The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern students unite for education reform

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

November 19, 2012

While most McCormick seniors are searching for the best engineering firms, Cristina Lamas splits her time between pursuing a career and pushing for education reform. Lamas is the co-founder of Students for Education Reform...

Los Angeles-based startup finds breakthrough in battery power with Northwestern research

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Using a Northwestern professor’s research, a startup company based in Los Angeles broke records in laboratory tests of battery performance, it announced in late October. Prof. Harold Kung is the lead author of a paper expos...

‘Why vote?’: Timeworn question haunts students on Election Day

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

SESP senior Becca Portman does not take sides. Her position at the helm of Northwestern's largest voter registration initiative demands that she remain nonpartisan. But it doesn't take a diehard Democrat or Republican to...