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More than 200 Bienen students sign petition to diversify music curriculum

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Students, The Monthly

Steven Banks, a second-year graduate student in the Bienen School of Music, recalls playing just two pieces by black composers in his life. One of the pieces was written by his best friend and member of his chamber ensemble, and...

More than 750 sign petition to make Northwestern a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented people

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A petition asking University President Morton Schapiro and other administrators to declare Northwestern a "sanctuary" for undocumented students, workers and their families in reaction to President-elect Donald Trump’s election ...

Despite petition, Linzer unlikely to add more students to task force

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government

Provost Daniel Linzer showed no support for a petition that asks him to put four more students on a task force examining undergraduate academic experience in an interview with The Daily on Friday. Linzer told The Daily that...

Szot not enrolled at Northwestern this fall, University says

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The University said Thursday that Michael Szot, a McCormick senior who faces drunk driving charges from a July car crash that killed two, is not currently enrolled at Northwestern. Citing privacy laws, University spokesman...

Students make progress on eliminating bottled water

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 14, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

A team of Northwestern students are in the process of  speaking with administrators to outline future steps to take in an effort to eliminate bottled water in all on-campus locations by April 2015. The initiative, called NU...

ASG urges Northwestern to divest from fossil fuels in new petition

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 7, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

The Associated Student Government announced a petition Wednesday urging the University to divest endowment funds from the coal industry and other fossil fuels, while encouraging further investment in sustainable green technologies. The...