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Ian Roozrokh, senior cinema arts and science major, created a petition in December to request the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee at the college to appoint a religious expert.

Student petition highlights diversity concerns at college

February 12, 2019

A petition created by a student is close to reaching its goal of 200 signatures in support of more religious representation on campus, just as the college works to expand its Diversity, Equit...

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

‘One Day at a Time’ shows continued success in new season

February 5, 2018

While Congress debated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and immigration policies, Netflix released its second season of “One Day at a Time” Jan. 26, a comedy about a lively Cuban-American ...

Featured Athlete: Tom Ferstch

Tom Fertsch

By Assistant Sports and Health Editor

December 1, 2014

Tom Fertsch picked up a guitar in fifth grade and never looked back. Nearly a decade later, Fertsch, a sophomore music major, spends his days mastering his craft. This year, Fertsch decided to take on a ...

The college administration announced Oct. 16 that, after three years, graduation will no longer be held at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. This year, the commencement ceremony will be held at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway. 

No caps, gowns at Chicago Theatre

October 20, 2014

Amid weeks of rumors regarding a venue change for the 2015 commencement ceremony and a subsequent student-initiated petition, the college announced that this year’s graduation ceremonies will be held at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, inst...

Conflict over Northwestern visitor center

By Hallie Zolkower-Kutz

November 26, 2012

Northwestern University is facing opposition to its plan to construct a new visitor center in Evanston, a move preservationists say will be detrimental to the environment.Controversy arose Nov. 13 when Evanston’s City Council approved the construction on the university’s Lakefill, an area of land on the Southeast side of Northwestern’s campus. The council rejected arguments made by the suburb’s Preservation Commission, which dis...

Empty Bottle ‘Peeing it Forward’ for American Liver Foundation

By Sophia Coleman

October 3, 2011

Drinking off of the bathroom floor of a bar has never sounded so pleasingor commendable.The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., a dive bar known for hosting some of the best alternative rock and jazz in the city, but more importantly, for its eclectic walls full of musicians’ and artists’ blood, sweat and signatures—recently remodeled. Now the place is donating some of their bits and pieces to the American Liver Foundation.The...

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