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Northwestern Alumni named to Forbes’ “30 under 30” lists

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 7, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumni were named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” lists, which recognize young leaders in 20 different fields. ​Four of the​ alumni — Mark Silberg (Weinberg ’14), Kate Gardiner (Medill ’09), Audrey Cheng (Medill...

Applications for Northwestern Sustainability Fund move forward

Julian Gerez, Reporter

November 12, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

Students are one step closer to receiving $50,000 in grant funding for their sustainability projects. Applications for the second round of grant funding for the Northwestern Sustainability Fund were submitted Monday. The fund...

Students split on ASG tobacco-free resolution

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

October 10, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

A resolution that would ban tobacco products on campus brought before the Associated Student Government Senate on Wednesday night has been receiving mixed reactions from students. (ASG Senate begins school year with int...

New York Times reporter Justin Gillis speaks to SEED members

Scott Brown, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Members of Students for Ecological and Environmental Development had a chance to talk via Skype on Tuesday night with Justin Gillis, a writer on climate change for The New York Times. Gillis began the session by describing wh...

Schapiro’s petition policy misguided, student activists say

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 12, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern student activists say a recent op-ed co-written by University President Morton Schapiro misses the point of the petitions piling up on his desk and in his inbox. Schapiro explained in the May 7 edition of the Wa...

Letter to the Editor: Schapiro’s vow to stop signing, answering petitions heightens chances of missing important issues

May 12, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, President Morton Schapiro co-authored an article in the Wall Street Journal titled "We Didn't Sign at the Office" vowing to neither sign onto nor answer petitions. We understand that the "the number of signatures or...

Northwestern takes steps to decrease plastic bottle usage

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 6, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Government, Student Groups

Recent water fountain renovations inside residential buildings have coincided with student efforts to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles on campus. Residential Services took the latest step in campus sustainability...