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Updated: Wiz Khalifa will headline Dillo Day, Mayfest announces day before festival

Updated: Wiz Khalifa will headline Dillo Day, Mayfest announces day before festival

Marshall Cohen and Cat Zakrzewski

May 31, 2013

Rapper Wiz Khalifa will headline Dillo Day, Mayfest announced this afternoon, just one day before he is scheduled to take the stage. The Residence Hall Association is co-sponsoring the performance. Khalifa, a Pittsburgh native who often raps about his affinity for marijuana, is known for hits including...

Kellogg students’ parking hits snag with Dillo Day

Lydia Ramsey, Copy Chief

May 30, 2013

For Kellogg Executive MBA students, Saturday will just be another class day regardless of what is happening on the Lakefill. Originally, administrators at the Kellogg School of Management were concerned these students would not have a place to park when they headed to classes as their undergraduate...

Updated: Chicago man charged with murder in 1992 slaying of Evanston woman

Updated: Chicago man charged with murder in 1992 slaying of Evanston woman

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 30, 2013

A Chicago man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in connection with the slaying of an Evanston woman that went unsolved for more than two decades. Jimmie Dunlap, 43, was linked to the fatal stabbing of Deeondra Dawson, 25, after new DNA testing identified him as a suspect, police said. P...

Northwestern approves 3 new positions for Counseling and Psychological Services

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 29, 2013

After repeated calls for improved mental health services on campus, Student Affairs has approved the funding of three additional therapists for Counseling and Psychological Services next academic year. The Undergraduate Budget Priorities Committee announced the additional funding in an email to all...

Northwestern apologizes after leaked emails show admissions official mocking counselors, parents

Northwestern apologizes after leaked emails show admissions official mocking counselors, parents

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 29, 2013

The University apologized this morning for a fake internal database that mocked parents and guidance counselors of Northwestern applicants. Screenshots of the phony classification system and email correspondence about it were posted earlier this week on admissions message board College Confidential. The i...