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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


Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez. Prosecutors announced sentencing recommendations for the former Northwestern parents earlier this week.

Prosecutors make sentencing recommendations for former NU parents implicated in “Varsity Blues” case

February 4, 2020

Federal prosecutors are recommending prison sentences of more than a year for the two former Northwestern parents who pled guilty to their role in the college admissions scandal in March, according to...

Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez. The Northwestern parents pled guilty Monday to charges related to the college admissions scandal.

Former Northwestern parents plead guilty to charges in college admissions scheme

October 21, 2019

Two former Northwestern parents involved in the college admissions scheme pled guilty Monday afternoon to charges of fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts. After...

Yasmine Diara. Diara is one of many students frustrated with the hypocrisies of the elite college admissions scandal.

First-generation, low-income students discuss hypocrisies of the college admissions scandal

April 19, 2019
Rick Singer, the head of the college-admissions preparation business implicated in the nationwide admissions scandal, spoke of a "side door" to gaining admissions. Only one of those three doors was available to SESP junior David Guirgis, a first-generation, low-income student — albeit barely.“I had to kick down the front door to get here,” he said.

Documents show how parents helped their child cheat to get into Northwestern

April 3, 2019

ederal officials were investigating a securities fraud case when Morrie Tobin, a financial executive, alerted officials that a coach at Yale University had accepted a bribe to get his daughter admitted...

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