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Volleyball: Northwestern win three matches to claim Chicago Cup

Volleyball: Northwestern win three matches to claim Chicago Cup

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Volleyball

Volleyball For 12 years, Shane Davis led the Loyola men’s volleyball team onto the court at Gentile Arena as its head coach. For the first time since April 29, 2015, Davis — who won two NCAA titles while leading the Ramblers before accepting the job as Northwestern’s volleyball coach a...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon to return to Northwestern’s campus this fall following suspension

Sigma Alpha Epsilon to return to Northwestern’s campus this fall following suspension

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity will return to campus this fall after completing a one-year suspension. The fraternity was suspended by the University in April 2017 for violating a probation that had been in place in fall 2016. Though they remain on probation, 17 of SAE’s roughly 40 members will return to the chapter. In winter 2017, the ...

Women’s Soccer: Two penalty kicks tell the story of Northwestern’s 2-0 loss

Women’s Soccer: Two penalty kicks tell the story of Northwestern’s 2-0 loss

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Women’s Soccer For the second time in the first half Sunday, coach Michael Moynihan trotted out on the field to make his case. The referee had called a penalty on freshman defender Hayley Lawson in the goal box. Lawson didn’t see it that way. Freshman goalkeeper Mackenzie Wood also disagreed an...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern plays another OT game, falls to Maryland 2-1

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern plays another OT game, falls to Maryland 2-1

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men’s Soccer On Friday, Northwestern went into overtime against Maryland, the fourth time the Wildcats have played in extra time this season. Previously 1-1-1 in overtime games, NU (4-2-1, 0-1-0 Big Ten) lost a heartbreaker against the Terrapins. Six minutes into the first overtime period, M...

Football: Thorson’s second-half disaster dooms Northwestern

Football: Thorson’s second-half disaster dooms Northwestern

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

September 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football The first time the ball left Clayton Thorson’s right hand and ended in an Akron touchdown, Northwestern realized it was locked in a tight contest. The second time the Zips scored on a play that began with the senior signal-caller marshalling the Wildcats’ offense, it gave the visito...

Rapid Recap: Akron 39, Northwestern 34

Rapid Recap: Akron 39, Northwestern 34

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football What looked like an easy victory for Northwestern quickly became the Wildcats’ worst nightmare as NU (1-2, 1-0 Big Ten) lost 39-34 to middling MAC opponent Akron, blowing a 21-3 lead in the process. After a dominant first half that essentially went according to plan for the Cats a...

Attorneys from ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘The Staircase’ discuss participation in docuseries

Attorneys from ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘The Staircase’ discuss participation in docuseries

Crystal Wall, Reporter

September 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Award-winning documentary series have captured the attention of Netflix binge-watchers across the globe, but they would be nothing without the legal team behind the infamous cases. On Monday, defense attorneys from two hit miniseries were the star of the show during an event put on by the Pritzker...

Loved ones remember Shane Colombo as passionate, ‘epitome of a good person’

Loved ones remember Shane Colombo as passionate, ‘epitome of a good person’

Troy Closson, Print Managing Editor

September 14, 2018


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

For his last birthday, Vincent Perez visited New York to see Shane Colombo, who had planned to take him around the city. As the day progressed, things “kept going wrong”: someone spilled coffee on his clothes, he and Colombo wanted to go ice-skating but the wait was hours-long and most stores were...

Funeral for former Mayor Lorraine Morton to be held next Saturday

Funeral for former Mayor Lorraine Morton to be held next Saturday

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, Top City Stories

Funeral services for former Evanston Mayor Lorraine Morton is scheduled for Saturday Sept. 22, according to the city's website. The funeral will start at 11 a.m. at Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Rd. Morton, who was Evanston’s first black mayor and the city’s longest-serving mayor to...

Residential services offers early move-in for some students ahead of Hurricane Florence

Residential services offers early move-in for some students ahead of Hurricane Florence

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

September 13, 2018


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

Northwestern residential services is offering some students an early move-in ahead of a catastrophic storm expected to bring hurricane-force winds, power outages and torrential rainfall. More than 100 students expected to live on campus in the fall were offered accommodations on Wednesday after three...

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of murder after Medill Justice Project tracked down witness

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of murder after Medill Justice Project tracked down witness

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

A Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge ordered a new trial for a man convicted of murder after reporters for the Medill Justice Project unearthed testimony from a witness who says the man did not commit the crime. Judge Miguel de la O vacated Friday the 2005 murder conviction of Andre Gonzales after Arnold...