The Daily Northwestern

Los Angeles-based startup finds breakthrough in battery power with Northwestern research

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Using a Northwestern professor’s research, a startup company based in Los Angeles broke records in laboratory tests of battery performance, it announced in late October. Prof. Harold Kung is the lead author of a paper expos...

‘Why vote?’: Timeworn question haunts students on Election Day

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

Filed under Campus, Daily Decision

SESP senior Becca Portman does not take sides. Her position at the helm of Northwestern's largest voter registration initiative demands that she remain nonpartisan. But it doesn't take a diehard Democrat or Republican to...

Student workers dissatisfied with conditions at Ryan Field concession stands

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

October 26, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Some students who have worked at Ryan Field concession stands are now telling potential customers to avoid buying the food. Northwestern's primary food and facilities management services provider, Sodexo, Inc., hires student organiza...

Early voting option attracts few Northwestern students

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

October 24, 2012

Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Student Groups

Although early voting in Illinois began Monday, few Northwestern students say they plan to take advantage of it. Early voting in Illinois will continue through Nov. 3. Of the 1,003 students who registered to vote through NU...

Organic Chemistry: Andy & Jenna

Chelsea Sherlock, Columnist

October 24, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, Quotes, The Current

We paired up Communication sophomore Jenna Van Duyne and McCormick sophomore Andy Nwaelele for Organic Chemistry based on their mutual interest in volunteering and desire to meet someone who doesn't take themselves too seriou...

New program to provide resources for students living off campus

Stephanie Yang, Reporter

October 7, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Northwestern is starting a new program to address the problems and concerns of students living off campus. The Off-Campus Ambassador Program is set to begin in Winter Quarter. Tony Kirchmeier, director of off-campus life, will...