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Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the National Steelworkers union, listens on Jan. 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

National Labor Relations Board: College Football Players Can Unionize

In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first college athlete’s union.

03/26/2014

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Police: Alcohol May Have Played Role In L.I. College Student’s Death

Police said Wednesday that alcohol might have played a role in the death of a Long Island teen whose body washed up on Lake Michigan, after he went missing from a party at Northwestern University outside Chicago.

02/27/2013

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Police: Alcohol A Factor In Death Of Northwestern Student From L.I.

Evanston police said tests showed 18-year-old Harsha Maddula’s blood-alcohol content was one and a half times the legal limit. They determined his death was accidental.

02/27/2013

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Wake, Funeral Monday For L.I. College Student Harsha Maddula

A fisherman found the 18-year-old’s body Thursday night in Wilmette Harbor, a few miles north of Evanston, six days after he disappeared after leaving an off-campus party near Northwestern University in suburban Chicago.

10/01/2012

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Autopsy Shows Northwestern Student From L.I. Drowned

Investigators said there were no signs of foul play when 18-year-old sophomore Harsha Maddula’s body was found in the water in Wilmette Harbor around 7 p.m. Thursday, the school said in a statement posted on its website.

09/28/2012

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Body Of Missing Northwestern University Student From Long Island Found In Harbor

The search for missing Northwestern University student Harsha Maddula has ended. Late Thursday night, school officials announced that Maddula’s body had been found in a harbor area between two boats.

09/27/2012

Harsha Maddula (credit: Personal photo)

Family Offering $25,000 Reward In Case Of Missing College Student From L.I.

Northwestern University sophomore Harsha Maddula has been missing since Saturday. The 18-year-old was last seen around 12:30 a.m. following an off-campus party with friends.

09/27/2012

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Search Widens For Harsha Maddula, Missing College Student From Long Island

Harsha Maddula vanished Saturday around 12:30 a.m. following an off-campus party with friends near Northwestern University outside Chicago.

09/26/2012

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Columbia Students Sound Off On Northwestern’s Live Sex Ed Class

New York City college students weighed in on the controversy Thursday after learning of a sex education demonstration at one of the nation’s more revered universities.

03/03/2011

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Study: End Sleepless Nights By Moving Around By Day

It’s one of the worst feelings in the world — lying awake in the middle of the night because you can’t fall asleep. Now we may know the secret for getting a good night’s rest.

10/18/2010