The Daily Northwestern

Evanston police plan ‘heavy presence’ for ‘College GameDay’

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 30, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police are planning a "heavy presence" for the arrival of "College GameDay" on the Northwestern campus this weekend, according to the city's top cop. Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington told City Council on Monday...

Northwestern sophomores form group for mixed race students

Julian Gerez, Reporter

September 26, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

One year ago, Medill sophomore Kalina Silverman, a half-Chinese, half-White, Jewish student browsed through the bustling activities fair. Amid the numerous student cultural groups, Silverman couldn’t find a home. “I we...

2 couples give total of $10 million to McCormick

Amanda Gilbert, Summer Reporter

July 28, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Two couples including Northwestern alumni have donated a total of $10 million to the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, the University announced Thursday. Peter Barris (McCormick '74) and David Sachs (McCormick...

Letter to the editor: Morty Schapiro, paradoxical president

Richard Reif

June 28, 2013

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion, The Summer Northwestern 2013

You recently reviewed Morton Schapiro's first four years as Northwestern president.
 He's a distinguished academic administrator with many paradoxes. He 
earns $1.2 million a year — the 17th highest-paid private, nonprofit

Park: College brought both tears, highs

Colleen Park

June 19, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I’ve never had a good memory. A part of the appeal of journalism has been recording as many moments as your notepad, tape and hard drive can hold. It’s also the appeal of hoarding, which I’ll admit to my fair share of doing. I’m...

Kim: The value of a Northwestern education

JuJu Kim

June 19, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I remember an incident about four years ago, several days after I decided to enroll at Northwestern, when a family friend declared my choice foolish. “My friend who went to Medill has to work multiple freelance jobs to make...

Uberti: A letter to my younger self: on doors that close

David Uberti

June 18, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I had never been beaten up until I was 21 years old and in the best shape of my life. A Fourth of July boating accident killed three children outside New York. As an intern for Newsday, I was sent to do journalism’s dirty...

Q&A: Jack Perry, Northwestern star golfer

Kevin Casey, Reporter

May 21, 2013

Filed under Golf, Sports, Spring Sports

The men's golf team may have seen its season fizzle out on a bit of a sour note by failing to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, but it was also a year when a star blossomed. Jack Perry brought his A-game his junior year and led...