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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...

Evanston police arrest parolee with 500 grams of marijuana

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 29, 2013

Evanston police said they arrested a 36-year-old parolee Wednesday morning after investigators found 500 grams of marijuana in his house. Marcus R. Johnson, of the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue, faces two felony charges in connection with the drug bust. He was also charged with possession of firearm...

Evanston police charge 2 teens with burglaries

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 29, 2013

Evanston police said they arrested two teenagers this week in connection with four separate car burglaries. Officers responding to a burglary in the 1700 block of Keeney Street became aware of another burglary in the 2000 block of Washington Street, police said. They located Paul Downs, 18, and Marshawn...

Associated Student Government online guide services delayed

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 29, 2013

Associated Student Government will delay the release of "unofficial" online guides for Northwestern students and for study abroad. The two services were slated to launch at the end of this quarter. The student guide links users to underutilized services and provides little-known NU tips based on interviews...

Mayfest silent on headliner as Dillo Day nears

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 28, 2013

Mayfest wouldn't say Wednesday morning whether it has secured a headline act for Dillo Day. Mayfest has told The Daily it announces performers as soon as contracts are finalized, but the organization declined to comment Tuesday night on the status of contracts for Saturday's music festival. Mayfest...