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Around the world in 20 foods

Sofia Rada, Blogger

February 7, 2014


Filed under Current Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

The other day, I was talking to someone who had just come back from studying abroad. She told me one of the things she surprisingly missed most while away was peanut butter. She discovered that something so commonplace here was so rare in Europe. When she finally found a jar, she finished it in three...

Where Are They Now: Tia and Tamera Mowry

Where Are They Now: Tia and Tamera Mowry

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Current Blogs, The Current, TV

Tia and Tamera Mowry stole our hearts in their hit TV show, “Sister, Sister,” back in the ’90s, as twins separated at birth who later reunited at the mall and started living together with their respective adoptive parents. In reality, the twins were not separated at birth — Tia popped out two mi...

Pincidents: Congratulations on your acceptance to Hogwarts

Pincidents: Congratulations on your acceptance to Hogwarts

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

February 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

Hello Northwestern. It is with great pride and a tinge of nostalgia that I formally announce that I will be taking my talents to Hogwarts in the fall. This decision did not come easily, as I have so enjoyed my time here. From the long, bitterly cold minutes spent waiting for a shuttle that never...

Northwestern recognized for emergency readiness

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

The National Weather Service presented Northwestern with a special award last week for a high level of emergency preparedness for storm-related crises.  University Police and other NU leaders were presented Jan. 28 with a plaque and a "StormReady University" logo. “With this recognition, No...

Lacrosse: Northwestern extends Amonte Hiller’s contract to 2021

Lacrosse: Northwestern extends Amonte Hiller’s contract to 2021

Ava Wallace, Sports Editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Lacrosse, Sports Blogs, Top Sports Stories, Wildcat Extra

Kelly Amonte Hiller, who has led Northwestern to seven NCAA championships in its past nine seasons, received a contract extension through the 2021 season, athletic director Jim Phillips announced Tuesday. Originally hired in 2000, Amonte Hiller boasts a 215-33 record with the Wildcats and has led the team to nine consec...

The Steam Press: Ridiculous plot twists and turns

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 4, 2014


Filed under Books, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! As midterms descend, clutching us in their deathlike grip, the search for the perfect way to procrastinate becomes paramount. After many, many trials, I’ve found that the perfect way to waste time is rereading romance novels. Not reading for the first time, mind you —...

CAPS launches new walk-in program

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

Counseling and Psychological Services has started a new informal counseling service for Northwestern students. Titled "Let's Talk," the drop-in service aims to provide undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to talk about a variety of concerns. "Let's Talk" does not require an appointment...

Whole Foods will occupy former Dominick’s space on Green Bay Road

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Business, City

Whole Foods Market will move into the Green Bay Road property previously occupied by a Dominick's grocery store, a company spokeswoman confirmed Monday.  Whole Foods will open a store at the vacant property at 2748 Green Bay Rd. in 2015. The location has been vacant since Dec. 28, when both E...

Evanston to launch business mentoring program

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Local

Evanston will launch a new initiative in March in an attempt to assist local small businesses in their earliest stages of development, the city announced Friday. The resource hub, called NextChapter, will “nurture Evanston’s freelance, solopreneur, and home-based businesses,” the city said in...

Evanston speedskater to compete in Sochi Olympics

Jack Corrigan, Reporter

February 2, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston-born speedskater Brian Hansen will be among 230 athletes walking under the star-spangled banner on Friday to kick off the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Hansen, 23, was born in Evanston and grew up in Glenview, Ill. According to his personal website, he was originally a hockey player...

Report: Whole Foods to replace Dominick’s on Green Bay Road

Report: Whole Foods to replace Dominick’s on Green Bay Road

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

February 2, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Business, City

Whole Foods Market has purchased seven Chicago-area Dominick's locations, including the property at 2748 Green Bay Rd., the Chicago Sun-Times reported Friday. The new Whole Foods will mark the third Evanston location for the upscale grocery store, which specializes in natural and organic foods. The store is ...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked 2nd for lowest heart attack mortality rates

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 2, 2014


Filed under Academic, Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern made strides in recent weeks pioneering heart attack research and lowering mortality rates. Becker's Hospital Review ranked Northwestern Memorial Hospital second on a list of the lowest 30-day heart attack mortality rates. New York University Hospitals Center topped the list. Northwestern...