The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern committee to investigate Evans’ role in Sand Creek Massacre

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

February 14, 2013

After student petitioning and meetings with administrators this quarter, Northwestern officials announced Thursday the formation of a committee to investigate the role of University founder John Evans in the late-1800s killing...

Guest Column: Sand Creek Massacre a moral stain on Northwestern’s past

Gary Fine, Adam Mendel, Heather Menefee, Forrest Bruce, and Wilson Smith

January 23, 2013

Each year on Jan. 28, Northwestern University gathers to honor its founders. On that date in 1851, the Illinois Legislature approved Northwestern’s Act of Incorporation. Soon it will be Founders’ Day 2013, and we will celebrate...

Northwestern students seek creation of Native American studies program

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 8, 2013

As Northwestern prepares to celebrate Founder’s Day later this month, some students are calling on school officials to also recognize the violent history of John Evans, one of the University’s primary founders. This week,...