The Daily Northwestern

New program to provide resources for students living off campus

Stephanie Yang, Reporter

October 7, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Northwestern is starting a new program to address the problems and concerns of students living off campus. The Off-Campus Ambassador Program is set to begin in Winter Quarter. Tony Kirchmeier, director of off-campus life, will...

Northwestern students conquer Chicago Marathon

Suyeon Son, Reporter

October 7, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Ari Sillman ran from Chapin Hall to Chicago's Water Tower Place during his freshman year. However, this 12.1-mile route did not even cover half of what he tackled Sunday morning for the second time in his life: the 26.2-mile Bank...

Global Language Initiative encourages increased globalism

Daniel Schlessinger, Reporter

September 28, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus

In an effort to coordinate language and cultural studies across all Northwestern schools, the University is introducing the Global Languages Initiative, a program promoting intercultural and multilingual skills. The program,...

Evanston Police mistakenly detain Northwestern professor’s son, 13, after burglary

Susan Du, City Editor

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston Police officer is under investigation this week after he handcuffed and detained the 13-year-old son of a longtime Northwestern professor while searching for a nearby burglar. Medill Prof. Ava Thompson Greenwell...

Evanston Police release 911 call that led to handcuffing of Northwestern prof’s son

Susan Du, City Editor

September 9, 2012

Filed under Around Town

The Evanston Police Department released Friday an audio recording of the 911 call that led officers to mistakenly detain the 13-year-old son of a Northwestern journalism professor. Earlier this week, officers handcuffed Diwani...