Stories by Lauren Lindstrom
SafeRide may not be driving from one off-campus place to another anymore, but you can bypass that policy with a few tricks.
Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights hosted the event “Drones, Predators of the Sky: Examining our War on Terrorism” on Thursday to debate the question of targeted killing.
Professor Piotr Kulesza was found dead in a Florida resort Sunday morning after falling from the 23rd floor.
With a round-up of stories from around NU this week, here's what you might have missed on this soggy Sunday.
Dozens of students, faculty and community members gathered in Harris Hall on Thursday evening to share fond memories of Alexis Lasker.
According to the Cook County medical examiner's office, former student Alexis Lasker committed suicide Saturday.
Former Northwestern student Caleb Dayton jumped to his death from a parking structure Tuesday afternoon, and the incident has been ruled a suicide.
Dialogue at the Rock will bring the weekly conversations of Sustained Dialogue into a public venue Wednesday, with 6 hours of programming at the Rock.
NUDM officials announced a new online fundraising platform at the first all-dancer and committee meeting Thursday.
From avoiding the closing of Nevin's Pub to Fulbright recipients and cancer breakthroughs, here's the news you might have missed this week.
Alan Gilbert talks about the complicated legacy of John Evans, founder of both NU and DU.
As Dance Marathon turns 40, a record number of participants have registered for Northwestern's biggest philanthropy event.
Student groups are collaborating on a two-day food celebration after a one-year hiatus.
With over 10 years of working for ABC News, Raddatz talked about her experiences both in D.C. and abroad, and gave journalism students advice on reporting.
The new University Career Services executive director discusses his first week in Evanston and why seniors shouldn't worry too much.
About 15 students participated in Rainbow Alliance's candlelight vigil, which remembered and celebrated the lives of members of the LGBTQ community who died during the last year.
Didn't make it out of bed for Mike & Mike this morning? See the highlights and what you missed from today's live broadcast.
Members of Northwestern University Marching Band are stepping up their game in preparation for Saturday's showdown against Ohio State.
SESP junior Sarah Watson discusses a new campus group aimed at improving diversity issues.
Senate also postponed confirmation of a new AVP of diversity and inclusion until Fall Quarter in an effort to ensure a quality candidate.
We talk with Marissa Penrod, CEO of Team Joseph and mother of 10-year-old Joseph Penrod, who was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
We sat down with Josh Parish and Anna Radoff, the new NUDM executive co-chairs, to talk about Team Joseph and DM 2014.
Senators doled out over $1 million to A-status student groups and debated amendments on election policies.
Updated 8:57 a.m. A construction worker on the site of the new Music and Communication Building died early Thursday morning, University officials confirmed.
Members of the community met at the Rock to remember McCormick sophomore Dmitri Teplov Wednesday.
After months of preparation, the Formula Racing team unveiled its newest car Friday.
Cardinal Francis George, the eighth archbishop of Chicago, spoke at Sheil Monday night about the election of Pope Francis.
Unopposed Academic Vice Presidential candidate Sofia Sami met with a small group of students in Annenberg Hall Friday night.
Incumbent Judy Fiske will remain the 1st Ward alderman, beating out Ed Tivador, superintendent for the Northbrook/Glenview School District.
A new SESP class will give 33 Northwestern students the chance to give away $100,000 during Spring Quarter.
Sandra Fluke rallied students behind the activist cause Monday in a speech hosted by College Democrats.
Two students returned from Medill on the Hill in D.C. to participate in Dance Marathon.
About 50 students attended a presentation in Swift Hall by Rebecca Steinmetz, a sex educator at the Chicago sex shop “Early to Bed.”
The Associated Student Government also chose the final ballot options for this year's 10K Initiative.
ASG passed a bill at Wednesday’s Senate meeting calling for more administrative transparency regarding the lawsuit involving Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein.
NASA's Dr. John Grunsfeld spoke to a packed Tech Auditorium about space exploration's future Tuesday evening.
ASG voted Wednesday night to support the family of James Foley in finding the missing journalist and Medill alumnus, who was captured in Syria in November.
The ASG Senate voted to impose misconduct violations on three campus groups and support the Brady Scholars "hoop house" project at Wednesday's meeting.
Alan Hurt, Founder and Chief Lighting Officer of Light Up Africa, spoke to students in Ford Design Center about Kenyan light poverty Tuesday.
Deadspin editor-in-chief and Medill graduate Tommy Craggs spoke to students Tuesday via Skype about the process of unraveling what may have been the sports story of the year.
The Northwestern University Political Union tackled one of the nation’s current hot button issues in a forum Monday night.
NBN sat down with Todd Adams, who will begin his tenure as dean of students next month.
Growing up, having a packed lunch for a field trip meant all the best goodies. Though many underclassmen still enjoy the perks of dining halls, students living off-campus are on their own when it comes to feeding themselves. It’s up to them to recapture the magic of bagged lunches by making lunch packing easier, faster and a little more fun.
In a marathon second-to-last session, ASG voted for committee members, debated bills and heard diversity updates.
Dance Marathon's exec board announced Chicago-based charity Danny Did as the organization's 2013 primary beneficiary.
You might celebrate when spring comes early, but Northwestern landscapers have to swing into action.
Construction officially began Friday on the Music and Communication Building in a ceremony attended by alumni, donors, students and faculty.
Nearly 750 students participated in Relay for Life Friday night into Saturday morning, walking the indoor track at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion for 12 hours.
The South Asian community joined the campus-wide diversity discussion Wednesday with an event called "Speak Up."
Photography by Julie Kliegman and Kerri Pang / North by Northwestern. “We’re not going to solve all of these problems ...
The Harvard professor presented “Happiness: Four Things Your Mother Doesn’t Tell You” on Thursday night to students and community members.
Northwestern students looking to make a quick buck can now connect with Evanston residents for short-term employment thanks to last week's launch of JobCat.
Because none of the ASG presidential tickets received a majority of votes, a runoff election between Shao-Stewart and Dodge-Monacelli will decide the next president.
North by Northwestern spoke with the ASG leadership candidates about aims for improving ASG and which campus administrators they would like to be.
Students and members of the community gathered Wednesday evening at the Rock for a vigil honoring 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Addressing a packed auditorium at Northwestern's Law School on Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder declared that the government may target and kill US citizens living abroad without trial.
Executive co-chairs Scott Ritter and Kunal Joshi, B+ Foundation President Joe McDonough, and Evanston Community Foundation President and CEO Sara Schastok were on hand to answer questions and share their DM experience.
The DM co-chairs talked about last year’s million-dollar milestone, how they chose B+ and why dancers will absolutely, positively hear “Levels” by Avicii.
The Panini Players brought Commedia dell’Arte actor, playwright and mask-maker Antonio Fava to campus Friday.
Northwestern’s Sheil Catholic Center kicked off its “We Are Sheil” campaign Wednesday to coincide with Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Christian season of Lent.