The Daily Northwestern

New scholarship to aid community college transfers

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

A new scholarship will offer up to $50,000 in financial aid to City Colleges of Chicago students admitted as transfers to Northwestern, University President Morton Schapiro and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday. ...

University Police officers to re-file discrimination claims against Northwestern for disciplinary action

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

March 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Two current University Police officers and one former officer will re-file claims they were improperly disciplined over alleged inappropriate comments about LGBT people, a lawyer involved with the case said Monday. The two UP...

Civil liberties group names Northwestern one of the 10 worst schools for free speech

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern was named one of the 10 worst schools for free speech in a ranking released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. This is NU’s first year on the annual list, which Peter Bonilla, direct...

NU’s alert system draws positive reviews from administrators

Christine Farolan, Spectrum Editor

February 7, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Students who woke up Tuesday to an email alert from the University about a break-in at an off-campus apartment were seeing the efforts of Northwestern’s alert system, a multi-platform warning system University officials call upon in case of ...

University Police lieutenant on administrative leave following child pornography charges

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 5, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A Northwestern police lieutenant is on administrative leave following child pornography charges, University officials said Wednesday. Ronald Godby, 53, was charged with manufacturing and possession of child pornography, court...

Former Northwestern adjunct professor leaves after saying sexual harassment complaint inquiry was unfounded

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Dave Linhardt never made it to teach the third meeting of his Principles of Entrepreneurship class. On Jan. 12 and Jan. 14 — only the second week of the quarter — Linhardt, who was an adjunct professor, sent two emails,...