The Daily Northwestern

Some undergraduate schools to begin using new advising system Winter Quarter

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Three undergraduate schools will begin using a new advising system Winter Quarter, piloting software that aims to improve communication between students and advisers. The new system, AdviseStream, is intended to help with information...

Former Northwestern football player charged with two felonies for weapons possession

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A former Northwestern football player was charged with two felonies in connection with possession of multiple weapons. Xavier Menifield, 19, was charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after an unloaded...

Northwestern issues new diplomas for some Medill students due to spelling error

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

June 24, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is reissuing new diplomas to about 30 Medill students due to a spelling error present in the original documents. The word integrated was misspelled in the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing...

After discontinuing Semester Online, Northwestern alters online education goals

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

After its first experiment in for-credit online courses for undergraduates failed, Northwestern is now shifting its focus to developing Web courses for its graduate programs and building up its Massive Open Online Courses. Jake...

Former Northwestern student Jaqueline Mahoney’s death ruled suicide

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

March 20, 2014

Filed under Campus

Former Northwestern student Jaqueline Mahoney’s death has been ruled a suicide, Tigard Police spokesman Jim Wolf said Thursday. Mahoney, 23, was found Feb. 24 in the Tigard Embassy Suites hotel in Tigard, Ore. Wolf said...

Updated: Former Northwestern student Jaqueline Mahoney found dead in Oregon

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 25, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Former Northwestern student Jaqueline Mahoney was found dead in Tigard, Ore., on Monday, Tigard police said. Mahoney, 23, was found in the Tigard Embassy Suites hotel, said Tigard Police Sgt. Jerry Bartolomucci. Josh Brechner (We...

Northwestern to reopen Wednesday

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 7, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Following two days of weather-related school closures, Northwestern will reopen Wednesday, which will mark the first official day of Winter Quarter. The University announced Tuesday afternoon it would hold regularly scheduled...

Finals cancellation may have affected hundreds of students

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

June 18, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Wednesday’s final exam cancellations due to inclement weather may have affected many as 800 students on the Evanston campus, according to the Northwestern Office of the Registrar. University registrar Jaci Casazza said finals...

Northwestern expands online courses for graduate, undergraduate students

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

October 19, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus

New efforts by University administrators and the School of Continuing Studies will help add Northwestern to the growing list of universities looking to expand online course offerings. Last week a newly formed committee comprised...