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Thomas Geraghty steps down as Bluhm Legal Clinic director after 41 years

Thomas Geraghty steps down as Bluhm Legal Clinic director after 41 years

Erica Snow, Campus Editor

October 18, 2017


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

When School of Law Prof. Steven Lubet received an 18-month grant that brought him to Northwestern, he never thought he would stay for more than 40 years –– but then he worked with School of Law Prof. Thomas Geraghty. “Tom is a legendary law professor,” Lubet said. “There are generations...

Video: Little Light Bazaar offers unique lighting fixtures with Moroccan, Asian influences

Video: Little Light Bazaar offers unique lighting fixtures with Moroccan, Asian influences

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

October 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

After 13 years as a corporate lawyer, Evanston resident Mateen Husami decided to quit his job and “find new vistas” in the entrepreneurial world. Little Light Bazaar, which opened two years ago, is a lighting store in Evanston that sells Arabic- and Asian-influenced lights. Video by Poppy Shen...

Cross Country: Wildcats run to successful weekend at Pre-Nationals

Cross Country: Wildcats run to successful weekend at Pre-Nationals

Alison Albelda, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports

Cross Country In the land of Louisville Sluggers, Northwestern didn’t strike out. After finishing 39th a year ago, the Wildcats placed 19th of 43 teams at Saturday’s NCAA Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. NU finished with 566 points, just five points behind the 18th finisher, Abilene Chr...

Football: Northwestern offensive line rebounds in win over Maryland

Football: Northwestern offensive line rebounds in win over Maryland

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports

Football COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It was no secret among Northwestern fans: through five games, the Wildcats’ offensive line had been a major area of concern for the team. Those worries crescendoed a week ago, as NU faced penetration and pressure from Penn State’s defense all day in a discourag...

Football: Justin Jackson breaks all-time Northwestern record for career rushing yards

Football: Justin Jackson breaks all-time Northwestern record for career rushing yards

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Northwestern has a new leader in career rushing. Senior running back Justin Jackson passed Damien Anderson's mark of 4485 yards with a four-yard rush in the first quarter of Saturday's game against Maryland. That play gave Jackson 21 yards on the day and 4489 yards ...

Multicultural Student Affairs director Charles Kellom leaves Northwestern

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Multicultural Student Affairs director Charles Kellom left Northwestern to become the assistant dean for multicultural student affairs at Ohio Wesleyan University, according to a Facebook post on NU’s MSA page. Lesley-Ann Brown-Henderson, NU’s executive director of Campus Inclusion and Community,...

Northwestern crew team to enforce mandatory swim test

Northwestern crew team to enforce mandatory swim test

Erica Snow, Campus Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Following the accidental drowning of Weinberg freshman Mohammed Ramzan last spring, the Northwestern crew team will require swim tests for members, University spokesman Al Cubbage confirmed to The Daily on Thursday. Ramzan told teammates he did not know how to swim, according to multiple interviews in an Illinois State Police report. Swimming was previously not a requirement to join t...

Northwestern doctoral graduate charged with attempted first-degree murder after allegedly pushing man onto CTA tracks

Northwestern doctoral graduate charged with attempted first-degree murder after allegedly pushing man onto CTA tracks

Erica Snow, Campus Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern doctoral graduate Chad Estep was charged with two felony counts, including attempted first-degree murder, in connection with the pushing of a man onto CTA tracks in August, according to a news release from the Chicago Police Department. Estep was also charged with aggravated battery in...

University Police unveil new security measures following recent robberies on Chicago campus

University Police unveil new security measures following recent robberies on Chicago campus

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Following a series of reported robberies on Northwestern’s Chicago campus, the University released a statement Wednesday detailing new security measures. The measures include increasing University Police staffing on the Chicago campus and working with the Chicago Police Department and Northwestern...

Revamped CAESAR set to launch next week

Revamped CAESAR set to launch next week

Lauren Bell, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s student information portal, CAESAR, will be redesigned this weekend to include a new layout and mobile-friendly features. The revamp will improve system navigation and make the “View My Grades” and evaluations sections easier to view on mobile phones, director of student enterprise...

NU professor shares experience as a woman in sports media

NU professor shares experience as a woman in sports media

Cassidy Jackson, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Medill Prof. Melissa Isaacson said when she entered sports media, she could “count all the female sports journalists on one hand.” Isaacson, a former ESPN and Chicago Tribune sports reporter, reflected on the past and the future of women in sports journalism during a talk Tuesday. At the event,...

Men’s Swimming: With new freshman class, Wildcats look to improve in 2017-18

Men’s Swimming: With new freshman class, Wildcats look to improve in 2017-18

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving Winless in conference dual meets since January 2014, Northwestern will turn to a strong freshmen class as it looks to improve its fortunes this year. The Wildcats finished ninth at last season’s Big Ten Championships, but with eight freshmen set to join the roster, some swi...