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As Asian carp inch closer to the Great Lakes, experts tackle possible solutions

As Asian carp inch closer to the Great Lakes, experts tackle possible solutions

Emma Edmund, City Editor

January 27, 2020

Various invasive Asian carp species lie as close as nine miles of the Great Lakes, according to the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Experts have now begun the last-defense fight against the fish, from installing electric barriers to calling for congressional action. The species, which compete with native...

Family, friends remember the life of Matthew Gerdisch

Family, friends remember the life of Matthew Gerdisch

Austin Benavides, Campus Editor

January 27, 2020

It was in a car ride with Lori Ann, his mother, when Matthew Gerdisch asked her, “What do you think life will be like in 50 years or 500 years on Earth?” When his father recounted the story, he said his wife was unsure of the future, especially because of all the current problems in the w...

Podculture: Student comedians flex their funny bones at “New Shack Laugh Track”

Podculture: Student comedians flex their funny bones at “New Shack Laugh Track”

Wilson Chapman, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2020

WILSON CHAPMAN: The following podcast contains explicit language and sexual content. WILSON CHAPMAN: From The Daily Northwestern, I’m Wilson Chapman, and this is Podculture, a podcast covering arts and entertainment on Northwestern’s campus. This week, Vertigo Productions hosted “A New Shack Laughtrack”...

Men’s Basketball: Boo Buie takes another step in injury comeback against Ohio State

Men’s Basketball: Boo Buie takes another step in injury comeback against Ohio State

John Riker, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

Coming into his second game back after suffering a stress fracture last month, freshman guard Boo Buie had a lot on his plate — the rust of an extended absence, an undermanned rotation made thinner by a foot injury hampering freshman forward Robbie Beran and an experienced and hungry Big Ten opponent...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falters again late in close contest with Ohio State

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falters again late in close contest with Ohio State

Gabriela Carroll, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

Northwestern’s second-half struggles continued as they failed to pull away in a competitive game for the third straight time. The Wildcats (6-13, 1-8 Big Ten) fell Sunday against Ohio State despite coming within four points of the Buckeyes (13-7, 3-6 Big Ten) with just over five minutes to play....