The Daily Northwestern

Wildside cancels Fitzerland after new restrictions

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 25, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Wildside has canceled Fitzerland, its student-run tailgate area, for Saturday’s home football game against Ball State University. Northwestern Athletics will still host a tailgate event before the game Saturday, as part of...

Amended alcohol policy grants amnesty to students who require emergency assistance

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Students who have emergency assistance called to help them while they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be officially granted amnesty from disciplinary action starting this fall under the conditions of the University’s...

Alcohol coalition recommends extending medical amnesty, changing Responsible Action Protocol

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 14, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

The Community Alcohol Coalition has recommended the University reform its policy on students who receive emergency medical care for an alcohol overdose by granting them medical amnesty from disciplinary sanctions within the University’s...

Northwestern forms faculty task force to assess undergraduate experience

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern has formed a faculty task force that seeks to enhance the undergraduate experience at the University, Provost Daniel Linzer announced Tuesday. The task force will meet over the next two quarters and compile a report...

ASG to further publicize changes to sexual assault hearings process

Sophia Bollag and Olivia Exstrum

February 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government is working with administrators to better publicize how students can report sexual assault under the University’s new disciplinary hearing and appeals process, ASG officials said this week. Chris...

Students silently protest Ferguson decision with ‘die-in’ on sidewalk

Paige Leskin and Rebecca Savransky

November 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Students lay down on the sidewalks near The Arch in a silent demonstration Wednesday to protest the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict the police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. Students...