The Daily Northwestern

A Tradition in Distress

Lydia Ramsey, Reporter

May 28, 2015

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

When Heather Menefee joined a secret honors organization, she went in with no intention of keeping her membership private. So on March 6, the Weinberg senior posted a public Facebook status detailing her experience in Deru,...

Letter to the Editor: Asian American Studies still contentious after 20 years

Christine Nguyen

May 13, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Thursday afternoon, Asian American Studies Program students discovered that someone had torn down the 6-foot banner advertising AASP’s 20th anniversary event held in commemoration of the hunger strike that led to the program’s...

ASG moving forward with 3+E proposal

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 5, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Student Government

Student leaders are preparing to present Northwestern administrators with feedback they gathered on implementing a plan to allow students to earn academic credit for certain extracurricular activities. One of the four pillars...

Northwestern programmers innovate at hackathon competition

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 27, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

About 70 students participated in the ResdesigNU hackathon over the weekend, a 24-hour competition in which new and experienced programers created a variety of designs, including a comprehensive Northwestern mobile application...

Illinois Rep. introduces bill to reduce textbook costs

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 23, 2014

Filed under City, Education

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) introduced legislation on Tuesday to make open-source textbooks available for free to college students as part of an effort to make higher education more affordable and accessible.  “Skyrocketing textbook costs, ...