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Former Illinois governor, NU alumnus dies at 92

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

April 29, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Former Illinois governor and Northwestern School of Law alumnus Daniel Walker died Wednesday morning in California. He was 92. Walker, who was elected governor in 1972, garnered fame for walking more than 1,100 miles across...

Quinn, Rauner address issues in black community, criticize policies

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois and his challenger in the upcoming election, Bruce Rauner, argued Tuesday about each other’s stances on issues related to black Illinois residents, including unemployment, gun safet...