to be delivered to Congress

Sophia Bollag, Summer Reporter

June 19, 2013

Associated Student Government president Ani Ajith is among more than 100 student body presidents who have signed a petition against a looming increase of student loan interest rates to be presented to Congress on Thursday. At its final meeting earlier this month, ASG Senate passed emergency legislation pledging...

‘Midwestern craft tavern’ Farmhouse gets Evanston opening date

‘Midwestern craft tavern’ Farmhouse gets Evanston opening date

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2013

Farmhouse, a self-described "Midwestern craft tavern," is opening its doors in Evanston on July 1, general manager Aaron Steingold said Wednesday. The Chicago bar and restaurant, which specializes in Midwestern craft beers and locally grown ingredients, will move into its second location at 703 Church...

Updated: NU-Q study shows divisions over Web freedom in Middle East, North Africa

Updated: NU-Q study shows divisions over Web freedom in Middle East, North Africa

Maddie Elkins, Summer Reporter

June 19, 2013

Northwestern University in Qatar on Tuesday released the preliminary results of a four-month survey on media usage in the Middle East and North Africa, revealing tensions between those who want more freedom on the Internet and those who want to see it more regulated. The findings show a range of public...

Mumps case confirmed on Evanston campus

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 19, 2013

Someone on the Evanston campus has been diagnosed with a laboratory-confirmed case of mumps, according to the Northwestern University Health Service. The announcement came a day after the Evanston Health Department said it had received a report from the Illinois Department of Public Health of a laboratory-confirmed...

Finals cancellation may have affected hundreds of students

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

June 18, 2013

Wednesday’s final exam cancellations due to inclement weather may have affected many as 800 students on the Evanston campus, according to the Northwestern Office of the Registrar. University registrar Jaci Casazza said finals have not been called off during Spring Quarter in her nearly 10 years...