The Daily Northwestern

FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver talks political predictions to Chicago audience

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 19, 2013

Filed under City, Local

CHICAGO — Nate Silver, the much-discussed journalist behind The New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog, revealed at a Sunday talk topics for a potential new book and made predictions about the 2016 presidential race. Silver...

New York Times program reaches out to Northwestern student leaders

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

March 4, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

The Northwestern Center for Leadership has partnered with The New York Times to bring a new ambassador program to campus that will aim to connect leaders from a wide range of student groups. Todd Murphy, associate director...

Crown Speaker Series brings award-winning author to campus

Zack Harris, Reporter

November 20, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment

Award-winning author Nathan Englander spoke to members of the Northwestern community Monday night as the inaugural lecturer in the Renee and Lester Crown Speaker Series. Englander said he aimed to answer the "larger question...

Emanuel nudged Northwestern officials on public Prentice campaign

Marshall Cohen, Print Managing Editor

November 14, 2012

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Local

Top University officials say they were caught off guard last summer when preservationist groups organized to virulently oppose demolition of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital. It took one of several face-to-face meetings...

Student groups encourage voting, host watch parties

Stephanie Haines, Reporter

November 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Student Groups

Northwestern groups are encouraging students to vote until the polls close this Election Day. Patten Gymnasium and Parkes Hall will serve as the two on-campus polling locations. Election judges from the Cook County Cler...