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Toppling the Trigger: Evanston Township High School

Toppling the Trigger: Evanston Township High School

Christopher Vazquez and Kristine Liao

May 3, 2019


Filed under In Focus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories

This story contains detailed descriptions and discussions of gun violence. The last time Carolyn Murray saw her son alive, he told her he loved her before boarding a flight to San Diego, where he was living. She almost saw him again, when he flew home to Evanston for a surprise visit. But befo...

In Focus: As NCAA proposal nears vote, college baseball and softball coaches seek to elevate volunteers to equal standing

In Focus: As NCAA proposal nears vote, college baseball and softball coaches seek to elevate volunteers to equal standing

Peter Warren, Print Managing Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, In Focus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

It was the top of the eighth inning of the 2017 Big Ten Tournament semifinal against Maryland — a win-or-go-home game for the Wildcats — when Sam Lawrence delivered one of the most important pitches in Northwestern history. NU entered the tournament as the No. 7 seed and was the Cinderella story...

In Focus: As the Multicultural Greek Council evolves, students still face institutional hurdles, lack of name recognition

In Focus: As the Multicultural Greek Council evolves, students still face institutional hurdles, lack of name recognition

Rishika Dugyala, In Focus Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Greek, In Focus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

This is the first story of a two-part series on the majority-POC Greek councils. The second part will focus on the National Pan-Hellenic Council, which is composed of historically African-American sororities and fraternities. Yuri Villa wanted no part of Greek life. Unaffordable fees, social events, ...

In Focus: Fifth Ward residents advocate for neighborhood school in historical building

In Focus: Fifth Ward residents advocate for neighborhood school in historical building

Colin Boyle and Ryan Wangman

June 1, 2018


Filed under In Focus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

In the 1960s, Jerome Summers was among the first group of students bussed from the only neighborhood school in the historically black 5th Ward to a majority-white school outside of the ward — an effort to further the school district’s goal of eliminating de facto segregation. As part of that goal,...

Beyond the Binary: NU transgender students face obstacles navigating the housing process

Christopher Vazquez, Video Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under In Focus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories, Video

Transgender students’ struggle to find adequate housing arrangements at Northwestern because of limited gender open housing options. Because of the complications of changing legal sex on official documentation, students like Weinberg freshmen Chase Stokes and Ezra Okeson, transgender men, still face...