The Daily Northwestern

Schapiro’s petition policy misguided, student activists say

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 12, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern student activists say a recent op-ed co-written by University President Morton Schapiro misses the point of the petitions piling up on his desk and in his inbox. Schapiro explained in the May 7 edition of the Wa...

Letter to the Editor: Schapiro’s vow to stop signing, answering petitions heightens chances of missing important issues

May 12, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, President Morton Schapiro co-authored an article in the Wall Street Journal titled "We Didn't Sign at the Office" vowing to neither sign onto nor answer petitions. We understand that the "the number of signatures or...

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn launches online pension awareness campaign

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Filed under City, Politics, State

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn launched a campaign this month to raise awareness about Illinois’ current pension crisis. The campaign, entitled “Thanks In Advance,” includes a website, Facebook page and Twitter handle. The website...