The Daily Northwestern

Greek councils come together for Northwestern’s Greek Week events

Sammy Caiola

October 1, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

A five-day series of athletic and service events for fraternities and sororities began Sunday and will run through Friday. "Greek Week" aims to unify Northwestern's Greek community. Featured events this year include a basketball tournament, Greek god and goddess competition, stroll competition, top...

Construction to temporarily shift pedestrian route across Sheridan

Brian Rosenthal

September 29, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

Starting Friday, many students will temporarily not be able to take their normal route to class across Sheridan Road due to construction on the street, Northwestern officials said Thursday afternoon. The east-west crosswalk across Sheridan Road at the intersection where the road meets Chicago Avenue - ...

Northwestern students get help on the job hunt

Jennifer Suh

September 29, 2010


Filed under Lifestyle

Northwestern seniors took advantage of plenty of job search workshops, events and advice over the last ten days during University Career Services' "Backpack to Briefcase" series. After sponsoring a successful event, "InterNU," last spring, Career Services and Associated Student Government teamed up...

SHIFT turns the Rock into a canvas

Lark Turner and Lark Turner

September 29, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

Comments about Sarah Palin, Zeus and Darth Vader decorated the Rock on Thursday after members of Secular Humanists for Inquiry and FreeThought painted it white in honor of International Blasphemy Rights Day and invited students to write on it. Quotes from the Bible and an image of a "dead zombie Je...

NUHCR’s first lecture of the series “Why does it matter, NU?”

September 29, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

Kathy Kelly and Mohamed Abdel-Magid, of the Chicago-based campaign Voices for Creative Nonviolence, will be the first to respond to the Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights' fall series "Why does it matter, NU?" Sunday from 4-6 p.m. in the McCormick Auditorium. The lecture is titled "B...

FBI director gives address at Kellogg

Lark Turner

September 28, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation visited Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management on Thursday to speak about the changes the agency has undergone since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Robert S. Mueller III, who became director one week before the attacks, gave a lecture...

Construction to temporarily shift pedestrian route across Sheridan Road

The Daily Northwestern

September 28, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

Starting Friday, many students will temporarily not be able to take their normal route to class across Sheridan Road due to construction on the street, Northwestern officials said Thursday afternoon. The east-west crosswalk across Sheridan Road at the intersection where the road meets Chicago Avenue - ...

Northwestern students establish online magazine for female students

Safiya Merchant

September 26, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

Northwestern's family of student publications has a new sister. Her Campus, a national online magazine dedicated to college-age women, is launching its NU branch today. The website provides a place for women to find and give advice on issues such as love, sex, career development and confidence, said Step...

MARS hopes to educate Northwestern men about rape, assault

Jon Ayala

September 25, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

The voices speaking out against sexual violence at Northwestern have recently become a bit deeper. Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault, a student group founded last spring and launching this fall, educates men at the University as to what exactly constitutes sexual assault and reiterates to the large...

Sustainable hall earns gold marks

Christina Walker

September 22, 2010


Filed under Lifestyle

Silverman Hall's sunny atmosphere was all part of a plan. The building opened in the winter of 2009, but even before a shovel hit the ground, Silverman's developers always envisioned an environmentally-friendly design. They built a bridge lined with glass walls to act as a main artery of Northwestern'...

TI announces eight mainstage shows

Lauren Kelleher

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

In celebration of its 30-year anniversary, NU's Theatre and Interpretation Center has announced the 2010-11 Mainstage Season, which will begin with "Tartuffe" on Oct. 22. The rest of this year's lineup, which runs through mid-May, includes "The Secret Garden," "Spinning into Butter," "Peribanez," "D...

A&O will show flick in McCormick

Lauren Kelleher

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

A&O Productions will show Iron Man 2 at 7 and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at McCormick Auditorium in the Norris University Center. The sequel to "Iron Man" stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Scarlett Johannson. The Friday 7 p.m. showing is free. All other showings are $3. - laurenkellehe...