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Schapiro addresses Jeff Sessions protest, praises University response at Family Weekend event

Schapiro addresses Jeff Sessions protest, praises University response at Family Weekend event

Yunkyo Kim, Reporter

November 8, 2019

University President Morton Schapiro on Friday praised the University’s response to former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' speech on campus, while at the same time questioning Northwestern University College Republicans’ decision to host him in the first place. Speaking to a crowd of parents,...

Rapid Recap: Merrimack 71, Northwestern 61

Rapid Recap: Merrimack 71, Northwestern 61

Peter Warren, Print Managing Editor

November 8, 2019

Men's Basketball There is a new member of the Underdog Hall of Fame. Playing in only it’s second game as a Division I program, Merrimack pulled off one of the biggest upsets in years, defeating Northwestern 71-61 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. After pulling off the upset, the Warriors (1-1) were all ...

Food poisoning, the end of a dynasty and the 1959 Northwestern-Oklahoma football game

Food poisoning, the end of a dynasty and the 1959 Northwestern-Oklahoma football game

Peter Warren, Print Managing Editor

November 8, 2019

Football It was the biggest game of the 1959 college football season’s opening weekend. No. 2 Oklahoma — a national powerhouse that had lost just two games over the previous five seasons — was traveling north to Evanston to face off against No. 10 Northwestern, and NBC was broadcasting the gam...

SESP pilot program to give work-study students stipend during practicum

SESP pilot program to give work-study students stipend during practicum

Neya Thanikachalam, Assistant Campus Editor

November 8, 2019

In response to student recommendations, the School of Education and Social Policy is piloting the Undergraduate Practicum and Student Teaching Support Fund program to provide a stipend for students who are part of a federal work study program during their SESP practicum. The SESP practicum is an off-campus,...