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Northwestern implements universal deadline for class withdrawals

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

January 7

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

All Northwestern undergraduate classes will now have one final withdrawal deadline — noon on the last Friday before finals week. Previous quarters had varying policies and timetables on withdrawal — removing a class aft...

Northwestern moves up to No. 16 on Forbes Top Colleges list

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 4

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern ranked No. 16 in Forbes’ annual list of the country’s best colleges, moving up three spots since last year. This year NU ranked second in the Midwest following the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Pomona College topped t...

School-wide scavenger hunt to make nationwide debut at Northwestern

Kimberly Go, Reporter

May 20

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E The Dangerously Awesome Scavenger Hunt is making its nationwide debut at Northwestern on Saturday. Founded by Danny Ruderman, an independent college counselor based in Los Angeles, The DASH is a three-hour school-...

Holiday Guide: Charitable ideas for the holidays

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

December 3

Filed under Holiday Guide 2014

'Tis the season of giving, and there is no shortage of worthy causes. Here are some on- and off-campus suggestions to get you started, plus some opportunities that are a little different than your average food drive. On-Campus Most holida...

Field Hockey: Wildcats march into Big Ten postseason

Mike Marut, Reporter

November 5

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Field Hockey On Thursday, third seed Northwestern (13-6, 6-2 Big Ten) looks to advance beyond the first round of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 1996. The first opponent will be No. 6 seed Iowa (11-6, 4-4). ...

ASG moving forward with 3+E proposal

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 5

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...