The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: President Schapiro erred in defending campus oversensitivity in convocation speech

September 25, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was dismayed to read about Northwestern president Morton Schapiro's remarks to the incoming freshman class in Wednesday's edition of the Daily. His full-throated defense of "safe spaces," and "trigger warnings" — coupled with his ad...

Northwestern retains 12th place in U.S. News rankings

Matthew Choi, Copy Chief

September 14, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern retained its position as the 12th best university in the nation, according to this year's rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The 2017 rankings, released Tuesday, placed NU behind Johns Hopkins University and...

Lawsuit filed against Northwestern’s employee retirement, voluntary savings plans

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

August 23, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A lawsuit filed against Northwestern on behalf of two participants of NU's retirement plan, alleged the University's employee retirement and voluntary savings plans charge participants "unreasonable expenses" for the plans’...

Office of Fellowships appoints new director as inaugural director retires

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

May 26, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

When Sara Anson Vaux, the director of the Office of Fellowships, hired Elizabeth Lewis Pardoe to the office roughly 10 years ago, Vaux knew Pardoe could one day be the office’s director. “I had my eye on her right away,...

A portrait of success

A portrait of success

April 7, 2016