Greek Beat: Wearing your letters around campus, an inner monologue

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

April 22, 2014
Filed under Current Blogs

Roll out of bed in the morning and my "Finding Nemo" clock says I’m already 15 minutes late. Whoops. Fumbling around in my closet, I grab the first shirt my fingers touch and pull it on before hurrying out the door. Cold. Too... Read more »

I'm Jewish, and I'm hungry: Evaluating Evanston options for Passover

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 16, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

Subway, Jimmy John’s, Cosi, Einstein Bros, Panera Bread. All sandwich shops. All less than one block from campus. These bread-filled heavens mock me as I walk past. The sourdough rolls taunt me at every meal. It... Read more »

Northwestern partners with online tutorial website Lynda

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 8, 2014
Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern is partnering with Lynda, a website that provides tutorials and videos on specific topics, for a year-long pilot program in an effort to give students the option to take online courses at no expense, the University... Read more »

Evanston man shot at Skokie hotel

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 6, 2014
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was shot early Saturday morning at a Skokie hotel, police said. The 24-year-old man was shot in the leg shortly before 2:30 a.m. at the Rodeway Inn, 9333 Skokie Blvd., police said. Witnesses told officers they... Read more »

CTA announces change in rail operations scheduling policy

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Camups Editor

April 4, 2014
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

The Chicago Transit Authority announced Friday new scheduling policies for rail operators in response to a March 24 crash at the O’Hare Blue Line station. “Safety is our highest... Read more »

Weinberg juniors Watson, Deitchman square off for ASG presidency

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 2, 2014
Filed under ASG Elections, Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Student Government

The tickets for Associated Student Government president and vice president during the 2014-15 school year were announced Wednesday at the organization's weekly Senate meeting. Weinberg juniors Alex Deitchman and Ronak Patel... Read more »

Men's Swimming: Wilimovsky turns in 4th-place performance at NCAAs

John Paschall, Reporter

March 30, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Sports, Sports Blogs, Swimming & Diving, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern freestyler Jordan Wilimovsky capped off a record-setting sophomore campaign with a strong performance at the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. Wilimovsky finished fourth overall in the 1,650-yard... Read more »

D65 board selects Paul Goren as next superintendent

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

March 27, 2014
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Education, Latest Stories

The District 65 school board selected Paul Goren to be the district’s next superintendent, board president Tracy Quattrocki announced Thursday. Goren, an Evanston resident whose children attended Evanston/Skokie School... Read more »

Evanston votes to abolish township

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

March 18, 2014
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

By a near two-to-one margin, city voters elected Tuesday to abolish Evanston Township. With 44 of 53 precincts reporting, 63.23 percent of more than 7,500 voters had chosen to support the referendum to abolish the township. The... Read more »

Updated: Ludlow's Spring Quarter class canceled

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 12, 2014
Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not teach during Spring Quarter, University spokesman Al Cubbage said Wednesday. Ludlow was scheduled to teach a 200-level philosophy class called “Minds and Machines,” according to CAESAR,... Read more »