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Booker checks politics at door for on-campus address

Booker checks politics at door for on-campus address

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor
October 24
Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Photo Gallery, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Top Stories

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker urged Northwestern students Tuesday night to embrace the "conspiracy of love," offering a nonpartisan respite from one of the most politically charged times of the year. "We are here because of the fortitude, fierceness and faith of the people who came before us,...

Northwestern Political Union debates affirmative action in college admissions

Northwestern Political Union debates affirmative action in college admissions

Meghan Morris, Reporter
October 22
Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

As the Supreme Court evaluates the constitutionality of affirmative action, the Northwestern Political Union met Monday night to debate race-based affirmative action policies for college admissions. A student moderator led three student debaters and about 60 audience members for the 90-minute session...

Dance Marathon adds more committee positions after applications spike

Dance Marathon adds more committee positions after applications spike

Stephanie Yang, Reporter
October 21
Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

After receiving a record number of applications, Northwestern’s Dance Marathon committees have restructured to increase efficiency and include as many students as possible. This year, DM committees accepted 336 students, said DM co-chair Matt Larsen. Larsen said the size of the DM committees ha...

Northwestern Homecoming hosts first-ever charity paint fight

Northwestern Homecoming hosts first-ever charity paint fight

Stephanie Haines, Reporter
October 21
Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

Gusts of powdered color exploded in the air as nearly 100 Northwestern students engaged in Northwestern Homecoming's first-ever charity paint fight, The Color ROAR, on Sunday. Primal drums rumbled as the rhythm and dance group Boomshaka counted down for the fight to start on Lakefront Field. The ...

Football: Wildcats bungle late 12-point lead against Cornhuskers

Football: Wildcats bungle late 12-point lead against Cornhuskers

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor
October 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern’s loss to Nebraska was the movie remake nobody wanted. In shockingly similar fashion to their first loss of the season — as well as losses last year to Illinois, Michigan and Penn State — the Wildcats blew a substantial lead Saturday. This time, they fumbled a 12-point cushion in...