Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Students protest Northwestern’s investments in the coal industry in 2014. Members of Fossil Free Northwestern, the group pushing for divestment from coal, oil and gas companies, have been fighting against the University’s investment in the fossil fuel industry for years.

Fossil Free NU plans sit-in after Board of Trustees refuses to meet at March conference

February 17, 2016

The full Northwestern Board of Trustees will not meet with Fossil Free NU — a group seeking coal divestment — at the board’s March conference, Chief Investment Officer Will McLean said. Community...

Students march to a Board of Trustees meeting in November to ask Northwestern to divest its endowment funds from the coal industry. Students can voice their opinions on coal divestment through an ASG referendum in this year’s elections.

Coal divestment referendum added to ASG ballot

April 10, 2015

This year’s Associated Student Government ballot includes a referendum asking students whether they believe Northwestern should divest from coal companies. Fossil Free NU, which sponsored the referendum,...

Students who planned a sit-in protest in the Rebecca Crown Center listen as Northwestern administrators explain a lawsuit filed against the University by philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow. NU decided Monday not to mediate on behalf of all the defendants, including a graduate student who accused Ludlow of non-consensual sex.

Northwestern to halt mediation plans in Ludlow suit

November 24, 2014

Title IX lawsuits Northwestern will call off mediation efforts in the lawsuit that philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow filed against NU, top administrators, a faculty member and a graduate student, the...

Students march from Norris University Center to the Allen Center, where a Board of Trustees meeting took place Friday. The demonstration was organized by DivestNU to ask Northwestern to divest its endowment funds from the coal industry.

Students march outside Board of Trustees meeting to demand coal divestment

November 21, 2014

About 30 Northwestern students from the DivestNU movement demonstrated Friday morning before a Board of Trustees meeting, asking the University to divest its endowment money from the coal industry. “We...

University President Morton Schapiro, State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) and Oakton Community College administrator Merrill Irving discuss higher education affordability and access at Northwestern on Monday night. Biss said the discussion benefitted from having administrators from different institutions talk about their methods for helping low-income students.

State Sen. Biss moderates discussion on higher education affordability

October 28, 2014

University President Morton Schapiro and Merrill Irving Jr., an administrator at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, discussed Monday night ways to make higher education more accessible for low-income...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881
Jeanne Kuang