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Peter Ludlow, the philosophy professor at the center of several Title IX suits against the University, has resigned.
Northwestern University School of Law just received a $100 million donation; NBN tries to understand just how much money that is.
The University planned to relocate several student group spaces in the fall.
Mayfest teases a new artist. We'll save you the click: it's Miguel.
Twenty years ago, Northwestern students conducted a hunger strike in support of an Asian American Studies program. We'll be following in real(ish) time.
President Obama unleashed a flurry of figures in his speech at Northwestern. We examine a number of his more important claims.
He may have taught our friends in Hyde Park, but that hasn’t kept Northwestern from having an enduring fascination with ...
Mayfest has cryptically updated the website for Dillo Day yet again, this time with a cryptic tweet from Canadian DJ ...
Julia Watson and Erik Zorn kicked off their term by appointing members to their executive board Wednesday.
USA! USA! USA! Go 'Cats!
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She already visited NU with her daughter back in October, and she just graced DM with her presence in a ...
Block 5 started off providing dancers some relief in the form of breakfast and dancing.
Iran is confusing. So is talking to your family about politics. Here's how you do it.
ASG finished distributing supplementary funding for Winter Quarter and launched this year’s 10K Initiative in Wednesday’s session.
At what point do the speakers NUCR bring to campus start to actively discourage conservative conversation on campus?
B- and T-status group funding, another NUDM money request and "fluffly wuffly" puppies were the hot topics of Wednesday's ASG Senate.
ASG senate approved funding for food and prepared for brand new initiatives in a brief Senate session Wednesday.
Yes, there are elections this year. Yes, they are really important to follow.
ASG this week filled an associate vice president position which had been vacant since May and passed legislation subsidizing Dance Marathon registration for students with demonstrated financial need.
ASG did not pass a resolution Wednesday that would make Northwestern a tobacco-free campus.
So, the federal government recently shut down. But what exactly does that mean, and why did it happen? North by Northwestern Politics explains.
Syria is all over the news and NBN has you covered with the important details about the civil war.
"Northwestern's culture has a long heritage here, and we are unlikely to change it in our time here. We can, however choose whether or not we want to buy into it."
From the Boy Scouts and their big move to admit gay youths to a brutal attack in Britain, here's the week in politics.
Obama survived a week of scandal, with controversies surrounding Benghazi, the AP and the IRS taking over the headlines.
This week in political news includes new efforts at curbing sexual assault in the military, scandals making a headache for the Obama administration and new work being done on the El's Red Line.
The situation in Syria worsens, hearings on Benghazi heat back up and more news in politics from the past week.
When it comes to political humor, one writer says that Republicans are lacking in the jokes department.
This week's top political stories include mixed economic news, Israeli air strikes in Syria and a slowing homicide rate in Chicago.
From France's legalization of gay marriage to the tragedy in Bangladesh, catch up on the week in politics.
Get caught up on the full timeline of the tragic event in Boston last week.
Read up on the latest updates on North Korea, Obama's new budget and Venezuela's new president.
Obama's Wednesday budget proposal may bring Republicans to the bargaining table, but many of the President's supporters are less pleased.
Nuclear news, arms sanctions and a potential pandemic mark this week's most relevant stories.
From rising tensions in the Korean peninsula to groundbreaking developments in marriage equality and immigration reform issues, here's the biggest news from last week.
The sequester dominated the headlines, but Dennis Rodman also befriended a dictator and Republicans voiced support for gay marriage.
Congress missed another deadline that could do serious damage to the economy. Here's what you need to know about the sequester.
The week in politics: FBI agents caught sexting, fish being mislabeled in health scare and Karzai bans U.S. special forces.
From the pope's resignation to the fraud charges brought against Jesse Jackson Jr., Fast Five catches you up on the week in politics.
NBN Politics simplifies the State of the Union with annotations and analysis of the most important parts of the transcript.
Know what to expect at Obama's annual State of the Union address.
Confused about this whole immigration situation? We've got you covered.
From the Israeli strike on a Syrian convoy to the possible reform of the Boy Scouts' anti-LGBT policy, Fast Five catches you up on the week in politics.
Obama may have supported gay marriage in his inauguration speech, but how much power does the White House actually have to make changes?
If you missed political news this week, study up on updates to the debt story, European Union drama and conservative defeat in Israel.
From the hostage crisis in Algeria to the removal of nude body scanners by the TSA, catch up on the week in politics.
A look at the different factors flowing into Obama's decisions on the gun debate.
Check out our weekly rundown of international news highlights.
Get the gritty details of the fiscal cliff deal and its effects on different parties.
Unsure about what the fiscal cliff is or how it influences you? Don't worry – NBN is here to explain it all.
Sure, Barack Obama won the Electoral College. But the real winner of the election was Nate Silver and the mythological art known as "math."
In an age of constant blogging, 24-hour news networks and overactive Twitter feeds, do newspaper endorsements really matter?
He may have been called "Snarlin' Arlen," but the former Pa. senator wanted to see his country succeed.
Two writers visit the opposing views on race-conscious admissions as the Supreme Court tackles the Fisher v. University of Texas case.
NBN breaks down a gameplan for each candidate for Wednesday's domestic policy debate. Spoiler alert: Romney's hair will be perfect.