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Women’s Basketball: Northwestern set for prime weekend matchup against reeling Wisconsin

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern set for prime weekend matchup against reeling Wisconsin

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball The new Welsh-Ryan Arena may only have three above-ground floors, but Northwestern will look to keep conference foe Wisconsin firmly entrenched in the Big Ten basement when the teams clash in Evanston on Sunday. The matchup projects to be a defensive slugfest, with the Wild...

NU on track to balance budget in 2021 fiscal year

NU on track to balance budget in 2021 fiscal year

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern is on track to bring the budget back to balance by the 2021 fiscal year, according to a Thursday email sent to faculty and staff. The email –– signed off by President Morton Schapiro, Provost Jonathan Holloway and Senior Vice President for Business and Finance Craig Johnson ––...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern seeks second Big Ten victory against Rutgers

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern seeks second Big Ten victory against Rutgers

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball After six games of conference play, it is pretty safe to say that Northwestern has not gotten off to the start it wanted when the season began. Aside from a two-point victory at home against Illinois, the Wildcats (10-7, 1-5 Big Ten) have struggled to keep up with the muc...

After surviving cancer treatment, Medill alumna establishes website dedicated to supporting cancer patients

After surviving cancer treatment, Medill alumna establishes website dedicated to supporting cancer patients

Adrian Wan, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

In December 2016, Stephanie Chuang (Medill ’07) was reporting in San Francisco for NBC News when she felt fatigue and experienced facial swelling. After a CT scan, the doctor diagnosed her with stage III non-Hodgkin lymphoma. After 700 hours of chemotherapy treatment, Chuang is in remission, and...

One River School serves Evanston arts community

One River School serves Evanston arts community

Maddy Daum, Assistant City Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

The One River School of Art + Design has only been open for seven months, but it’s already helped over 100 aspiring artists explore the creative industry. One River provides weekly two-hour classes open to all ages, which focus on contemporary art and encourage students to create their own individual...

Perez: Christianity shouldn’t be politicized

Zamone “Z” Perez, Op-Ed Contributor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

In December, the Senate symbolically outlawed lynching when it passed the Justice for Victims of Lynching Act, making lynching a federal crime. Evangelicals aligned with the Liberty Counsel, a designated “hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center, urged the House of Representatives to take language...

Zhang: Why I changed my name

Dani Zhang, Op-Ed Contributor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Over the last two months, I changed my name from Dannes (pronounced “Denise”) to Dan to Dani. Naturally, people had questions. Was I changing my gender identity? Was I just a kid who, after coming into college, believes she’s totally a new and improved person now? The latter’s probably true....

Local retail stores struggle to compete with rising rent prices

Local retail stores struggle to compete with rising rent prices

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Steep increases in rent prices are making it more difficult for local retail stores to stay in business, and, in some cases, local businesses have been forced to close. Rent prices in Evanston increased by 2.3 percent in 2018, according to a January 2019 report conducted by Apartment List. Paul Zalmezak, Evanston’s economic development manager, said rent prices are not likely to decrease in the near future. ...

J.B. Pritzker will no longer serve on Northwestern’s Board of Trustees

J.B. Pritzker will no longer serve on Northwestern’s Board of Trustees

Alan Perez

January 17, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

The billionaire Democrat resigned from his position on Dec. 3 after winning the November gubernatorial election by a 15-point margin, Northwestern spokesman Bob Rowley said in an email to The Daily. Pritzker (School of Law ‘93) has served on the board since 2004, and has donated millions of dollars to the University, including a $100 million gift to the School of Law in 2015.

Wrestling: Northwestern looks to improve on 2-5 start with matches against Wisconsin, Minnesota

Wrestling: Northwestern looks to improve on 2-5 start with matches against Wisconsin, Minnesota

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling It’s been an uncharacteristically rough start to the season for Northwestern (2-5, 0-2 Big Ten), which has dropped three of its last four duals, including a blowout at the hands of No. 1 Penn State. In 2016-2017, the team started 4-1, and last year’s iteration didn’t lose a dual ...

Feinberg professor finds one in 10 Americans have food allergies

Feinberg professor finds one in 10 Americans have food allergies

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

More than 10 percent of U.S. adults have food allergies, nearly half of whom developed an allergy in adulthood, according to a new study by Feinberg Prof. Dr. Ruchi Gupta. The study found 10.8 percent of American adults –– over 26 million people –– have food allergies. It determined another 19 p...

Fencing: Wildcats to face strong lineup at Philadelphia Invitational

Fencing: Wildcats to face strong lineup at Philadelphia Invitational

Stephen Council, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports

Fencing Northwestern will test its mettle, and its focus, against some of the top talent in the country this Sunday. The Wildcats are heading to the Philadelphia Invitational, the second in a series of winter team meets with escalating difficulty. NU, which is 23-1 thus far on the season, will l...