In case you were busy writing in Dickie Humps, here’s a recap of some news you may have missed this week.
Official results are pending investigation of hanging chads in Bobb ballots
Austin Young and Ash Jaidev won the ASG presidential election Wednesday night. Young and Jaidev received 53.57 percent of the vote, while Matt Bellassai and Jazzy Johnson received 39.07 percent, according to the Election Committee. We’ve got the full story here, plus reactions from the candidates right here.
The University reportedly went with its second choice, Rod Blagojevich
In an interview with Financial Times, convicted felon Bernie Madoff alleged that Kellogg (among other schools) had reached out to collaborate on ethics courses. Northwestern has since denied the claim. Head over to our cosmonauts at The Daily Northwestern for the whole thing.
Thousands of ABA fans left in protest, expecting a different Dr. J
Dr. Joia Mukherjee, the medical director of Partners in Health, gave the keynote address at Friday’s GlobeMed Summit. Mukherjee spoke about public health and social justice to more than 300 students in Cahn Auditorium, with a focus on health care as a fundamental human right. We’ve got the story right here.
Mother Nature apologizes for the mix-up, promising to keep it cold for at least another two months
We pulled our shorts and sandals out of storage Sunday to enjoy the freak 80-degree weather here in Evanston. While it cooled off quickly, students (and Andy’s) seemed to appreciate the heat while it lasted. Head over to The Daily for more.
Meanwhile, journalists across campus are awaiting our pick this year’s WNBN draft
With the 27th overall pick in the WNBA draft, the Chicago Sky chose Northwestern’s Amy Jaeschke. The All-Big Ten center will make history as NU’s first-ever WNBA player. We’ve got the full story here.