The Daily Q

Student Center opening delayed…again

November 24, 2010

By Caitlin Sewell and Zeena Al Tahhan     The initial contract for Education City's Student Center called for it to be completed in July 2009 but 18 months later, students are still waiting for opening of what was or...

Education City admissions representatives hit the road

November 24, 2010

By Benazir Karim     Admissions representatives from each of the six Education City university branch campuses have been on the road, literally, since October 8, recruiting students for the classes of 2015. And there are still miles to go before the drive ends.   The ...

A porter’s day at Souq Waqif

November 24, 2010

By Muneera Buainain   ...

Petition fails: NU-Q Monday classes still run

November 11, 2010

By Laala Al Jaber   Despite numerous Northwestern University in Qatar students raising religious objections to the university's Eid schedule, classes next Monday will run as scheduled, said a senior NU-Q official.  ...


November 11, 2010

By Laala Al Jaber   When rumors began circulating that a tiger was wandering around Education City after escaping from a house in Qatar, pandemonium and excitement enveloped the educational community on October 21. Students q...

So how does the Doha Debates choose its topics?

November 8, 2010

By Saif Alnuweiri   Choosing topics for the Doha Debates, which has been produced by the Qatar Foundation for eight years and shown regularly on the BBC, has never been an easy task. Topics have to be controversial enough to have at least two sides debating, the ...

NYT’s Sulzberger Launches The Daily Q, bets on journalism’s future

October 28, 2010

  The Daily Q, the student publication of Northwestern University in Qatar, was launched Thursday by a man who knows something about publications: Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., chairman and publisher of The New York Times.   The Daily Q is ...

Development, history or home: Abu Hamour’s poor wait and worry

October 28, 2010

By Saif Alnuweiri and Caitlin Sewell   Part of Abu Hamour, which sits on the outskirts of Doha, off its Wholesale markets road, shows all the signs of development, houses being built in large communities, schools startin...

DTFF kicks off with films, workshops and NU-Q volunteers

October 28, 2010

By Nazneen Zahan   At least 15 students from Northwestern University in Qatar are working with Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) that opened on Oct. 26 and continues through the weekend.   This year, its second in Doha, the ...

EC Raises QR74,000 for Pakistan

October 28, 2010

By Shereena Qazi   Student members of Education City's United 4 Pakistan

Trapping Trapster

October 28, 2010

By Laala Al Jaber   Some Blackberry users in Qatar, with the help of Bill Clinton; a New York cab driver; Austin Powers and a slew of other real and fictitious figures, are dodging the nation's extensive radar traffic sy...

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