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Proposed electronic appropriate use policy proposal raises concerns over privacy

Proposed electronic appropriate use policy proposal raises concerns over privacy

Elizabeth Byrne, Campus Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern is in the process of reviewing a new electronic resources policy that, when put into effect, would more easily allow the University to access information transferred on NU networks or systems. The proposed policy, which is open to community review until Jan. 17, outlines the procedure and rights the University has to access “Electronic Resources.” The policy defines ...

Has the shutdown affected Northwestern’s federal research funding? Not yet

Has the shutdown affected Northwestern’s federal research funding? Not yet

Danny Vesurai, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Despite the government shutdown entering its 20th day, it has not yet impacted Northwestern’s federal research funding, said Jay Walsh, vice president for research. The partial government shutdown stemming over a debate about the funding of a wall on the southern border has stopped nonessential...

Report: University assets exceeded $15 billion last fiscal year

Report: University assets exceeded $15 billion last fiscal year

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern’s total financial assets exceeded $15 billion in the 2018 fiscal year even as administrators prepared for a forthcoming budget deficit, according to a report released by the University late December. The 2018 Financial Report, addressing the fiscal year from Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018, saw the University’s ...

From the Archives: War and Peace

From the Archives: War and Peace

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

January 9, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories, Video

In 1968, Eva Paterson (Weinberg ’71) became active in the anti-Vietnam War movement as a Northwestern student. Decades later, she looks back on historic anti-war demonstrations she took part in, her nationally-televised debate against the vice president of the United States and her experience as a...

Mother of Jordan Hankins claims Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority responsible for daughter’s death

Mother of Jordan Hankins claims Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority responsible for daughter’s death

Catherine Kim and Elizabeth Byrne

January 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Editor's note, 5:10 p.m.: Due to incorrect information provided by the Office of Student Conduct, a previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the Northwestern chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was suspended in May 2016. After the release of this article, the office updated its information to ...

Despite efforts to create more affordable housing, Evanston rent increases 2.3 percent

Despite efforts to create more affordable housing, Evanston rent increases 2.3 percent

Cassidy Wang, Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Though Evanston has strived to create more affordable housing, rents have increased 2.3 percent over the past year, according to a January 2019 report conducted by Apartment List. Between 2004 and 2013, Evanston lost 40 percent of its affordable housing units to high-priced developments, according to the report. Although City Council passed measures in 20...

SESP students face difficulties with practicums due to government shutdown

SESP students face difficulties with practicums due to government shutdown

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Academic, Campus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

As the partial U.S. government shutdown continues, some School of Education and Social Policy students are facing difficulties completing their mandatory practicums. These field work internships, which are required for SESP students, usually include positions at government agencies, but such options...

Taco Bell on Sherman Avenue closes its doors

Taco Bell on Sherman Avenue closes its doors

Sophia Scanlan, Reporter

January 8, 2019


Filed under City, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Students searching for a late-night snack won’t be able to grab an inexpensive burrito at Taco Bell on Sherman Avenue anymore, after the branch closed last month. City of Evanston economic development manager Paul Zalmezak said Taco Bell notified the local branch’s property manager that the corporation...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball For the first time this season, Northwestern found itself tied at the end of regulation on Tuesday. When a back-and-forth overtime left Michigan up by one point with just 12 seconds remaining, the Wildcats had one more chance to pull off their second-straight upset. ...

Almost a year later, a look back on how the budget deficit has impacted the University

Almost a year later, a look back on how the budget deficit has impacted the University

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Concern over additional cuts continues to loom over the University after spending on financial aid, high-profile faculty and new construction projects forced the University into a multimillion-dollar deficit. Since Provost Jonathan Holloway alerted Faculty Senate about a deficit in Jan. 2018, the administration has been tight-lipped on details about the severity of the budget cr...

Martinez: Diversity is not an empty promise

Martinez: Diversity is not an empty promise

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Opinion, Top Stories

It’s something opinion editors, and The Daily itself, have said, time and time again — we’re committed to doing better. That’s a statement marginalized people have heard since the beginning of time. Empty promises from teachers, friends, organizations and corporations, all promising a shiny,...

Northwestern is letting Kanazawa stay, and students are angry

Northwestern is letting Kanazawa stay, and students are angry

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Students are voicing their concerns about the impact of controversial visiting scholar Satoshi Kanazawa’s presence and research after Northwestern signaled it would not remove him from campus. Kanazawa — whose works bear titles such as “Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other...