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Men’s Basketball: Win over Ohio State solidifies Northwestern’s contender status

Men’s Basketball: Win over Ohio State solidifies Northwestern’s contender status

Garrett Jochnau, Sports Editor
January 22, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern hadn’t won in Columbus since 1977. But Sunday, the Wildcats ended that drought with a 74-72 victory over Ohio State, bringing NU one step closer to snapping its more notorious streak and earning the program’s first NCAA Tournament bid. The Cats still have a ways to go before then,... Read more »

Gaspard kicks off mayoral campaign over a month before primary

Gaspard kicks off mayoral campaign over a month before primary

Syd Stone, Reporter
January 22, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories

Former Evanston Township supervisor Gary Gaspard said he would pursue a local income tax for high-level incomes at his campaign kick-off event on Sunday. Gaspard shared his campaign platform in front of 25 supporters and community members at Curt’s Cafe, 2922 Central St. At the event, Gaspard... Read more »

Students react to Trump’s inauguration as 45th president

Students react to Trump’s inauguration as 45th president

Matthew Choi and Jonah Dylan
January 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

As Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday, students both demonstrated against 45th president’s inauguration and flew across the country to witness the ceremony. Student Action NU organized a protest in Norris University Center, during which four students spoke about how they could fight Trump’s agenda.... Read more »

Northwestern students join Women’s March on Washington, Chicago

Northwestern students join Women’s March on Washington, Chicago

Matthew Choi and Kristine Liao
January 22, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

On Saturday, Camille Cooley had committed to attend a mandatory event for Alpha Phi Omega, her service fraternity, but canceled last minute to go to the Women’s March on Chicago instead. “I felt, in 10 years, what am I going to remember more, and what’s more important to me?” the SESP junior... Read more »

Demonstrators flood Chicago for Women’s March, joining millions worldwide

Demonstrators flood Chicago for Women’s March, joining millions worldwide

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor
January 22, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories

Hundreds of thousands flocked downtown on Saturday to participate in the Women’s March on Chicago, a sister event to the national march held concurrently in Washington D.C. Women’s Marches spread across the world the day after the inauguration, drawing over two million people total, according... Read more »

Women’s Tennis: Singles depth powers Northwestern to win over Harvard

Women’s Tennis: Singles depth powers Northwestern to win over Harvard

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
January 22, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis After cruising to two wins a week earlier, the Wildcats returned to play and rolled Harvard on Saturday behind strong performances from the back end of the singles lineup. Northwestern secured the doubles point quickly before sophomore Lee Or, junior Alex Chatt and senior Brooke R... Read more »

State attorney general sues student loan provider

State attorney general sues student loan provider

Billy Kobin, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the nation’s largest student loan provider and another money-lending corporation for allegedly engaging in risky and deceptive lending practices. Madigan filed the lawsuit against Navient Solutions, Inc. and Sallie Mae Bank.... Read more »

Opera star leads Northwestern master class

Opera star leads Northwestern master class

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories

Opera vocalist Matthew Polenzani returned to Northwestern to teach his second vocal master class with four students on Wednesday. The master class was part of the Robert M. and Maya L. Tichio Vocal Master Class Series, a series of master classes by noted vocalists for Northwestern students, said Kurt... Read more »

State Sen. Daniel Biss says he is considering gubernatorial bid

State Sen. Daniel Biss says he is considering gubernatorial bid

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) told The Daily on Wednesday night that he was considering a gubernatorial bid next year, but had not yet reached a decision. There are currently a handful of declared candidates, including current Gov. Bruce Rauner and Ald. Ameya Pawar of Chicago. Biss mentioned... Read more »

Quartet brings interplanetary jazz to Nevin’s Pub

Quartet brings interplanetary jazz to Nevin’s Pub

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant A&E Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories

Dave Flippo is from his own planet. But, he counters, so is everybody else. “That’s the weird thing about human existence. Every person walking around, they’re the center of their universe,” Flippo said. “When I write my music, I’m not writing it for other people; I’m writing it for... Read more »

New York Times report reveals income imbalance among Northwestern students

New York Times report reveals income imbalance among Northwestern students

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

About two thirds of Northwestern students come from families in the top income quintile, according to a report by The New York Times’ The Upshot published Wednesday. The report includes analysis of economic diversity at several colleges and universities across the United States and is based on data ... Read more »

Prison abolition organization gets students involved in pen pal system with LGBTQ inmates

Prison abolition organization gets students involved in pen pal system with LGBTQ inmates

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Representatives from prison abolition organization Black and Pink spoke to students Wednesday evening in hopes of connecting them to incarcerated LGBTQ individuals through a pen pal system. The event was hosted by the Queer Pride Graduate Students Association, a social networking and advocacy group... Read more »