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ASG passes A-status funding for student groups

ASG passes A-status funding for student groups

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment

Associated Student Government Senate approved Wednesday more than $1.5 million in funding to A-status student groups. The A-status finances committee allocated funds to more than 35 student groups, using money from the student activity fee. Vice president for A-status finances Daniel Wu said...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats lose in match play final, still secure best finish in program history

Women’s Golf: Wildcats lose in match play final, still secure best finish in program history

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — The Wildcats didn’t win the National Championship on Wednesday. They lost 3-1-1 to No. 1-ranked Arizona State in the finals of match play and settled for the silver runner-up trophies. But it would’ve been impossible to tell in the press room, into which the entire team...

Amanecer Breakfast Tacos looks to expand into permanent storefront

Amanecer Breakfast Tacos looks to expand into permanent storefront

Syd Stone, Assistant City Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

After serving food out of a Smart Car for two years, Amanecer Breakfast Tacos plans to expand into a permanent storefront in central Evanston this summer. Amanecer co-founder Ana Vela said she hopes to open the new taco shop at 512 Main St. by early August. Vela said it would be open from 7 a.m. to...

Applause for a Cause to screen new film, raise money for Apna Ghar

Applause for a Cause to screen new film, raise money for Apna Ghar

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Television and Film

In Applause for a Cause’s newest film release, a young mother must figure out how to protect her daughter from a looming supernatural threat while confronting past abuse and her own demons. Applause For A Cause, a campus organization that produces feature-length films, will premiere its seventh...

Bienen sophomores to release first jazz album at end of month

Jennifer Hepp, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Students

Bienen sophomores Louis Danowsky and Sam Wolsk first met at a high school all-state jazz festival during their junior of high school. Three years later, they are about to release their first big band album, “Coalescence.” During Fall Quarter of his freshman year, Danowsky wrote a tune in a “six-day...

Community activists stress immigrant rights as local issue

Community activists stress immigrant rights as local issue

Syd Stone, Assistant City Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Community activists discussed how to assist Evanston’s immigrant and undocumented communities in a panel hosted by the Evanston Public Library and other community organizations Tuesday evening. The four panelists spoke at the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., about the current political and legislative...

D65, Northwestern officials explain plans for STEM partnership

D65, Northwestern officials explain plans for STEM partnership

Kristina Karisch and Amelia Langas
May 24, 2017
Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

Representatives from Northwestern and Evanston/Skokie School District 65 elaborated on plans for a new partnership office at a school board meeting Monday. The partnership office, which was announced by the district in a news release at the beginning of the month, will focus on strengthening science,...

Kumar Jensen appointed as city’s sustainability coordinator

Syd Stone, Assistant City Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Kumar Jensen was appointed as Evanston’s sustainability coordinator Tuesday, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced in a news release. Jensen will report directly to Bobkiewicz and will be responsible for the city’s environmental and sustainability initiatives. These responsibilities were previously...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with criminal damage to property

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident was arrested Monday in connection with criminal damage to property after breaking a windshield of a 2000 Lexus in downtown Evanston. The man ran into his ex-girlfriend and began arguing, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The man took out a metal candlestick and used it...

‘La La Land’ producer discusses challenges making film, career in Hollywood

‘La La Land’ producer discusses challenges making film, career in Hollywood

Emily Chaiet, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

“La La Land” producer Jordan Horowitz (Communication ’02) during a talk Tuesday advised people who want to pursue a film career in Los Angeles to find the right people to work with and be patient. “LA takes a long time to open up to you,” Horowitz said. “It doesn’t actively open up...

Senate Democrats push through state budget plan

Senate Democrats push through state budget plan

Nora Shelly, Print Managing Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State, Top City Stories

The Illinois Senate passed Tuesday a budget plan, which includes an income tax increase and an appropriation plan. The bills were passed after months of back-and-forth across the Senate aisle over proposals to end the budget impasse, which will start its third year at the end of June. The impasse...

Women’s Golf: Wildcats within reach of NCAA final berth after quarterfinal victory

Women’s Golf: Wildcats within reach of NCAA final berth after quarterfinal victory

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Golf

Women's Golf SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — Northwestern entered unprecedented territory on Tuesday, reaching the semifinals of the National Championships before foul weather and darkness cut the round short. After Tuesday night, the Wildcats trailed USC in four of the five matches, but were within a strok...