The Daily Northwestern

Evanston health department launches tobacco cessation program

Sarah Tassoni, Reporter

November 9, 2012

Filed under City, Local

As part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Evanston Health Department launched a program to help Evanston adults quit smoking. Called “Break the Habit,” the program offers free weekly counseling sessions and nicotine patches....

Evanston Police investigation: No racial profiling in Greenwell incident

Susan Du, City Editor

November 4, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston Police officer who wrongfully handcuffed a Northwestern professor's son has been cleared of racial profiling after an internal investigation. During a burglary investigation in August, EPD officer Mark Buell briefly...

Updated: Daily wins highest honor in college journalism

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 3, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Daily was named a Pacemaker winner this evening, the sixth time in the past decade the student-led newspaper has taken home what is considered the Pulitzer Prize of college journalism. The prestigious accolade was handed...

Medill Student Life director moves on to new role

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

October 28, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The director of the Medill Office of Student Life announced to students Wednesday that she will be moving to a new role in the Northwestern Office of the Registrar after working at the journalism school for six years. Keri...

Northwestern expands online courses for graduate, undergraduate students

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

October 19, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus

New efforts by University administrators and the School of Continuing Studies will help add Northwestern to the growing list of universities looking to expand online course offerings. Last week a newly formed committee comprised...

Music majors pursuing dual degrees form association for extra support

Ayla Gotkan, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Five Northwestern upperclassmen founded this August an association that will provide an extra support system for music dual degree students. The group, the Association for Music Dual Degree Students, held its first meeting...