The Daily Northwestern

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...

New disciplinary rules include independent investigator in student conduct disputes

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

The Student Handbook for the 2014-15 academic year includes substantial changes to the University Hearing and Appeals System, namely the addition of a mediating investigator to keep students involved in disputes from confronting...

Northwestern to hold memorial service for Mihirtej Boddupalli

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will remember McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli in a memorial service on Oct. 16. Boddupalli was killed in a July drunk driving accident after a car he was riding in crashed into a water-filled quarry. The driv...