The Daily Northwestern

Harassment concerns prompt Palestinian activist to leave Northwestern without speaking at event

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Speakers

Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid left Fiedler Hillel without speaking at a planned event Sunday due to concerns that his talk would be disrupted. Eid, founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, was...

Northwestern to invest $480 million in Chicago improvement projects

Darby Hopper, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern will invest nearly $500 million in Chicago-centered improvement projects as part of an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office. Although this was the first time NU signed such an agreement with the city —...

Man found in Lake Michigan identified as University of Chicago student

Jeremy Margolis, Reporter

January 11, 2016

Filed under City, Local

A man found dead in Lake Michigan on Friday has been identified as Pengjun Shen, Evanston police said. Shen, 28, was a University of Chicago graduate student, said Evanston Police Department spokesman Perry Polinski. He ha...

Northwestern implements universal deadline for class withdrawals

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

January 7, 2016

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...

Truman State professor discusses Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa and his political success

Aaron Lewis, Reporter

October 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

A professor from Truman State University spoke Friday afternoon about the history of Ecuadorian politics, saying the current progressive administration has reversed decades of conservative rule. In an event hosted by NU’s...

NU receives $5M for national nanoscale research

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, On Campus

Northwestern has received a $5 million five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to create a national resource for nanoscale research in collaboration with the University of Chicago, which will provide researchers access...

Printing company Freenters to keep kiosk service at Northwestern

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

September 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Freenters, a company that provides printing to college students, will keep its kiosk service at Northwestern despite recently announcing a nationwide transition to a new software model. Started by two University of Chicago students in September 2013, Freenters allows NU students to access its serv...