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  • 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...
  • Police investigating death of Northwestern student

    Police investigating death of Northwestern student
    Evanston police are awaiting the results of a toxicology exam on Northwestern University student Jason Arkin, 20, who was pronounced dead Tuesday. Evanston Fire Department paramedics responded to a call about 4:50 a.m. of a student reported to be having...
  • Future Miami track star Brittny Ellis to miss graduation ceremony

    Future Miami track star Brittny Ellis to miss graduation ceremony
    The senior stars on Warren's girls track team have known for a year that this was coming. There has been plenty of time to get used to the fact that while they are participating on Saturday in the state track meet at Eastern Illinois University in...
  • LFHS grad wins chemistry scholarship

    LFHS grad wins chemistry scholarship
    Vince Rinaolo's passion is to "mix together and make stuff work," an enterprise that is otherwise referred to as chemistry. It's a passion that's won the Northwestern University sophomore a significant scholarship for his next two years of college....
  • Northwestern cellist to compete in elite Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia

    Northwestern cellist to compete in elite Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia
    A Northwestern University student and his half-million-dollar cello are headed to Russia next month to compete in the International Tchaikovsky Competition, an elite contest that can launch careers. Brannon Cho, a sophomore, is one of three Americans...
  • NU revamps Dillo Day fest to avoid neighborhood headaches

    NU revamps Dillo Day fest to avoid neighborhood headaches
    With Northwestern University's annual lakefront "Dillo Day" festival around the corner, the university is making changes to ensure that the end of the school year student bash and related off-campus parties do not create headaches in nearby neighborhoods,...
  • 'Selma' director to speak at Northwestern Monday

    'Selma' director to speak at Northwestern Monday
    "Selma" director Ava DuVernay, the first black woman to be nominated for a Golden Globe for best director, will speak at Northwestern University on Monday after a screening of "Selma." DuVernay is scheduled to chat with a Northwestern professor and then...
  • 'The Last Supper': A pictoral account of Death Row inmates' final meals

     'The Last Supper': A pictoral account of Death Row inmates' final meals
    In this case, "The Last Supper" doesn't refer to the Passover meal between Jesus and his apostles the night before Good Friday, but an art exhibit that represents the final dinners that Death Row prisoners have requested before their executions. This...
  • Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83

    Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83
    Donald Levine, a University of Chicago sociology professor who was dean of the university's undergraduate college in the 1980s, championed the value of a liberal arts education and a pluralistic intellectual approach and also was an expert in Ethiopian...
  • Northwestern schedules service for neurological surgery chair Parsa

     Northwestern schedules service for neurological surgery chair Parsa
    Northwestern University will hold a memorial service Friday for Dr. Andrew Parsa, the neurological surgery chairman at the Feinberg School of Medicine who died suddenly Monday, a university spokeswoman said Tuesday. The service for Parsa, 48, is...
  • Tips on choosing health-care technology

    The increasing digitization of health care has ushered in a wide array of technological options, pushing patients to read up on them and make good choices. Here's what the experts say: >> Be a wise consumer. You wouldn't buy a car without reading the...