The Daily Northwestern

Alum Andrew Mason launches new transcription service startup

Allie Goulding, Assistant Campus Editor

February 20, 2018

When Andrew Mason founded Groupon, he said the goal was to get people out of their homes and away from their computer screens. “The thing that I always loved about working on Groupon was the idea that we were catalyzing people...

Wildcats dominate this year’s ‘100 Most Powerful Chicagoans’ list

Devan Coggan, Copy Chief

February 18, 2013

Chicago Magazine recently released its annual ranking of the "100 Most Powerful Chicagoans," and this year's list is looking positively purple. According to a University news release, almost 40 percent of those listed are connected...

New Illinois law prohibits employers from seeing applicants’ social networking sites

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

January 11, 2013

An Illinois law that went into effect Jan. 1 prohibits employers from asking for access to a job applicant’s social networking accounts. Gov. Pat Quinn signed the bill, which was sponsored by state Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago),...