The Daily Northwestern

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...