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Letter to the Editor: Does NU have a housing problem?

Dick Reif

September 28, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When I attended Medill from 1962-64 B.C. (Before Computers), graduate students' biggest gripe was Northwestern's total lack of housing for us. We were at the mercy of Evanston landlords who charged whatever the market would bear ...

Letter to the Editor: NU’s unsustainable parking projects

Dick Reif

June 9, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Why does a university that champions sustainability conduct projects that threaten the environment? Here are some examples: The Chicago Tribune reported that Northwestern seeks a multi-year lease for 100 parking spaces in an Evanston garage at 525 Church St. This request comes just over a...

Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins signs undisclosed contract extension

Max Gelman, Assistant Sports Editor

May 26, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Coach Chris Collins has agreed to a contract extension after his end-of-year meeting with athletic director Jim Phillips. The Chicago Tribune broke the news around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning and the team con...

Evanston day care kitchens checked quarterly, officials say

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Officials said Monday that kitchens in Evanston day care facilities are checked quarterly after the Chicago Tribune reported Chicago health inspectors failed to check hundreds of day care centers that serve food in 2014. In a May 15 article, the Chicago Tribune said ...

Northwestern alumni win Pulitzers

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern alumni were part of reporting teams that won the highest award in journalism Monday. Rebecca Kimitch (Weinberg ‘98) won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting and a Seattle Times team that included Brian Rosenthal (Medill ‘11) won the Pulitzer for breaking ne...

Northwestern collaborating with UChicago on bid for Obama presidential library

Shane McKeon and Emily Chin

January 7, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The University of Chicago hopes to add potential collaboration with 17 Chicago-area schools, including Northwestern, to its bid for the Obama Presidential Library. University spokesman Al Cubbage said UChicago reached o...

Acosta: Technology has deteriorated human connections

Pedro Acosta, Columnist

January 6, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

One day a couple years ago, I sat bored out of my mind during a blackout with no laptop, phone dead and nothing to do. I realized whatever someone chooses to do during a blackout tells so much about them. What would you do if...

Burg: Twitter is an effective source of news

Madeline Burg, Columnist

November 2, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week, The Daily reported the cancellation of a program that provides free daily newspapers in campus dining halls. The Collegiate Readership Program, run by USA Today, provided us with copies of its own newspaper, the Chic...