The Daily Northwestern

‘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...

Cory Booker, popular Newark mayor, set for on-campus talk

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 23, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker, a rising-star Democrat who spoke last month at his party's national convention, will take on a smaller audience today when he addresses Northwestern students. NU College Democrats is hosting...

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

Annie Bruce, Reporter

October 22, 2012

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

Monday, Oct. 22 What: Richard Leopold Lecture: Juan Cole When: 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Where: Harris Hall Cost: Free As the Richard Leopold Lecturer, Juan Cole will talk about “Obama, Romney and the Greater Middle East.”...