The Daily Northwestern

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

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

November 15, 2012

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

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

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...