The Daily Northwestern

Evanston parents watch, discuss documentary about overstressed students

Alex Putterman, Reporter

October 10, 2012

Filed under City, Education

With education a hot-button issue in greater Chicago and throughout the country, and mantras like President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top ruling popular opinion, a group of Evanston residents gathered Wednesday to ponder the po...

NUcal: A guide to events happening on campus, in Evanston and Chicago this week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

October 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Odds & Ends, The Current

Monday, Oct. 8 What: A Conversation with Alan Krueger When: 4 to 5:15 p.m. Where: McCormick Auditorium Cost: Free, but students must register in advance. Alan Krueger, chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, will s...

Watters: Romney’s jobs negativity rubs the wrong way

Arabella Watters, Assistant Forum Editor

October 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report Friday, I felt an odd sense of conflict. I should have been ecstatic that the economy might finally be looking up. Contrary to some theories out there, numbers...

Letter to the Editor: New trade agreement could hurt U.S. companies

October 7, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Obama administration is currently negotiating another free trade agreement, which will increase the likelihood of awarding federal contracts to foreign companies located on the Pacific Rim. Countries in Southeast Asia will...

Alan Krueger to deliver on-campus address Monday

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Alan Krueger, President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser, will speak on campus next week. Northwestern announced this morning that Krueger will deliver the 2012 Institute for Policy Research’s Distinguished Policy Lecture at...