The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern falls slightly in U.S. News rankings

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 9, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has dropped in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings for the first time in seven years, moving from 12th to 13th on the list of best universities in the country.NU held its No. 12 spot from 2008 to 201...

Northwestern sues ex-employee for copyright infringement on Leopold-Loeb book

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 25, 2014

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Northwestern has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a former employee whom the University commissioned to write a book about the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial. According to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District...

University Police officers claim discrimination, denial of due process in complaints

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 1, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

Two University Police officers are accusing Northwestern of discrimination based on their race and sexual orientation, claiming they had no chance to fight an allegation of sexual harassment and are now in danger of losing th...

Northwestern police officer alleges sexual harassment, gender discrimination in federal lawsuit

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

March 28, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, City, Latest Stories

A University Police officer is suing Northwestern for sexual harassment and gender discrimination, claiming the University Police Department assigned her to an unfavorable shift when she returned from maternity leave, among other...

Microwave malfunction starts minor fire in Tech

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 17, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

Technological Institute was evacuated Monday afternoon after a fire broke out on the second floor of the building. University spokesman Bob Rowley said students and faculty vacated the building at 2:37 p.m. after several fire...

Man brings substance claimed to be cyanide to Searle

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

February 14, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Science & Technology

Someone connected to the University brought three vials of what he claimed was cyanide to Northwestern University Health Service on Thursday afternoon, causing part of the building to be quarantined and drawing emergency responders t...

Northwestern to remain open Monday; CPS, ETHS, D65 schools all closed

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 26, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Despite subzero temperatures, Northwestern will remain open Monday, University officials told The Daily. High temperatures in Cook County on Monday are expected to range between 2 and minus 6 degrees, but with gusts of up...