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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Divestment campaigns respond to Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility

November 29, 2016

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Investment Committee of Northwestern’s Board of Trustees approved the establishment of an Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility. This committee, comprising faculty,...

Northwestern has more than $15 million directly invested in oil, natural gas company

January 27, 2016

Northwestern owns more than $15 million worth of stock in Black Stone Minerals, one of the largest oil and gas mineral and royalty companies in the country, according to the University’s filing with...

Northwestern president emeritus Henry Bienen will lead the Poetry Foundation while it searches for its next president. Bienen studied literature and poetry at Cornell University.

Henry Bienen appointed interim president of Poetry Foundation

July 18, 2015

Northwestern president emeritus Henry Bienen was recently appointed interim president of the Poetry Foundation, an independent literary organization dedicated to increasing the presence of poetry in the...

Yue Zeng, a McCormick sophomore from Beijing, speaks at DivestNUs mock trial against coal on Friday. Zeng said air pollution in Beijing is so dangerous that people have to wear masks to go outside.

Divest Northwestern holds day of action to protest coal investment

February 15, 2015

Students participated in an international day of action Friday as part of an ongoing movement to demand Northwestern divest from coal companies. Divest Northwestern, which is working to reduce the University's...

Northwestern alumni to form advocacy group for athletes’ rights

April 17, 2014

With the April 25 union vote hanging over the heads of Northwestern football players, program alumni are looking to take matters into their own hands. A group of former Wildcats players and other alumni...

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