Chicago Writers Speak at McCormick Tribune Center

More than eighty people braved the icy temperatures Thursday night to attend “Language and Identity: A Chicago Writer’s Panel,” hosted by One Book, One Northwestern in conjunction with Global Languages Initiative and the Center for the Writing Arts.  The panel guests were Ana Castillo, Aleksandar Hemon, and Bich Minh Nguyen, three local authors who spoke […]

Group for Self-Confessed History Nerds Restarted at NU

By Charles Rollet The NU History Society, a student group for history aficionados at Northwestern, held its first public meeting in two years this Monday. The NU History Society’s first meeting of 2013. The group was first started five years ago, but eventually went defunct when almost all its members graduated at once. Emily Davidson, a […]

Summerfest Hits NU

By Charles Rollet The career guidance fair Summerfest took place in Norris yesterday, attracting over 1,300 students to Norris Center’s Louis Room. Summerfest, now in its second year, is an annual event organized by the Office of the Provost and the Division of Student Affairs to help students find internships and other opportunities over the summer. Summerfest’s participating […]

Our Second Fall Issue Is Out!

By: Chronicle Staff Be sure to take one with you… if you can’t, you can always check it out online as well: http://issuu.com/chroniclenorthwestern/docs/northwestern_chronicle_proof   …and have a great holiday! We’ll be back to publishing once classes begin in January.

Morty Makes Serious $ As NU President

    By Charles Rollet If you haven’t seen this Chronicle (!) of Higher Education multimedia piece about university presidents’ pay, you should definitely take a look. Our own Morton Schapiro took home a cool $1,255,653 total in 2010, which makes him the 17th-highest paid university president in America: Total compensation: $1,255,653 Base pay:$738,131 Base pay as […]

Another Fatal Gang Shooting in Evanston

By Charles Rollet Javar Bamberg was killed Tuesday morning in Evanston, in what appears to be “a feud between two extended families with gang ties,” as Patch.com reported. Bamberg was 23. This comes after Justin Murray, a 19-year old, was fatally shot on November 29. The day of Murray’s funeral, a 20-year old man was shot […]

Sarah Weddington and Roe v. Wade

“I never thought we would be talking about it this much later,” said Sarah Weddington, 67, one of the lawyers who argued the landmark case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion. “We don’t talk about contraception much anymore and that was ’65.” Photo: The Austin Chronicle On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Northwestern University College Feminists […]

Chron Alum Pens Song for Sandy

Chron Alum Pens Song for Sandy

By: Chronicle Staff Former Chronicle managing editor, Casey Buckley (WCAS  ’11), has written a song for charity called “Rise” about the devastation Sandy wrought on the East Coast recently. You can download the song here– all proceeds go to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. Casey lives in coastal New Jersey and his home was hit […]

Dennis Prager Speaks to The Chronicle

By Charles Rollet On October 29th, conservative radio host and commentator Dennis Prager gave a 2-hour speech at Northwestern called “Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph.” The Chron sat down for an interview with Mr. Prager afterwards. (This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.)     Why do you believe the world needs […]

NU Reacts to Barack Obama’s Historic Re-Election

By Charles Rollet (This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.) The mood in NU’s Communications Residential College was tense. The dorm’s lounge was packed with students on election night, most of whom were supporting Barack Obama in his quest for another 4 years as president of the United States. […]