Category Archives: Northwestern University

Pritzker Education Chief Signals Illinois K-12 Schools will stay Closed in the Fall, 2020


Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Carmen I. Ayala said parents should be prepared to continue homeschooling their children in the fall, as the state’s K-12 schools could remain closed. Ayala, of west suburban Downers Grove, made the remarks during a … Continue reading

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Morton Schapiro, Northwestern officials say Harvard trial won’t affect admissions


  As the Harvard admissions lawsuit placing a microscope on the practice of affirmative action in higher education goes to trial, Northwestern officials say the outcome shouldn’t affect University admissions. The lawsuit charging Harvard University with systematic discrimination against Asian-Americans … Continue reading

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NUMBALUMS: Take Note of The Passing of Marietta Paynter, Wife of The Late John Paynter, NU Director of Bands


Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you of the passing of Marietta Paynter this past Monday at the age of 89. Marietta passed away surrounded by her family at The Vi Care Center in … Continue reading

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Did you know Northwestern, Chicago’s Big Ten Team, has been posting old videos of Northwestern’s college football games since the 1920s?


Remember, Northwestern football is ancient. The team predates Ohio State, Alabama, USC, Penn State, and most of the other blue bloods. Don’t let anyone tell you differently, Northwestern has been playing football since nearly the beginning, and the past cannot … Continue reading

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