The Daily Northwestern

Students, faculty split over proposed academic calendar

Erica Snow, Reporter

January 14, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Students and faculty remain divided about the new quarter system timeline recommended by a task force’s findings released on Tuesday. The “10-5-5-10” calendar, which would split Winter Quarter into two five-week sessions...

Economics remains NU’s most popular major despite computer science majors almost tripling

Mariana Alfaro, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 24, 2015

Filed under Campus

Communication freshman Jordan Moore marvels at the intersectionality of his two chosen majors. Studying both theater and computer science, he said although they may seem like two very different worlds, he can see the similarities...

ASG continues push for credit requirements reduction

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

As the arrival of the new Weinberg dean approaches, ASG has issued a report calling on the school to reduce the number of credits students need to graduate, although it’s unclear whether the proposal has enough faculty suppo...

Student-designed survey aims to gauge time management

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus

An Associated Student Government-supported survey about time management went live Feb. 4 with the intention of determining if a reduced number of required credits to graduate would benefit students’ health and performance,...