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Northwestern's President Condemns Sex-Toy Demonstration

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CHICAGO — Northwestern University found itself at the center of a furor Thursday after a sexuality professor known for racy lessons allowed stud...

500 Northwestern Students Protest "Brothel Law"

northbynorthwestern.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A town hall meeting discussing off-campus housing issues took an impassioned turn as about 500 students crowded into McCormick Auditorium in protest o...

College Town Will Enforce 'Brothel Rule'

City | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Northwestern administration will not ask Evanston to reconsider its "brothel law," a zoning ordinance that will cause hundreds of students to be e...

WATCH: College Basketball Tripping Incident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Indiana's Derek Elston took a play from New York Jets strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi's playbook in Sunday's basketball game against Northwe...

Former Marine Found Dead At Northwestern

dailynorthwestern.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Cpl. Justin Owen, a first-year graduate student in Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, died on Christmas Day in his Evanston residence....

Howard Dean And Rick Santorum Sound Off At Northwestern

northbynorthwestern.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Tuesday night in Pick-Staiger Auditorium, onetime presidential hopeful and former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean and former Senator Rick Santorum ...

Michael Oren Heckled At Northwestern

northbynorthwestern.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren spoke to the Northwestern community Monday about the international issues confronting Israel. "Israel f...

Colorblindness And The Psychology Of Racism

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

A team of psychological scientists decided to measure the consequences of a colorblind strategy in the lives of young children. The results were dramatic and sobering.

Illinois And Northwestern, Michigan And Ohio State To Be In Opposite Divisions Of Expanded Big Ten

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Any Michigan man will tell you, there is nothing quite like beating Ohio State. Every Buckeye agrees, a win over that team from up North is priority N...

Students Slip By Census Counters

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Due to varying spring breaks, multiple addresses and general evasiveness, students often go unnoticed by the Census -- so this year, many colleges are...

UPDATED: Acceptance Rates DROP At Highly Selective Schools

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Application numbers to competitive schools grew dramatically this year, with the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Duke and Brown seeing increase...

Gun Violence: Rural, Urban Children Die By Gunshot At Equal Rates

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Children in the most rural areas of the United States are as likely to die by gunshot as kids in the biggest cities, a new analysis of...

How Schools Have Rallied For Living Wages

North by Northwestern | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Northwestern is not the first -- and surely will not be the last -- university to see its students rallying around a living wage campaign for campus w...

Northwestern: UChicago Rejects?

North By Northwestern | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to one Web address, Northwestern 'Cats are University of Chicago throwaways. This weekend, the URL www.uchicagorejects.com appeared on the W...

Man With Gun Reported At Northwestern's Chicago Campus

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Northwestern University police are investigating a report of a man with a gun in one of the buildings on its Chicago campus, according to the police W...

Northwestern University Lockdown: Man With Gun Spotted On Chicago Campus

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

People were being allowed to leave Northwestern University's Downtown Rubloff Building Wednesday afternoon--three hours after the building was placed ...

Fear Of Flying: Top Ten Most Mysterious Airplane Incidents

Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Glynnis MacNicol

The most recent addition to this list is last week's report of Northwest Airlines Flight 188 plane, which overshot its destination by 150 miles.

Medill Innocence Project Battle Intensifies: Anita Alvarez, Cook County DA, Presses Case

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In their own ways, they have risen to stardom on a stage built from misery, two battlers who grapple with questions of life-and-death justice: Anita A...

Northwestern Basketball Makes Top 25 Poll For First Time In 40 Years

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It usually isn't big news when a team from the Big Ten moves into The Associated Press' college basketball poll. It is when that team is Northwestern....

J. Stephen Simon, The Exceptional Oil Man

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Taylor Marsh

ExxonMobil has many enemies on the activist side, but J. Stephen Simon was one of the most honorable, decent, dedicated American patriots you'll ever find. Yes, even an oil man can be a patriot.

Northwestern Begins Hunger Strike In Support Of Roxana Saberi, American Journalist Jailed In Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Faculty and students at Northwestern University have started a hunger strike in support of an American journalist imprisoned in...

Nikkitasha Marwaha: Northwestern Freshman Crowned Miss India Worldwide

The Daily Northwestern | Alexandra Finkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Valentine's Day couldn't have been sweeter for Communication freshman Nikkitasha Marwaha. On Feb. 14, she was crowned Miss India Worldwide at a compet...

Bill Ayers To Speak At Northwestern

The Daily Northwestern | Christina Chaey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An investigation of the Muslim-cultural Students Association's conduct in planning to bring controversial former activist Bill Ayers to campus found t...

Northwestern Names Morton Owen Schapiro President

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Northwestern University announced today that Morton Owen Schapiro, president of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., will become the university's ...

Northwestern Considering Graduate Programs In India

The Daily Northwestern | Christina Chaey and Nathalie Tadena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management and Medill School of Journalism are still considering the possibility of opening a joint graduate program ...