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  • Campus sex used to be just experimental

    Northwestern University film professor Laura Kipnis wrote an essay for the Chronicle of Higher Education last winter in which she pushed back against stricter university rules about romantic relationships between students and teachers. A feminist and a...
  • More racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found at Northwestern University

    More racist, anti-Semitic graffiti found at Northwestern University
    For the second time in two months, authorities are trying to determine who is responsible for anti-Semitic and racist graffiti found on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, officials said Thursday. On Monday morning, construction workers...
  • Laura Kipnis: Northwestern had to launch investigation

    Laura Kipnis: Northwestern had to launch investigation
    Though I very much appreciate your strong defense of academic freedom — and of my right to publish potentially controversial opinions — in "Northwestern's betrayal of academic freedom," I'd like to take issue with a few elements of the piece....
  • Fight bias while you're sleeping? Northwestern study says yes

    Fight bias while you're sleeping? Northwestern study says yes
    New research done by Northwestern University scientists in Evanston show that sleep may help us defeat our racial and gender biases. Their findings were published May 29 in the journal "Science," in a paper called "Unlearning implicit social biases...
  • Flight attendant who denied unopened soda can to Muslim will no longer serve United customers

    Flight attendant who denied unopened soda can to Muslim will no longer serve United customers
    The flight attendant who refused to give a Muslim an unopened can of soda because she said it could be used "as a weapon" will receive additional sensitivity training before returning to her position, but will not serve United Airlines customers in the...
  • Dutch royal couple to tour Gwendolyn Brooks high school

    Dutch royal couple to tour Gwendolyn Brooks high school
    The Dutch king and queen's whirlwind U.S. tour will bring them to a high school on the Far South Side on Wednesday for a picnic and seminars on urban farming. D'Andre Weaver, principal of Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, a selective...
  • Elgin family helps launch March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center

    Elgin family helps launch March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center
    An Elgin family helped the March of Dimes, University of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Duke University School of Medicine Tuesday morning in announcing the launch of a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center....
  • Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 2,200 recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the...
  • New Trier graduates more than 1,000 at Northwestern University

    New Trier graduates more than 1,000 at Northwestern University
    More than 1,000 New Trier High School seniors graduated on May 31 at a commencement ceremony at Northwestern University in Evanston. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of the 2015 graduating class, including the more than $100,000 raised to...
  • Northwestern's betrayal of academic freedom

    Northwestern's betrayal of academic freedom
    Universities were meant to be places where ideas can be voiced and debated without fear, where the search for truth has no artificial limits, where no assumption is beyond challenge. Their motto could be the line by the 17th-century poet and philosopher...
  • Northwestern student government nixes campus tobacco ban

    Northwestern student government nixes campus tobacco ban
    Northwestern University's Associated Student Government (ASG) has snuffed out a student-led health initiative to make the Evanston campus "tobacco free." But those who proposed the ban said they hope to take their fight to the entire student body next...