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Economist questioned for terrorism on flight attended Northwestern

David Fishman, Reporter

May 11, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus

FBI agents questioned a Northwestern alumnus flying from Philadelphia to Syracuse, New York, last week after his seatmate reported suspicious behavior, The Associated Press reported. That suspicious behavior turned out to be th...

Northwestern joins University of Pennsylvania in program to increase number of Latino professors

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern is joining a new University of Pennsylvania program to increase the number of Latino professors in the humanities. Pathways to the Professoriate, a program launched by the Center for Minority Serving Institutions at ...

Stratton and Sawhney: Does Northwestern adequately give back to the Evanston community?

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

November 8, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It is well-known in the Evanston community and on campus that Northwestern has a historically strained “town and gown” relationship with the city of Evanston, most notably due to the Charter of the State of Illinois in 1851...

Northwestern sophomore launches website to connect startups, students

Yaqoob Qaseem, Reporter

January 19, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Career

A Communication sophomore launched a website at Northwestern on Tuesday to help students find jobs with startup companies. Zach Spohler co-founded LaunchQuad with David Greenstein, a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. Aft...

Northwestern to host intercollegiate hackathon

Madeline Coe, Reporter

November 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events

Two student groups will host Northwestern's first intercollegiate hackathon, WildHacks, this weekend. Hosted by Entrepreneurs Pioneers Innovators Creators, known as EPIC, and HackNorthwestern, the 24-hour event will bring toge...

Fencing: Northwestern plays host, looks to challenge nations’ top teams in NU Duals

Alex Lederman, Reporter

January 29, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

After road trips that took the team to both coasts, Northwestern finally gets to fight on its home turf this weekend at the NU Duals. Coach Laurie Schiller feels confident. “I feel like we should be going at least 9-1 th...