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...