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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern escapes DePaul with 62-60 win

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern escapes DePaul with 62-60 win

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

December 16, 2017


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

Men's Basketball Despite injuries, foul trouble and senior guard Bryant McIntosh’s worst game of the season, Northwestern pulled out a gritty 62-60 victory at DePaul on Saturday. Fellow senior guard Scottie Lindsey was the catalyst for the Wildcats (8-4), leading NU with 25 points and nailing a 3-poi...

District 65 drinking water contains high levels of lead, tests find

Alane Lim, Reporter

December 16, 2017


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

Lead tests conducted by a testing agency have revealed that the drinking water at some Evanston/Skokie School District 65 schools contains potentially harmful levels of lead, the district announced in a news release. School officials received test results conducted by environmental testing firm Stantec,...

New NLRB General Counsel rescinds memo that labelled football players as employees

New NLRB General Counsel rescinds memo that labelled football players as employees

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The National Labor Relations Board General Counsel rescinded an advice memorandum on Dec. 1 that labelled scholarship football players as employees under the National Labor Relations Act. The memo, issued in February by then-NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin, specifically outlined that only college football players at private universities were protected by the act. New general counsel Peter Robb, who was app...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern cruises to second straight blowout victory

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern cruises to second straight blowout victory

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


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

Men's Basketball Northwestern cruised to its second consecutive dominant nonconference victory on Thursday, blitzing Valparaiso from the start and never letting up in the 84-50 rout. The Wildcats (7-4) made their first six 3-pointers of the game, jumping out to a 27-10 lead less than eight minut...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats’ turn 18-point lead into 29-point loss against DePaul

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats’ turn 18-point lead into 29-point loss against DePaul

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Seven minutes into the first quarter against DePaul, Northwestern held an 18-point lead and was scoring more effectively than it had all season. Seven minutes into the second half, the Wildcats were trailing by the same margin. By the middle of the fourth quarter, NU was losin...

Chicago teenager arrested in connection with aggravated robbery of 13-year-old

Sophie Mann, Web Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 15-year-old Chicago resident was arrested on Tuesday in connection with aggravated robbery of a 13-year-old boy in south Evanston, according to a news release. A school resource officer noticed the 13-year-old in the 1000 block of Elmwood Avenue on Tuesday afternoon looked upset and asked him what...

Aldermen approve Evanston’s fiscal year 2018 operating budget

Aldermen approve Evanston’s fiscal year 2018 operating budget

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Aldermen unanimously approved Evanston’s 2018 operating budget at a Monday City Council meeting, granting the city over $335 million for the next fiscal year. The budget’s approval comes after months of deliberation among aldermen. It is set to create a deficit totaling almost $6 million which...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern defeats Chicago State in historic blowout

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern defeats Chicago State in historic blowout

Benjy Apelbaum, Assistant Sports Editor

December 11, 2017


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

Men's Basketball Northwestern had something to prove after its slow start to the season, and it proved as much as possible against lowly Chicago State in a 96-31 rout on Monday. After an eight-day finals week break, the Wildcats (6-4) came out on fire and demolished the Cougars (2-11) to kick...

Hearing set after former student sues University, claiming ‘grievous mishandling’ of sexual assault investigation excluded him from NU

Hearing set after former student sues University, claiming ‘grievous mishandling’ of sexual assault investigation excluded him from NU

Erica Snow, Campus Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

A former Northwestern student is suing the University after a “grievous mishandling” of an investigation following sexual assault allegations against him, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Daily. The former student sued the University in September under the pseudonym John Doe,...

Northwestern announces search for Buffett Institute executive director

Northwestern announces search for Buffett Institute executive director

Catherine Kim, Development and Recruitment Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern will launch a new search for an executive director for the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, according to a Tuesday email sent to faculty and staff from Provost Jonathan Holloway. Bruce Carruthers, who has served as director for the past four years, will take a sabbatical after this...

Colectivo Coffee plans to come to Evanston

Colectivo Coffee plans to come to Evanston

Catherine Henderson, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

Colectivo Coffee hopes to join the crowded market of coffee shops in Evanston. The Milwaukee-based cafe plans to open its second Illinois location on the corner of Church Street and Sherman Avenue, where RadioShack was formerly located, said Paul Zalmezak, Evanston’s economic development manager. Colectivo...

Senior Services department proposes updated transportation plan

Senior Services department proposes updated transportation plan

Amelia Langas, Assistant City Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Human Services Committee on Monday referred a proposal expanding transportation services for elderly and disabled residents to the Administration and Public Works Committee for further discussion. The proposed plan would allow participants in Evanston’s benefit card program — which offers...