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University ‘looking into’ student connected to racial slur sent via Tinder message

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Northwestern is looking into an incident in which a student appeared to send a racial slur via a Tinder message to a Dartmouth College student last week, University spokesman Al Cubbage told The Daily. According to a photo circulate...

Editorial: Ease up credit requirements, help students find balance

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 20, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

With the School of Communication’s decision to reduce the required number of credits to graduate, the school’s leadership acknowledged this month something students already knew: When it comes to academic requirements, sometimes less...

Record 15 Northwestern teams honored for academic progress

Bobby Pillote, Sports Editor

May 20, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

The NCAA recognized 15 of Northwestern’s 19 varsity sports as part of its Academic Progress Rate program, the athletic department announced Wednesday. The Wildcats led all Football Bowl Subdivision schools by having 79 percent...

ASG continues push for credit requirements reduction

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

As the arrival of the new Weinberg dean approaches, ASG has issued a report calling on the school to reduce the number of credits students need to graduate, although it’s unclear whether the proposal has enough faculty suppo...

Field hockey: Wildcats prepare for showdown with 2nd-ranked Terrapins

Mike Marut, Reporter

September 18, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

On Saturday, No. 15 Northwestern (4-3) opens its Big Ten season against field hockey powerhouse and conference newcomer, No. 2 Maryland (5-1). The Terrapins enter the Big Ten on a hot streak of 14 straight wins against Big...