The Daily Northwestern

ASG fails to disburse student engagement stipend this year

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

May 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Amanda Walsh didn’t buy textbooks this quarter. A Communication senior and former president of Northwestern’s Quest Scholars Network chapter, Walsh said she planned to buy books with a share of an Associated Student Go...

Letter to the Editor: What representation in Associated Student Government should mean

February 16, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This Wednesday evening, at 6 p.m., Associated Student Government is hosting a forum for students to voice their opinions about our recent proposal to overhaul the way that seats are apportioned in ASG Senate. The allocati...

CAPS hiring additional staff, mulling adjustment of 12-session cap

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Counseling and Psychological Services is in the midst of discussions on modifying its 12-session limit while also working to fill four counselor positions, CAPS director John Dunkle said. During Fall Quarter, CAPS formed search comm...

ASG travels to Rutgers to discuss college costs, shared governance

Erica Snow, Reporter

January 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Three Associated Student Government leaders traveled to a student government conference at Rutgers University this weekend to discuss campus issues including shared governance, mental health and college costs. ASG President Noah...

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...

Task force recommends Northwestern begin academic year in August, still maintain quarter system

Alice Yin, Managing Editor

January 11, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A task force studying the undergraduate academic experience has proposed Northwestern begin the academic year five weeks earlier, while still maintaining the quarter system. Christened the “10-5-5-10” calendar, NU would...