The Daily Northwestern

Alcoholics Anonymous to meet on campus starting this quarter

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 14, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

Dean of Students Todd Adams lent his support last week to an Alcoholics Anonymous group, approving the use of campus space for the organization's weekly meetings. Adams said the group, officially called Alcoholics Anonymous Big Bo...

Administrators reflect on Obama prioritizing sexual assault

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 28, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern administrators praised the continued national attention on sexual violence prevention spurred by President Barack Obama’s creation of a task force to address sexual assault on college campuses. Obama addressed the hi...

Northwestern releases new sexual misconduct policy

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 13, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern administrators unveiled Monday a new sexual misconduct policy that offers a more comprehensive definition of consent and a wider-reaching list of what constitutes sexual violence. Titled “Sexual Conduct, Stalkin...

Updated: 2 fraternities placed on deferred suspension

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

December 12, 2013

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

Two Northwestern fraternities have been placed on deferred suspension, according to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution. Phi Delta Theta and Zeta Beta Tau have each received the sanction, which means they...

Northwestern launches new ID policy at Fitzerland tailgate

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

November 15, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Students will now need to provide identification and wear a wrist band to consume alcohol in the university-sanctioned tailgating area Fitzerland, Dean of Students Todd Adams announced in an email Friday evening. In addition...

Northwestern official: No reports of insensitive costumes during Halloween weekend

Tyler Pager, Reporter

November 4, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

There have been no formal complaints of students wearing offensive costumes or hosting inappropriately themed parties during Halloween celebrations, Dean of Students Todd Adams said Monday. “We haven’t received to this...

Northwestern introduces more specific hazing policy

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

October 10, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Northwestern has updated its student handbook to include a more specific hazing policy for the 2013-14 academic year — but Greek leaders are not commenting on what prompted the change.  Dean of students Todd Adams anno...