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Spreading far the fame of the fair name: Inside a Northwestern alumni football watch party

Spreading far the fame of the fair name: Inside a Northwestern alumni football watch party

Benjamin Rosenberg, Web Editor

September 17, 2019

Football SAN FRANCISCO — Northwestern received the opening kickoff Saturday against UNLV and moved the ball swiftly down the field. In three plays, the Wildcats were in Rebels territory. Four plays after that, NU was inside the UNLV 20. And just two and a half minutes into the game, sophomore ...

Evanston moves forward with recreational marijuana legalization

Evanston moves forward with recreational marijuana legalization

Samantha Handler, City Editor

September 17, 2019

Recreational marijuana legalization dominated the discussion at Monday’s City Council meeting, though specifics are yet to come. Aldermen voted to approve a resolution that makes cannabis business a special use function in Evanston and gives the Plan Commission direction on how to proceed with...

Q&A: Northwestern alum Jed Feder talks role in TimeLine Production of “Oslo”

Q&A: Northwestern alum Jed Feder talks role in TimeLine Production of “Oslo”

September 16, 2019

In 1993, secret negotiations in Oslo, Norway, were held in an attempt to establish a solution to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ultimately resulting in the first face-to-face agreements between the two governments. Although the Oslo Accords failed to create lasting peace, they remain a sym...

Northwestern Professor apologizes for ‘Happy 9/11’ Tweet after a University statement condemns it as ‘disgraceful’

Northwestern Professor apologizes for ‘Happy 9/11’ Tweet after a University statement condemns it as ‘disgraceful’

Alan Perez, Reporter

September 16, 2019

A Northwestern professor is apologizing for a tweet wishing his followers a “Happy 9/11” after the University rebuked him in a statement and called the comment “disgraceful.” In a social media post Friday, Prof. Justin Martin said he regrets the “poor wording in the original tweet. 'Happy'...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 30, UNLV 14

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 30, UNLV 14

Peter Warren, Print Managing Editor

September 14, 2019

Football It took almost 53 minutes for Northwestern to score its first points against Stanford. The Wildcats needed less than three minutes Saturday to reach the endzone against UNLV. With five members of the 1949 Rose Bowl winning team in attendance, NU’s offense tallied 442 yards as the ...