The Daily Northwestern

Srivastava: Financial aid should be expanded to higher income brackets

Heena Srivastava, Daily Columnist

April 15, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

In 2016, Money ranked Northwestern among the richest colleges in the nation, and by the end of the 2017 fiscal year, NU had an endowment of $10.5 billion. But while the University is ranked among the richest in the nation, it...

Letter to the Editor: NU can learn from Purdue, other Big Ten institutions

January 21, 2018

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As a member of the Big Ten, NU shares hefty revenues from the conference's cable TV sports network. Why not share other schools' practices as well? Purdue University is a good place to start. Mitch Daniels became Purdue's pre...

Schwartz: Northwestern should not penalize students for earning outside scholarships

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

January 9, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Back in May, I was ecstatic to learn I had received a $5,000 merit-based scholarship through a company my mom works for. Though $5,000 is less than 15 percent of the average yearly cost of Northwestern, I thought the money would...

New IFC scholarship will offer financial aid to students

Mark Duanmu, Reporter

April 6, 2016

Filed under Campus, Greek

A new scholarship created by the Northwestern Interfraternity Council will give students with financial need greater access to fraternity life. The application for the scholarship, announced by the IFC in an open letter released T...

Northwestern tuition to top $50,000 next year

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s tuition will top $50,000 next year, the University announced in an email early Wednesday morning. According to the email, undergraduate tuition will rise to $50,424 for the 2016-17 school year, an increase o...

Tang: On achieving the ‘American dream’ in 2015

Tina Tang, Columnist

November 4, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the summer, I mentioned to a colleague that I, after a few too many trips to the Social Security Administration office, have finally gotten my social security number. “Oh, congratulations!” My colleague responded. “You...