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Northwestern professor debuts research on how recession affects pregnancy rates

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

February 9, 2014

Sociology Prof. Christine Percheski is working to understand the correlation between fertility rates and poor economic conditions across communities. Percheski discussed her analysis of fertility rates during the recen...

Northwestern earns highest Graduation Success Rate for second straight year

Steven Montero, Sports Editor

October 24, 2013

Northwestern may face challenges on the football field, but the Wildcats are kings of the classroom. The NCAA released its annual graduation success rates Thursday, and NU came in with 97 percent —   the top of the list among...

Northwestern lawyer: Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action a ‘partial victory’

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 24, 2013

The Supreme Court's decision today to pass on a major ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is a "partial victory" for Northwestern and nine other schools that filed an amicus brief championing diversity in higher...